Posts tagged: "quick and easy quilts"

  1. 13 new ways to grace the spaces in which you gather 🍽 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 18, 2018

    From classic chic to fresh twists, the versatility of the table runner shines in the new book Table-Runner Roundup! “Skinny” quilts are the best, aren’t they? They’re perfect for trying new techniques, for getting from start to finish fast, and for decorating and gifts too! This fun collection of all-new projects includes 13 designs to […]


  2. 📹 Video: improv piecing (use EVERY scrap you own!)

    Posted by on June 25, 2018

    Scrap collectors, gatherers, accumulators, and hoarders—today’s video is going to inspire you to dive into those bins, boxes, and drawers (closets?) full of scraps and DO something wonderful with them, once and for all. This is THE reason you’ve been saving them! The technique? It’s called improv piecing. Now, you might’ve heard that term before, […]


  3. 9 easy patriotic quilts for the 4th (and all summer long) 🇺🇸 🌞

    Posted by on June 11, 2018

    Summer is unofficially here—and official or not, it’s time to celebrate and decorate! While they’re perfect for Independence Day, easy patriotic quilts are also ideal for other holidays and gift-giving occasions throughout the year, including: Flag Day Presidents’ Day Memorial Day Veterans Day Gifts for armed-services members Projects for Quilts of Valor And hey, what’s […]


  4. 10 smart tips for quilting like a Sister (aka Me and My Sister Designs!)

    Posted by on May 21, 2018

    Sometimes it’s fun to venture out and try quilting tools and techniques on your own. But sometimes it saves a lot of time and effort to listen to the pros and follow their lead! Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs are celebrated for their super-simple patterns that look more complex […]


  5. International Picnic Day is June 18 🌞 choose an easy picnic quilt to make!

    Posted by on May 11, 2018

    Are you ready for summer? Outdoor concerts, seasonal festivals, county fairs, picnics at the park, Fourth of July fireworks, trips to the beach . . . aaah! We can hardly wait! There’s one essential item you can sew that’ll make all of your outdoor summer adventures more comfortable and colorful—wherever you celebrate summer, you’ve gotta […]


  6. Only the best for Mom 💖 12 heartfelt gift ideas for Mother’s Day

    Posted by on May 4, 2018

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner—Sunday, May 13. How will you pamper the moms in your life this year? We say there’s no better way to say “I love you” than by sharing your creativity and talent—by choosing handmade, of course! We’ve gathered some memorable Mother’s Day project and gift ideas for you today, […]


  7. Our beginner just finished her quilt 😍 See her final share!

    Posted by on April 27, 2018

    It’s official: Tara’s a quilter! Martingale’s marketing graphic designer is back with the final installment of her quilting saga, giving us a peek into the mind of a beginning quilter. We’ve shared her highs and lows, her troubles and triumphs—and today is most certainly a triumph. See Tara’s finished quilt below, and remember to leave […]


  8. ⏰ Semiannual warehouse sale spotlight: small, quick quilts (FINAL DAY!)

    Posted by on March 19, 2018

    IT’S THE FINAL DAY TO SAVE DURING OUR WAREHOUSE SALE! Today we’ve curated a list of $6 books packed with small, quick quilts—you know, for when you have the urge to whip up a pretty quilt for yourself, for a gift, or just because (because who needs a reason to sew?). Grab ’em for just […]


  9. Question: what to do on my lunch hour? Answer: THIS 😍

    Posted by on February 21, 2018

    Pack your lunch—and a project too—because the second book in our “Lunch-Hour” series is making its debut! Ever said, “I wish I had time to sew that!”? The pretty (and pretty quick) designs in Lunch-Hour Patchwork make small, charming projects easily doable—so easy in fact, that you can stitch them during your lunch hour! Happy […]


  10. Infected with the quilting bug—a beginner tackles triangles (+ advice needed!)

    Posted by on February 12, 2018

    Martingale graphic designer Tara is back to share another tale about her adventures as a beginning quilter! This time Tara tackles a pinnacle of piecing: Flying Geese units. Let’s all cheer her on—and offer some advice for the question she’s been pondering. My last post ended with me teasing that my Rainbow Runner quilt top […]