Posts tagged: "folk art"

  1. Whip up a little something: wonderful wool-felt applique designs (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 24, 2017

    Got a little wool in your stash? Dreaming of taking a little time out of your day to stitch? We all need a little “me” time to enjoy our creativity, and author Roseann Kermes has just the thing to make your stitching dreams come true! From A Little Something In just a few minutes a […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 🎁 Spoil someone special (maybe it’s you): Sue Spargo sale 🎁

    Posted by on November 21, 2016

    Today is a special day at Stitch This! It’s a day filled with Sue Spargo savings—just in time for the holidays! Take Sue’s one-of-a-kind book: Stitches to Savor: A Celebration of Designs by Sue Spargo Add her one-of-a-kind calendar: Stitches to Savor 2017: Wall-Art Calendar of Designs by Sue Spargo And give a one-of-a-kind gift […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. Why are we celebrating 2017 sooo early? Because . . . (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 8, 2016

    Why are we celebrating 2017 sooo early? Because . . . our 2017 wall calendars are here. And today we can finally give you a peek inside both calendars! Each calendar is more beautiful, more inspiring, and more gift-able than ever—whether you give one (or one of each) to a quilty friend, or simply give […]


  6. Try primitive projects for homespun, heartwarming style (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 18, 2015

    Easy, casual, full of character and charm: that’s primitive style. With cozy wools in muted hues—plus a touch of crisp cottons—it’s a style that instantly warms a room. When you sprinkle your spaces with primitive projects made by your hand, something magical happens: a feeling of rest and relaxation fills your home. How does that […]


  7. 5 ways to enjoy our new coffee-table book for quilters (giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 6, 2015

    Friends, we are giddy with excitement about sharing this new book with you! After months upon months of anticipation, its arrival is finally here…and we know you are going to LOVE it! It’s Martingale’s new coffee-table book for quilters: Stitches to Savor: A Celebration of Designs by Sue Spargo. Whoo-hoo yay YIPPEE the day has […]


  8. Sneak peek: Sue Spargo’s Stitches to Savor (a quilter’s coffee-table book)

    Posted by on September 3, 2015

    Have you ever fallen head-over-heels in love with a quilt? Seen a design that stops you in your tracks? Gotten goose bumps with each new detail you discover? Wanted to take it home and touch it, study it…savor it? Detail of “Imperial Blooms” quilt by Sue Spargo If you’re captivated by color, texture, whimsy, creativity—and […]


  9. Stitches to savor year-round: Sue Spargo calendar is here (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 23, 2015

    Sneak peeking. Appetite whetting. Anticipation building! We’ve been talking up our first collaboration with fiber artist Sue Spargo since Spring Quilt Market. Now the time to celebrate is finally here! Martingale is delighted to bring you an all-new calendar in an all-new, at-a-glance format: the Stitches to Savor: 2016 Wall-Art Calendar of Designs by Sue […]


  10. Wool appliqué: try it today (tutorial + sale!)

    Posted by on June 15, 2015

    If you already know the joys of doing wool appliqué, you’re not the least surprised it’s enjoying a comeback (plus you’re right on trend!). If you haven’t yet experienced it, there are good reasons to give it a try now. Wool is soft to handle, easy to stitch, and it doesn’t fray. The color options […]