Posts tagged: "freebies"

  1. Your how-to-crochet kit awaits (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 21, 2014

    Are you itching to learn how to crochet? Getting started can be the hardest part. You may be wondering what supplies you need, what books or patterns are the best for beginners, or even where to get help if you need it. If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, then you’ve come to the right [...]


  2. Know a special shop? Say ‘thanks’ with this.

    Posted by on February 14, 2014

    It’s Valentine’s Day! Even if you’re not the mushy, romantic type, we can all agree on this: our enduring love for all things fabric and yarn. That’s enough of a reason to celebrate, right? All of us here at Martingale can agree on something else, too: we love YOU! Yes, you—our readers. Thank you for [...]


  3. Free quilt pattern for batiks—and Jelly Rolls!

    Posted by on February 4, 2014

    Are you a quilter who loves batiks, buys batiks, and stashes batiks…and doesn’t know quite what to do with them? For many quilters, batiks are easy to acquire; the challenge is finding just the right quilt patterns for batiks. Today, batik lovers are in luck! Cheryl Brown, author of Quilt Batik!, has kindly allowed us [...]


  4. Keep it together: organizing knitting projects (+ free pattern)

    Posted by on January 31, 2014

    Under the bed? In shoeboxes? Stuffed in various nooks and crannies? How do YOU store your yarn? How about your current knitting or crochet projects? I’m ashamed to admit that mine are currently stuffed in a magazine caddy underneath my bedside table, but I’m pretty sure today’s free pattern will change all that. All you’ll [...]


  5. Easy Jelly Roll quilt pattern—free today!

    Posted by on November 19, 2013

    Welcome to another edition of Freebie Day! Every quilter needs ideas for quick-to-make quilts, and today’s free Jelly Roll quilt pattern can be made to fit most any gift or decorating need. “Boxing Day,” from the popular book Rolling Along, comes from a very special designer—Martingale’s founder and former president (now retired), Nancy J. Martin. [...]


  6. Halloween quilts: patterns free to download (if you dare)

    Posted by on September 5, 2013

    Did you hear that? It’s the sound of leaves rustling, wind whipping, doors creaking, footsteps pacing, cats yowling, ghosts howling, spirits screaming…naw! The leaves, the wind, and the occasional chill in the air simply means the countdown to Halloween is officially on. The whimsy of the coming season isn’t one itty-bitty bit scary…although it may [...]


  7. A free Christmas pattern: quick embroidery (+ 5 quilts)

    Posted by on July 11, 2013

    Christmas in July week continues at Stitch This! In the tradition of the holiday to come (okay, not for five months—but it’s on its way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. Free patterns for Christmas! First, our latest free Christmas pattern: If you’re on the hunt for a quick handmade gift that’s [...]


  8. Free patchwork download from Kim Diehl

    Posted by on May 30, 2013

    Detail of “Buttercream Twist” (free quilt pattern download below) When Kim Diehl and Laurie Baker combined their talents to write Homestyle Quilts, their goal was simple…literally. They aimed to present you with simple patterns (13 + 2 bonus projects), simple techniques (like Kim’s invisible machine appliqué), and simple recipes to fix and forget (to leave [...]


  9. Free monster patterns for baby (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on May 3, 2013

    Everybody loves a friendly monster. And thanks to Rebecca Danger, we know for sure that babies love friendly monsters most of all! In Rebecca’s book Knit a Monster Nursery, she shows us how to create a fun and adorable space for newborns using monster designs to make nursery mobiles, crib blankets, and monster toys. We [...]


  10. Crushing on neutrals: free pillow pattern

    Posted by on May 2, 2013

    Neutral quilt patterns are all the rage—and it’s hard to argue with the trend. Neutral quilts have a way of exuding elegance and beauty no matter where you display them, adding a touch of sophistication to any space. Best of all? They coordinate with any space too. Traditional pomp, country flair, modern minimal, and more—toss [...]