New BIG book alert! Lap up this new collection of lovely quilts (+ giveaway!)

The latest book in our “Big Book” series may just be the biggest lap-quilt collection ever to land in your lap!

The Big Book of Lap Quilts

In The Big Book of Lap Quilts you’ll find a whopping 51 patterns for the always-popular lap quilt—designs for everyday, seasons, holidays, and special days abound. And at just 55 cents per pattern, you’ll enjoy inspiration and savings!

From The Big Book of Lap Quilts
Thirty-one of the 51 quilts from The Big Book of Lap Quilts

Discover quilts from an outstanding roster of designers, including:

Country Threads • Kim Diehl • Amy Ellis • Sherri K. Falls
Joanna Figueroa • Jill Finley • Lynne Hagmeier • Kimberly Jolly
Nancy Mahoney • Me and My Sister Designs • Carrie Nelson
Pat Sloan • Cheryl Wall • Corey Yoder • and more!

Lap quilts are the perfect size for so many reasons. They’re large enough to give you a sense of accomplishment and to show off your favorite fabrics, yet they’re small enough to finish in a reasonable amount of time. They’re just right for cozy cuddling, creative decorating, and more. They’re perfect to make and give, to create and keep, or just to have the perfect excuse to sew, sew, sew—for everyone you know!

There are SO many ways to enjoy this pattern-packed collection. Why? Because lap quilts are so easy to put to beautiful use! You can:

Drape them casually over couches and chairs . . .

Board Game quilt
Board Game by Gerri Robinson

Display them on drawers, dressers, and armoires . . .

Over, Under, Around, and Through quilt
Over, Under, Around, and Through by Cheryl Wall

Arrange them anywhere in your living spaces . . .

The Simplest Sampler quilt
The Simplest Sampler by Peta Peace

Or even outdoors!

Raise the Roof quilt
Raise the Roof by Carrie Nelson

And of course, you can use them for the cuddliest purpose of all: as a quilt for your lap!

From The Big Book of Lap Quilts
Clockwise from top left: Cozy Home Lane by Kim Diehl, Petal Pushers by Jill Finley, Crosswalk by Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks, and Peppermint Patties by Vicki BellinoSnuggled, folded, stacked, rolled, bundled, or hung—SO many ways to enjoy!

The Big Book of Lap QuiltsYou know we always celebrate the release of a new Martingale book with a giveaway—so for your chance to win a copy of The Big Book of Lap Quilts, tell us:

What’s your favorite way to use a lap quilt?

  • To freshen up my home decor
  • While reading
  • While watching TV
  • While napping
  • All of the above!

Tell us in the comments—we’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. And remember, when you purchase the book at, you’ll be able to instantly download the eBook for free.

Good luck, and thanks for stopping by for a visit today!

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Sandy, who says:

“I love lap quilts for all the listed reasons above, plus they easily fit on my design wall.”

We’ll email you about your prize, Sandy—congratulations!

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