Posts tagged: "So You Think You Can Stash?"

  1. Spring cleaning (of your stash): try these 3 simple categories

    Posted by on February 20, 2017

    If you break into a sweat when you think about the state of your sewing space… You might need a spring cleaning. If towers of fabric teeter as you dig for just the right color and print… You might need a spring cleaning. If you’ve ever sighed as you stood knee-deep in fabric… You might […]


  2. Flash sale! Raid your stash for happy scrappy quilting

    Posted by on October 16, 2015

    Let’s talk about your stash. Your stash is more than just fabric. It’s a repository for your memories—memories of trips to fabulous quilt shops, amazing fabric finds, and gorgeous quilts you stitched for loved ones (or just for you!) Slash Your Stash: Scrap Quilts from McCall’s Quilting is loaded with sensationally scrappy quilts that will […]


  3. Shake up your stash – 3 paths to scrappy success (giveaway)

    Posted by on October 14, 2015

    Is your fabric stash stressing you out? We feel you! It’s such fun to collect fabric. But when your fabric starts its own collection—of dust—you might start regretting past purchases. Fabric, we love you—why do you do this to us? If you’re wading through a stash without many quilts to show for it, let us […]


  4. Stash buster quilts for SABLE syndrome

    Posted by on April 29, 2015

    Do you suffer from SABLE syndrome (Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy)? Many of us at Martingale do too. Others in the office are striving to be diagnosed (just a few more yards oughta do it for some). To us, SABLE seems like less of a syndrome and more of a sign. A good sign! You […]


  5. 7 stash-busting batik patterns

    Posted by on March 26, 2015

    Are there batiks in your stash? Chances are if you have any, you have many. Maybe it’s just the people I know, but in talking with quilters about fabrics, I’ve found that when it comes to batiks, those who like them really, really like them. They don’t just have a few batiks in their stash, […]


  6. So you think you can stash?: Civil War fabrics

    Posted by on January 15, 2015

    
Recently we asked you which kinds of fabrics dominate your stash. Not surprisingly, many of you have admirable collections of Civil War reproduction prints. What is it that makes these fabrics so appealing? Is it the prints themselves? The color palette? Or is it the connection with history and tradition that draws us in? Of […]


  7. So you think you can stash?: Christmas prints

    Posted by on November 4, 2014

    If you’ve got a fabric stash that keeps growing instead of shrinking, this series is for you! We’ll focus on one style of fabric in each “So You Think You Can Stash?” post, and offer ideas for how to cut it, sew it, and enjoy it. Today’s stash subject: Christmas fabrics. From candy-cane and reindeer […]


  8. So you think you can stash?: novelty prints

    Posted by on September 4, 2014

    Today we’re starting a new series at Stitch This! If you’ve got a stash of a particular style of fabric that keeps growing instead of shrinking, this series is for you! We’ll focus on one style of fabric in each “So You Think You Can Stash?” post, and offer ideas for how to cut it, […]