Best new quilt books? They’re coming in 2019! (sneak peek)

Cheers to the New Year! We know the gift-giving season is behind us, but we wanted to share just one more little gift with you—a sneak peek at books on their way from Martingale authors in 2019. We hope these books will inspire you to grow your creativity in the New Year!

(Here at Stitch This! on Wednesday, we’ll be sharing books making their debut in February 2019, so we’ll start with what’s coming in March!)

Pat Sloan's Celebrate the Seasons
March: Each season offers something special to celebrate, and Pat Sloan’s easy-to-make projects will help you welcome each turn of the calendar page. Add to wish list >>>

Moda All-Stars: On a Roll
March: The Moda All-Stars are back with sparkling projects for irresistible Jelly Rolls—coordinating precut 2½" strips of fabric that slash cutting time and speed up sewing time. Royalties from the sale of On a Roll will be donated to School on Wheels. Add to wish list >>>

Strip-Pieced Bargello
March: Bargello beauty—quilting-by-number ease! Make mesmerizing bargello quilts with as few as four or as many as 24 fabrics. Add to wish list >>>

Changing Seasons
April: Sew switchable seasonal stitcheries with popular author Gail Pan! Small patchwork quilts include spaces to spotlight interchangeable embroidery panels; simply replace one pretty piece for another to reflect the time of year. Add to wish list >>>

Countdown to Christmas
April: The best-selling author of Start with Strips is back with stunning Christmas quilts in colors that can be enjoyed year-round! Choose among exquisite quilts with traditional roots and lighthearted quilts that capture the magic of the season. Add to wish list >>>

Stitched from the Heart
April: Sew your love into the gifts you give with pretty embroidery, simple patchwork, and sweet appliqué. Patterns for a hand-lettered alphabet in two sizes make it easy to embroider the heartfelt phrases provided or to personalize projects with names, dates, sayings, and more. Add to wish list >>>

Prairie Life
May: Get the prairie-life look with Lynne’s Layered Patchwork method! The simple technique—cut shapes and topstitch them to a base fabric—will help you get to the finish line faster. (Prefer traditional patchwork? You’ll find plenty of projects for those methods too.) Add to wish list >>>

Quilts of Love and Valor
May: An old-fashioned love story comes alive in 11 quilts inspired by the only complete set of Civil War letters known to exist. Letter excerpts will give you a sense of what life was like for everyday people during the Civil War. Add to wish list >>>

Tabletop Turnabouts
May: These fun little quilts from Jan Patek will have you seeing double! Drape these darling “turnabouts” over mini racks, cupboard doors, and baskets to see two delightfully different sides. Add to wish list >>>

Christmas at Buttermilk Bssin
June: At Buttermilk Basin, the holidays abound with handmade cheer! Make delightful ornaments, stockings, gift bags, framed stitcheries, and quilts that are small in scale. Stacy West’s simple wool-appliqué and embroidery techniques make them a breeze to complete. Add to wish list >>>

Sunday Best Quilts
June: Two stars of the quilting world—Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts and Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life—share the “Sunday best” quilts they’ve always wanted to create. Get ready for a fun and easy way to cross off the quilts on your bucket list! Add to wish list >>>

Hearth & Home
June: Elegant, timeless, traditional, and beautiful—that’s the magic Jo Morton brings to the quilts she creates. Find fresh twists on quilt-block favorites and Jo’s smart tips for choosing fabrics, piecing by hand, pressing for success, sewing triangles, and much more. Add to wish list >>>

Follow Your Heart
June: Start with a travel-inspired sampler quilt, then veer off the beaten path by making 10 companion projects with a wanderlust vibe. Quilts, runners, bags, and more—all based on blocks from the sampler—promise adventurous escapes, excursions, and escapades at the sewing machine! Add to wish list >>>

Whew—what a wonderful way to kick off the New Year!

Which book do you predict will make its way into your sewing space this year? Tell us in the comments!

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