Posts tagged: "patrotic quilts"

  1. 2 tricks for how to paper piece quilt blocks: video

    Posted by on August 14, 2017

    Ever tried paper piecing? If you have, you know there’s no better technique for getting accuracy in your blocks. If you haven’t tried paper piecing, give it a shot! The benefit of pinpoint precision is worth a try. There are a few tricks that make paper piecing easier and more enjoyable. We caught up with […]


  2. Patriotic patchwork: celebrating the Red, White, and Blue

    Posted by on June 12, 2017

    Summer is here—hooray! We all look forward to fun in the sun, but here in the USA we also enjoy celebrating our country’s independence on the 4th of July. Picnics, barbeques, fireworks, and oh YES, a day off! If you’re in need of some new holiday decorations, a new picnic quilt, or maybe just a […]


  3. Long may she wave: quilts to make for Flag Day 💫

    Posted by on May 12, 2017

    Looking for an American flag quilt-block pattern for summer celebrations on the way? You’ve come to the right place—and now is the right time to make one to celebrate a special day arriving even sooner than the Fourth of July: Flag Day! National Flag Day is celebrated every June 14; it commemorates the adoption of […]


  4. Easy patriotic quilt patterns in time for summer celebrating (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 3, 2017

    Now’s the time to prep your home for summer’s patriotic holiday! Stitch a salute to the American spirit with the easy patriotic quilt patterns and projects in Oh Glory! Show your pride year-round with table toppers, wall quilts, throws, and more—or make and give a project to honor and comfort service members and veterans you […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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 […]