Posts tagged: "quick and easy quilts"

  1. 5″ scraps or 5″ precuts? Take your pick in Sew Charming (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 30, 2016

    Do you need new inspiration for your charm squares, or new inspiration for your scraps? Say hooray—the new book Sew Charming has you covered both ways! From Country Threads—the best-selling authors of the “Charm School” and Civil War quilts series—comes a fresh approach to making quilts with 5″ squares. You’ll find the freedom to sew […]


  2. Grab a 12-pack ✂ let’s make some fun fat-quarter quilts! (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 18, 2016

    Got a dozen fat quarters? Got a dozen times that many fat quarters? Got fat-quarter bundles? Whether you’re a collector, a connoisseur, or an unapologetic hoarder of those yummy fabric cuts, the new book 12-Pack Quilts is the perfect quilting companion for you! Me and My Sister Designs—authors of the best-seller Simple Quilts from Me […]


  3. Seams: to glue or not to glue? Watch this video first

    Posted by on October 28, 2016

    While it’s fun to have long-term quilting projects to work on—challenging quilts that might take months or even years to finish—I frequently find myself on a much tighter deadline. Maybe there’s a new baby on the way or a friend in need of comfort, and time really is of the essence. Theresa Ward’s book Sew, […]


  4. Cut, sew, give, repeat: super-quick charity quilts

    Posted by on October 24, 2016

    Quilters are truly giving and generous people. They donate countless handmade items to support charities and individuals in need. When a sudden need pops up due to a natural disaster or other horrific event, somebody, somewhere, immediately starts a drive to make and donate a quilt or other comfort item. What a great way to […]


  5. 🍴Give thanks – for fast, fun table-topper sewing! (+ sale)

    Posted by on October 17, 2016

    We’re closing in on that busy time of year—the holidays! Even though we have lots of planning, cooking, shopping, and decorating ahead, it’s important to carve out a little space for ourselves and spend time in our happy place—in front of our sewing machines. We all deserve a little escape from the insanity, don’t we? […]


  6. 🎅 Sew Santa sew! Quick Christmas quilts to make for baby (+ sale)

    Posted by on October 10, 2016

    Christmas is right around the corner. Google says only 77 sleeps left. And who is more excited to experience the magic of Christmas than the littlest of littles in our lives—babies and other tiny tykes! What better way to show a little one your love than to stitch up a gift that they can snuggle, […]


  7. Free quilt pattern: a quick beauty for beginners (and for THAT fabric)

    Posted by on September 30, 2016

    It’s the weekend!!! So, whatcha doing this weekend? Got any plans yet? Well guess what: we just reserved a spot for you, and it’s the best seat in the house. It’s at your sewing machine! Download this free quilt pattern by Sara Diepersloot, called Nest, and then head to your fabric stash pronto. Let’s get […]


  8. 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 . . […]


  9. Quilt books we 💘: a staffer tweets a sweet story 🐥

    Posted by on July 29, 2016

    You’ve heard from some of my coworkers about their favorite Martingale books. They’ve all said that it’s impossible to pick a single favorite—and I am right there with them! I love everything we publish. That said, Sweet Tweets is very special to me. We have a fabulous team of folks who are dedicated to finding […]


  10. Stack-and-whack patterns on “deck” – 4 ways (+ sale)

    Posted by on June 20, 2016

    Who doesn’t love stack-and-whack-style quilts? Time flies by as you follow the steps: Stack your fabrics. Rotary cut your fabrics, stack by stack. Shuffle the order of the cut fabrics. Sew back together for unexpected surprises! Karla Alexander has built a beautiful quilting career on her unique stack-and-whack approach—you know her method as Stack the […]