Posts tagged: "creativity"

  1. NEW Splendid Sampler sew-along starts today!

    Posted by on May 25, 2017

    Did you miss the Splendid Sampler Sew-Along? Are you still working on your blocks? Do you want to make your blocks all over again? Tune up your machine and start sorting your fabrics—The Splendid Sampler authors Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson are starting an all-new Splendid Sampler Sew-Along this Thursday—meaning TODAY! And this time, they’re […]


  2. 7 creative ways to hang a quilt on the wall

    Posted by on May 8, 2017

    Large, medium, or small: when it comes to quilts, we love them all! But when it comes to smaller quilts, what’s the best way to display them? You can drape quilts over tables, chairs, and dressers; tuck them into baskets and shelves; and even fold and stack them in nooks and crannies throughout your home. […]


  3. Minick and Simpson quilts and rugs 😍 all in Blue & White (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 26, 2017

    If you follow Martingale, you know about our series of coffee-table books: first came the celebration of acclaimed folk artist Sue Spargo in the glorious Stitches to Savor; then came the breathtaking retrospective of art quilter Gwen Marston in A Common Thread. Today we can announce the much-awaited release of our third hardcover coffee-table book […]


  4. SHOP NOW: semiannual warehouse sale – 90+ books, $5 each (while supplies last)

    Posted by on March 13, 2017

    It’s baaaack!!! Our semiannual warehouse sale is in full swing—and you’ve just GOT to steal these deals! Add select books to your shopping cart at ShopMartingale.com for only $5 each. Choose from 90+ titles featuring the inspiring beauty and quality instruction you love in Martingale books. Choose from the featured books below OR visit this […]


  5. Your sewing space, but better: 3 quick ways to get efficient and organized (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on February 24, 2017

    No matter how much or how little room you have to quilt in, any space can be perfect for you—if you have the right setup. If space and budget constraints are keeping you from quilting in the space of your dreams, get ready to advance toward that goal today! Quilter and professional organizer Lois L. […]


  6. 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, […]


  7. Go BIG or go home: 5 titles in our “BIG BOOK” series are on sale!

    Posted by on February 17, 2017

    These aren’t just any quilt books on sale: these are BIG BOOKS on sale! Our “BIG BOOKS” are packed with inspiration from some of today’s most popular designers, all for just pennies per pattern! Don’t miss your chance to stock up on select BIG BOOKS through Sunday, February 19. (And remember, when you buy the […]


  8. 5 reasons why your Splendid Sampler blocks aren’t done (we feel you!)

    Posted by on February 10, 2017

    Can you believe it? It’s been almost a year since The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along began! On February 14, 2016, Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson launched a spectacular sew-along featuring 80+ designers who shared 100 beautiful quilt-block patterns. The sew-along has been spreading the joys of quilting across the globe ever since. Jane Davidson and Pat […]


  9. Meet the quilter who made 366 quilt blocks in a year (spoiler alert: she’s awesome)

    Posted by on January 30, 2017

    Meet Patricia Bryant—Australian quilter extraordinaire who gave herself a challenge: make every block in Debby Kratovil’s Quilter’s Block-a-Day Calendar. That in itself would be a feat. But Patricia went one step further: she decided to sew a block for 366 days in a row. One block for each day in 2016. And guess what? SHE […]


  10. What makes a spectacular scrap quilt? 7 designers share their secrets

    Posted by on January 27, 2017

    It’s a mystery to many quilters: how do you make a scrap quilt that doesn’t turn into a muddled mess? In her book Modern Heritage Quilts, Amy Ellis asks her superstar quilting friends to share what they think makes a great scrap quilt. Today we’re sharing some of their answers. If you’re drowning in scraps, […]