New quilting books for 2015: sneak peek!

Welcome to Wish-List Day! Get a sneak peek at new books coming to your local quilt shop in January. Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” tools at ShopMartingale.

Notify-Me and Wish-List tools

Be sure to subscribe to our blog—that way you’ll know when each book has been officially released. Visit the blog on new-release days and enter to win an eBook too!

Special note for knitters and crocheters: stop by the blog this Friday for a sneak peek at new knit and crochet books coming soon.

All About Strips: Colorful Quilts from Strips of Many Sizes

by Susan Guzman

Calling all fabric strips: the more the merrier! Susan’s easy-to-construct quilts use strips from 1½" to 10½" wide—hand-cut or precut strips welcome. Timeless designs with a modern kick make it easy to show off your favorite stash fabrics or designer collections (or that fabric you’ve never had the guts to cut).

BONUS >>> Learn to create a mood board to tap into your unique style.

All About Strips

Quilts from All About Strips

See all 15 strip-happy quilts in All About Strips >

Fast-Piece Appliqué: Easy, Artful Quilts by Machine

by Rose Hughes

What would you feature in an art quilt? No matter your subject, celebrated quilt artist Rose Hughes will help you transform your ideas into graphic art quilts with 11 step-by-step projects and one mantra: simplify, simplify, simplify. Once you learn her all-purpose machine-appliqué technique, you’ll be able to stitch any of the quilts in the book—or any design you can dream up.

BONUS >>> Use Rose’s fun embellishment techniques on any project: couching, dimensional stitching, and quilting with threads and beads.

Fast-Piece Applique

From Fast-Piece Applique

Make one of Rose’s 11 inspiring art quilts, or create your own >

Make It Martingale: Value-Priced Quilting Books

Top Your Table: 10 Quilts in Different Shapes and Sizes

Make beautiful runners and toppers in a snap with this fun collection of favorite patterns from Martingale authors. Small in scale and simple in construction, designs are perfect for decorating and making quick gifts—many double as baby or doll quilts. Value-packed at just $12.99!

Top Your Table

From Top Your Table
From Top Your Table

Welcome Baby: 9 Adorable Quilt Patterns

Grab this go-to baby-quilt book at a gotta-get-it price! Enjoy nine adorable designs from popular Martingale authors. Several are so simple, even a beginner can have a quilt wrapped up in time for the baby shower. Only $12.99!

Welcome Baby

From Welcome Baby
From Welcome Baby

Welcome Home: 8 Inviting Wall Hangings

Entryway, living room, bedroom, guest room—these pretty quilts are ready to wow wherever you hang them. Stylish, scrap-friendly projects include favorite designs from Vicki Bellino, Barbara Brandeburg and Teri Christopherson, and Country Threads. Only $12.99!

Welcome Home

From Welcome Home
From Welcome Home

Which new book would you like to dive into first? Tell us in the comments!

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