Posts tagged: "author guest posts"

  1. 🐮Miss Rosie’s stitchin’ at the farmhouse!🐴(+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 15, 2017

    When Miss Rosie puts needle to fabric, magic happens. That’s why so many quilters are in love with Miss Rosie—she’s also known as best-selling author Carrie Nelson. And we can’t wait to give you a few peeks inside her latest book, Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favorites! Carrie’s quilts are chock-full of familiar blocks that quilters love, […]


  2. ✂ You’ll have SEW much fun with Terry Atkinson! ✂ (+special giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 18, 2017

    We are thrilled to welcome celebrated designer Terry Atkinson to the Martingale family and to introduce you to her first-ever book with Martingale: Simple, Fun & Quickly Done! When it comes to sewing, Terry has a philosophy we can all relate to: no one needs a hobby that adds more stress to life! That’s the […]


  3. Take a slow-sewing break, all in romantic reds ❤ (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 6, 2017

    So charming, so whimsical, so sweet—we’re so excited to share with you the heartwarming new book from Australian designer Natalie Bird! Natalie’s captured the soft, fanciful look that Aussie designers seem to create so effortlessly—and she’s done it all in romantic reds. Her simple patchwork and appliqué blend with embroidered stitcheries and sayings that will […]


  4. Grab a 12-pack ✂ let’s make some fun fat-quarter quilts! (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 18, 2016

    Got a dozen fat quarters? Got a dozen times that many fat quarters? Got fat-quarter bundles? Whether you’re a collector, a connoisseur, or an unapologetic hoarder of those yummy fabric cuts, the new book 12-Pack Quilts is the perfect quilting companion for you! Me and My Sister Designs—authors of the best-seller Simple Quilts from Me […]


  5. Short on sewing time? Fill it with *This and That* 😉 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 26, 2016

    Love to sew, but feel like you’re always watching the clock? We feel the same. Sometimes it seems like there’s never enough time to start a sewing project, let alone finish it! That’s exactly why popular designer Sherri K. Falls wrote her new book, Sew This and That!—because she knows what it’s like to be […]


  6. Crochet a big hug for everyone you 💜 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 14, 2016

    Need a hug? Monty Monkey from Huggable Amigurumi You’ll find a ton of fun ways to get your daily dose of hugs in with the new book Huggable Amigurumi! These sweet, snuggly crocheted animals are ready to give and get cuddles from kids and grown-ups alike. Big, amigurumi-style buddies measure from 9″ to 13″ tall, […]


  7. Learn to machine quilt with Pat Sloan? Yes please (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 12, 2016

    First she taught you all about appliqué; then she turned triangles into a hassle-free task. Now celebrated teacher, designer, and bubbly quilting personality Pat Sloan is back to teach you the know-how you need to become a confident machine quilter. We are so excited about pairing up with Pat to bring you an all-new resource, […]


  8. Great at knitting, not so great at finishing? You need know-how (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 28, 2016

    No matter your knitting skill, no matter your knitting style—all knitters need know-how! From the best-selling author of Cast On, Bind Off comes an all-new reference guide about arguably the most important step of knitting any project: the finishing. Don’t let an unfamiliarity with finishing techniques turn another project into an amateur version of what […]


  9. You’ve never made a Crazy quilt block this way – unless… (giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 5, 2016

    You’ve never made a Crazy quilt block this way . . . unless you know Janet Nesbitt and her Crazy approach to piecing! Wish upon a (Crazy) Star quilt So what’s this “Crazy” sewing about? Here’s the process in a nutshell: First you do a little a little stackin’ and whackin’ Then you do a […]


  10. Fantastically fast patterns for precut fabrics 💨 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 20, 2016

    One bundle, two bundle, three bundle, four? You only need one . . . but you’ll want to get more! In the new book One Bundle of Fun, one precut bundle of fabric is all you need to make a sweet-and-speedy quilt top. No extra yardage required! One Bundle of Fun comes from Sue Pfau, […]