Posts tagged: "fabric selection"

  1. "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along Starts Today + 3 New Books for June

    Posted by on June 6, 2022

    The "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along starts today! Go to the special "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along page on ShopMartingale.com to get the instructions for Installment #1. Here’s a sneak peek photo of the first step. It’s not too late to join the Mystery Stitch Along! Purchase a copy of "Simple Whatnots III" […]


  2. Spring 2022 Warehouse Sale starts today! On your mark, get set, stock up and save!

    Posted by on March 20, 2022

    It’s here! The twice-yearly warehouse sale starts today! Browse through 99+ titles (starting at only $9) to find your favorite books and stock your shelves with inspiration for your next creative projects. What inspires you to quilt? Is it all the amazing fabrics you have on hand? Us too! If your fabric stash exceeds your […]


  3. Are Jelly Rolls Your Jam? NEW book for Precut 2-1/2″ Strips

    Posted by on February 18, 2022

    If you’ve been collecting bundles of precut 2-1/2″ strips and are eager to use them in your next quilt, make sure to add "Jelly Roll Jam" to your quilting library. Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs are experts at creating quick-and-easy quilts using precuts, and they’re sharing nine of their […]


  4. Guest Post from Carrie Nelson: "Quilt Recipes" You Had Me at Hello….

    Posted by on November 12, 2021

      Join us for an insightful guest post from author and designer, Carrie Nelson, as she shares her first impression of Jen Kingwell’s new book, "Quilt Recipes."   Do you remember the movie Jerry Maguire?  One of the famous lines is: “You had me at hello.” "Quilt Recipes."  As soon as I saw the cover… […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. Q&A with "Quilt Recipes" author Jen Kingwell

    Posted by on September 28, 2021

    Join "Quilt Recipes" author, Jen Kingwell, in a new, exclusive video as she chats about her: • childhood, crafting influences, and first career. • first quilt project, and hanging out at a quilt shop. • path to publishing patterns and books. • vision for her new book. • go-to recipe for special family events. Jen […]


  7. "Quilt Recipes" by Jen Kingwell: Preorder Special!

    Posted by on August 6, 2021

    Happy Friday = Happy News! We’re beyond pleased to announce that we’re a distributor for Jen Kingwell’s newest book, "Quilt Recipes." And, we’re kicking off the weekend with a PREORDER SPECIAL! (Details about our preorder special are at the bottom of this message.) Watch the video below, or visit our YouTube page to hear Jen […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. HOT NEW BOOKS: Reproduction Quilts, a Sampler Quilt, and Hand-Embroidery Projects

    Posted by on April 22, 2021

    What types of projects are next on your to-make list? We’ve covered a lot of the bases in this trio of recently released books. • Are you yearning to learn how you can re-create classic quilts? Check out "Time-Honored Traditions" by Annette Plog. She’ll show you how to curate your fabric stash so you can […]


  10. How to choose fabric for a scrap quilt (the easy way) 👍

    Posted by on July 5, 2019

    You’ve seen them—glorious scrap quilts with tens, or maybe even hundreds, of different fabrics. Each piece seems like it floated effortlessly into place. But if you’ve ever made a scrap quilt, you know that choosing where each fabric goes isn’t quite as easy as it looks! Leave it to a pro to offer some sound […]