Posts tagged: "creativity"

  1. Meet the new Martingale (sew excited to share!)

    Posted by on July 31, 2018

    We’ve been planning and prepping. Now it’s time to welcome you to our freshened-up, beautified, ready-to-wow-you website—meet the NEW ShopMartingale.com! Our brand-spanking-new home page! Martingale staffers have been working hard to redesign ShopMartingale.com so you can easily find the information you’re looking for, whether it’s finding quilt books, downloading free how-tos, checking out our sale […]


  2. Sewing podcasts 2018: five we’re loving right now 🎧

    Posted by on July 13, 2018

    Do you listen to podcasts? There’s nothing that goes together quite like an afternoon of quilting while listening to people’s related stories. We’ve rounded up some of the quilting and sewing podcasts we’ve been listening to lately—read on to learn more! American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast with Pat Sloan Pat is where it’s at! Pat […]


  3. Even your ancient scraps will ❤ you for trying this technique (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 16, 2018

    Grab your bits, pieces, strings, strips, and chunks: (Yes, even the ones that look like this—you’ve got them too, right?): Slice and dice them into smaller scraps: Sew them back together this way and that: Keep sewing, keep going! And before you know it, your bits and pieces begin to turn into something magical, right […]


  4. Creative quilters 💕 That time our editor repurposed a quilt on Instagram . . .

    Posted by on April 9, 2018

    A fun thing happened a few weeks ago on our Instagram page—so fun, we wanted you to see it too! We shared a little project that our acquisitions and development editor Amelia Johanson made to cover and cushion her sewing-room chair. It’s the Sister’s Choice Table Topper by Beth Bradley from the new book Lunch-Hour […]


  5. 5 reasons to attend Quiltstock: a quilt retreat hosted by Martingale and Moda

    Posted by on March 28, 2018

    Giddyup and let’s get going! Spend time doing what you love with people who love the same things as you. Ready or not, here it comes—and we’d hate for you to miss it. Still need a nudge to know whether or not to add your name to our must-not-miss Martingale and Moda Quiltstock retreat list? […]


  6. Join our book club and get $40 to spend right now – yes, now!

    Posted by on January 12, 2018

    If you follow our Stitch This! blog, we know something about you: you love books that inspire your creativity. And because you do, the Martingale Insider Book Club may be just right for you. As a book-club member, you’ll get all our brand-new books, all our best sellers, all 35% off, all the time—that’s a […]


  7. Plan, dream, create: an inspiring journal for the New Year (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 10, 2018

    A New Year means a fresh start—and today, we’re excited to introduce you to a tool that will give you a fresh outlook on your creative life. Welcome to organization for your quilting life, and inspiration for your quilting soul! Photographed at quilting star Lisa Bongean’s gorgeous lakeside home, A Quilter’s Journal is an inspiring […]


  8. Best new quilt books? They’re coming in 2018! (sneak peek)

    Posted by on January 1, 2018

    Cheers to the New Year! As we turn the page on a new year, we celebrate the creativity of you, our customers, the loyalty of passionate book lovers, and the spirit that spurs all of us on to make things for those we love. We know the gift-giving season is behind us, but we wanted […]


  9. You won’t learn color theory in a more beautiful way than this!

    Posted by on December 6, 2017

    Did you know that, in Japan, quilters and other artists study under a single master, spending years progressing from simple techniques to the extremely difficult? Yoko Saito is one of those masters, and she currently mentors more than 400 students! One of the most important lessons Ms. Saito teaches her students is about working with […]


  10. 4 indulgent ways to say, “Happy Holidays!”

    Posted by on December 1, 2017

    Not sure what to get your best quilting buddy for Christmas? Want to surprise a creative soul you know with an indulgent gift? Need fresh gift ideas for the creative people in your life? Look no further. We’ve got you covered—from cover to cover! We call them our line of “beauty books.” These hardcover, high-quality […]