Posts tagged: "bestsellers"

  1. Celebrate the New Year early 🎉 2020 quilt calendar is here! 📅

    Posted by on July 31, 2019

    Why are we celebrating 2020 sooo early? Because Martingale’s 2020 That Patchwork Place® Quilt Calendar has arrived! We’re commemorating 18 years of publishing this pretty and practical calendar. It’s become a favorite of quilters worldwide! Whether it graces your kitchen, office, or sewing room, the 2020 That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar will show off your […]


  2. Tips for pressing quilt blocks: to one side, open, or both? (video tutorial 📹 )

    Posted by on March 22, 2019

    In recent years there’s been an ongoing conversation in quilting circles about pressing. Which method is better—pressing seams to one side or pressing seams open—and why? It’s a pressing question! 😂 Oh, Scrap! author Lissa Alexander knows a thing or two about pressing. After all, she made all of these amazing quilts: Her pressing preference? […]


  3. Cast-on knitting too tight or too loose? Try these expert tips

    Posted by on February 22, 2019

    We’ll bet there are many of you who are “crossover crafters,” immersed in not only quilting, but other fiber arts as well. How do we know? Well, we feel like the people in our office are a microcosm of quilters everywhere, and none of us have only one passion when it comes to creativity! Right […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. Announcing YOUR top 10 quilt books of 2018 🏆 (+ big book giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 21, 2018

    Christmas is almost here, and we want to wish you all the merriment and happiness you can handle this season! Whether you’re wrapping gifts, baking goodies, or doing a last-minute sewing sprint, we want you to know how honored we are to be a part of your creative life. Thank you for staying connected with […]


  6. Quilt in a jar: a “little” gift idea from Kim Diehl 🎁

    Posted by on October 22, 2018

    Kim Diehl’s done it again. We LOVE her fun idea for quilter-to-quilter gifts below! With the holidays on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to start planning for presents. All you need for this gift is a pretty little collection of fabrics, a mason jar, and a copy of Kim’s book Simple Whatnots. We’ll let […]


  7. Sew a spectacularly scrappy Lone Star quilt: tutorial (video) 🌟📹🌟

    Posted by on October 8, 2018

    Ah, the Lone Star quilt—it’s a design that many quilters have made, want to make, or wish they could make but might be afraid to try. Sherbet Stars by Lissa Alexander from Oh, Scrap! Well, whether you have made, want to make, or wish you could make a Lone Star quilt, Oh, Scrap! author Lissa […]


  8. Ten years of the best quilt-block book around: do you own it? (giveaway + sale!)

    Posted by on September 10, 2018

    We’re celebrating TEN YEARS since the release of an phenomenal quilt-block book. In fact, we think it’s the best quilt-block book around! Do you own a copy of 501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks? If you do, grab it and give it a congratulatory pat on the back—it’s 10 years old TODAY! If you don’t own a […]


  9. What’s new with The Splendid Sampler? L-o-t-s! Big reveal ahead 🎉🎉🎉

    Posted by on April 18, 2018

    BIG NEWS about The Splendid Sampler is here! What’s the news? Is it that more than 28,000 quilters are now a part of the Splendid Sampler community on Facebook? Nope. Is it that The Splendid Sampler has been a best seller since it was first published in April of last year? Nope, it’s not that […]


  10. Free-motion quilting around appliqués: Pat’s got your back! (video) 📹

    Posted by on April 6, 2018

    Perhaps you mastered stitch-in-the-ditch machine quilting . . . Then you moved on to walking-foot curves . . . And now you’re playing with your free-motion foot: loops and curves are looking good! So, what’s next? In her book Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Machine Quilt, Pat’s mapped out how beginners can start machine quilting […]