Posts tagged: "gift roundups"

  1. 🎅 Short on sewing time? Try these 7 quick Christmas gifts to embroider

    Posted by on December 10, 2018

    Family, friends, coworkers, sewing besties, party hosts, the mail carrier, teachers, neighbors, and more—don’t you wish there was time to make something special for everyone on your holiday gift list? Well, we’ve got a little secret: little embroidery projects fit the bill! They’re simple, quick, portable, and fun—both to make and to give. So take […]


  2. 9 quick last-minute Christmas gifts to make in multiples

    Posted by on November 30, 2018

    Okay, it’s not a last-minute Christmas-gift situation yet . . . but it sneaks up on you f-a-s-t, doesn’t it? When you’ve got a holiday party, a work function, or an unexpected guest, you’ll want to spread a little Christmas cheer—quilter style! So why not prep some sewn gifts to give to the people you […]


  3. 🎁 9 no-sew gifts . . . for people who sew (+ special sale!) 🎁

    Posted by on November 26, 2018

    Many quilters begin with a dream each January: to make something special for the all the quilty friends they have on their gift list. And then the months roll on . . . A year packed with jobs, kids, family, friends, vacations, housekeeping, clothes washing, dinner making—whew! Before you know it, the countdown to Christmas […]


  4. Give thanks: 11 sewing projects to make Thanksgiving special

    Posted by on October 31, 2018

    Halloween is here! We wish you a happy and safe one. After all the little ghosts and goblins have gobbled up their goodies, it’s time to start thinking about the next holiday on the way—Thanksgiving! Are people coming to your home, or are you going to theirs? Sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes? Pumpkin pie or […]


  5. 🎅 13 easy handmade gifts for Christmas (start now, not later!) 🎅

    Posted by on August 24, 2018

    Ho ho ho, Merry . . . Christmas? We say YES! Around the country school is back in session—it’s the perfect time to think ahead to the holidays. Why? When you take time to plan and do a little sewing now, you can skip the holiday panic—mainly cutting, sewing, and wrapping at 11:00 pm on […]


  6. 11 easy-to-sew school bags 🎒send ’em back in style!

    Posted by on August 10, 2018

    When is school back in session? Soon! (Unless school’s already started where you are, that is!) Fresh clothes, fresh shoes, fresh haircut, fresh start—maybe you remember the beginning of those dear-old-golden-rule days the same way too? A new bag, backpack, pencil case, or other container to corral all your school stuff was always a special […]


  7. Only the best for Mom 💖 12 heartfelt gift ideas for Mother’s Day

    Posted by on May 4, 2018

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner—Sunday, May 13. How will you pamper the moms in your life this year? We say there’s no better way to say “I love you” than by sharing your creativity and talent—by choosing handmade, of course! We’ve gathered some memorable Mother’s Day project and gift ideas for you today, […]


  8. Look to embroidery for the quickest handmade Christmas gifts!

    Posted by on December 8, 2017

    Raise your hand if you’re thinking of making Christmas gifts this year . . . but haven’t started them yet. Some of us at Martingale? Same. Is there still time? Hey, you’ve got a whole 16 days until Christmas is here—of course there’s time! When you want sweet and simple projects to whip up quick, […]


  9. 4 indulgent ways to say, “Happy Holidays!”

    Posted by on December 1, 2017

    Not sure what to get your best quilting buddy for Christmas? Want to surprise a creative soul you know with an indulgent gift? Need fresh gift ideas for the creative people in your life? Look no further. We’ve got you covered—from cover to cover! We call them our line of “beauty books.” These hardcover, high-quality […]


  10. National Sewing Month ideas: put on your Santa hat early this year!

    Posted by on September 11, 2017

    Have you been celebrating National Sewing Month? There’s no better excuse to carve out some extra time to sew in September. In fact, you can tell everyone it’s your duty and responsibility to sew. It’s a national month, people! Today we’re thinking ahead to the hustle and bustle of Christmas—and how every year, we wish […]