Posts tagged: "wool"

  1. Wish List Day! Stash busters, little favorites, and wool minis (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 5, 2018

    Hooray, hooray, for Wish List Day! We’re counting down the days until Martingale’s March 2018 books hit your local quilt shop—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. […]


  2. Learn how now: blanket stitch for appliqué with Debbie Busby

    Posted by on January 26, 2018

    If there’s one embroidery stitch that everyone who sews should know, we just might pick the blanket stitch as the big winner. It’s an easy way to conceal raw edges of appliqué pieces, it’s quick to learn, and it’s super cute too! See what we mean? Sew Many Notions author Debbie Busby has traveled across […]


  3. Top 5 basic hand-embroidery stitches for beginners

    Posted by on October 9, 2017

    Embroidery is in the spotlight these days—and we think we know why. It’s a snap to learn, it’s meditative and calming to do, and it doesn’t take mountains of money or tons of time to enjoy it. YES! If you love sewing, quilting, fabric, and thread but you’ve never tried embroidery, you simply must—we guarantee […]


  4. Celebrate slow sewing: World Embroidery Day 2017

    Posted by on July 28, 2017

    World Embroidery Day is this Sunday, July 30. Let’s celebrate slow sewing this weekend with a little embroidery elation! World Embroidery Day was created by Kerstin Nettelblad and Skåne Sy-d, members of the Swedish Embroiderers’ Guild. The first World Embroidery Day was celebrated in Vismarlöv, Sweden, on July 30, 2011. It’s now celebrated annually on […]


  5. Calling all sewists: irresistible sewing-themed projects ahead (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 12, 2017

    Thread love, needle love, button love—sewing love! We are so excited to give you a sneak peek inside Sew Many Notions! Profess your love of sewing with these warm-and-fuzzy projects that are quick to put together and fun to display or give. Each sewing-themed project is perfectly portable for on-the-go stitching, and author Debbie Busby […]


  6. Wish list day! Layer Cakes, baby fun, calendar girls, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 5, 2017

    Whoo-hoo, it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to the next batch of beautiful Martingale books coming in July—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. Sew Many […]


  7. Whip up a little something: wonderful wool-felt applique designs (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 24, 2017

    Got a little wool in your stash? Dreaming of taking a little time out of your day to stitch? We all need a little “me” time to enjoy our creativity, and author Roseann Kermes has just the thing to make your stitching dreams come true! From A Little Something In just a few minutes a […]


  8. Minick and Simpson quilts and rugs all in Blue & White (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 26, 2017

    If you follow Martingale, you know about our series of coffee-table books: first came the celebration of acclaimed folk artist Sue Spargo in the glorious Stitches to Savor; then came the breathtaking retrospective of art quilter Gwen Marston in A Common Thread. Today we can announce the much-awaited release of our third hardcover coffee-table book […]


  9. Wish list day! Jo’s sequel, sweet Santas, stunning stitches + a little something (giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 3, 2017

    Our favorite day of the month is here again: Wish List Day! Get a peek at new books coming from Martingale in May—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, […]


  10. VIDEO: How to cut teeny fabric appliques quick, quick, quick!

    Posted by on March 27, 2017

    True story: a couple of years ago, I was prepping a project and realized that I was nearly at the end of my roll of freezer paper. When I actually remembered to pick up another roll, I was so impressed with myself! A few weeks later, I was ransacking my pantry and what did I […]