Posts tagged: "author guest posts"

  1. Craft a Vintage Vibe with new Buttermilk Basin + giveaway

    Posted by on February 20, 2020

    Decorate for today by dipping into the past with a little help from Buttermilk Basin. In her latest book, Stacy West guides us through a cheery assortment of small wool-appliqué projects sure to spark happy memories and fresh moments of joy. Let’s hear all about it from the author. Hello! It’s Stacy from Buttermilk Basin! […]


  2. Get Farmhouse Fresh with toweling — new book + giveaway

    Posted by on February 13, 2020

    Hanging a new set of crisply striped towels immediately transforms a kitchen. And now, with the new book Farmhouse Fresh, you can apply that same transformative power throughout your house with a beautiful assortment of toweling projects! If you’re unfamiliar with toweling, it’s 16″ wide and comes off the bolt prehemmed on the two selvage […]


  3. Kim Diehl delights with Simple Patchwork (+ giveaways)

    Posted by on February 6, 2020

    Kim Diehl’s latest book is here! Proving she’s never short of ingenious ideas—and always sure of the way to a quilter’s heart—Kim has crafted a beautiful new collection of quilts in Simple Patchwork. While she’s famous for appliqué, Kim knows that appliqué flourishes don’t always fit your mood or your schedule. So this time around, […]


  4. NEW: Summertime Quilt for Folk-Art Fun! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on January 23, 2020

    Summer is such a delightful season full of sunshine and flowers. How fun it would be to capture that sweet summertime feeling in a quilt to enjoy all year long! That’s exactly what Jan Patek has done in her book Sunny Days. Ideal for displaying on a bed or sofa—or anywhere you’d like to add […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. New book––Sisterhood of Scraps + guest author + giveaway!

    Posted by on January 3, 2020

      Welcome! Our quilting world gets a little bit bigger every time a generous quilter shares her energy and ideas to inspire others. Lissa Alexander, author of Oh, Scrap! and Marketing Director for Moda Fabrics, is Martingale’s guest blogger today.  And she is exactly that type of individual. She is a talented, creative, savvy businesswoman […]


  7. Deep-dive into a beloved fabric from the past: Feed Sacks is here! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on November 27, 2019

    Feed sacks are the perfect example of a utilitarian product turned into something beautiful. Author Linzee Kull McCray explores the history of the humble fabric in her beautiful book Feed Sacks. This is a reprint of a previously out-of-print book from our friends at UPPERCASE—now back in print by popular demand! Feed sacks range from […]


  8. Spectacular holiday quilts (to display year round 👍) + giveaway!

    Posted by on April 10, 2019

    The author of the best-selling Start with Strips returns with a dozen spectacular quilts for Christmas—and most can be enjoyed year-round! It’s fun to decorate with Christmas quilts during the holidays—but no one wants to pack them away for 11 months of the year. Susan Ache’s softer shades of red and green in Countdown to […]


  9. Make mesmerizing bargello quilts 😍 with strip-piecing ease (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 27, 2019

    Bargello quilts are a perennial favorite of quilters worldwide—and Strip-Pieced Bargello will help you get the hang of making gorgeous quilts in this strippy style! So, how do you create a bargello quilt? Simply sew strips of fabric together, slice them, and arrange the strip-pieced units into mesmerizing swaths of movement and color. Even newcomers […]


  10. 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 […]