Posts tagged: "gift quilts"

  1. Get a head start on the holiday season with $9 book deals!

    Posted by on September 16, 2021

    Promises, promises! Remember when you promised yourself you wouldn’t wait until the last minute to do all your holiday shopping? We’re here to help! Whether you want to stitch up some special holiday decor for your home, or if you plan to make a few quick gifts for friends, the instructions, ideas, and inspiration can […]


  2. The FALL (2021 Warehouse Sale) Has Arrived! Shop for Spectacular Savings on 90 Titles!!

    Posted by on September 14, 2021

    Fall might not have arrived everywhere, but our Fall Warehouse Book Sale is ripe for the picking! Browse through 90 titles (most are on sale for $9) to find patterns to warm up your home decor for all seasons! Whether you’re ready to transition to cozy furnishings in your home or you’re itching to stitch […]


  3. Sneak Peek of One NEW August Release: "Embroidered Quilts & Keepsakes"

    Posted by on July 30, 2021

    Make every day extraordinary with 12 projects from "Embroidered Quilts & Keepsakes" by Kori Turner-Goodhart! Combine hand embroidery, simple patchwork, and hand appliqué to make each and every day a little happier. Kori provides ideas for personalizing the designs and shares examples of how to use the projects in your home and on the go. […]


  4. 40% Off: Christmas in July Sale

    Posted by on July 22, 2021

    Ho, Ho, Ho! We’re celebrating Christmas in July with a 40% off sale on select holiday-theme books. Start stitching your holiday projects early this year and reap big savings for shopping early. Visit the special sale page at ShopMartingale.com right now, and get ready to deck your halls, top your tables, pep up your decor, […]


  5. MORE NEW BOOKS and winners from last week’s blog post

    Posted by on April 30, 2021

    We have some best-sellers-in-the-making to share in this blog post, folks! The running theme in both of the featured books today is scraps! Use the step-by-step instructions and full-size patterns in "Buttermilk Basin’s Pick of the Crop" to combine bits of wool and cotton in a bounty of fall-theme projects. And Kim Diehl shares thorough […]


  6. Spring 2021 Warehouse Sale ENDS today! Don’t MISS the BIG DEAL on BIG BOOKS FOR $12 each!

    Posted by on March 7, 2021

    We saved our BIGGEST DEAL for last—$12 BIG BOOKS! With dozens of patterns in each book, they’re a great BIG DEAL at that price. If you’re a fan of variety, then this is the deal for you!    left: Magnetized by Sue Pfau from "The Big Book of One Block Quilts: 57 Single-Block Sensations" right: […]


  7. 10 handmade Christmas gifts to sew now (before the hectic holiday arrives)

    Posted by on July 12, 2019

    Baking, shopping, decorating, party planning—party-going! There’s so much fun to be had during the holidays, but the closer you get to December 25, the more hectic the pace becomes. So why not start your giftmaking and decorating prep right now? July’s the perfect time to start a sewing plan for the days leading up to […]


  8. Sentimental sewing: 10 sweet hand-stitched gifts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 3, 2019

    Turn pretty embroidery, simple patchwork, and sweet appliqué details into extraordinary gifts that will inspire smiles! Sew your love into the gifts you give—you’ll find ten ways to do just that in Stitched from the Heart. From throws and wall quilts to a pincushion and mug rug, these ready-to-personalize projects are sure to create long-lasting […]


  9. ❤️ 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. […]


  10. 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 […]