Posts tagged: "author interviews"

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 🎄 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 […]


  4. 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. […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. Best quilting buds, back again: new from Kim and Jo (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 9, 2019

    Gather your favorite fabrics—and your favorite quilting friends—because Kim Diehl and Jo Morton are back with Simple Friendships II! Kim and Jo have a fun idea for you: start with patchwork, add a few friends, and stitch it all together with gorgeous new patterns from their latest book. Their all-new, showstopping quilts reflect each designer’s […]


  7. 14 big, beautiful Civil War quilts that will blow your mind! (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 7, 2018

    Best-selling author Carol Hopkins is back with new ways to create your own antique-style treasures with a big twist—big quilts! You’ll love learning how Carol uses her signature Civil War color palette in Vintage Legacies—each quilt is more stunning than the last: Fourteen patterns ranging from lap- to twin-size pay tribute to Southern belles, men’s […]


  8. The best things come in small packages: sooo mini, must see! (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 8, 2018

    Peek inside the teeny-tiny world of Italian quiltmaker Serena Boffa Soda—it’s a place where petite pleasures abound! Study Serena’s sweet quilts with their fast-to-fuse appliqués, and you’ll discover delightful details upon a closer look: Thumbnail-high houses complete with doors and windows Itty-bitty pumpkins ready to harvest Mini sheep grazing in a mini meadow Laundry hung […]


  9. Stitching a simple life: Q & A with Maggie Bonanomi (+ special giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 23, 2018

    Welcome to the warm, woolly world of Maggie Bonanomi, where whimsical wonders await! Come on in, take a seat, and enjoy some slow stitching with this celebrated maker—she’ll lead you on a creative journey inspired by a simpler time. In Maggie’s world, hand-drawn patterns and hand-dyed wool combine with artful motifs and casual stitches. The […]


  10. Q & A with icon Jo Morton + a fresh batch of little favorites (giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 9, 2018

    Jo Morton fans, today is your day: she’s back with the third book in her “Jo’s Little Favorites” series! The 15 lovely little quilts in Jo’s Little Favorites III were available only to her devoted club members—until now. We got ’em, and we guarantee you’ll want to stop everything you’re doing right now and sew […]