Posts tagged: "decorating with quilts"

  1. 🦇 10 boos, frights, and sewing delights: our annual Halloween roundup! 🎃

    Posted by on October 5, 2018

    Stitch This! friends, we do invite You to enjoy the coming Halloween night. Until that spooky day’s in sight Let’s sew a little fun and fright! Embroider three Jacks to brighten the night: Three Jacks from Stitches from the Harvest Or try Halloween colors (less of a fright): Old-Time Halloween Quilt and Hooked Pillow Topper […]


  2. 🎄 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree 🎄 A freebie from dear Santa 🎅

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

    In anticipation of the holiday on the way (okay, not for 116 more days—but it IS on the way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. A new free pattern for Christmas sewing! Designed and pieced by Adrienne Smitke; machine quilted by Lisa Sipes. Finished wall hanging: 28¼" x 44½". Download your O […]


  3. Ring in the season: 8 gorgeous spring quilts to make (and more)

    Posted by on February 23, 2018

    Raise your hand if you’re ready for spring to arrive! (We’re guessing that’s everyone?) Let’s see, March 20 is the first day of spring. That means 25 more sleeps until it’s officially spring. Sigh. But wait . . . we know a wonderful way to send winter packing—by making a springtime project! We can’t think […]


  4. Step-by-step: how to create the perfect quilt for your space (so fun!) + video

    Posted by on July 10, 2017

    Sometimes we make quilts for others; sometimes we make quilts just for fun. But sometimes, we want to make a quilt that blends perfectly with our surroundings—a bedroom, a living room, an office space. And when you want to do that, there’s one person who’s ready to show you how to take the leap into […]


  5. Long may she wave: quilts to make for Flag Day

    Posted by on May 12, 2017

    Looking for an American flag quilt-block pattern for summer celebrations on the way? You’ve come to the right place—and now is the right time to make one to celebrate a special day arriving even sooner than the Fourth of July: Flag Day! National Flag Day is celebrated every June 14; it commemorates the adoption of […]


  6. A spectacular sequel: more petite Jo Morton patterns (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 10, 2017

    Quilting icon Jo Morton is back with more exquisite little quilts that have only been available to her devoted club members—until now! In the sequel to the best-selling Jo’s Little Favorites, you’ll fall in love with 15 little quilts reminiscent of days gone by. Along with gorgeous styled photography to make you ooh and aah, […]


  7. 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. […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. How to display quilts on a wall? Try a mini-quilt gallery!

    Posted by on April 7, 2017

    Mini-quilt mania is upon is! In our last post we shared six tips from Moda All-Stars: Mini Marvels for making mini-quilts. But one question we often get asked is: once you have a stack of mini-quilts, how do you display them? Answer: make a mini-quilt gallery! We love the mini-quilt gallery idea so much, we […]


  10. Wish list day! A splendid sampler, Minick and Simpson, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 6, 2017

    Hey hey hey, it’s Wish List Day! We’re back for our favorite day of the month, and we can’t wait to give you a peek at new books coming from Martingale in April—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first […]