Posts tagged: "patchwork & applique"

  1. Win 10 FREE books of your choice during National Craft Book Week!

    Posted by on April 24, 2019

    TEN FREE BOOKS of your choice? Now that’s a great way to celebrate National Craft Book Week! We’re inspired by those of you who’ve been posting your latest craft-book crushes to social media—so many books, so little time! But National Craft Book Week is actually the perfect time to revisit books you own, search out […]


  2. No Time to Sit at the Sewing Machine? Do This Instead

    Posted by on April 19, 2019

    When we quilters are at our most organized, we carve out time to be at our sewing machine every day. But let’s face it—sometimes life gets in the way and our machine-sewing plans fall through. Does that mean there’s zero time to devote to your creativity? Martingale authors say no way! We asked several authors […]


  3. ⏰ Semiannual warehouse sale spotlight: books by theme (FINAL DAY!)

    Posted by on March 18, 2019

    Martingale’s Semi-Annual Warehouse sale has ended as of March 18, 2019. Our apologies to those who received our weekly digest and were sent posts about the sale in error. What’s your favorite way to create? With wool or embroidery? Do you love making Christmas quilts or baby quilts? Check out the fun themes below and […]


  4. Semiannual warehouse sale: spotlight on precuts (did you miss these $6 books?)

    Posted by on March 12, 2019

    What’s your favorite fabric cut? Don’t pass up the chance to steal a deal on the precut-friendly books below—just $6 each!—filled with patterns that’ll give your fat quarters, squares, and strips a lovely place to call home. Do you stash: CHARM SQUARES? Sew Charming For your charming 5″ x 5″ packs x Back to Charm […]


  5. 📚 Whoo-hoo, it’s back! Semi-Annual Warehouse Sale starts TODAY 📚

    Posted by on March 11, 2019

    Our save-a-bundle Semi-Annual Warehouse Sale starts right now—you’ve just GOT to steal these deals! We’re celebrating our blogiversary—1,489 posts, 271,723 comments, and SEVEN years of blogging—with our BIG semi-annual sale! Add select books to your shopping cart at ShopMartingale.com for only $6 each. Choose from 90+ titles featuring the inspiring beauty and quality instruction you […]


  6. Celebrate each season by stitching – with Pat Sloan! (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 6, 2019

    We can’t think of a better way to greet each season than with treasured designer Pat Sloan leading the way! Pat’s clear instructions and encouraging “You can do it!” attitude make the collection of seasonal projects in Pat Sloan’s Celebrate the Seasons a snap to create. Choose from 13 simple patchwork and appliqué projects for: […]


  7. New Yoko Saito bag patterns to swoon over and stitch (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 27, 2019

    From Japanese master quilt artist Yoko Saito comes this collection of exquisite quilts, bags, and more, each immersed in tradition yet refreshingly modern in style. Her latest book has been translated into English for the first time—and we’ve got it! In Yoko Saito’s Beautiful Bags, Pouches & Quilts, Ms. Saito shares 25 all-new designs that […]


  8. ❤️ 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. […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. ⭐ Appliquéd stars a snap? ⭐ Yes – when you use wool and fusible web! (+ video)

    Posted by on January 18, 2019

    We’ve shared several wool-appliqué techniques with you over the years. Why? Because every Martingale author who uses wool appliqué has her own little spin. Maggie Bonanomi, Roseann Kermes, Bonnie Sullivan, and Debbie Busby have all shared their quick-and-easy techniques, and we’ve tried and loved them all! But how do the French do it? Well, we […]