Posts tagged: "meet us"

  1. Happy holidays! And for those of you still sewing…

    Posted by on December 23, 2013

    “To All a Good Night” quilt and “Joy to the World” pillow from ’Tis the Season Another year is coming to a close…and what a year it’s been at Stitch This! We’ve given away more freebies than ever, packed the year with special sales, seen posts go viral (like this one), and oh yeah—Martingale has [...]

  2. Thank you.

    Posted by on November 28, 2013

    On this Thanksgiving, we wish each of you an abundance of warmth, laughter, good food, and great stories as you spend your holiday with those you love. As we spend the holiday with our loved ones, we are deeply thankful for your company here at Stitch This!—through the stories you reveal, through the creativity you [...]

  3. 15 things we learned at Quilt Market

    Posted by on November 14, 2013

    The creative craziness that is Fall Quilt Market is now behind us, and we’ve finally caught our breath. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Quilt Market is put on twice a year by Quilts, Inc., and it’s a place for people who make quilt stuff (like us) and people who sell quilt stuff (like [...]

  4. Mentoring beginners: quilting, knitting, crochet

    Posted by on April 2, 2013

    Over the years, more than one of my friends has accused me of being an enabler. I’m not ashamed to admit it. I am an enabler. I encourage friends to buy a fabulous piece of fabric, a new yarn, or a fun new pattern. And it’s not just that I’m hoping they’ll stimulate our economy. [...]

  5. A holiday party with heart (+ free pattern!)

    Posted by on December 21, 2012

    Before we depart to be with our families during the days leading up to Christmas, we wanted to take a moment and say “THANK YOU!” for being a part of the Stitch This! blog. Your creativity, your stories—your spirited answers to Quirky Questions—are a true gift, allowing us to connect with you in a way [...]

  6. Quilt letter patterns: now it’s personal

    Posted by on December 17, 2012

    Folk-art and primitive quilts are fantastically fun to make, and here’s one reason why: they’re just not that focused on perfection. In fact, they discourage it. Folk art is a style that affirms individual creativity and invites invention. “Mistakes” are simply opportunities to add character! Start with a few basic motifs and soon you’re designing [...]

  7. Fall 2012 Quilt Market: It started with a whisper

    Posted by on November 6, 2012

    As I get ready to write this post, a song lyric is stuck in my head. It begins, “It started with a whisper,” and then continues with lots of other words I don’t remember. My Quilt Market recap wants to have a similarly catchy line: “It started with a bare booth.” I could be quite clever [...]

  8. “BBQ” quilt-along – final round (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 23, 2012

    Today we reveal the final rounds of our BBQ round robin project! If you haven’t been following along as we’ve added our round robin quilt borders using the book Blocks, Borders, Quilts! (“BBQ” for short), you can catch up by checking out these previous posts: Join us for a good ol’ fashioned BBQ – a [...]

  9. The company that quilts together… (+ WOW! sale)

    Posted by on October 8, 2012

    Today it’s a treat to share this article from a very special issue of McCall’s Quilting with you. Written by marketing coordinator Mary Burns, the article spotlights eight row-robin quilts made by Martingale staffers. Read on to see their inspiring quilts. Many thanks to the Editor in Chief of McCall’s Quilting, Beth Hayes, for allowing us [...]

  10. You’re invited! Free quilting tours

    Posted by on September 27, 2012

    Did you know that you can tour our Bothell, Washington, office in person and get an up-close look at original quilts from books we’ve published? (Seriously, we’ve decked out every room.) Today you’ll hear all about our quilting tours from tour guide Abbi. She’s retiring, so you’re just in time for her final trip ’round [...]