Posts tagged: "Jelly Roll quilts"

  1. These sweet thread-spool blocks are a piece of cake to make! 🍰 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 8, 2017

    We are “sew” excited to be a part of Peta Peace’s mega-big, mega-fun, 28-stop (!) blog tour for her new book A Piece of Cake! Peta challenged one of us at Martingale to create a little something from her book. I was totally up for the challenge—mainly because when I saw Peta’s Modern Spools quilt, […]


  2. National Sewing Month ideas: start with a Jelly Roll (and a sale)

    Posted by on September 1, 2017

    We’re kicking off National Sewing Month by celebrating a NEW national day of sewing: National Sew a Jelly Roll Day! On Saturday, September 16, quilters around the country will unfurl their Jelly Rolls, sew them together, and create beautiful strippy and scrappy quilts—just for the joy of it! It’s the perfect time to open that […]


  3. Big blog hop! Piecing, quilting, and precuts (and a pincushion) + giveaway!

    Posted by on August 21, 2017

    It’s Martingale’s day on Christa Watson’s blog hop for her new book, Piece and Quilt with Precuts—welcome, everyone! I’m Karen Johnson, Martingale’s director of marketing. I’ll be your blog-hop host for today! The thing I love most about Christa Watson’s new book, Piece and Quilt with Precuts, is that she gives you a quilt to […]


  4. ⏰ Flash sale! Strippy surprises for your scrap basket

    Posted by on June 30, 2017

    Jelly Rolls, yardage, scraps, you name it—Kim Brackett will help you make a spectacular strip quilt from it! Her debut book, Scrap-Basket Surprises, reveals her one-of-a-kind approach to strip quilting that’s turned all her books into best sellers. Think triangle-free piecing, smart shortcuts, and scrap-happy color palettes. They’ll inspire you, and so will today’s flash […]


  5. 60 strip quilts for Jelly Rolls, stash strips, and scrap strips (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 19, 2017

    In all the strip-quilt pattern books you’ve seen, we bet you’ve never seen one packed with this much sewing fun—ladies (and gents), it’s time to get stripping! Gather your stockpiles of strips for the 13th book in our “Big Book” series: The Big Book of Strip Quilts! For scrappy strips, stash strips, and the Jelly […]


  6. New Year’s resolution: use up those scraps!

    Posted by on January 23, 2017

    Did you make any quilty New Year’s resolutions this year? I asked several of my quilting buddies and got many different answers. The top four were: finish up UFOs, get my sewing space organized, learn a new technique, and use up my scraps! If using up scraps or paring down your stash is at the […]


  7. Seams: to glue or not to glue? Watch this video first

    Posted by on October 28, 2016

    While it’s fun to have long-term quilting projects to work on—challenging quilts that might take months or even years to finish—I frequently find myself on a much tighter deadline. Maybe there’s a new baby on the way or a friend in need of comfort, and time really is of the essence. Theresa Ward’s book Sew, […]


  8. Fantastically fast patterns for precut fabrics 💨 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 20, 2016

    One bundle, two bundle, three bundle, four? You only need one . . . but you’ll want to get more! In the new book One Bundle of Fun, one precut bundle of fabric is all you need to make a sweet-and-speedy quilt top. No extra yardage required! One Bundle of Fun comes from Sue Pfau, […]


  9. A scrappy look in a snap – learn the secret from 15 Moda designers (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 1, 2016

    Remember how we predicted that 2016 would be the year of the scrap quilt waaaay back in January? Well, we were right! But, well . . . we sorta cheated. We knew a little secret back then: We knew that Moda All-Stars Scraps Made Simple was arriving this month! What’s so simple about these scrap quilts? […]


  10. How to make a scrap quilt – with precuts! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on March 9, 2016

    Fabric fanatics rejoice: Kim Brackett is back with a new collection of spectacular quilts that’ll perfectly pair up with your precut piles OR your scrap-basket beauties. In Scrap-Basket Strips and Squares, you get the best of both worlds! Details of quilts from Scrap-Basket Strips and Squares The four-time best-selling author of the Scrap-Basket series of […]