Posts tagged: "patchwork"

  1. Back to school? You’ll ❤ these 4 weekend-worthy quilts (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 29, 2016

    Is your town back to school already—or are the kiddos heading back soon? For many quilters, that can mean a long wait for precious sewing time to arrive . . . on the weekend! If you’re waiting for your next weekend sewing splurge, now’s a great time to devise a quick plan. Hmm . . […]


  2. The hourglass quilt block: a trimming trick (because they can be tricky!)

    Posted by on August 26, 2016

    Stop the presses! We just had to share this quick tip with you. It answers a question many of us quilty staffers at Martingale have asked ourselves before—maybe you’ve asked it too. The question usually arises after removing a bit of patchwork from your sewing machine: “How come I lost my points?” Raise your seam […]


  3. You’ve never seen Nine Patch quilt blocks quite like this (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 17, 2016

    Sweet and simple, the Nine Patch is one of the oldest and best-loved quilt blocks. In fact, just knowing its name is almost enough to know how to sew it! This simplicity makes the Nine Patch quilt block a chameleon of sorts, allowing for endless creativity and variation. A Nine Patch block might look classic […]


  4. Patchwork + applique = 💗 (+ sale!)

    Posted by on July 11, 2016

    Put a pinch of patchwork and a sprinkle of appliqué together and what do you get? Beautiful quilts that let you stitch the best of both worlds! This week’s eBooks on sale are chock-full of quilts that join pretty patchwork and appealing appliqué for double the fun in your sewing room. Purchase before July 17, […]


  5. Civil War fabric fanatics, meet your kindred spirit (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 13, 2016

    Madder reds, poison greens, cheddars, shirtings . . . if you’re like best-selling author Carol Hopkins, you can’t bear to toss a single scrap of that Civil War reproduction fabric you love. And now you can pat yourself on the back for saving them. Why? Because they’re perfect for the jaw-dropping quilts from Civil War […]


  6. Efficient quilt techniques for remaking antiques (+ sale)

    Posted by on April 11, 2016

    Authentic antique quilts inspire us—and they inspire many of our authors too! With help from our authors, you can remake vintage quilts into your own heirlooms. Simply follow the streamlined techniques of the popular authors we’re highlighting this week. Their eBooks are 40% off through Sunday, April 17. Take a look at the gorgeous quilts […]


  7. Patchwork + Christmas hand embroidery = ♥ (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 6, 2016

    It’s never too soon to start stitching for Christmas! From Christmas Patchwork Loves Embroidery by Gail Pan The bestselling author of Patchwork Loves Embroidery is ready to help you celebrate the holidays with sweet designs that will spread the delights of Christmas throughout your home. And throughout the homes of those you love! Star Birds […]


  8. Tame those tees! How to make a t-shirt memory quilt (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on March 23, 2016

    The T-shirt: it’s a classic American collectible. Most everyone owns a stack of tees they can’t bear to part with. And why would we? So often, the logos and images on t-shirts capture events or times in our lives that are precious to us. T-shirts are filled with memories! So we beg you—DON’T say goodbye […]


  9. Free patchwork quilt pattern – love, Kim Brackett 😘

    Posted by on February 26, 2016

    We ❤ freebie Fridays and we hope you do too—because we have a fun and free patchwork quilt pattern waiting for you! Tiny Table Topper by Kim Brackett Bestselling author Kim Brackett’s Tiny Table Topper is small, scrappy, and sweet as can be—and it’s strip pieced too! Kim says: Sign in or register at our […]


  10. Log Cabin block ❤ + 16 giveaways!

    Posted by on February 10, 2016

    Today’s a day for Log Cabin LOVE! The Log Cabin block is SO easy to adore. If you’ve ever made one, you know why. They’re easy. They’re fun. And Log Cabin quilt-pattern variations are practically endless—there are SO many amazing ways to make them your own. That’s why we think any quilter with a Log […]