Wish List Day! Cake, wool, stars, and a little farmstead living (+ giveaway!)

Welcome to Wish List Day at Stitch This! We’re SEW excited to introduce you to new Martingale books coming your way in October. 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 of the month at the end of this post!

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Moda All-Stars: Mix It Up!Moda All-Stars: Mix It Up!
16 Quilts from Cake Mix & Cupcake Mix Papers
Compiled by Lissa Alexander

This fun approach to patchwork takes the cake! If you can sew a straight line, you can make every gorgeous quilt in this book. All you need is a pack of Cake Mix Papers (for 10″ squares) or Cupcake Mix Papers (for 5″ squares), a stack of fabrics, and Moda All-Stars: Mix It Up!, and you’re set to sew. Simply stitch on the dotted lines, cut on the solid lines, remove the easy-tear paper, and voilà, you’re on your way to beautiful quilt blocks!

From Moda All-Stars: Mix It Up!

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Wool, Needle & ThreadWool, Needle & Thread
The Go-To Guide for Wool Stitchery
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings

Welcome to beloved designer Lisa Bongean’s private classroom! Ditch the trial-and-error and learn, from Lisa’s decades of experience, how she creates her exquisite stitcheries step by step: wool appliqué, embroidery, and more. Filled with close-up photos of Lisa’s hands working her magic, this book will help you master each technique down to the tiniest detail. Also included are five sweet projects to make, rounding out this jam-packed volume that will teach you how to start, stitch, and finish your projects more accurately, more confidently, and more beautifully than ever before.

From Wool, Needle & Thread

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Patches of StarsPatches of Stars
17 Quilt Patterns and a Gallery of Inspiring Antique Quilts
Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts

The third book in Edyta Sitar’s best-selling “Patches” series celebrates a quintessential quiltmaking motif: the star. Star blocks first take center stage in a gallery of breathtaking antique quilts, from modest, make-do designs to astonishing showstoppers. Then, Edyta shares instructions for 17 star-studded quilts, many inspired by her antiques collection. From humble Sawtooth Star to dazzling renditions of Lone Star, Feathered Star, and more, the latest book from Laundry Basket Quilts will inspire you to reach for the stars.

From Patches of Stars

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Little Farmstead LivingLittle Farmstead Living
Creating a Country Life Just Past the City Limits
Julie Thomas

A home tells a story; it should be a celebration of the family that resides there. For Instagram influencer (@littlefarmstead) and lifestyle blogger Julie Thomas, family and friends are at the center of it all. Through stories of transforming a fixer-upper into a charming farmhouse for her loved ones to enjoy, Julie reveals dozens of simple ways that anyone can bring warmth, joy, and meaning to their everyday homes. From farmhouse gatherings to seasonal decorating—plus a chapter on making Christmas magic—this beautiful and practical hardcover volume is one you’ll turn to again and again. Whether smack in the city, out in the country, or living life in the suburbs, anyone can begin creating the home of their dreams . . . in the space they live in now.

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Which new book would make your October awesome? Tell us in the comments and you could win it when it’s released! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

By the way . . . September’s new releases
are available TOMORROW!

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