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Introducing…three new titles in our popular “Make It Martingale” series!

Welcome Home Top Your Table Welcome Baby

What can you always count on in our “Make It Martingale” books?

  • Quick quilt patterns—enjoy favorites from some of our best-selling books
  • Popular designers—like Kim Diehl, Vicki Bellino, Country Threads, and Amy Smart, to name a few
  • A great price—all 18 books in the series are only $12.99 each!

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Make these wall quilts from Welcome Home:

Quilts from Welcome Home
“Oh Americana” by Vicki Bellino and “Remember Me” by Country Threads

See 6 more wonderful wall quilts >

Make these table toppers from Top Your Table:

Quilts from Top Your Table
“Five-Cent Fairy Garden” by Kim Diehl and “Xs and Os” by Ellen Pahl

See 8 more terrific table quilts >

Make these baby quilts from Welcome Baby:

Quilts from Welcome Baby
“Cross Weave” by Amy Smart and “Little Sailor” by Darra Williamson and Christine Porter

See 7 more beautiful baby quilts >

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The need for speed—quilters often have it. What’s your trigger: to top a table, to warm up a wall, or to snuggle a baby? Tell us in the comments and you could win a PDF eBook copy of all three titles: Welcome Home, Top Your Table, and Welcome Baby! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

Comments are closed for this post.

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

“I guess my trigger at the moment is baby quilts. My son and his wife are expecting their first baby, my first grandchild. I also love table runners and wall hangings. They can be made so much faster than a quilt for a bed.”

Cindy, we’ll email you about your prize. Congratulations!


*Free shipping to the US and Canada only. Must sign in or register first for free shipping to apply at checkout. Offer ends at midnight on Sunday, February 1, 2015.


180 Comments

  • My trigger is topping a table. I need a new table topper to use with the wonderful napkins my daughter gave me as a Christmas gift. Thanks for the chance to win!

    —Karen Watkins on January 27, 2015
  • Love table toppers and small wall quilts.

    —Dawn Smolsky on January 27, 2015
  • Table toppers….we have a large farmhouse style table of darker wood that serves as a focal point in our kitchen/dining area. It makes the perfect background for lively table toppers. They are easy to change for different occasions and seasons and don’t take a lot of room to store either. Yet a topper can change the whole room with its engaging pattern and color combinations that catch the eye. They give me a tremendous payback for my time and investment.

    —Kate on January 27, 2015
  • i never have a definite type in mind it is what i see no matter the size or what project is. probably not the smartest way to do it since the majority of projects are large and detailed so not alot of extra time also should probably finish ufos before starting new thanks for the chance to win

    debra on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts, oh my! I seem to always need a pattern or a kit.

    —Betty on January 27, 2015
  • Definitely babies! My children and their friends are at the stage of their lives where they are beginning their families!

    —jane on January 27, 2015
  • I guess for it does not take much. A thought or idea comes in my head and I’m off and running!!

    —Valley on January 27, 2015
  • Usually my trigger for a quick gift is a baby. My older daughter is 23 so we have reached the age where a lot of her friends are marrying and having their first children. I’ve watched all these kids grow up, made raffle quilts to help them raise money for band and track and now I love making quilts for their new additions!

    —Beth Strand on January 27, 2015
  • Wall hangings are my favorites. They can be gifts or just hang on my walls.
    I love the variety of designs that are available.

    —Patricia D. Roberts on January 27, 2015
  • I always love a new table topper. In my opinion it is the quickest way to change the feel of a room.

    —Alison on January 27, 2015
  • I love making baby quilts! Thanks so much for the chance to win these awesome books! 🙂

    —Debby E on January 27, 2015
  • Twin quilts or lap quilts. Can’t have enough.

    —Ruth on January 27, 2015
  • When I want to gift to someone (new baby, birthday, Christmas, house warming) this gives me the need for speed. I’m not always the one who plans months in advance. Sometimes it’s very last minute.

    —Leslie Benoy on January 27, 2015
  • I’d be most likely to snuggle a baby – or an adult (get well) for a quick turnaround project.

    —Regina on January 27, 2015
  • What triggers me are table toppers/table runners and lap/throw size quilts needed in a hurry.

    —linda lewis on January 27, 2015
  • I am a mixture of projects. Sometimes I enjoy along project, other times I need to just have a sewing fix to get in the sewing room. Theses books would be great for both!

    —Donna S. on January 27, 2015
  • It depends on the occasion–if there’s a baby soon to be born, there is definitely the need for speed. Usually the table topper is something I do when I want some instant gratification–and these are usually quick and easy.

    —CJ Hines on January 27, 2015
  • A new baby is frequently a ‘trigger’ for me. But my biggest trigger is seeing the lovely quilts you publish – my someday list keeps getting longer!

    —MaryM in upstate NY on January 27, 2015
  • I have been finding myself in need of baby quilts lately to take to baby showers. Wish I had seen the Welcome Baby book a few months ago. Love the sailboat quilt for a little boy!

    —Carole Diehl on January 27, 2015
  • Welcome Home!

    —Diane Turner on January 27, 2015
  • I would very much love an idea for a quick and easy quilt that I could use in a pinch…..

    Donna Davies on January 27, 2015
  • Usually my "need for speed" is when I need a gift fairly "last minute". Seems I’m always behind the 8-ball!

    Thanks for the opportunity to win these helpful books!

    —Diane D on January 27, 2015
  • My first trigger is to snuggle a baby but secondly I would warm up a wall.

    —Marthese on January 27, 2015
  • What a loaded question! My trigger is usually a cute pattern "I can’t live without"! Lately, though, it has been a desire to sew a cute lap quilt for a special friend who turns 78 next week. She has been very ill and it will brighten her day quite well.

    —Janey on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts always "get me", because I work with newborn babies and the need is ALWAYS there.

    —Claire on January 27, 2015
  • Everything triggers quilting for me. I usually go with table toppers if I am traveling, love to-go projects. I make quilts and bigger projects when I am at home. Great giveaway, thank you for the chance.

    —Janie on January 27, 2015
  • I love to do quilts of all kinds, many which are very time consuming, but quick projects like table toppers and wallhangings are so much fun and rewarding. They’re great for gifts, too.

    —Mary on January 27, 2015
  • definitely table toppers

    —Shawna on January 27, 2015
  • Need a cute quick pattern for a baby, but I love table toppers and those wall hangings look so inviting and fun.
    Thanks

    —Connie German on January 27, 2015
  • Right now my trigger is to finish my UFOs. I reserve the right to change my mind whenever I feel like it. LOL

    —Lana Frazier on January 27, 2015
  • For sure it’s a table topper. Love to try with charms or mini charms. Can’t ever have enough!

    —Kathy G on January 27, 2015
  • Mine is to snuggle a baby, we are trying for another, and I would keep busy making him some blankets!

    —Sunnie on January 27, 2015
  • To snuggle a baby. There’s nothing like it.

    —Roberta Johnson on January 27, 2015
  • I love making table toppers, but quilting for babies is always a joy.

    —Alysa on January 27, 2015
  • Nothing like making a quilt for a new baby.

    —Carol Vickers on January 27, 2015
  • I usually can get pretty speedy with a table topper(great as a hostess gift), or a baby quilt.

    —Karen A on January 27, 2015
  • I like the table toppers!

    —NancyB from Many LA on January 27, 2015
  • Our first grandchild is due in June so I am in total baby mode right now. I am so excited to be able to finally make some baby quilts. I know I will find some great patterns in the pages of your books. Thanks Martingale!

    —Susan Griffith on January 27, 2015
  • I love the Welcome Home and the Top Your Table. They are quick and gorgeous projects. Thanks for the chance to win.

    —connie b on January 27, 2015
  • I like doing table toppers since I can finish them in a short period of time.

    —Susan on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger is not necessarily the project, but the fabrics. I see a certain fabric and I already have a use in mind. Quick projects like table toppers or wall hangings are easier to satisfy, but it is usually the fabric that gets me going.

    —Cheryl Buchanan on January 27, 2015
  • I just want to get to the finish line! Get it done then get on to the next. So many quilts, so little time!

    —Karen on January 27, 2015
  • Table toppers are my favorite make it quickly quilt. They usually are easy to follow patterns and use a small amount of fabric.

    —Kathy h on January 27, 2015
  • Actually all three but if choosing one it would be to warm a wall.

    —Cindy on January 27, 2015
  • I love making baby quilts- quick to make!!

    —Bernadette Schultz on January 27, 2015
  • Hard choice as I am on a SPEED to do everything. Of the three choices, right now I want to do a table topper. I see table toppers everywhere I look and love these table toppers shown in this post.

    —carol on January 27, 2015
  • My current trigger is to snuggle a baby. I would love to have all three books — more options for all triggers. Thank you for the opportunity to win! 🙂

    —Sheila Fernkopf on January 27, 2015
  • Need for Speed! Seems I am always in a hurry to finish a project.

    Sure makes one feel good when another project is done. But so much
    fun to start another.

    —pauline on January 27, 2015
  • I love making table toppers because they make wonderful gifts that can be finished in a hurry–just in time for the next birthday or hostess gift.

    Kathy on January 27, 2015
  • I love to snuggle with a baby. Anytime!

    —theresa sheldon on January 27, 2015
  • table toppers – love them

    —Kathy Luehrs on January 27, 2015
  • My need for speed is usually prompted by trying to get too much done before Christmas!

    —MoeWest on January 27, 2015
  • So far, definitely I’m into topping a table. But if my children start having babies I’d be quickly into the snuggling baby quilts!

    —Deb on January 27, 2015
  • I love table toppers. They give me decorating variety and a chance to try out different color combinations on a smaller scale. I would love these books added to my collection.

    —Arlene on January 27, 2015
  • Most quilts I made end up as tabletoppers or small quilts to snuggle under may it be a baby or an adult.

    —Hildy on January 27, 2015
  • All three books look so inviting! Would love to win!

    —Nancy on January 27, 2015
  • I need speed right now because my guild is putting on a quilt show in May and I need to get some quilts finished! Thanks for the possible win.

    —Cathie Lanier on January 27, 2015
  • It’s usually fabric that NEEDS to be used with me.

    —Jen B on January 27, 2015
  • I like making all sizes of quilts, but especially table toppers for my daughters. They can never have enough it seems!

    —Susan Stanton on January 27, 2015
  • I’m making table toppers…I love to have them on my tables, and get a lot of compliments on them, but I just like to make them, and am also making them for my Quilt Guild to sell at our biennial show this coming April! Your book would really come in handy!!! Would love to win!!!All the books are fantastic!

    —Jeanette on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts are the most fun to make – even without a specific baby in mind! Thanks for the chance.

    —Sally on January 27, 2015
  • Right now, the immediate need is for a table topper.

    Nita on January 27, 2015
  • Definitely table toppers. They are quick to piece, quick to quilt, and easy to bind. Instant gratification! I just need to find a source who wants my inspiration when a color is calling my name, but does not fit my household colors.

    —JaniceCarole Allen on January 27, 2015
  • Usually its a baby; you know, suddenly the baby has arrived and…

    —Pamela R on January 27, 2015
  • I often think I should make a new table topper, think being the key word here. However, hearing a new baby is on the way jump starts the actual sewing process for me. Nothing is as exciting as the fragrance of new baby neck in a new handmade quilt!

    Jane @ Handiworking on January 27, 2015
  • All of the above! We just moved to a different dwelling while our abode is being renovated and one thing my husband noticed was what an important part furnishings have in making your home comfortable. We’ve opted not to put things on the wall in this temporary situation and it’s made not only an aesthetic difference, but the minimalist must have to be able to endure chilly temperatures. I am hoping to make some new things for our newly renovated home that we hope to return to by the end of the summer. While quilts top my list, I also have table toppers in mind and potentially a grand-baby sometime in the future as my daughter and SIL are now ready to start a family!

    —Rosemary on January 27, 2015
  • I love to make smaller items and have the satisfaction of completing an item instead of having another UFO. Thanks for the opportunity to win these great books.

    —Marge P on January 27, 2015
  • Speed is rarely a goal but if I need a quick gift I often turn to table toppers and lap quilts, either of which can morph into a baby quilt if needed, especially play-on-the-floor surface. If time allows I like to start with an orphan or test block and build out from there with multiple borders, which offer both the opportunity to play with fabric combinations and free-motion quilting designs.

    —Jane on January 27, 2015
  • I always love to get asked by family and friends to make a baby quilt. The time I spend thinking about the new parents and of course, the baby during the course of making the quilt allows me feel like I add some thing besides material, thread, batting and boarder to the finished product. I would love to win these books!!!

    —Lisa K. on January 27, 2015
  • I would like to join. I love the quilts.

    —Linda Armstrong on January 27, 2015
  • I like to make table toppers, they give my home a new look with just a quick project, and I usually have scraps left over from other projects on hand to use.

    —Bridget on January 27, 2015
  • How do I join to order patterns?

    —Linda Armstrong on January 27, 2015
  • Walls and tables can wait but babies can’t. They grow far too fast and snuggling is so precious. For these reasons the anticipation of a new child is my trigger for a quick quilt.

    —Audrey on January 27, 2015
  • I love making table toppers, especially one for each of the seasons (and a few in between!) My husband (an avid fly-fisherman) once asked me "how many table toppers do we need?" And my reply to him was "hmm, I don’t know, how many fly rods do you need?" He said, "Oh." and that ended the discussion. ;o)

    Susan Mulvihill on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger is to snuggle a baby!

    —Nicole Sender on January 27, 2015
  • My Trigger is someone’s need for a quilt. My last quilt was a lap quilt in vibrant blue and bight yellow to cheer up my elderly cousin who was down in the dumps. I did it in a week and mailed it off to her. The quilt I’m working on now is a baby quilt. Our church gives a baby quilt for every baptism and I am making a blue baby quilt for a boy. I like all the giveaway books- thanks for the opportunity to win!

    —Nancy on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts are my favorite quilting project!

    —Joan H. on January 27, 2015
  • Usually table toppers but my daughter is having a little girl in April. My fourth grandchild. I’m looking for a quilt I can snuggle her in.

    —Diane S on January 27, 2015
  • My need for speed usually comes when I get a last minute request for a gift for a friend or family member. Small snuggle quilts are the go to quilts for me.

    —Deborah on January 27, 2015
  • Lately my need for speed has been for retirements in my office. I made the mistake of making a quilt for a retiree not too long ago. I work in an office where over half the staff qualify for retirement. Now, whenever one of the guys or girls are getting ready to retire, they make sure to let me know. So far, I have one done for a February retirement and three more to finish at various times throughout the year. The welcome home series would be perfect for these projects.

    —Tina on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger for a quick quilt was the sudden realisation that a baby has not only been born but is about to be christened and my husband has been asked to be a godfather! That has happened twice.

    Otherwise it is the realisation that I have even started the annual Group challenge and the finish date is next week. I’m not telling how often that happens!

    —Gloria on January 27, 2015
  • I speed the house stuff so I can get into the sewing room and from then on, I just keep moving till whatever I’ve begun is finished.

    —Shirl Hair on January 27, 2015
  • I am to much of a "perfectionist" to speed thru a project. I make a lot of baby blankets as my church is very prolific and every new baby gets his/her own. I would love to make table runners as a way to use my "way out of control" stash.

    —Sheila Gaston on January 27, 2015
  • Lovely patterns in all 3 books.
    Who needs to be bribed to be the lucky winner? 😉

    —Lynne on January 27, 2015
  • Whenever a friend or relative is expecting a new baby I think "baby quilt". They are always so appreciated by the parents.

    —Judy Allen on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts get my creative juices flowing. However, table toppers and wall hangings are also quite inspiring. 🙂 Thanks for a chance to win a collection of inspiration 🙂

    —Dawn Hollingsworth on January 27, 2015
  • There is nothing better then a baby quilt. I just finished one for a great nephew.

    —Barbara D on January 27, 2015
  • With a new grandbaby coming, my inspiration is to create something to snuggle under WITH the baby!! Got to love those grandbabies!!

    —Virginia in AK on January 27, 2015
  • I just became a great aunt, so I would love to make a baby quilt, so Welcome Baby looks interesting to me. Thanks for sponsoring the give away.

    —Leah on January 27, 2015
  • No doubt about it – snuggling baby quilts. Those little critters are everywhere!
    Thanks for the give away.

    —Valerie Clark on January 27, 2015
  • my hope is to make a baby quilt that fits a stroller, so it won’t drag on the ground. I am still hoping. I love snuggles with babies !! 🙂
    Jan

    —jan on January 27, 2015
  • I love to warm a wall! thanks !

    —Lee on January 27, 2015
  • Sometimes my speedy sewing is to finish a gift; however, more times than not is the desire to move on to the next project.

    —Janet on January 27, 2015
  • My triggers are – a challenge, and when I see something that intrigues me, it might be a new pattern (sewing or quilting), the mix of colors used, or a combination of the two. If not sized to what I see it becoming I usually can increase or decrease to meet my current needs…

    —Karen on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger would be to "snuggle a baby." It seems in the last couple of years my nieces and nephews have all grown up and are having babies of their own!

    —Nancy N on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger is: baby quilts! Seems like every time I turn around someone is having a baby LOL

    —Toni Chapman on January 27, 2015
  • To warm a baby!

    Lisa Garrett on January 27, 2015
  • Welcome baby

    —Debbie Pete on January 27, 2015
  • I love to snuggle a baby!

    —Janice on January 27, 2015
  • It always seems to be those baby quilts, especially when the parents don’t want to reveal the gender of the baby until after the birth! So Old Fashioned!

    —Diane on January 27, 2015
  • I usually finish things when I have a deadline. We arn’t expecting any babies but I am always trying to finish quilts for challenges or shows.

    —Barbara on January 27, 2015
  • Snuggle a baby … as my children and their friends are at that "age" …lol…. Romper room cometh!

    —Tonie Peterson on January 27, 2015
  • Baby quilts always get me moving. I often put off finishing other projects.

    —Theresa on January 27, 2015
  • My triggers are the date I need to give a gift, and the end of summer (as a teacher, I have a LOT more time to quilt in the summer).

    —Karen Cohn on January 27, 2015
  • My triggers are trying to make unique gifts for special people in my life. One of them is now expecting a baby due in July. What a nice way to welcome a little one with a comforting quilt.

    —Alice on January 27, 2015
  • I’m really enjoying making table toppers. I can play with colour, design, and pattern and put it together a small quilt in a fraction of the time.

    —Linda Webster on January 27, 2015
  • Usually it’s the need for a gift that has me working on a project.

    elr on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger is usually because I need a gift for someone. Which ultimately means a quilt or a cushion!

    Jeneta@PlumJam on January 27, 2015
  • Usually the need to finish by a certain date, like birthday, Christmas, etc. Nothing says finish like the feeling of panic!

    —Janet T on January 27, 2015
  • Baby blankets are what I need to make in a hurry.

    —Susie Furgason on January 27, 2015
  • I have been on table topper and place mat craze lately, Starting with making Birthday place mats for a family friend mad a wall hanging charm quilt

    —Elizajane on January 27, 2015
  • What really get me going is just my love of quilting, and all the new quilts projects I want to do. I also love to learn new techniques.

    Bonnie Miceli on January 27, 2015
  • My trigger is gorgeous fabric that I just have to make into something, the sooner the better.

    —Suzanprincess on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is moving onto a new project, no matter what the end product is, if it looks nice I want to have a go! The Welcome Home book looks perfect for this, but so does the Table Toppers book – so much choice! Thanks for a chance to win.

    —Karen on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger to get a quilt made "with speed" is knowing the joy and excitement it will bring to the recipient.

    —Cherbear on January 28, 2015
  • I keep hoping to find a circular table topper but the five-cent fairy garden would look great on my table even though it wouldn’t be very speedy to make. I’m retired so I don’t have to be speedy.

    —Lynda Nunez on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger would be "snuggle baby". Always looking for new ways to snuggle.

    —Cindy Emery on January 28, 2015
  • My triggers all all of those, and more. Thanks!

    —Delaine on January 28, 2015
  • Probably the need to snuggle. There’s always someone who needs a quilt, probably yesterday. Thanks.

    —Mom C on January 28, 2015
  • Loooove the Table Toppers! But right now, am all about Baby Snuggler things! We have new Granbaby due in April! 🙂

    —Lori Morton on January 28, 2015
  • I am always looking for new patterns to change up the decor on my walls.

    —Sandra J on January 28, 2015
  • love the wall hanging book – and the table toppers and the baby quilt – actually live them all!!!

    —Pauline Gacal on January 28, 2015
  • I’m not so sure it’s a trigger per se, but I’m loving the wall quilts and table toppers. If they can be done in a hurry…even better!

    Heather on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is tablerunners, love to reflect the change of seasons and holidays.

    —carol n on January 28, 2015
  • I love top your table. That is the size of quilts I love to do. Thanks

    —nancy in IN on January 28, 2015
  • HI,I’m triggered by all of the above!
    Love doing baby charity quilt>average about a dozen a year!
    Also love doing quilts and throws for loved ones!
    Thank You!

    —LINDA on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is finding a fabric that will bring some brightness to a room and then using a pattern design a creation that will enhance a table in my living or dining room.

    —Anne on January 28, 2015
  • So far I’ve only done projects for babies! I have one in the works for my 5 year old and then maybe I’ll finally make one for myself!

    —Sarah J. on January 28, 2015
  • I would have to say lap quilts or wall hangings.

    —Sandra Visser on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is a wallhanging. My parents will be married 50 years in septembre. I am looking for pattern to make them a very special wallhanging.

    —Marlies on January 28, 2015
  • Babies quilts has been my exp to date, although limited. As I have made to gone away making a table top for us would be good but need design ideas.

    —Bronwyn on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is topping a table to make a unique decoration when friends and family come to visit! Thank you for the giveaway!

    Linda Pawlak on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is almost always due to a new book in my possession. A close second is when a bunch of fabric I’ve ordered(no LQS nearby). As soon as I dive into a box of books or new fabric, I am designing up a storm!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway,
    Jacqueline in Pitt Meadows

    Jacqueline VH on January 28, 2015
  • Top Your Table — I love the pattern, and I need a table topper for our coffee table as well!

    —Sarah on January 28, 2015
  • I love table toppers and like to have several to change with the seasons!

    Ruth on January 28, 2015
  • My table gets boring and ignored so the table toppers are a great idea, and I would love to make some. Have a great day!

    —Dawn Jones on January 28, 2015
  • Whenever someone asks … this week my guild asked if I would make a wall quilt to raffle at an event and I think the cover quilt on Welcome Home could be a great candidate. Thanks for the giveaway … I am sure you will make some quilter very happy!

    Sophie on January 28, 2015
  • My trigger is the topping of the table. Love to change with the seasons or just colors.
    Would love to win your e-books. Thanks for the chance. Lynda

    —Lynda Morrissette on January 28, 2015
  • Baby quilts does it for me, so much cuteness and lots of color, perfect!

    —Dana Gaffney on January 28, 2015
  • Hmmm, enjoy making baby quilts but more often make a "lap quilt" useful for an elder or nursing home resident!

    —Marty on January 28, 2015
  • Baby quilts for baby showers! I just finished TWO for my friend expecting twins in March!

    —Teresa on January 28, 2015
  • My favorites are baby quilts and wall hangings. I can make them fast and try new lines of fabric.

    —Rina on January 28, 2015
  • I love them all. I suppose for now my trigger would be a table topper. I’d love to get some made for our dining and coffee tables, as well as placemats.

    —Kathryn Errante on January 28, 2015
  • Normally I would gravitate to Top Your Table. However, we’re having a new baby in the family in May and I would love to peek at Welcome Baby

    —Marguerite Namdar on January 28, 2015
  • I don’t know if I have a Trigger. I just like fabric, patterns and sewing. All quilts are wonderful to me.

    —Chris on January 28, 2015
  • Don’t usually need a trigger…there is always a baby that needs a quilt. Table runners …well, you can’t ever have enough of those and wall hangings adorn every available wall in the house.

    Karin on January 28, 2015
  • Love making table toppers and wall hangings the most-why, because they can be done in a little amount of time 🙂

    —Vicki in MN on January 29, 2015
  • This past couple of years it is always BABIES and I always seem to be behind! I work with young engineers, lots of first babies: I’ve done 3 last year, one in December just finishing up now, 2 in March and my niece in May. The baby book looks fab, I’ve done racetracks, denim cathedral blocks, lots of Overall Sams (all my quilts have some applique) and some hugs and kisses blocks. The one I"m finishing up now is 60 deg diamond shaped Tula Pink pattern, hardest so far due to 60 deg exactness issues, sigh. This will be the first I’m having professionally quilted, and I can’t wait
    Sharon in Colorado

    —Sharon Schipper on January 29, 2015
  • Welcoming babies and lap quilts for friends are definitely my triggers for the need for speed!

    —Donna V. on January 29, 2015
  • Baby quilts, for sure!

    —Barb Johnson on January 29, 2015
  • Iv’e been making table runners and toppers lately and can always use more patterns!! Thanks

    Julie on January 29, 2015
  • Baby quilts, and lap quilts
    by the way, my parents are going to be great grandparents (they are both 92 and I care for them daily). They are so very happy and "over the moon" delighted for my very first great grand child in June — A girl!

    —Rosemary Bolton on January 30, 2015
  • Baby quilts for a local charity. I try to make 5 or 6 each year. Fast is good !

    —Dorothy B on January 30, 2015
  • I belong to a group that makes quilts for wounded soldiers. We like to use quick patterns so we can make as many as possible.

    —Madeline on January 30, 2015
  • It’s wall hangings for me, I like to change them out with the seasons.

    —Mary on January 30, 2015
  • Baby quilts,lap quilts, wall hangings and table toppers are all triggers for me. I need to use my stash so I can buy new fabric, so i need to get sewing. Thanks.

    —Donna Joy on January 30, 2015
  • Babies! I don’t think anything can give me more incentive than a new baby!

    —Carol on January 30, 2015
  • Wall hangings using different techniques. I like to decorate using wallhangings or table toppers depending on the size of the space. Thanks for the offer!

    —Cheri on January 30, 2015
  • Cuddling a baby makes for nice quilts.

    —Margaret on January 30, 2015
  • I guess my trigger at the moment is baby quilts. My son and his wife are expecting their first baby, my first grandchild. I also love table runners and wall hangings. They can be made so much faster than a quilt for a bed.

    —Cindy Schultz on January 30, 2015
  • Always looking for a quick baby quilt or lap quilt for a charity project, but one that is also a nice design. One that uses stash fabrics is a plus!

    —Susan on January 30, 2015
  • My trigger is FABRIC! Then, a table topper or runner will be made, and I LOVE to make sofa throws and wall hangings, and I love to change them often to spice up our home and celebrate each day!

    —Norma on January 30, 2015
  • My trigger is table tops! If there is something new on the table, it lifts my spirits. I have to add, some of the wall quilts would also be great on a table.

    —Elizabeth McDonald (catskill quilter) on January 30, 2015
  • To top a table for a special occasion.

    —Mary P on January 30, 2015
  • table runner thanks

    —apple blossom on January 30, 2015
  • I’m hooked on snuggly baby quilts.

    —Rosalind Gutierrez on January 30, 2015
  • To warm up a wall.. that is my trigger. Always looking for a work of art to dress up a wall.. mine or as a gift for someone.

    —Darrell Hardenburg on January 30, 2015
  • My trigger is the need for a gift.

    —Susan Clarkson on January 30, 2015
  • Would like to win either the Welcome Home or Table Tops. The projects in
    ether book would be fun to make.

    —Darlene Johnson on January 30, 2015
  • It doesn’t take very much at all to trigger me into making a new quilt or table topper.I love changing my decor often so everything gets changed around regularly in my home?

    —Jeannette on January 30, 2015
  • For a quick project, table toppers will always grab me. It’s fun to try out new patterns and color combinations. They make great presents and are quick decorating aids.

    —Pearl on January 31, 2015
  • Like to make wall hangings but I see the table toppers are very nice as well. I am happy as long as I am quilting something.

    —Helen Bowie on January 31, 2015
  • To snuggle a baby. I have a new great niece or nephew due in February. I already have a girl quilt ready, but what if it’s a boy???

    Laura B on January 31, 2015
  • Baby quilts, burp cloths and blankets are in my near future for favorite friends and relatives. I need all of the ideas I can collect to make my decisions on what to make before the babies get here. LOL

    —Mary D on January 31, 2015
  • Wall quilts seem to be my trigger. I have a couple waiting to be quilted right now.

    —Judy on January 31, 2015
  • I need quick – something that I can do for a few minutes before work in the morning, and then a bit after dinner at night – and still make progress to not have another UFO.

    marcia mcnamara on February 1, 2015
  • 4 nieces and nephews got married inside of 13 months! Made lots of table runners, napkins, and hot pads for wedding presents; and now come the babies! Lots more quilting to do! And this is just the beginning–I have 27 nieces and nephews besides my own 3 children!!

    —Linda Towers on February 1, 2015
  • I have never made a table topper! I’ve thrown together stuff, but nothing that I would want to leave on a table when company comes! lol

    Margo on February 1, 2015
  • My trigger is definitely sewing quilts for babies. A second grandson is due in the spring & I’ve finally found the right fabric & the right pattern (I think!).

    —Gail on February 1, 2015
  • Baby quilts for sure!

    —Ellee on February 3, 2015

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