Posts tagged: "scrap quilts"

  1. Want to make creative quilts? Expand your comfort zone (+ sale!)

    Posted by on October 12, 2015

    Could your creativity use a jolt? Maybe you’re running a little low on inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! When you’re in need of new and creative quilt ideas, sometimes the best thing to do is venture a little (or a lot!) beyond your usual repertoire. Trying out a new technique or a different […]

  2. Got Civil war reproductions? See quilts worth cutting them for (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 9, 2015

    Calling all Civil War fabric collectors, 1800s reproduction devotees, antique quilt lovers, and Red Crinoline Quilts fans: This book’s for you. From Tributes and Treasures For the first time in book form, the design team known as Red Crinoline Quilts shares a jaw-dropping collection of vintage-style designs. You’ll learn the techniques they use to create […]

  3. New quilt books: Reproduction fabrics, baby quilts, scraps, more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 8, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! It’s our monthly peek at new Martingale quilt books and more, all on their way to your local shop now! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a first look at new books, special sales, freebies, tutorials, and much more. Enter to win your favorite October book at the […]

  4. Flash sale! Scrap quilts made simple: 3 ways to play

    Posted by on August 28, 2015

    What’s a quilter to do when her yardage, precuts, and scrap stash keeps growing, with no signs of stopping? The answer is simple: make scrap quilts! But many quilters wonder how to make a scrappy quilt sing. So many different fabrics…where should they all go? When you see a scrap-quilt pattern that doesn’t jive with […]

  5. Inspired by antique quilts? How to re-stitch the past (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 20, 2015

    If you’re inspired by antique quilts, you’ll find an instant connection with author Julie Hendricksen. As the owner of J. J. Stitches Quilt Shop in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Julie’s been collecting antique quilts for more than 30 years. Her favorite period? The late nineteenth century. (Raise your hand if you concur!) Old and new: “Petite […]

  6. How to make a scrap quilt: 77 funtastic ways (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 6, 2015

    Got scraps? Drowning in scraps? Something’s taken over your sewing space…and it’s scraps? Do you sometimes, guiltily, think about tossing those scraps? W-w-wait—don’t do it! You’re just waiting for the right inspiration to use those scraps, right? You need scrap-quilt patterns that’ll motivate you to sort, play, and stitch until your scraps are actually gone […]

  7. What’s new? Lots! New quilt books coming soon (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 4, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Take a peek at new books coming from Martingale—all headed to your local quilt shop right now. Usually we’d tell you to add a book to your wish list, but guess what? No need to wish: all of August’s books are available now! Enter to win your favorite at the […]

  8. A trip to quilt country: a perfectly imperfect journey (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on July 31, 2015

    Welcome to quilt country! Population: you, all your quilty friends, and of course the mayor: quilt designer extraordinaire Cheryl Wall. Famed for her cozy quilt designs, Cheryl is the author of one of our favorite country-style quilting books, Country Comforts: Quilts for Casual Living. “Chocolate-Covered Churn Dashes” from Country Comforts Cheryl’s quilting philosophy centers on […]

  9. How to make a scrap quilt—with no scraps? (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 9, 2015

    No scraps? No problem! Get that scrappy, vintage look of the past with the convenience of precuts from the present. The author of the bestseller Seamingly Scrappy is back with more projects that you’d swear are scrap quilts in Seems Like Scrappy. But not one pattern calls for a single scrap! “Frolic” from Seems Like […]

  10. New quilt books + more coming in June (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 2, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Time for a first look at new quilt books—plus new knit and crochet books!—on their way to your local shop. Click on a book cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll know […]