Posts tagged: "just for fun"

  1. 📚Quilt-book lovers: get $40 to spend at our site today

    Posted by on August 12, 2016

    Are you a quilt book-a-holic? (It’s okay to say yes. You’re among friends who understand.) Or maybe you can’t get enough of books about sewing, knitting, or crochet. Or maybe you love them all. If you love books about your favorite hobby, it’s time. Time to join the Martingale Insider Book Club! It’s only $14.99 […]


  2. 🌷 Spring Quilt Market trends update! 🌷

    Posted by on May 26, 2016

    International Quilt Market is a trade show where quilt-shop owners, designers, and quilt-industry professionals gather to show the latest and greatest offerings coming soon to quilt shops near YOU. You might say it’s where independent quilt shops go to shop—looking for new fabrics, notions, books, club ideas, and more! This May, Quilt Market was held […]


  3. The coloring craze has arrived – for quilters (giveaway + contest!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2016

    A coloring craze is sweeping the nation! Millions of grown-ups (including yours truly) are recalling the carefree delight that coloring can bring. It’s relaxing, creative, portable—even a bit addictive! And really, who loves to play with color more than quilters? Well, get your colored pencils sharpened and your coloring hand rested and ready, because we’re […]


  4. Patchwork landscaping causing distracted-driver collisions

    Posted by on April 1, 2016

    Bothell, WA—The Washington State Department of Transportation has undertaken a highway beautification project, asking local businesses for assistance in improving the roadside landscape that drivers view during their commutes on Interstates 5 and 405. Bothell, Washington quilt-book publisher Martingale has volunteered to help with the highway beautification project by donating miles upon miles of patchwork […]


  5. 🎉 Anniversary fun!: huge sale, 12 hours only (+ fabric giveaway!) 🎉

    Posted by on March 11, 2016

    HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY, MARTINGALE/THAT PATCHWORK PLACE! HAPPY 4TH ANNIVERSARY, STITCH THIS! HAPPY QUILTING MONTH, EVERYONE! Boy, this month is awesome. The year 2016 is a big one for us—it marks 40 years in business and four years right here on the blog! And celebrating our anniversaries during National Quilting Month? Well, that’s just the icing […]


  6. We 💗 you – and flash sales! eBooks as low as 1.99

    Posted by on February 12, 2016

    We love you, Stitch This! readers—and we love eBooks too! Put ’em together and whaddaya got? A sweetheart of a flash sale: Most days you’ll spend more for a single pattern—but we’re feeling the love this Valentine’s Day weekend. Through Monday, February 15 at noon (PST), you can stock up on eBooks filled with glorious […]


  7. Celebrate Local Quilt Shop Day this Saturday!

    Posted by on January 22, 2016

    Tomorrow’s the day you’ve been waiting for. Put your shopping shoes on and get ready to drive, walk, bike, ski, or hoverboard to your local quilt shop, because Saturday, January 23, is Local Quilt Shop Day! This Saturday, quilt and fabric shops throughout the country will celebrate all things quilty, with tons of fun activities […]


  8. Favorites of 2015: slow-sewing pick of the year

    Posted by on December 28, 2015

    As the content director at Martingale, it’s hard to pick a favorite among all the books we publish each year. I literally get to read every word in every book and see every project in person. (Yeah, that’s a pretty cool benefit of the job!) But this year one book I was especially looking forward […]


  9. Happy Christmas Eve! Still sewing? Here’s a poem for you.

    Posted by on December 24, 2015

    From Handmade Christmas Cheer by Pat Wys A very merry Christmas Eve to you! Busy stuffing stockings? Wrapping gifts? Baking Santa’s favorite cookies? Sewing faster than a flying reindeer? However you’re spending your day, we hope it’s full of fun and festivity. Tomorrow we’ll be closing our office doors to spend the holidays with loved […]


  10. 2015 best-selling quilt books: your top 10 favorites

    Posted by on December 23, 2015

    The year is quickly coming to a close—and when it comes to inspiring quilt books, it’s been a wonderful year for quilters! Today we reveal your top 10 quilt books of 2015—the ones YOU voted for every time you bought a new book. So thanks for being a passionate book buyer; read on to see […]