Posts tagged: "reproduction quilts"

  1. Little reproduction quilts, distinctly quirky style (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 15, 2018

    Get ready for delightful little quilts from the past. Perfectly imperfect. Mismatched blocks, make-do colors, planned mistakes, and happy surprises—it’s all good in Temecula Quilt Company—Quirky Little Quilts! Inspired by quiltmakers of the 1800s, author Sheryl Johnson shares 15 petite patchwork quilts and invites you to play with reproduction fabrics in quirky ways. Try asymmetrical […]


  2. Patchwork from the past, reimagined on a small scale (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 25, 2018

    “My whole life is in that quilt. It scares me sometimes when I look at it. All my joys and all my sorrows are stitched into those little pieces. When I was proud of the boys and when I was downright angry at them. When the girls annoyed me or when they gave me a […]


  3. Prewash quilt fabric or not? Jo Morton has the answer

    Posted by on July 20, 2018

    It’s a question every quilter’s come across on their quiltmaking journey: to prewash fabric or not? Sometimes when you buy the perfect fabric and own the perfect pattern for said fabric, it’s hard to get home and then be patient. Going through the prewashing process before commencing cutting can feel like it takes forever! Best-selling […]


  4. Wish-List Day! A prairie, a farmhouse, a roundup, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 4, 2018

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! We hope you’re celebrating this summer with a little sewing. We’re not only celebrating summer sewing here at Martingale; we’re also celebrating new sewing books coming in July! So sit back, relax, and take a peek at what’s on the way. And don’t forget to choose your favorite book in the […]


  5. Friday the 13th? You’re in luck! Flash sale ⚡ on 2 best-selling eBooks now

    Posted by on April 13, 2018

    Who knew Friday the 13th would be a lucky day? We did! Chase away today’s superstitious vibes with a flash sale on two eBooks that will bring you lots of quilty luck: Simple Graces by Kim Diehl and The Blue and the Gray by Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene of Country Threads. Both books are […]


  6. Q & A with icon Jo Morton + a fresh batch of little favorites (giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 9, 2018

    Jo Morton fans, today is your day: she’s back with the third book in her “Jo’s Little Favorites” series! The 15 lovely little quilts in Jo’s Little Favorites III were available only to her devoted club members—until now. We got ’em, and we guarantee you’ll want to stop everything you’re doing right now and sew […]


  7. Wish list day! Journaling your quilting life, scrappy = happy, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 4, 2017

    Wish List Day is back! We’re counting down the days to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in January. Tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and […]


  8. Civil War quilt ideas (58 if you’re counting…) + giveaway!

    Posted by on August 30, 2017

    If you love/stash/hoard Civil War fabrics, there’s just one thing you need to make your quilting dreams come true—patterns that pair perfectly with those fabrics. And boy do we have what quilting dreams are made of in the newest addition to our “Big Book” series! Fans of Civil War quilts and reproduction fabrics, this is […]


  9. Wish list day! Pat Sloan, precuts, and Civil War patchwork (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 5, 2017

    Yay yay yay, it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in August—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. […]


  10. Meet the Patchwork Divas and their fantastic Feathered Star quilts

    Posted by on June 26, 2017

    A common love of antique quilts and reproduction fabrics brought them together. Now, 20 years after the 19th-Century Patchwork Divas block-exchange group was formed, their book The 19th-Century Patchwork Divas’ Treasury of Quilts shares the fun and friendship that’s part of a block exchange. We caught up with queen Divas (and coauthors) Betsy Chutchian and […]