Wish List Day! Blockheads, big legacies, and turnabout tricks (+ giveaway!)

Welcome to Wish List Day! Today we’re giving you a sneak peek at Martingale books coming in December—and we think you’re gonna love ’em! Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below; then enter to win your favorite book at the end of this post!

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Moda BlockheadsModa Blockheads
48 Quilt-Along Blocks Plus Settings for Finished Quilts
Lisa Bongean, Betsy Chutchian, Lynne Hagmeier, Jo Morton, Jan Patek, and Carrie Nelson

(^^^ Ahem . . . did you see that author list!?! ^^^) The six celebrity designers affectionately known as the Moda Blockheads unite to share a compendium of stunning 6″ quilt blocks! Lisa Bongean, Betsy Chutchian, Lynne Hagmeier, Jo Morton, Jan Patek, and Carrie Nelson offer imaginative interpretations of 48 blocks, both new and classic. Each design is lovingly chosen by the Moda Blockheads for quilters who want to be “Blockheads” too!

You’ll love this varied collection, from traditional patchwork inspired by history to whimsical appliquéd scenes from nature. Instructions for six jaw-dropping sampler quilts allow you to showcase the beautiful blocks you make.

Vintage LegaciesVintage Legacies
Wrap Up in 14 Ageless Quilts for Reproduction Fabrics
Carol Hopkins

Best-selling author Carol Hopkins is back with her sixth book, revealing a big twist—big quilts! You’ll love learning how Carol uses her signature Civil War color palette in larger quilts, each more stunning than the last.

Fourteen lap-sized-and-bigger quilt patterns pay tribute to Southern belles, men’s work shirts from the Civil War era, First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln, and more. Interesting tidbits about nineteenth-century life round out this stunning collection that will inspire you to think big!

Turnabout PatchworkTurnabout Patchwork
Simple Quilts with a Twist
Teresa Mairal Barreu

Start with a simple block. Slice, turn, and sew slices back together. Then watch the magic happen! It’s hard to believe that these quilts can come from such simple-to-sew blocks, but turnabout techniques transform even the most basic blocks into showstopping quilts.

Each chapter focuses on a single block—just follow along to sew, slice, turn, and sew again. Find several design options for each block, along with a total of 23 quilt patterns, so that you can make lap quilts, runners, and more with the turnabout blocks you create.

Which book would make your December dandy? Name it in the comments and you could win it! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good Luck!

And by the way . . . November books are available NOW!

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

“Vintage Legacies is my first choice. I love the style and design of vintage quilts.”

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


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