Posts tagged: "strip quilting"

  1. Wish list day! A splendid sampler, Minick and Simpson, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 6, 2017

    Hey hey hey, it’s Wish List Day! We’re back for our favorite day of the month, and we can’t wait to give you a peek at new books coming from Martingale in April—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first […]


  2. New Year’s resolution: use up those scraps!

    Posted by on January 23, 2017

    Did you make any quilty New Year’s resolutions this year? I asked several of my quilting buddies and got many different answers. The top four were: finish up UFOs, get my sewing space organized, learn a new technique, and use up my scraps! If using up scraps or paring down your stash is at the […]


  3. Seams: to glue or not to glue? Watch this video first

    Posted by on October 28, 2016

    While it’s fun to have long-term quilting projects to work on—challenging quilts that might take months or even years to finish—I frequently find myself on a much tighter deadline. Maybe there’s a new baby on the way or a friend in need of comfort, and time really is of the essence. Theresa Ward’s book Sew, […]


  4. How to make a Bargello quilt (and more strip-tastic wonders) + sale!

    Posted by on September 5, 2016

    We love it when we see one of our authors in the spotlight! That’s what happened in the summer 2016 issue of Canadian Quilter magazine. Eileen Wright—author of two perennially popular books on Bargello—is being celebrated in the mag as a top-notch Canadian designer for her bold, beautiful Bargello quilts, as well as for the […]


  5. 3 quick-to-make quilts for dads and grads

    Posted by on May 6, 2016

    Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19, and graduation ceremonies will be popping up everywhere soon. When it comes to gifts for dads AND grads, there’s always a wonderful way to say What way is that? Why, with a quilt of course! Today we’ve rounded up three quilts that will easily pull double duty. From one […]


  6. How to use a quilting ruler without slip-sliding away

    Posted by on April 15, 2016

    When it comes to precise piecing, which do you think is more important: accurate cutting or accurate sewing? If you said cutting OR sewing, you’re close . . . but for seams that butt, points that match, and blocks that turn out to be the size they’re supposed to be, accurate cutting AND sewing are […]


  7. Jelly Roll race quilt – with a spin (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 24, 2016

    Got Jelly Rolls or other fabric strips? How about a sizeable stash? Do you have fabrics you simply don’t care for anymore? What would you say if you could sew those fabrics into a beautiful quilt top in just a couple of hours? We know what you’d say: sign me up! Designer Theresa Ward has […]


  8. Log Cabin block ❤ + 16 giveaways!

    Posted by on February 10, 2016

    Today’s a day for Log Cabin LOVE! The Log Cabin block is SO easy to adore. If you’ve ever made one, you know why. They’re easy. They’re fun. And Log Cabin quilt-pattern variations are practically endless—there are SO many amazing ways to make them your own. That’s why we think any quilter with a Log […]


  9. How to make a strip quilt: 16 striking ways (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 27, 2016

    Got Jelly Rolls? Stash strips? Skinny scraps? It’s easy to unite them—all you need is the right quilt pattern. Or the right 16 quilt patterns! If you follow quilter Kate Henderson at her Two Little Banshees blog, you know she’s a lively Australian mother of four who loves to design quilts—and she’s quite a seamstress […]


  10. New quilt books! Spring sewing, cabin loving, speedy slicing (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on January 19, 2016

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Get a peek at new Martingale quilt books on their way to your local shop in February. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get the skinny about new books first—plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. Which February book is your favorite? Enter to win it at the bottom […]