Posts tagged: "antique quilts"

  1. 🧺 Laundry Basket Quilts is back with stellar star quilts! 🧺

    Posted by on October 23, 2019

    The third book in Edyta Sitar’s best-selling “Patches” series celebrates a quintessential quiltmaking motif: the star! 🌟🌟🌟 In Patches of Stars, Star blocks of all varieties first take center stage in a gallery of breathtaking antique quilts, from modest, make-do designs to astonishing showstoppers. Antique star quilt: Star of Diamonds, 67″ × 81½", Sitar Family […]


  2. 14 little ways to meet quiltmakers from the past (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 14, 2019

    Re-create a little piece of history with Sheryl Johnson, owner of Temecula Quilt Co. and author of Quirky Little Quilts! Sheryl is back with her interpretations of authentic quilts from yesteryear in Returning to Temecula. Her all-new patterns for 14 little quilts capture the make-do spirit of quilters from the past. From beginner-friendly blocks and […]


  3. NEW! A quilt book with a love story to share: inspired by the Civil War

    Posted by on May 22, 2019

    An old-fashioned love story comes alive in quilts inspired by authentic Civil War letters in Quilts of Love and Valor. Touched by the real-life letters of Jacob and Emeline Ritner, a husband and wife separated by the Civil War, author Becky A. Wright shares quilt patterns based on captivating stories the couple shared. Tales of […]


  4. Quilt history books share stories – here are three fascinating tales from the past

    Posted by on May 20, 2019

    Are you a history buff? We covet quilt-history books, and we’ve published several books about quilt history, one with the help of our friends at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, American Quilt Treasures. We want to know all we can about our sewing sisters from the past! Most of the […]


  5. A new quilt-along 🤗 Join us to make a mini sampler quilt!

    Posted by on March 8, 2019

    When Sheryl Johnson’s first book, Temecula Quilt Company: Quirky Little Quilts was released, I was so excited. This book is totally my jam. It has quilts made from reproduction fabrics. Quilts that have a make-do quality. Quilts that are all little. Just what I loved about the antique quilts that first inspired me to start […]


  6. New Country Threads quilt patterns! 14 stunning Civil War-inspired quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 6, 2019

    Capture the old-fashioned feel of quilts from the Civil War era—and make it fun with this gorgeous collection of all-new Country Threads quilt patterns! Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene’s signature make-do style comes to life in Beyond the Battlefield. Inside, you’ll find 14 stunning quilts, from small, simple tributes to larger quilts featuring hundreds of […]


  7. Meet Red Crinoline Quilts AND their new book – 2 videos ahead! 📹

    Posted by on January 16, 2019

    Reproduction-fabric collectors and antique-quilt lovers, the much-anticipated follow-up to Tributes and Treasures is here! Enjoy an all-new, jaw-dropping collection of patterns from the talented design team behind Red Crinoline Quilts. In Step Back in Time, you’ll learn streamlined techniques for creating 13 of their vintage-inspired designs. Each quilt is paired with a fascinating true story […]


  8. How to finish a small quilt: tips from a “quirky” quilter (new video! 🎬)

    Posted by on December 5, 2018

    You’ve just finished a little quilt top—and it’s soooo darned cute! Now maybe you’re wondering how to finish a small quilt with style. No worries—Quirky Little Quilts author Sheryl Johnson of Temecula Quilt Company has you covered from batting to binding. We caught up with Sheryl at Fall Quilt Market so she could share her […]


  9. Wish List Day! Kim and Jo, Red Crinoline Quilts, and a new BIG book (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 3, 2018

    Whoo-hoo, it’s Wish List Day! Today we’re giving you a sneak peek at Martingale books coming in January—and we think you’re gonna be inspired! 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 […]


  10. Got repro fabrics? You’re going to 💗💗💗 this journey (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 5, 2018

    Classic blocks, reproduction quilts, and stories of hope: we’re elated to share with you Betsy Chutchian’s first solo book with Martingale! Betsy’s created a wealth of antique-inspired blocks and quilts to lead you on Hope’s Journey. Inside a dozen chapters, she shares timeless block patterns in a variety of sizes, along with a collection of […]