Posts tagged: "fast quilts"

  1. Easy quilt-as-you-go method for smallish quilts – 3 simple steps

    Posted by on February 8, 2019

    Have you tried the easy quilt-as-you-go method? It’s packed with some serious quilting magic! You start by basting your backing and batting together; then you stitch the pieces for the patchwork on top of the batting and backing. Which means you’re machine quilting your project at the same time you’re piecing it. Mind blown! If […]


  2. ❤️ 7 handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas for darlings, sweethearts, and honeys ❤️

    Posted by on February 4, 2019

    “Without Valentine’s Day, February would be . . . well, January.” –Jim Gaffigan, Comedian What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word February? Maybe you feel a flutter in your heart because you know spring is closer than it’s ever been; maybe it’s the birthday month of somebody special to you. […]


  3. New BIG book alert! Lap up this new collection of lovely quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 23, 2019

    The latest book in our “Big Book” series may just be the biggest lap-quilt collection ever to land in your lap! In The Big Book of Lap Quilts you’ll find a whopping 51 patterns for the always-popular lap quilt—designs for everyday, seasons, holidays, and special days abound. And at just 55 cents per pattern, you’ll […]


  4. 12 quick Christmas presents to sew in an hour or two? See our ideas!

    Posted by on December 17, 2018

    Only seven more sleeps until Christmas day—how’s your gift sewing going? If you’re looking for quick Christmas presents to sew, wrap, and put under the tree before the big day arrives, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up 12 little gifts that we’re guessing you can make in an hour or two, tops—and […]


  5. ⏰ Semiannual warehouse sale spotlight: small, quick quilts (FINAL DAY!)

    Posted by on September 24, 2018

    Today we’ve curated a list of $6 books packed with small, quick quilts—you know, for when you have the urge to whip up a pretty quilt for yourself, for a gift, or just because (because who needs a reason to sew?). Grab ’em for just $6 each, today only! Browse all $6 books at this […]


  6. 💕 More Layer-Cake quilts to love 💕 sister style! 👭 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 22, 2018

    Me and My Sister Designs returns with more Layer-Cake quilts to love! 💕 Whip up your lovely Layer Cakes into delectable quilts for cuddling, for gifting, or just because. Sisters Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson are famous for sharing little sewing tricks that make quilts look more complex than they truly are. In Easy Layer-Cake […]


  7. Sew it, shrink it! Ten quilts to reduce your fat-quarter stash

    Posted by on August 6, 2018

    We know, we know . . . you see a fat quarter you love and you simply MUST have it. Never mind all the other fat-quarter singles (and bundles with their pretty ties and tags) you already have at home! Sometimes a fat quarter is so perfect, folded just so, prints a-peeking, that we just […]


  8. 13 new ways to grace the spaces in which you gather 🍽 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 18, 2018

    From classic chic to fresh twists, the versatility of the table runner shines in the new book Table-Runner Roundup! “Skinny” quilts are the best, aren’t they? They’re perfect for trying new techniques, for getting from start to finish fast, and for decorating and gifts too! This fun collection of all-new projects includes 13 designs to […]


  9. 📹 Video: improv piecing (use EVERY scrap you own!)

    Posted by on June 25, 2018

    Scrap collectors, gatherers, accumulators, and hoarders—today’s video is going to inspire you to dive into those bins, boxes, and drawers (closets?) full of scraps and DO something wonderful with them, once and for all. This is THE reason you’ve been saving them! The technique? It’s called improv piecing. Now, you might’ve heard that term before, […]


  10. New tricks for a seasoned scrap quilter (+ scrappy giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2018

    As the content director for Martingale, it’s easy to be inspired by all of our authors’ work. Every day I’m surrounded by beautiful new quilts, pillows, table toppers, embroidered goodies, and more. Very often I find myself saying, “I want to make that.” Then time slips away, another box of quilts comes in, and I […]