Posts tagged: "new releases"

  1. 15 terrific twists: the Irish Chain quilt block links us all (+ giveaway!)


    Posted by on May 19, 2015

    Each month, our editorial department presents upcoming books to our marketing department. Not only does everyone get to hear about books on the way, they get to see projects up close and in person, too. When the new book Irish Chain Quilts was presented at the meeting a few months ago, it created a unique […]


  2. How to knit a dog sweater with seamless results (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 15, 2015

    Your dog needs a sweater. You want to knit that sweater. But figuring out how to make a dog sweater from a human-shaped pattern is downright daunting. Enter Seamless Knits for Posh Pups. What’s your pooch’s personal style? Pearls and a little black dress? All-American sports mascot? Celtic-style cable aficionado? Take your pick from these […]


  3. New Martingale quilting books: May 2015 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 5, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! It’s time again for a sneak peek at new Martingale quilting books and knitting books coming to your local shop. Click on a book cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll know […]


  4. No time for a bed quilt? Try a quick bed runner (blog hop + giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 28, 2015

    No time to make a bed quilt? Perhaps you’ve dreamed of making one—or you have one (or more) in progress—but you can’t see the finish line from where you are. Keep that bed quilt going; we’re cheering you on! But in the meantime, you can get that beautiful quilt-on-a-bed look without finishing a big bed […]


  5. Break out your fabric stash: make beautiful bags (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 23, 2015

    Stash accumulators, material girls, and fabric fanatics: how do you wear your heart on your sleeve? “Large Market Bag,” made with fabric from the Winter’s Lane collection by Kate & Birdie Paper Co. for Moda Fabrics You let the quilting fabrics you love do double duty—and go bag-making! Get ready to feature your fabrics in […]


  6. The happiest amigurumi you’ll ever see (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on April 17, 2015

    Have you heard the latest buzz? No, it’s not the bees taking up residence in your garden. It’s the happiest collection of amigurumi toys ever! But there’s something unique about these crochet designs: many of them have puppet-style mouths. Vanessa Chan, author of Happy-gurumi, started incorporating open mouths for her crocheted softies after studying animation […]


  7. How to appliqué quilts just like Kim Diehl (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 16, 2015

    If you’ve always wanted to appliqué exquisite quilts just like bestselling author Kim Diehl, we’re thrilled to tell you that the following statement has never been truer than with the release of Kim’s new book: You CAN do it! “Homestead Harvest” from Simple Appeal In her ninth book, Simple Appliqué, Kim shares her best techniques—developed […]


  8. It’s official: you’ve got a big crush on little quilts (fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 9, 2015

    Get ready for some BIG fun during the Little Gems Blog Hop! We’re happy to help author Connie Kauffman kick off her hop with several five-star reviews of the book—all from quilters like you—plus a big giveaway! So why all the quilty buzz about these tiny treasures? You can make each striking 12″ x 12″ […]


  9. Our BYOF (bring your own fabric) mini quilt retreat: hop + giveaway!

    Posted by on April 8, 2015

    Here are a few great things about quilt retreats: They’re away from home, chores, kids, and responsibilities. Retreats are all about hanging out with sewing buddies and developing friendships. But they’re also about getting projects completed. Retreats are a great time to relax, unplug, and unwind—sometimes with a little wine and chitchat. After the retreat […]


  10. New Martingale quilting books: April 2015

    Posted by on April 7, 2015

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! At the beginning of each month we reserve one day to give you a sneak peek at new Martingale quilting books and more coming to your local quilt or yarn shop. Click on a book cover below; then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track […]