Posts tagged: "quilt-alongs"

  1. Sew with Pat Sloan: new QAL is underway!

    Posted by on July 30, 2015

    Yoo-hoo! Guess who’s got some big news? Who’s hiding behind that lovely “Farmer’s Market” quilt? Why, it’s bestselling author Pat Sloan—and she’s inviting YOU to join her for some summer quilting fun! Ready to make this “Farmer’s Market” quilt and make some new online quilting friends in the process? Pat makes it easy to join […]

  2. Our BYOF (bring your own fabric) mini quilt retreat: hop + giveaway!

    Posted by on April 8, 2015

    Here are a few great things about quilt retreats: They’re away from home, chores, kids, and responsibilities. Retreats are all about hanging out with sewing buddies and developing friendships. But they’re also about getting projects completed. Retreats are a great time to relax, unplug, and unwind—sometimes with a little wine and chitchat. After the retreat […]

  3. Perfect projects for quilt retreats (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 24, 2015

    Whether you’re “retreating” to your quilting space for an afternoon or meeting up with friends for a long weekend of sewing, quilt retreats are all the rage. And why not? Just like a massage or a mani-pedi, a retreat plucks you from your day-to-day life and places you in an environment where you can lavish […]

  4. You’ll be sew inspired: 3 new quilting books for February

    Posted by on February 3, 2015

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! Get a sneak peek at new quilting books coming to your local quilt shop in February. Click on a book cover and then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale to keep track of your favorites. Be sure to subscribe to our blog so you’ll know when each […]

  5. Should you join a quilt guild? Answer 3 questions to find out

    Posted by on March 20, 2014

    East Side Quilters, Castleton, New York Do you quilt alone—but not always by choice? Are you wondering if there are quilters like you right down the block, or just across town? Are you surrounded by good-intentioned family and friends who just don’t get the work you put into that quilt you gave them? If you […]

  6. “BBQ” quilt-along – final round (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 23, 2012

    Today we reveal the final rounds of our BBQ round robin project! If you haven’t been following along as we’ve added our round robin quilt borders using the book Blocks, Borders, Quilts! (“BBQ” for short), you can catch up by checking out these previous posts: Join us for a good ol’ fashioned BBQ – a […]

  7. “BBQ” quilt-along – round three (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 25, 2012

    It’s month three and time to check in on our BBQ Round Robin progress. Can you believe it’s already been a month since our last round? Personally, I think this third round was the most fun to plan. This round features 6″-wide borders, the widest of the borders, and dramatically impacts what’s come before. We’re […]

  8. “BBQ” quilt-along – round two (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 28, 2012

    My oh my, how our quilts have grown! Last month we started a Round Robin quilt-along using the book Blocks, Borders, Quilts! by Sunny Steinkuhler. If you missed our first post, you can see all the blocks from round one of our “BBQ” quilt-along here. Fourteen people in the office are participating in this fun […]

  9. Join us for a good ol’ fashioned BBQ – a quilt along! (+ prizes)

    Posted by on July 31, 2012

    Pages from Blocks, Borders, Quilts! I’ve been barely able to contain myself about this book, and at last I can share my enthusiasm with you! Sunny’s brand-new book, affectionately nicknamed “BBQ,” is an incredible workbook that will help you create one-of-a-kind, medallion-style quilts with no math! Blocks, Borders, Quilts! is filled to the brim with […]