Posts tagged: "author guest posts"

  1. 🐷 Crochet farm-fuls of barnyard animals 🐮 too cute! (giveaway)

    Posted by on November 27, 2015

    Megan Kreiner had a farm, E-I-E-I-O! Megan’s also had a zoo – Crochet a Zoo – and an ocean – Bathtime Buddies – in which to play with crochet. In her third book, Crochet a Farm, sweet barnyard animals take center stage. A few critters from Crochet a Farm Fun on the farm is guaranteed: […]

  2. 🔺Triangle troubles?🔻Try Pat Sloan’s triumphant techniques (+ BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 20, 2015

    We’ve all made that half-square triangle. You know the one. The one with the unintentionally curvy edges? The one you can’t press flat, even if you doused it with water and kept it under a brick for a week? The one that’s too small/too crooked/too frustrating to use in the quilt you’re making? Would you […]

  3. 😻Adorable applique animals for baby, take 2😻 (special giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 11, 2015

    IT’S NEW RELEASE DAY! Are you ready for a dose of downright darling baby quilts? There’s only one thing that can take baby-appliqué quilts to the tippity-top level of sweetness: a dash of appliqué animals. “Sweet Tweets” from Animal Parade 2 See what we mean? Sew very sweet! You’ll smile at the happy hedgehogs, rambunctious […]

  4. Sewing baby quilts: so sweet – so speedy! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on October 21, 2015

    The author of the popular book Cute Quilts for Kids is back with more baby quilts that are oh-sew-sweet—and easier to make than you might think! Focusing on three quick tricks in her latest book Sew Sweet Baby Quilts, Kristin Roylance shows you how to create adorable baby quilts with huggable, tuggable details. You won’t […]

  5. Shake up your stash – 3 paths to scrappy success (giveaway)

    Posted by on October 14, 2015

    Is your fabric stash stressing you out? We feel you! It’s such fun to collect fabric. But when your fabric starts its own collection—of dust—you might start regretting past purchases. Fabric, we love you—why do you do this to us? If you’re wading through a stash without many quilts to show for it, let us […]

  6. Got Civil war reproductions? See quilts worth cutting them for (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 9, 2015

    Calling all Civil War fabric collectors, 1800s reproduction devotees, antique quilt lovers, and Red Crinoline Quilts fans: This book’s for you. From Tributes and Treasures For the first time in book form, the design team known as Red Crinoline Quilts shares a jaw-dropping collection of vintage-style designs. You’ll learn the techniques they use to create […]

  7. Blog hop! Rainbow stash? Add black and white (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 25, 2015

    Today’s our stop on the blog hop for the new book Splash of Color. If you’re visiting Martingale’s blog for the first time, welcome—be sure to subscribe to our posts so we don’t lose touch! Does your fabric stash resemble a rainbow? Then it’s a perfect match for A Splash of Color. You’ll learn to […]

  8. Sew and quilt at the same time? Do it with Double Stitch (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 15, 2015

    Do you wish you had more time to sew? During the doctor’s office visit, the soccer game, or the long ride home, does the phrase “I’d rather be sewing” enter your mind? Do you long for a way to get more sewing done, but think you simply don’t have enough time? We’ve read the new […]

  9. Must see: machine quilting with walking-foot fun (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 8, 2015

    There’s one particular book that many quilters in the Martingale office have been waiting to arrive. Why? Because we want to know: how does author Christa Watson use her walking foot to machine quilt like that? Machine quilting with a walking foot: “Ripples” We’re ready to find out right along with you in Christa’s exciting […]

  10. How to join binding ends: no-tuck technique (tutorial)

    Posted by on August 27, 2015

    Still tucking your binding tails, one into the other? It’s a quick way to finish your binding, but the result can look a bit bulky. There’s a better way to give your binding a smooth finish—and it’s just as easy as the tuck technique. Popular author Donna Lynn Thomas has spent 30+ years weeding out […]