Posts tagged: "patchwork"

  1. How to finish a small quilt: tips from a “quirky” quilter (new video! 🎬)

    Posted by on December 5, 2018

    You’ve just finished a little quilt top—and it’s soooo darned cute! Now maybe you’re wondering how to finish a small quilt with style. No worries—Quirky Little Quilts author Sheryl Johnson of Temecula Quilt Company has you covered from batting to binding. We caught up with Sheryl at Fall Quilt Market so she could share her […]


  2. Pretty pinnies, poppets, and pincushions—Pin Pals is here! (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 16, 2018

    We’re bursting-at-the-seams excited to introduce best-selling author Carrie Nelson’s new book to you today! Her projects are pretty. They’re playful. They’re pinnies! In Pin Pals, Carrie’s packed 40 adorable pincushions with personality. Her patchwork pinnies are quick to stitch and so addicting to create—they’re like potato chips. No quilter can make just one! And why […]


  3. Got repro fabrics? You’re going to 💗💗💗 this journey (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 5, 2018

    Classic blocks, reproduction quilts, and stories of hope: we’re elated to share with you Betsy Chutchian’s first solo book with Martingale! Betsy’s created a wealth of antique-inspired blocks and quilts to lead you on Hope’s Journey. Inside a dozen chapters, she shares timeless block patterns in a variety of sizes, along with a collection of […]


  4. The Splendid Sampler 2 is here! Back and better than ever (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 24, 2018

    Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson started The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along in February 2016 to bring the whole world together to quilt. More than 31,000 quilters from all walks of life have joined the sew-along, and more keep joining every day (you can join too!). They published The Splendid Sampler as a companion book for the […]


  5. Ten years of the best quilt-block book around: do you own it? (giveaway + sale!)

    Posted by on September 10, 2018

    We’re celebrating TEN YEARS since the release of an phenomenal quilt-block book. In fact, we think it’s the best quilt-block book around! Do you own a copy of 501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks? If you do, grab it and give it a congratulatory pat on the back—it’s 10 years old TODAY! If you don’t own a […]


  6. 🎄 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree 🎄 A freebie from dear Santa 🎅

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

    In anticipation of the holiday on the way (okay, not for 116 more days—but it IS on the way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. A new free pattern for Christmas sewing! Designed and pieced by Adrienne Smitke; machine quilted by Lisa Sipes. Finished wall hanging: 28¼" x 44½". Download your O […]


  7. 💕 More Layer-Cake quilts to love 💕 sister style! 👭 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 22, 2018

    Me and My Sister Designs returns with more Layer-Cake quilts to love! 💕 Whip up your lovely Layer Cakes into delectable quilts for cuddling, for gifting, or just because. Sisters Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson are famous for sharing little sewing tricks that make quilts look more complex than they truly are. In Easy Layer-Cake […]


  8. Miss Rosie’s trick for a perfect pieced-border fit 👍🏻

    Posted by on August 20, 2018

    Carrie Nelson—a.k.a. the clever and talented designer behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company—does amazing things with pieced borders. Cracked Pots from Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favorites—this quilt features three pieced borders surrounding a center of Courthouse Steps blocks A pieced border is like a picture frame: it adds structure, balance, and beauty to the main attraction. When […]


  9. How to check 1/4″ seam allowance: Pat Sloan’s simple trick

    Posted by on August 17, 2018

    Raise your hand if it’s happened to you: you’re happily sewing along, creating a pile of pretty patchwork blocks. They look perfect—until you press and compare them. One block is too big, another is too small, and the rest are somewhere in between. How did this happen?!? Best-selling author Pat Sloan will tell you: it […]


  10. Little reproduction quilts, distinctly quirky style (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 15, 2018

    Get ready for delightful little quilts from the past. Perfectly imperfect. Mismatched blocks, make-do colors, planned mistakes, and happy surprises—it’s all good in Temecula Quilt Company—Quirky Little Quilts! Inspired by quiltmakers of the 1800s, author Sheryl Johnson shares 15 petite patchwork quilts and invites you to play with reproduction fabrics in quirky ways. Try asymmetrical […]