Posts tagged: "creativity"

  1. 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 […]


  2. You have spoken! Our top 10 quilt books of 2016 🏆 (+ BIG BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 19, 2016

    Our annual top ten list is here! Today we reveal your favorite quilt books of 2016—the ones you voted for every time you bought a new book. So thank YOU for being a passionate quilt-book lover! Which books reached the top of the list? Read on to find out—then enter our BIG giveaway to win […]


  3. YOUR turn to design quilts (hand-holding available) + sale!

    Posted by on September 12, 2016

    One of the things I love so much about quilting is the fact that there is something for everybody. Some prefer to purchase kits—which takes choosing fabric out of the equation—so they can get right to the cutting and sewing. Some prefer to start with a pattern and put their creativity into choosing fabrics and […]


  4. 📚Quilt-book lovers: get $40 to spend at our site today

    Posted by on August 12, 2016

    Are you a quilt book-a-holic? (It’s okay to say yes. You’re among friends who understand.) Or maybe you can’t get enough of books about sewing, knitting, or crochet. Or maybe you love them all. If you love books about your favorite hobby, it’s time. Time to join the Martingale Insider Book Club! It’s only $14.99 […]


  5. A quilter’s coffee-table book: Gwen Marston’s A Common Thread (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 10, 2016

    Today is a grrrrreat day! We’re feeling delighted, excited, and proud to share with you this sneak peek of our latest coffee-table book for quilters: A Common Thread: A Collection of Quilts by Gwen Marston. You may know Gwen Marston as a living legend in the quiltmaking world. Perhaps you followed her illustrious “Liberated Quiltmaking” […]


  6. 🌷 Spring Quilt Market trends update! 🌷

    Posted by on May 26, 2016

    International Quilt Market is a trade show where quilt-shop owners, designers, and quilt-industry professionals gather to show the latest and greatest offerings coming soon to quilt shops near YOU. You might say it’s where independent quilt shops go to shop—looking for new fabrics, notions, books, club ideas, and more! This May, Quilt Market was held […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. Patchwork landscaping causing distracted-driver collisions

    Posted by on April 1, 2016

    Bothell, WA—The Washington State Department of Transportation has undertaken a highway beautification project, asking local businesses for assistance in improving the roadside landscape that drivers view during their commutes on Interstates 5 and 405. Bothell, Washington quilt-book publisher Martingale has volunteered to help with the highway beautification project by donating miles upon miles of patchwork […]


  9. Quilting Beyond Neutral: #makingallthequilts part 4

    Posted by on February 19, 2016

    When Beyond Neutral author John Q. Adams came across a quilter online—New Zealand quilter Deb Robertson—who’d decided to make every quilt in his book, he was thrilled. He let us know about Deb, and we’ve chronicled her quilting journey throughout the past year. Now, in this final installment of her #makingallthequilts series, Deb shares the […]


  10. 📚 Quilt-book lovers: get $40 to spend today 📚

    Posted by on January 29, 2016

    So, what can $14.99 buy you at our website, ShopMartingale? The answer is, a LOT—when you join the Martingale Insider Book Club! For just $14.99 and a small commitment on your part, you’ll get 35% OFF all of our books and other products for an entire year. PLUS: as soon as you join, you’ll receive […]