Posts tagged: "just for fun"

  1. Turn scraps into beautiful baskets? You gotta 👀 it to believe it (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on January 20, 2017

    If you’ve got scraps and stash fabrics just waiting to be transformed into something beautiful and useful, read on. Today we’re sharing ideas from the sequel to the best-selling It’s a Wrap book, and if you’ve never seen these kinds of projects before, we guarantee you’ll flip your (fabric) lid—they’ll breathe new life into your […]


  2. Kick off 2017 with a “Treat Yourself!” coupon & make this year your most creative yet!

    Posted by on January 4, 2017

    The presents are unwrapped, the stockings are unstuffed, and the halls are undecked (well, maybe). Another Christmas has come and gone. You gave so many people in your life a happy holiday. Now it’s time to treat yourself! How about indulging in a treat—of the quilty variety—that will last the whole year though and beyond? […]


  3. You have spoken! Our top 10 quilt books of 2016 🏆 (+ BIG BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 19, 2016

    Our annual top ten list is here! Today we reveal your favorite quilt books of 2016—the ones you voted for every time you bought a new book. So thank YOU for being a passionate quilt-book lover! Which books reached the top of the list? Read on to find out—then enter our BIG giveaway to win […]


  4. 📚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 […]


  5. 🌷 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. 🎉 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 […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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 […]