Posts tagged: "appliqué"

  1. Wish List Day! Christmas 🎄 seasons 🍃 and stitching from the heart ❤️ (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 1, 2019

    Introducing Martingale’s April 2019 new releases: get a sneak peek today! We’ve got an exciting lineup of new books coming to you in April—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 […]


  2. A look (and a listen!): interview with Stitched Sew Sweet author Tracy Souza 🎧

    Posted by on February 20, 2019

    Simple sewing is always in season—especially when it’s Stitched So Sweet! In this new book from designer Tracy Souza of Plum Cute Designs, you can showcase seasonal delights in quick-to-sew projects featuring sprinkles of embroidery, patchwork, and appliqué. Playful motifs capture everyday pleasures, from springtime flowers and buzzing bees to plump pumpkins and frosty snowmen. […]


  3. 7 fun ways to applique words on quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 13, 2019

    The word is out—adding text to quilts is IN! Share a sentiment, stitch an inspiring statement, or create cute and quirky messages in fabric with Text It! Use the letters, numbers, and symbols of SEVEN different fonts, provided on pullout pattern sheets, to create 10 quilt and pillow patterns as shown in the book. Or […]


  4. Steal this deal: year-round inspiration, 6 cents per day (supply limited)

    Posted by on February 7, 2019

    If we offered you quilty inspiration and eye candy for only SIX CENTS per day, would you take us up on it? Well, today is the day we’re offering you just that! We can finally bring you this AMAZING deal: get the Stitches to Savor 2019 Calendar by Sue Spargo for only $4.60—that’s 80% off […]


  5. Apliquick method of applique: have you tried this turned-edge technique? (video)

    Posted by on January 30, 2019

    It seems like there are countless ways to appliqué—by hand or machine, with turned-under or raw edges, using freezer-paper, back-basting, fusible web, and more! But there’s one way to appliqué you may not have heard of—the Apliquick way. The Splendid Sampler 2 co-author Jane Davidson (with Pat Sloan) recently introduced us to the Apliquick method […]


  6. Colonial knot embroidery tutorial with Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda 🇮🇹

    Posted by on January 14, 2019

    Inside Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda’s world, petite pleasures abound. Her teeny-tiny landscape quilts are astonishing. We could spend hours oohing and ahing at all the pint-sized details! Flowers as tiny as a pinhead! Some of the most adorable details? Her wee little sheep, trees, and bushes: We had a wonderful time meeting Serena when […]


  7. Wish List Day! Country Threads, Yoko Saito, sweet stitches, and . . . texting? (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 2, 2019

    Welcome back to Wish List Day! Today we’ve got a sneak peek at Martingale books coming in February—get ready to 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 at the […]


  8. Using fusible web for wool applique: easy as can be (tutorial + fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 12, 2018

    ’Tis the season for wool: sweaters, mittens, hats, scarves—and yes, ’tis the season for sewing with wool too! Imagine curling up on the couch, hot coffee or tea nearby, needle, thread, and fuzzy bits of wool at the ready. We want to go to there! All for Fall author Bonnie Sullivan knows a thing or […]


  9. Gorgeous Yoko Saito bag patterns, ready for the making (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 26, 2018

    What else can we say but “Oooh!” and “Aaah!”? Yoko Saito is back with a new bag book—and it’ll inspire you to stitch the handbag of your dreams! Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito is known the world over for her exquisite handbags. In her gorgeously photographed book Yoko Saito’s Bags I Love to Carry, she […]


  10. The Splendid Sampler 2 is here! Back and better than ever (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 24, 2018

    Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson started The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along in February 2016 to bring the whole world together to quilt. More than 31,000 quilters from all walks of life have joined the sew-along, and more keep joining every day (you can join too!). They published The Splendid Sampler as a companion book for the […]