Posts tagged: "wool"

  1. How to whip stitch wool applique with Maggie Bonanomi

    Posted by on August 13, 2018

    If you haven’t tried wool appliqué, you’re in for a treat. Wool is tactile, cozy, dimensional, easy to sew, it doesn’t fray, and it’s deeply rooted in the history of textiles. It’s fuzzy-wuzzy fun! But exactly how do you sew with wool? While there are a bunch of ways to work with wool, if you […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. Elegant free applique tote-bag pattern (with a touch of country charm)

    Posted by on July 27, 2018

    We love freebie days at Stitch This! Today we’re sharing a free applique tote-bag pattern from the authors of the eBook Elegant Quilts, Country Charm by Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel. Download the Bag for Sophia pattern when you sign in or register at ShopMartingale.com. This beauty of a bag measures a roomy 16″ x […]


  4. Farmhouse quilts, French-country style 😍 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 11, 2018

    Bonjour, Stitch This! readers! We’ve been waiting-waiting-waiting to share this book with you, and the time has come! Meet French author Marie-Claude Picon and her beautiful new book, French Farmhouse. Marie-Claude has a sparkling talent for blending two beloved quiltmaking styles. The foundation of each quilt is inspired by the beauty of vintage quilts, while […]


  5. Stitching a simple life: Q & A with Maggie Bonanomi (+ special giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 23, 2018

    Welcome to the warm, woolly world of Maggie Bonanomi, where whimsical wonders await! Come on in, take a seat, and enjoy some slow stitching with this celebrated maker—she’ll lead you on a creative journey inspired by a simpler time. In Maggie’s world, hand-drawn patterns and hand-dyed wool combine with artful motifs and casual stitches. The […]


  6. Wondering about wool? 2 wool-applique tutorials to inspire your stitching

    Posted by on May 7, 2018

    Wool is all the rage in sewing circles, but if you’re new to working with wool you might have some questions: how to find it, how to felt it, and how to sew with it. We’ve got the answers to all of your fuzzy-wuzzy wool questions today! Debbie Busby’s book Sew Many Notions is all […]


  7. Free Kim Diehl patterns: handy thread keepers and scissors fob ✂

    Posted by on April 23, 2018

    If you’re familiar with Kim Diehl’s books, you know they’re packed with smart little tips and tricks that simplify your sewing life. If a step can be made easier, Kim will show you how it’s done! Kim also loves to share recipes, decor ideas, and little bonus projects in her books. In Simple Harvest, she […]


  8. Wish List Day! Whatnots, wool, and wonderful embroidery (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 2, 2018

    It’s gonna be an awesome day—it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in May. Tell us which new release is your favorite at the end of this post and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale […]


  9. Sew sweet! Small wool projects for sewing on the go (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 30, 2018

    Introducing perfectly portable projects for sewing on the go, new from an author we all know and love—the Teacher’s Pet, Kathy Brown! Kathy’s fun projects in Lunch-Hour Wool Minis are so small, so sweet—and so simple to complete. About all that’s needed is a needle, thread, wool, and a little lunch-hour time to make 14 […]


  10. Summon spring with scenes from A Cottage Garden (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 14, 2018

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to introduce you to the new book by designer Kathy Cardiff. Why? Because it’s going to be love at first sight! When this avid gardener and seasoned designer combines her passions, magic sprouts. Using wool as her medium and flowers as her muse, Kathy brings her […]