Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. Quiltstock: the quilt retreat of a lifetime is waiting for you!

    Quiltstock is coming this summer—will we see you there? When word started spreading at Houston Quilt Festival about this one-of-a-kind retreat, slots started filling up. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for you to give yourself, OR for that special Santa in your life to give to you (wink, wink)! Join us for an epic five-day/four-night […]


  2. Look to embroidery for the quickest handmade Christmas gifts! 🎁

    Raise your hand if you’re thinking of making Christmas gifts this year . . . but haven’t started them yet. Some of us at Martingale? Same. Is there still time? Hey, you’ve got a whole 16 days until Christmas is here—of course there’s time! When you want sweet and simple projects to whip up quick, […]


  3. You won’t learn color theory in a more beautiful way than this! 😍

    Did you know that, in Japan, quilters and other artists study under a single master, spending years progressing from simple techniques to the extremely difficult? Yoko Saito is one of those masters, and she currently mentors more than 400 students! One of the most important lessons Ms. Saito teaches her students is about working with […]


  4. Wish list day! Journaling your quilting life, scrappy = happy, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Wish List Day is back! We’re counting down the days to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in January. 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 […]


  5. 🎁 4 indulgent ways to say, “Happy Holidays!” 🎁

    Not sure what to get your best quilting buddy for Christmas? Want to surprise a creative soul you know with an indulgent gift? Need fresh gift ideas for the creative people in your life? Look no further. We’ve got you covered—from cover to cover! We call them our line of “beauty books.” These hardcover, high-quality […]


  6. Warning: these paper-pieced blocks are just TOO cute (+ giveaway!)

    We’ve been in love with Charise Randell’s work ever since she debuted one of her paper-pieced blocks in The Splendid Sampler—if you followed the quilt-along, you’ll remember her delightful design: Stitching Fashion block It’s just so cute! We knew Charise had more sweet sewing to share—and that’s why we’re thrilled to be the publisher of […]


  7. Dream of making Dresden quilts? Dream come true ahead (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Our friends Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs have an exciting new book, and Martingale is proud to be the distributor. Get ready to make your Dresden dreams come true with The Double Wide Dresden Book! So, what is a Double Wide Dresden? It’s a fast, fun, NEW way to […]


  8. Eat, shop, get, give: welcoming the giving season

    Happy Thanksgiving, Stitch This! readers! As we reflect on the holiday season, we want you to know how much we value your support of our publishing family. You continue to fuel our passion for creativity, beauty, and excellence. You are part of our family! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your […]


  9. Quilting icon Jo Morton’s tribute to Album quilts 💗 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Jo Morton is back with another gorgeous book—and it just may be the first time you’ve seen her absolutely admirable appliqué! In Jo’s latest book, Jo’s Floral Album, you’ll stitch spectacular blocks featuring beautiful blossoms, twining vines, luscious berries, and other motifs that define traditional Album quilts. Make blocks one after another, or set a […]


  10. You’re Invited: Martingale + Moda Quilt Retreat 😍 it’s ON in 2018!

    Get ready for a fabulously fun quilt retreat—we’d love to see you and your quilting buddies there! It’s the quilters’ retreat of a lifetime! Join us for an epic five-day/four-night event that quilters will talk about for years to come. Don’t miss your chance to mix and mingle with other quilters and top-notch designers, all […]