Posts tagged: "country quilts"

  1. Farmhouse quilts, French-country style 😍 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 11, 2018

    Bonjour, Stitch This! readers! We’ve been waiting-waiting-waiting to share this book with you, and the time has come! Meet French author Marie-Claude Picon and her beautiful new book, French Farmhouse. Marie-Claude has a sparkling talent for blending two beloved quiltmaking styles. The foundation of each quilt is inspired by the beauty of vintage quilts, while […]


  2. Wish-List Day! A prairie, a farmhouse, a roundup, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 4, 2018

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! We hope you’re celebrating this summer with a little sewing. We’re not only celebrating summer sewing here at Martingale; we’re also celebrating new sewing books coming in July! So sit back, relax, and take a peek at what’s on the way. And don’t forget to choose your favorite book in the […]


  3. Flash sale! Graceful quilts + companion projects from Kim Diehl

    Posted by on March 24, 2017

    Whoo-boy are we excited to share this deal with you today! Download Kim Diehl’s best-seller Simple Graces for only $6.00! What a steal! Kim’s fourth book is extra special: not only has she designed quilts in her stunning signature style, she’s also designed simple-and-sweet companion projects for each quilt that you can whip up in […]


  4. Kim Diehl flash sale – first-ever!

    Posted by on January 15, 2016

    Big news: right now, we’re holding our first-ever flash sale of a favorite book by best-selling author and all-around favorite Kim Diehl! In Simple Traditions, Kim presents 14 classic projects embodying the restful joy that only quilts can bestow on a home. Rich in decorating inspiration to warm your decor, this cornerstone of Kim’s best-selling […]


  5. 8 ways to get that coveted country look with quilts (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 3, 2015

    Nothing says “country” quite like a quilt. Whether a beloved heirloom or a new creation you’ve just sewn the last stitch on, a well-chosen quilt can be your number-one inspiration for country decorating—and we’ve got four fabulous books that prove it. Each author offers dozens of country decorating ideas that will add charming, rustic touches […]


  6. A trip to quilt country: a perfectly imperfect journey (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on July 31, 2015

    Welcome to quilt country! Population: you, all your quilty friends, and of course the mayor: quilt designer extraordinaire Cheryl Wall. Famed for her cozy quilt designs, Cheryl is the author of one of our favorite country-style quilting books, Country Comforts: Quilts for Casual Living. “Chocolate-Covered Churn Dashes” from Country Comforts Cheryl’s quilting philosophy centers on […]


  7. Freezer-paper appliqué: the Kim Diehl way (+ BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 9, 2015

    Do you buy those giant rolls of freezer paper from the grocery store for your appliqué? If you’re like many, you do—and you know how awkward it can be to use. The paper’s too big! It coils into a tube unless you place a paperweight on each corner for tracing and cutting. (My workspace is […]


  8. Wool appliqué: try it today (tutorial)

    Posted by on June 15, 2015

    If you already know the joys of doing wool appliqué, you’re not the least surprised it’s enjoying a comeback (plus you’re right on trend!). If you haven’t yet experienced it, there are good reasons to give it a try now. Wool is soft to handle, easy to stitch, and it doesn’t fray. The color options […]


  9. Celebrate country life: Joined at the Hip quilt patterns

    Posted by on June 3, 2015

    The design team known as Joined at the Hip are kindred spirits, but not only because of their love of quilting. Both Tammy Johnson and Avis Shirer were born and raised on Iowa farms. Their families have been farming for generations, going back to their great-great-grandparents. In their book Farm Girl Quilts, Tammy and Avis […]


  10. The wonderful world of wool – fabric primer (part 1)

    Posted by on September 22, 2014

    Are you wild about wool? If you haven’t tried quilting with wool, autumn is the perfect time—cooler weather and cozy textiles go hand in hand. Wool is surprisingly fast, easy, and fun to use! But if you’re new to wool appliqué or piecing, you may be curious about the fabric itself. Is it really that […]