Posts tagged: "gift roundups"

  1. 🎅 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 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, […]


  4. 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, […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. Patchwork for Pop: quick Father’s Day gift ideas

    Posted by on May 22, 2017

    Now that we’ve finished honoring Mom (ok, that’s never really finished but you know what I mean!) it’s time to turn our attention to Dad! Father’s Day is coming up fast, and we’re here to help you with some quick projects that the dad in your life is sure to love. First up is this […]


  8. Celebrating Mom: 8 handmade gift ideas for Mother’s Day

    Posted by on April 17, 2017

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Remember when we were in school and our teachers would always come up with a wonderful crafty item that we could make for our moms for their special day? I know my mom always treasured those childlike (but oh, so cute) elementary-school gifts, just as I treasured the […]


  9. We love quilts! Perfect pairs of Valentine’s Day gifts for the loves in your life

    Posted by on February 1, 2017

    It’s February 1st—almost time to shower all the darlings, dears, sweethearts, and honeys in your life with a special gift. And of course a gift from you will be the creative kind! We’ve rounded up some pretty (and pretty quick) projects to sew in plenty of time to bestow your adorations and affections on someone […]


  10. The perfect gift: Christmas sewing projects you can finish today (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on December 16, 2016

    Oooh, only nine days ’til Christmas! If you think there’s little time left to give something handmade to the ones you love, we’ve got a surprise for you: we have an eBook full of wonderful projects that will lead to stuffed stockings, wrapped gifts, and big hugs. Pick up Sew the Perfect Gift for just […]