Posts tagged: "scrap quilts"

  1. 😍 All-new inspiration for your scrap basket 😍 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 26, 2018

    Kim Brackett is back with the fifth book in her popular “Scrap-Basket” series! In Scrap-Basket Bounty, Kim reveals a fun surprise waiting in her gorgeous repeat-block designs: each quilt pattern comes with extra block arrangements! Simply sew a stack of blocks; then rotate them this way and that for an abundance of creative possibilities. Get […]


  2. Semiannual warehouse sale: spotlight on scrap quilts (did you miss these $6 books?)

    Posted by on September 21, 2018

    Scrap savers, don’t miss this chance to steal a deal on the scrap-friendly quilt books below—just $6 each!—filled with patterns that’ll give you the inspiration and the how-to you need to make something beautiful out of all those scraps you’ve lovingly saved. FROM KIM DIEHL Simple Blessings Kim Diehl’s first collection of warm, inviting quilts […]


  3. Wish List Day! Yoko Saito 💕 scrap baskets 💕 merry makers 💕 fall fun (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 3, 2018

    Whaddya say? It’s our favorite day! Welcome to Wish List Day—today we’re sharing with you the new books on their way to your local quilt shop in September. Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below—then enter to win […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 📹 How to choose colors for a scrap quilt: an Aussie’s simple approach (video)

    Posted by on July 16, 2018

    How to choose colors for a scrap quilt is a question many quilters ask our authors. Do they study color theory? Do they use the brown-bag method? Do they say a little prayer or cast a quilty spell over their fabrics before they begin? Martingale authors use many different methods to create their scrap quilts, […]


  6. 10 great scrap-quilt patterns for beginners

    Posted by on June 22, 2018

    Aren’t scrap quilts wonderful? They’re an all-time favorite and present a terrific opportunity to play with fabric. If you’re a beginner, the idea of a scrap quilt might be somewhat daunting. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Read on for a collection of scrap quilts that are beginner-friendly, with pieces that are mostly squares […]


  7. New tricks for a seasoned scrap quilter (+ scrappy giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2018

    As the content director for Martingale, it’s easy to be inspired by all of our authors’ work. Every day I’m surrounded by beautiful new quilts, pillows, table toppers, embroidered goodies, and more. Very often I find myself saying, “I want to make that.” Then time slips away, another box of quilts comes in, and I […]


  8. BIG day: Kim Diehl’s back with a “little” something new (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 9, 2018

    They’re small, they’re scrappy, they’re heartfelt and happy—Kim Diehl is back with a new batch of quilts on a splendidly small scale! The little quilts in Simple Whatnots have three big benefits: they’re scrap friendly (good!), they’re quick to finish (better!), and they’re as cute as can be (best!). Just try to resist the urge […]


  9. Even your ancient scraps will ❤ you for trying this technique (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 16, 2018

    Grab your bits, pieces, strings, strips, and chunks: (Yes, even the ones that look like this—you’ve got them too, right?): Slice and dice them into smaller scraps: Sew them back together this way and that: Keep sewing, keep going! And before you know it, your bits and pieces begin to turn into something magical, right […]


  10. Oh, Scrap! 😜 Don’t miss this scrapalicious blog hop (+ a OOAK giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 26, 2018

    We’re thrilled to be a stop on Lissa Alexander’s blog hop for her new book today! Oh, scrap—after all the buzz, all the anticipation, and all the teases and sneak peeks, Oh, Scrap! is finally here! Lissa Alexander is a wife and mother of five, a quilter since 1980, the curator of the “Moda All-Stars” […]