Posts tagged: "fast quilts"

  1. Sew it, shrink it! Ten quilts to reduce your fat-quarter stash

    Posted by on August 6, 2018

    We know, we know . . . you see a fat quarter you love and you simply MUST have it. Never mind all the other fat-quarter singles (and bundles with their pretty ties and tags) you already have at home! Sometimes a fat quarter is so perfect, folded just so, prints a-peeking, that we just […]


  2. 13 new ways to grace the spaces in which you gather 🍽 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 18, 2018

    From classic chic to fresh twists, the versatility of the table runner shines in the new book Table-Runner Roundup! “Skinny” quilts are the best, aren’t they? They’re perfect for trying new techniques, for getting from start to finish fast, and for decorating and gifts too! This fun collection of all-new projects includes 13 designs to […]


  3. 📹 Video: improv piecing (use EVERY scrap you own!)

    Posted by on June 25, 2018

    Scrap collectors, gatherers, accumulators, and hoarders—today’s video is going to inspire you to dive into those bins, boxes, and drawers (closets?) full of scraps and DO something wonderful with them, once and for all. This is THE reason you’ve been saving them! The technique? It’s called improv piecing. Now, you might’ve heard that term before, […]


  4. New tricks for a seasoned scrap quilter (+ scrappy giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2018

    As the content director for Martingale, it’s easy to be inspired by all of our authors’ work. Every day I’m surrounded by beautiful new quilts, pillows, table toppers, embroidered goodies, and more. Very often I find myself saying, “I want to make that.” Then time slips away, another box of quilts comes in, and I […]


  5. International Picnic Day is June 18 🌞 choose an easy picnic quilt to make!

    Posted by on May 11, 2018

    Are you ready for summer? Outdoor concerts, seasonal festivals, county fairs, picnics at the park, Fourth of July fireworks, trips to the beach . . . aaah! We can hardly wait! There’s one essential item you can sew that’ll make all of your outdoor summer adventures more comfortable and colorful—wherever you celebrate summer, you’ve gotta […]


  6. Mind blown! 💥 Lynne Hagmeier patterns for layered patchwork (video)

    Posted by on March 2, 2018

    Have you stitched any Lynne Hagmeier patterns before? When you see the video we’re sharing today, you’re going to want to run-not-walk to get your hands on one! You might know Lynne as Kansas Troubles Quilters, her pattern company—or you might know her from her 50+ fabric collections with Moda Fabrics. Or you might know […]


  7. Question: what to do on my lunch hour? Answer: THIS 😍

    Posted by on February 21, 2018

    Pack your lunch—and a project too—because the second book in our “Lunch-Hour” series is making its debut! Ever said, “I wish I had time to sew that!”? The pretty (and pretty quick) designs in Lunch-Hour Patchwork make small, charming projects easily doable—so easy in fact, that you can stitch them during your lunch hour! Happy […]


  8. Dream of making Dresden quilts? Dream come true ahead (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 27, 2017

    Our friends Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs have an exciting new book, and Martingale is proud to be the distributor. Get ready to make your Dresden dreams come true with The Double Wide Dresden Book! So, what is a Double Wide Dresden? It’s a fast, fun, NEW way to […]


  9. Simplify classic blocks in a snap: you’ll love Layered Patchwork (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 15, 2017

    We are thrilled to be the publisher of the latest book from Kansas Troubles Quilters—aka the talented Lynne Hagmeier! With Kansas Troubles Quilters Cozy Quilts and Comforts, you can sew quilts in the instantly recognizable style of Kansas Troubles Quilters—and you can do it TWO ways. Use traditional piecing or Lynne’s signature (and super-simple) method. […]


  10. Simple quilts from Me and My Sister Designs – Layer-Cake style! (+giveaway)

    Posted by on October 25, 2017

    Get ready for more sensationally simple quilts from Me and My Sister Designs—and this time, they’re all made with lovely Layer Cakes! Designing sisters Barb and Mary are famous for those little tricks that make simple blocks look more complex than they truly are. And in Easy Layer-Cake Quilts, they’re at it again! Put your […]