Posts tagged: "patrotic quilts"

  1. Wish list day! A splendid sampler, Minick and Simpson, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 6, 2017

    Hey hey hey, it’s Wish List Day! We’re back for our favorite day of the month, and we can’t wait to give you a peek at new books coming from Martingale in April—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first […]


  2. 3 colors to inspire your summer sewing (+ half-off sale!)

    Posted by on June 6, 2016

    Just in time for sunset walks on the beach, late nights by the lake, and cozy evenings by an outdoor fire—a sale on a perennial favorite book that celebrates the unofficial colors of summer: red, white, and blue! From summer picnics to star gazing, the quilts in Red, White, and Sometimes Blue are the perfect […]


  3. Patriotic quilts do double duty (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on July 3, 2015

    Let this holiday weekend inspire you to make quilts that you can display during patriotic days throughout the year! Nancy J. Martin’s Bound for Glory has never been offered at this low price before. You can download it now for just $4.00. Think the classic quilt patterns in Bound for Glory can only come out […]


  4. Beauties for your red, white, and blue stash (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 24, 2015

    With Flag Day kicking off summer and 4th of July celebrations not far behind, many Americans think of red, white, and blue as the unofficial colors of the season. 
“Americana” by Gerri Robinson But if the patriotic scheme isn’t part of your decor, fear not! Instead, pare down to two colors—red and white, or blue […]


  5. Stitch, create, celebrate: 10 patriotic quilt patterns

    Posted by on June 10, 2015

    Have you started planning your 4th of July activities? Remember to mind your p’s and q’s. That is…patriotism, picnics, pyrotechnics, and quilts! 
“Windswept” from Red, White and Sometimes Blue From a 12″ square paper-pieced block to spirited table toppers to bed-sized quilts that stretch from sea to shining sea, we’ve got plenty of patriotic quilt […]


  6. Memorial Day: honor them with a Quilt of Valor

    Posted by on May 21, 2015

    When I was growing up, the last Monday in May was called Decoration Day. It was established in 1868 as a day to honor those who died in the Civil War by decorating their graves with flowers. It wasn’t until 1971 that Memorial Day was declared a national holiday, and by then its scope had […]


  7. July 4 + fabric or yarn = pure bliss!

    Posted by on July 4, 2014

    Happy Fourth of July to all of our crafty buds! Today we’re out of the office, enjoying the holiday—which might mean stitching away on our machines, needles, or hooks. That’s what a day off is really for, right? If you, too, want to celebrate sweet freedom with a quilt, knit, or crochet project, check out […]


  8. Celebrate the stars and stripes with patriotic quilts

    Posted by on July 3, 2014

    While they’re perfect for Independece Day, you can also use the patriotic quilt patterns in Bound for Glory and Patriotic Little Quilts to commemorate holidays and events throughout the year, such as: • 4th of July • Presidents’ Day • Memorial Day • Veterans Day • Flag Day • Gifts for armed-services members • Projects […]


  9. Happening now: re-creating the star-spangled banner

    Posted by on September 2, 2013

    Many of you know Mimi Dietrich as a nationally renowned teacher and the best-selling author of numerous quilt books. She comes by all the accolades honestly—they all stem from her delight, enthusiasm, and passion for appliqué. When Mimi heard about a one-of-a-kind appliqué challenge in her hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, she jumped at the chance […]


  10. Veterans need your quilts: join Quilted in Honor

    Posted by on August 29, 2013

    Right: “Hometown Afternoon” from Red, White, and Sometimes Blue. Quilters are a bighearted bunch. When we learn about people who have sacrificed or suffered, we talk to each other. We organize. And using the skills we’ve honed, we find a way to help. It’s the compassion and generosity of quilters that led to the creation […]