Posts tagged: "creativity"

  1. 5 easy quilt-finishing tips for “toppers”

    Posted by on January 13, 2017

    Are you a topper? If you’ve got lots of quilt tops waiting to make their debut as a quilt—but you haven’t finished them yet—you’re a topper, alright. Welcome to the club! Our own acquisitions editor, Karen Burns, compares herself to the cobbler whose children have no shoes. She is the quilter with no finished quilts! […]


  2. Pennies per day for year-round inspiration – grab it before it’s gone! (special offer)

    Posted by on January 9, 2017

    Get ready to say HELLO to a sweet deal today! You’ve probably seen peeks of the stunning images inside Sue Spargo’s Stitches to Savor 2017 calendar online. And today you can own Sue’s jaw-droppingly gorgeous calendar for 50% off the retail price. Steal this deal for just $11.49—HALF OFF the retail price. Because Sue’s calendar […]


  3. Kick off 2017 with a “Treat Yourself!” coupon & make this year your most creative yet!

    Posted by on January 4, 2017

    The presents are unwrapped, the stockings are unstuffed, and the halls are undecked (well, maybe). Another Christmas has come and gone. You gave so many people in your life a happy holiday. Now it’s time to treat yourself! How about indulging in a treat—of the quilty variety—that will last the whole year though and beyond? […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 📚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 […]


  8. 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” […]


  9. 🌷 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 […]


  10. 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 […]