Posts tagged: "author interviews"

  1. "Quilt Recipes" by Jen Kingwell: Baking and Stitching for the Holidays + An Upcoming Quilt Along

    Posted by on December 1, 2021

    Jen Kingwell, author of "Quilt Recipes," chats about why she was inspired to include treasured family recipes in her new book. Learn how she uses the quilt designs and dessert recipes in the book to add special, festive touches throughout the holidays. She also shares a special announcement about an upcoming quilt along…. As Jen […]


  2. Tips for Selecting Fabrics and Color Combinations with Jen Kingwell VIDEO

    Posted by on October 11, 2021

    Did you ever think that a 14-minute video could change your quilting life? Well, here you go! Build your color confidence with the help of "Quilt Recipes" author, Jen Kingwell, as she explains how she picks fabrics for her projects. She walks you through her tiered method (don’t worry, it’s not scary–it’s just a way […]


  3. Author Guest Post: Susan Ache on "Sampler Spree," Sorting Scraps, and a Quilt-Along!

    Posted by on May 6, 2021

    Today, we’re excited to let author Susan Ache take over the blog and share the scoop on "Sampler Spree," sorting scraps, and an upcoming quilt-along! Heeeeere’s Susan: I am a creature of habit, and it isn’t something new nor is it something I change from year to year.  Back in the days when I worked […]


  4. Let us take you on a Treasure Hunt!

    Posted by on January 15, 2020

    Do you love antique quilts, reproduction fabrics, and all the charm of yesteryear? If so, Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds is for you. Take a look! Linda Collins and Leah Zieber are coauthors of a fascinating new book that offers you a wide variety of patterns based on antique quilts they own […]


  5. 🧺 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 […]


  6. Scrappy quilts – with a paint-by-numbers plan! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 11, 2019

    Do you dream of making beautiful scrap quilts that are as easy as painting by numbers? Best-selling author Susan Ache will show you how! Back to share her secrets for making astonishing scrap quilts, Instagram sensation Susan Ache (@yardgrl60) uses coordinated Moda Color Cuts bundles for a scrappy yet planned look. You can use Moda […]


  7. What’s your “Sunday Best” quilt? Bet you’ll find yours here (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 19, 2019

    We all have “Sunday Best” quilts: the special quilts we dream of making someday. Even all-star quilt designers have them. We’re thrilled that two celebrities of the quilting world teamed up with Martingale to share their “Sunday Best” choices in a new book—aptly titled Sunday Best Quilts! Popular Moda fabric designers Sherri McConnell and Corey […]


  8. 🎄 Stitch a vintage holiday home with Buttermilk Basin 🎄 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 12, 2019

    Deck the halls, trim the tree, and create a home full of welcoming signs of the season—the Buttermilk Basin way! In Christmas at Buttermilk Basin, you’ll enjoy Stacy West’s all-new collection of ornaments, stockings, gift bags, framed stitcheries, and small quilts. Stacy West’s simple wool-appliqué and embroidery techniques make them a snap to complete. One […]


  9. 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. […]


  10. 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 […]