Posts tagged: "quilt-block patterns"

  1. How to make a 60-degree triangle quilt: Pat Sloan’s tips! (video 🎬)

    Posted by on May 13, 2019

    Triangles, triangles, triangles—they make the quilting world go ’round! There are half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles, the bedrock of many quilt blocks. But have you experimented with 60-degree triangles, otherwise known as equilateral triangles? It may look complicated on the surface, but once you know how to make a 60-degree triangle quilt, you’ll find the […]


  2. Amazing Layered Patchwork technique: must see, sew easy! (+ video)

    Posted by on May 8, 2019

    Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro when it comes to making quilts, we can all agree on one thing: we’d all love to have more time to make all the things! Sometimes challenging techniques or even the sheer size of a quilt can make the finish line seem as far away as the […]


  3. Welcome, Splendids! Next block + a splendid tip for pressing seams

    Posted by on April 11, 2019

    By Karen Soltys, Content Director at Martingale Wow, it’s been over a year since I made my Double Dutch block for The Splendid Sampler 2. So far back, I can’t find a single photo of the process on my phone. Since I don’t have photos of my original block to share with you, I’ve made […]


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

    Posted by on March 17, 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. You can never have too many quilt-block patterns to play with! Stock up on the block books below during our Semiannual Warehouse sale—only $6 each through […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. Flying Geese quilt-block tutorial with designer Pam Buda (video + giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 11, 2019

    Okay, let’s have some serious quilt talk today. Let’s talk fudging. Have you ever had to fudge your patchwork units? S-t-r-e-t-c-h-ing them or easing them to fit together? If you’re familiar with fudging, raise your hand. 🙋🙋🙋 Well, fudge no more! Vintage Patchwork author Pam Buda knows that just a few minor adjustments in your […]


  7. Apliquick method of applique: have you tried this turned-edge technique? (video)

    Posted by on January 30, 2019

    It seems like there are countless ways to appliqué—by hand or machine, with turned-under or raw edges, using freezer-paper, back-basting, fusible web, and more! But there’s one way to appliqué you may not have heard of—the Apliquick way. The Splendid Sampler 2 co-author Jane Davidson (with Pat Sloan) recently introduced us to the Apliquick method […]


  8. Quick and easy patchwork quilts – with a “turnabout” twist (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 19, 2018

    Sew . . . what is Turnabout Patchwork? Sounds kind of intriguing, right? Here’s the gist: you start with a simple block—a Snowball, a Nine Patch, a Shoofly, you get the idea—easy. Then you slice, turn, and sew slices back together. That’s when you see the magic happen! ^^^ This block started as a huge […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. Wish List Day! Blockheads, big legacies, and turnabout tricks (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 2, 2018

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Today we’re giving you a sneak peek at Martingale books coming in December—and we think you’re gonna love ’em! Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below; then enter to win your favorite book […]