Wish List Day! Red, white, scraps, shawls, pinnies, and a special journey (+ giveaway!)

Welcome to Wish List Day! Today we get to share with you books that are coming soon . . . in this case, November! 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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Red & White QuiltsRed & White Quilts
14 Quilts with Timeless Appeal from Today’s Top Designers

Generations of quilters have been captivated by the simple beauty of red-and-white quilts. Whether it’s humble patchwork or more complex designs, a quilt stitched in only red and white fabrics speaks to the hearts of many. In Red & White Quilts, 14 of our generation’s top designers share their takes on red-and-white quilts, ranging from vintage-inspired beauties to more modern styles. From patchwork to appliqué to English paper piecing, designers including Lisa Bongean, Sue Daley, Kim Diehl, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Carrie Nelson, Camille Roskelley, and Jen Kingwell offer a one-of-a-kind collection sure to inspire you to create your own legacies in red and white.

From Red & White Quilts

Special note: If you’re headed to Quilt Festival in Houston this November, you can see the quilts from Red & White Quilts in person! Look for the special exhibit at the show.

Hope's JourneyHope’s Journey
Classic Blocks, Reproduction Quilts, and Stories of Bygone Days
Betsy Chutchian

Discover a wealth of antique-inspired blocks and quilts to lead you on Hope’s Journey. Inside a dozen chapters, author Betsy Chutchian shares timeless block patterns along with a collection of small quilts to sew using reproduction fabrics. Enjoy 28 traditional block patterns and 11 beautiful small-quilt patterns. Mix and match completed blocks into one of four large sampler-style settings. A spectacular sampler quilt will guide you toward your journey’s end. Each chapter includes fascinating facts about the American frontier and the hopeful journeys that pioneers took in search of a better life.

Hope's Journey

Pin PalsPin Pals
40 Patchwork Pinnies, Poppets, and Pincushions with Pizzazz
Carrie Nelson

Pretty. Playful. Pinnies! Best-selling author Carrie Nelson packs 40 adorable pinnies with personality. Pincushions are quick to stitch and so addicting—they’re like potato chips. No quilter can make just one! And why make just one when they’re so easy to create? Simply sew, quilt, turn, and stuff. Display them as singles or in pleasing piles. You’ll want to sew just for the joy of it.

From Pin Pals

Top-Down ShawlsTop-Down Shawls
12 Lace-Knitting Patterns
Jen Lucas

Five-time author Jen Lucas returns with a dozen lacy shawls, each knit in one of three ways: some are wedges, some are crescents, and others are half-circles. And they all start at the top! Cast on just two or three stitches and watch your shawl grow row by row. Both charted and written instructions for making each shawl are included, so you can choose your favorite way to follow along. You’ll also find templates for wedge, crescent, and half-circle shawls plus 18 stitch patterns to mix and match in one-of-a-kind projects. Beautiful outdoor photography features each project in a nature setting, and each shawl is also shown on a model, so you can see options for wearing the shawls you make.

From Top-Down Shawls

Patches of ScrapsPatches of Scraps
17 Quilt Patterns & a Gallery of Inspiring Antique Quilts
Edyta Sitar for Laundry Basket Quilts

The next highly anticipated book from famed designer Edyta Sitar is a scrap-lover’s fantasy! Packed with breathtaking scrap quilts, the book features two inspiring ways to enjoy them. First, the antiques: more than two dozen photos of gorgeous scrap quilts from yesteryear, most shared from Edyta’s private collection. Rich photography and industrial settings showcase the utilitarian nature of these incredible works—a spectacular sight! Second, the patterns: choose from quilt designs in a delightful array of colors and prints that you can re-create with your own mix of scraps.

From Patches of Scraps
This book is published by Laundry Basket Quilts and is distributed by Martingale.

Patches of Scraps Note CardsPatches of Scraps Note Cards
Edyta Sitar for Laundry Basket Quilts

Write a note of thanks, encouragement, or simply “Hello!” with this collection of striking note cards. Featuring lavish photos of antique and modern-day quilts from the book Patches of Scraps by famed quilt designer Edyta Sitar, a dozen 5″ x 6¾" cards (two each of six designs) come with envelopes and are blank inside, offering plenty of space to share your sentiments with the important people in your life.

Patches of Scraps Note Cards
This product is published by Laundry Basket Quilts and is distributed by Martingale.

Which new book above would make your November extra nice? 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 . . . October books are available TODAY!

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