Posts tagged: "quilt-alongs"

  1. Everyone has an OLFA story – what’s yours? Quilt-along, video, more!

    Posted by on February 15, 2019

    Let’s face it: our quilts wouldn’t roll along as fast—or be as much fun—without the rotary cutter! Throughout 2019, our pals at OLFA are celebrating 40 years of rotary cutting. The company invented the rotary cutter in 1979. If you were quilting back then, you know what a revolution the rotary cutter was to your […]


  2. It’s our Splendid Sampler Sew-Along day! Flying geese with Martingale’s Chief

    Posted by on February 14, 2019

    Good morning and Happy Valentine’s Day to our Stitch This! readers AND to all the “Splendid” stitchers visiting us for the first time! We’re honored to be the publisher of Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson’s two best-selling books: The Splendid Sampler and The Splendid Sampler 2. Pat and Jane have united quilters from all over […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. Blockheads, unite! Join 6 Moda designers for new block fun (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 12, 2018

    A star-studded lineup. Spectacular sampler quilts. And 48 quilt-block patterns that’ll turn you into a "Blockhead"—and we mean that in the VERY best of quilty ways! It started as a simple idea: celebrating traditional quilts and quilters by having six Moda designers host a yearlong block-of-the-week program on social media. Every Wednesday one designer would […]


  5. Fabric-filled fun: 8 quilt-alongs to join now

    Posted by on February 4, 2016

    Seems like quilt-alongs (QALs) are everywhere right now—boy, are they are hot! Online QALs are a great way to meet online friends who share your passion for patchwork. Plus, you get the inspiration to start a project and the motivation to complete it. Your online friends will be cheering your progress all the way to […]


  6. Row-by-row quilt patterns + Moda designers = faboo fabric fun (big giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 11, 2015

    Our Facebook page for the #allinarowquiltalong is up! Join us for the fun here. You may have seen it on social media—heard the hype at your local quilt shop—laughed with us about the beauty pageant for this book at Fall Quilt Market. The buzz has been exceptionally loud. People are talking. And what they’re saying […]


  7. Sew with Pat Sloan: new QAL is underway!

    Posted by on July 30, 2015

    Yoo-hoo! Guess who’s got some big news? Who’s hiding behind that lovely “Farmer’s Market” quilt? Why, it’s bestselling author Pat Sloan—and she’s inviting YOU to join her for some summer quilting fun! Ready to make this “Farmer’s Market” quilt and make some new online quilting friends in the process? Pat makes it easy to join […]


  8. Our BYOF (bring your own fabric) mini quilt retreat: hop + giveaway!

    Posted by on April 8, 2015

    Here are a few great things about quilt retreats: They’re away from home, chores, kids, and responsibilities. Retreats are all about hanging out with sewing buddies and developing friendships. But they’re also about getting projects completed. Retreats are a great time to relax, unplug, and unwind—sometimes with a little wine and chitchat. After the retreat […]


  9. Perfect projects for quilt retreats (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 24, 2015

    Whether you’re “retreating” to your quilting space for an afternoon or meeting up with friends for a long weekend of sewing, quilt retreats are all the rage. And why not? Just like a massage or a mani-pedi, a retreat plucks you from your day-to-day life and places you in an environment where you can lavish […]


  10. You’ll be sew inspired: 3 new quilting books for February

    Posted by on February 3, 2015

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! Get a sneak peek at new quilting books coming to your local quilt shop in February. Click on a book cover and then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale to keep track of your favorites. Be sure to subscribe to our blog so you’ll know when each […]