Posts tagged: "color"

  1. Quilts don’t match your home? Try a Zen Chic approach (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 22, 2017

    Do you have a stack of quilts stashed away because they just don’t “go” with anything in your living spaces? (Hands raised here.) There’s nothing more disappointing than creating a quilt you like and then realizing it doesn’t quite look right anywhere your home. But wait, put those tissues away: Germany-based quilter, Moda fabric designer, […]


  2. A hexie break for the holidays: just add color (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 21, 2016

    The craze of coloring books for adults shows no signs of stopping, and we know why. It’s calming, quick, creative, and fun. Not to mention stress-free. Just add color! Example from The New Hexagon Coloring Book Amid all the gift making, cookie baking, tree decorating, snow shoveling, eggnog sipping, and family gathering this time of […]


  3. 3 colors to inspire your summer sewing (+ half-off sale!)

    Posted by on June 6, 2016

    Just in time for sunset walks on the beach, late nights by the lake, and cozy evenings by an outdoor fire—a sale on a perennial favorite book that celebrates the unofficial colors of summer: red, white, and blue! From summer picnics to star gazing, the quilts in Red, White, and Sometimes Blue are the perfect […]


  4. The coloring craze has arrived – for quilters (giveaway + contest!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2016

    A coloring craze is sweeping the nation! Millions of grown-ups (including yours truly) are recalling the carefree delight that coloring can bring. It’s relaxing, creative, portable—even a bit addictive! And really, who loves to play with color more than quilters? Well, get your colored pencils sharpened and your coloring hand rested and ready, because we’re […]


  5. 4 favorite quilt-color tips from popular authors (+ sale)

    Posted by on February 15, 2016

    Struggle with quilt-color choices? Lots of quilters do. But there’s no need to shy away from color or copy a designer’s palette hue by hue. With the right know-how to guide you, you’ll become more color confident with each color choice you make! Get hip to four of our favorite tips from color-savvy eBooks below. […]


  6. Favorites of 2015: most colorful pick of the year

    Posted by on December 31, 2015

    It was so hard to choose a favorite quilt of the year! In the end, my love of stars and rainbow colors prevailed, and I chose the Star Bright quilt from Splash of Color by Jackie Kunkel. I just can’t get enough of bright colors on a black and white background. Star Bright quilt from […]


  7. Favorites of 2015: most stash-friendly pick of the year

    Posted by on December 29, 2015

    The moment I saw it, I added the End of the Rainbow quilt from the cover of Irish Chain Quilts to the top of my to-do list. End of the Rainbow quilt from Irish Chain Quilts I have a large stash of neutrals AND a large stash of batiks. My goal is to make my […]


  8. Dip a toe in the modern-quilting pool (+ sale!)

    Posted by on September 28, 2015

    Do you find negative space intriguing? Want to try classic blocks with a twist? How about improv piecing or intentional imperfections—do these ideas make you stand up and cheer? Modern quilt designs can be an exciting experiment for traditional quilters, and they often rely on the ideas mentioned above. Right now, we have not just […]


  9. Blog hop! Rainbow stash? Add black and white (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 25, 2015

    Today’s our stop on the blog hop for the new book Splash of Color. If you’re visiting Martingale’s blog for the first time, welcome—be sure to subscribe to our posts so we don’t lose touch! Does your fabric stash resemble a rainbow? Then it’s a perfect match for A Splash of Color. You’ll learn to […]


  10. New quilt books! Machine quilting, Double Stitch, more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 1, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Today you’ll get a sneak peek at new books from Martingale, all on their way to your local shops this month. Click on a cover below; then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog for info on […]