20 Must-Have Books for $20 Each–Shop Now!

Some are new, some are tried-and-true favorites that you may have missed, but one thing is for sure: EVERY book included in our 20 for $20 Each sale is a must-have for your quilting library! Looking for sampler quilt patterns that you can dive into this summer? Your choice: 100+ blocks or 225 blocks! Or maybe you want to make a bunch of small, scrappy projects. Yep, we have a book on the sale list for that! How about two-color quilt patterns? Our sale includes books dedicated to red or blue colorways! Need fast and fun projects? Add this book to your cart. Want patterns in colors that spark happiness? Oh yes, check out this one!

Check out all 20 books here, or scroll down to read descriptions of the 10 books we’re highlighting today. The sale prices are valid only at ShopMartingale.com through Thursday, July 28. And don’t forget that we’ll pay for shipping if your order is $60 or more (US only).

We’ve created quick (less than 1 minute) videos and in-depth trunk show videos for many of the books on our site and included in this sale. Click on the book titles below to visit ShopMartingale.com, then scroll down on each book’s description page to view its companion video. Or visit our YouTube channel to see all of our video content.

 

"Sampler Spree" by Susan Ache @yardgrl60

Indulge your passion for color and fabric with a smorgasbord of blocks to use in a quilt that’s a visual feast. The fun begins with more than 100 beautiful quilt blocks that all finish at 6″ square, making them perfect for using scraps and for easy mixing and matching. Whether you prefer traditional or modern, you’ll find so much to love in the varied assortment of block designs. Susan Ache shares 50 expert tips throughout, plus step-by-step instructions for making half-square triangles, flying geese, stitch-and-flip corners, and more.

 

 

 

 

"Simple Whatnots II" by Kim Diehl

Proving that the best things really do come in small packages, Kim Diehl shares 18 cute-as-can-be quilt designs in this delightful sequel to Simple Whatnots. Dig into your scrap bin, box, or basket, and get ready to have some quilting fun. And be sure to read Kim’s expert advice sprinkled throughout as Extra Snippet tips to help your sewing time be even more enjoyable.

 

 

 

 

 

"Dear Jane" by Brenda Manges Papadakis

Come join the celebration of the 25th anniversary edition of Dear Jane! The author, Brenda Manges Papadakis, delves into history, women’s rights, and the Civil War through her emotional letters to Jane A. Stickle. You’ll draw inspiration from and have admiration for the collection of 18 unique quilts, all influenced by Jane’s 1863 geometric wonder. This new edition of Dear Jane has tested and updated patterns. For the first time, the patterns in the book are the same as the Dear Jane EQ software.

 

 

 

 

"The Big Book of Favorite Scrap Quilts"

If you save fabric scraps, keep beloved bits, and set aside your snippets, now is the time to stop stockpiling and start sewing! With 44 projects that highlight a host of well-known quilt designers and include a variety of quilting techniques, skill levels, and finished sizes, there are plenty of scrap quilts for every palette. Featured patterns represent popular Martingale books by Kim Diehl, Susan Ache, Jo Morton, Doug Leko, Kathleen Tracy, Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene, Corey Yoder, Sherri McConnell, and many more talented quilt designers.

 

 

 

 

"A Season in Blue" by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts

Now more than ever, quilters appreciate the joy of immersing themselves in the beauty of quilts. Reveling in classic blue and white, acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares an inspiring gallery of quilts photographed in a cabin nestled on a snow-capped mountain. Reflect on the beauty of blue-and-white quilts as you dream about your next quilt project. Each of the 16 patterns in the book captures Edyta’s signature style, and with her guidance, you, too, can create these stunning two-color quilts.

 

 

 

 

"Moda All-Stars – Snuggle Up!" compiled by Lissa Alexander

Choose from a dozen dreamy designs in an array of styles and color palettes, and get wrapped up in something gorgeous. Crafted by Moda All-Stars, those talented fabric designers whose creativity knows no bounds, the projects show what can be done with florals, stripes, solids, prints, and plaids. Enjoy creating lovely lap quilts to brighten a room, take along in the car, or give as spectacular gifts. To share the warmth, the All-Stars are donating royalties from the sale of this book to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

 

 

 

 

"Buttermilk Basin’s Ornament Extravaganza" by Stacy West of Buttermilk Basin

Embellish wool appliqué with hand-embroidery stitches, buttons, and trims to add vintage flair to your holiday decor. Traditional Christmas designs, including snowmen, stockings, and Santas, join farm animals, mugs of hot cocoa, and ugly sweaters to round out the mix of lovely little fusible-appliqué motifs that will bring joy to any home. Complete with tips for wool-appliqué and embroidery basics, the 45 fast-to-finish ornaments are a delight to make, gift, and display.

 

 

 

"Red & White Quilts II"

In this eagerly anticipated sequel, 14 featured red-and-white quilt designs check all the boxes: antique, classic, contemporary, and many styles in between. Patchwork, appliqué, and medallion quilts from world-renowned designers accompany antique quilts from unknown–yet uber-talented–quiltmakers. Enjoy making designs from: Susan Ache, Lissa Alexander, Lisa Bongean, Jessica Dayon, Nancy Martin, Sherri McConnell, Debbie Roberts, Gerri Robinson, Pat Sloan, Helen Stubbings, and Karen Styles.

 

 

 

 

"Pin Pals" by Carrie Nelson

Pretty. Playful. Pinnies! Best-selling author Carrie Nelson packs 40 adorable pinnies with personality! Pincushions are quick to stitch and so addicting–no quilter can make just one. And why make just one when they’re so easy to create? Simply sew, quilt, turn, and stuff! Display them as singles or in pleasing piles. You’ll want to sew just for the joy of it.

 

 

 

 

"Oh, Happy Day!" by Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts

Join well-known author, fabric designer, and quilt designer Corey Yoder as she presents ten quilt projects, each with a pillow pattern in an alternate color option. The majority of the finished quilts are lap size, with a baby quilt and a bed-size quilt to round out the pattern selection. With each project, Corey shares her secrets for arranging blocks, choosing fabrics, and finishing to ensure you’re set up for stitching success (and happiness along the way). And to make things a bit easier, many of the projects are precut-friendly.

 


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