Posts tagged: "fast quilts"

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. 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. […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. Weekend-wonder quilts for the back-to-school sewing pace (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 18, 2017

    Is your town back to school yet, or are the kiddos heading back soon? That may mean less sewing time during the week—but you can make it all up on the weekend! If your next sewing splurge is planned for this weekend (or the next, or the next), now’s a great time to do a […]


  7. Free pattern: Churn Dash gets a sweet “tweetment”

    Posted by on July 31, 2017

    Who doesn’t love the charming Churn Dash block? It’s simple to make, it can sway traditional or modern, and it can be modified/altered/adapted in so many ways. Plus, it’s rumored to be Kim Diehl’s favorite quilt block of all time (and who doesn’t love Kim Diehl?). One square, eight rectangles, and four half-square-triangle units. So […]


  8. Every baby needs a quilt. Here are 14 adorable ideas for beginners

    Posted by on July 26, 2017

    Know a beginning quilter? Already a beginner? Want to be a beginner? Ask any quilter and they’ll tell you: a baby quilt is the perfect place to begin. And in the new book Baby Quilts for Beginners, you—or your wannabe quilter friends—will find oh-sew-sweet success on the first try! In Baby Quilts for Beginners, newbies […]


  9. Flash sale! Pick 5 fat quarters and . . .

    Posted by on July 21, 2017

    We’re starting out with a little quilting math today, a story problem. (It’s a snap, promise—we’ll even give you the answer.) Jane chose 5 fat quarters from her stash; then she chose 1 background fabric to coordinate. How many different quilts will Jane make using the same formula again and again? The answer: 15. Why? […]


  10. Celebrate International Picnic Day with these fun picnic quilt ideas

    Posted by on June 2, 2017

    Raise your hand if you knew that International Picnic Day was a thing. Why didn’t you tell us? We love picnics! I made a simple take-along quilt for my husband more than 15 years ago—little did I know we’d enjoy it as much as we have. We’ve taken the quilt to outdoor concerts, indoor theatres, […]