Posts tagged: "quilting news"

  1. Wish List Day! New quilting books coming soon (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 1, 2014

    Welcome to Wish-List Day at Stitch This! Today we give you a sneak peek at new books about quilting and more coming out in the next three months. Click on any cover to use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” options at ShopMartingale—they’ll help you keep track of the books you want to remember. Now, [...]


  2. Quilters, congregate! Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is on…

    Posted by on January 23, 2014

    Ditch your plans. Clear your schedule. Toss your to-do list and call your quilty friends. Saturday, January 25, is the second-annual Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day, and you’ve just gotta be there to lend your support! Quilt shops around the country are hosting special events and lots of fabric-filled fun for their celebrating customers. [...]


  3. Wish-list day! New quilting books coming in 2014 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 7, 2014

    Welcome to Wish-List Day at Stitch This! Time for a sneak peek at new quilting books and more coming out in the next three months. Click on any cover to use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” options at ShopMartingale—we’ll help you keep track of the books you want. Now, let us introduce you to [...]


  4. Lift your spirits: stories of charity quilts, shared by you

    Posted by on December 17, 2013

    In September, as part of our second Share the Warmth Charity Quilt Drive, we invited you to tell us about your charitable giving in the form of quilts—and you responded with great passion. Today we are honored to compile your ideas for giving to charity-quilt organizations into a list that all quilters can use to [...]


  5. Four decades of quilts: a quick history

    Posted by on October 24, 2013

    How long have you been quilting? How have your quilts changed over time? What kinds of tools did you have at your disposal when you started—and what did you do without? Today we take a stroll down memory lane with two popular authors as they tell us about a new presentation they’re taking on the [...]


  6. Wish-list day!: books about quilting coming soon

    Posted by on October 1, 2013

    It’s Wish-List Day! Time for our quarterly sneak peek of books about quilting and more coming out in the next three months. Be sure to use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” options on our website as a way to keep track of the books you love best: Now, onto the latest batch of books [...]


  7. 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 [...]


  8. Reasons to visit your local quilt shop – today!

    Posted by on January 24, 2013

    Drop what you’re doing. Move away from the sewing machine. Turn off the TV. Close that Facebook window (you know who you are!). Call in sick; then call your quilting friends. Today’s the day to use any excuse to visit YOUR local quilt shop. It’s the first annual: Yahoo! The buzz has been building—we shared [...]


  9. All quilters shop together – January 24th

    Posted by on January 17, 2013

    Short on stitching supplies? Rotary blade got an annoying nick? Just emptied a spool? Need a fabric fix? Plan to right all your quilting wrongs one week from today—Thursday, January 24, 2013. It’s the first annual Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day! Martingale is proud to be a sponsor of Visit Your Local Quilt Shop [...]


  10. Quilter survey: let your voice be heard!

    Posted by on November 29, 2012

    Our friends at Generation Q Magazine have launched their second annual survey into what makes modern and contemporary quilters tick. We happily agreed to share it with you. It’s quick, I promise, and you might even win a prize! Here’s Jake Finch, the publisher of Generation Q Magazine, to tell you more about the survey. [...]