Posts tagged: "small quilts"

  1. Colonial knot embroidery tutorial with Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda 🇮🇹

    Posted by on January 14, 2019

    Inside Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda’s world, petite pleasures abound. Her teeny-tiny landscape quilts are astonishing. We could spend hours oohing and ahing at all the pint-sized details! Flowers as tiny as a pinhead! Some of the most adorable details? Her wee little sheep, trees, and bushes: We had a wonderful time meeting Serena when […]


  2. How to finish a small quilt: tips from a “quirky” quilter (new video! 🎬)

    Posted by on December 5, 2018

    You’ve just finished a little quilt top—and it’s soooo darned cute! Now maybe you’re wondering how to finish a small quilt with style. No worries—Quirky Little Quilts author Sheryl Johnson of Temecula Quilt Company has you covered from batting to binding. We caught up with Sheryl at Fall Quilt Market so she could share her […]


  3. Got repro fabrics? You’re going to 💗💗💗 this journey (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 5, 2018

    Classic blocks, reproduction quilts, and stories of hope: we’re elated to share with you Betsy Chutchian’s first solo book with Martingale! Betsy’s created a wealth of antique-inspired blocks and quilts to lead you on Hope’s Journey. Inside a dozen chapters, she shares timeless block patterns in a variety of sizes, along with a collection of […]


  4. Quilt in a jar: a “little” gift idea from Kim Diehl 🎁

    Posted by on October 22, 2018

    Kim Diehl’s done it again. We LOVE her fun idea for quilter-to-quilter gifts below! With the holidays on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to start planning for presents. All you need for this gift is a pretty little collection of fabrics, a mason jar, and a copy of Kim’s book Simple Whatnots. We’ll let […]


  5. 12 projects from one stack of 10″ squares? Must see, so pretty! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on October 3, 2018

    We think you’re going to LOVE these pretty, pint-sized patchwork projects—all from ONE bundle of 10″ squares! Pam Buda’s Vintage Patchwork will show you how to create a dozen tiny treasures with a single pack of 40 precut 10″ squares. No extra fabric needed (except for backing and binding)—every last scrap is put to perfect […]


  6. ⏰ Semiannual warehouse sale spotlight: small, quick quilts (FINAL DAY!)

    Posted by on September 24, 2018

    Today we’ve curated a list of $6 books packed with small, quick quilts—you know, for when you have the urge to whip up a pretty quilt for yourself, for a gift, or just because (because who needs a reason to sew?). Grab ’em for just $6 each, today only! Browse all $6 books at this […]


  7. Wish List Day! Splendids, Saito, patchwork, reflections, and . . . buttermilk! 🥛 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 3, 2018

    Happy Labor Day and welcome to Wish List Day—our favorite day of the month! Why? Because we get to share with you books that are coming soon . . . in this case, as soon as October! Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. The best things come in small packages: sooo mini, must see! (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 8, 2018

    Peek inside the teeny-tiny world of Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda—it’s a place where petite pleasures abound! Study Serena’s sweet quilts with their fast-to-fuse appliqués, and you’ll discover delightful details upon a closer look: Thumbnail-high houses complete with doors and windows Itty-bitty pumpkins ready to harvest Mini sheep grazing in a mini meadow Laundry hung […]


  10. 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 […]