Posts tagged: "English paper piecing"

  1. Our Fall 2021 Warehouse Sale Starts Today!

    Posted by on September 13, 2021

    It’s here! The twice-yearly warehouse sale starts today! Browse through 90 titles to find your favorites and stock your shelves with inspiration for your next creative projects. On your mark, get set, stock up, and save! What inspires you to quilt? If you’re like many quilters, family, legacy, and tradition play an important part of […]


  2. Let’s Chat Calendars and Planners

    Posted by on August 30, 2021

    As you get ready to flip to the calendar to a fresh month, we want to share the selection of calendars (monthly and daily/perpetual) and planners available at ShopMartingale.com. Check out the calendars and planners below, then choose the options that work best for you and your needs. The "2022 That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar" […]


  3. New quilt-along alert! Make a stunning Reflections quilt with Katja Marek ⭐⭐⭐

    Posted by on December 12, 2019

    Reflections is coming! A new quilt-along based on the English-paper-pieced blocks from The New Hexagon 2 will begin in January 2020.  Gear up now by getting a copy of the book and choosing your fabrics.   We’re excited to have Katja here as a guest contributor to tell you more about her 2020 quilt-along, Reflections. […]


  4. New Hexagon 2 Book Tour – With Katja Marek (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 13, 2019

    Are you ready? Have you been chomping at the bit for author Katja Marek’s next quilt-along to begin? If you’re like us here at Stitch This!, the answer is YES! And you’ve come to the right place to get ready for it. While her Quilt-Along begins in January, we’re kicking off Katja’s Instagram Book Tour […]


  5. ⬡⬡⬡ 52 NEW ways to sew a hexagon quilt (+ giveaway!) ⬡⬡⬡

    Posted by on November 11, 2019

    Hooray for MORE hexagons from best-selling author Katja Marek! Katja is back with 52 new ways to play with hexagon shapes in The New Hexagon 2. Using her efficient, accurate methods for English paper piecing (EPP), Katja shares streamlined how-to techniques such as basting with glue and using precut paper templates. Katja’s also expanded the […]


  6. New quilt-along alert! Make a stunning Millie Stars quilt with Katja Marek ⭐⭐⭐

    Posted by on January 11, 2019

    Nearly 20,000 quilters on Facebook are following Katja Marek’s quilt-alongs based on The New Hexagon and The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar. Now Katja introduces an all-new quilt-along based on the same book and calendar—and you can sew with traditional English paper-piecing methods OR by machine! The New Hexagon and The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar We’re […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. English paper piecing by hand OR machine: prep steps (video)

    Posted by on January 29, 2018

    You’ve seen them online, at shops, and at shows: glorious English-paper-pieced quilts bursting with color and texture. They’re just WOW! Now the new trend in English paper piecing is here: Dresdens. And with all the success that best-selling author Katja Marek has had with EPP hexagons, you know she’s on top of the Dresden trend! […]


  9. Astonishing Dresden Plate quilt blocks by hand . . . or machine! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 20, 2017

    Best-selling author Katja Marek has done incredible things with hexagons, inspiring thousands of quilters with her fun quilt-alongs and beginner-friendly approach to English paper piecing. So when we heard that for her next book Katja wanted to pay homage to the classic Dresden Plate, we couldn’t wait to see where her creativity would take her. […]


  10. Wish list day! Stars, Dresdens, Autumn, and Treasures (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 4, 2017

    Hip-hip hooray, it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in September—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. American […]