Posts tagged: "quilt-block patterns"

  1. What a neat trick! 💡 3-at-a-time Nine Patch blocks

    Posted by on October 4, 2019

    Making Nine Patches from squares: easy. Making Nine Patches from long strips: easier. Making Nine Patches from long and short strips: easiest! Fun fact: The term “Nine Patch” refers to the tried-and-true quilt-block pattern, but did you know it also refers to an entire category of blocks? Any block that has seams that divide units […]


  2. Pretty patchwork + 8 out-of-the-box ideas for quilt blocks (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 27, 2019

    Think beyond the quilt! Sew classic blocks into beautiful quilts; then feature the same block design in a variety of pretty accents and accessories. Perfectly Pretty Patchwork will show you how! Author Kristyne Czepuryk of Pretty by Hand invites you to join her in making 16 captivating projects—eight quilts and eight fun accessories—including . . […]


  3. Semiannual Warehouse Sale: $10 “BIG BOOK” Blowout (+ $7 Block Busters!)

    Posted by on September 20, 2019

    Our “BIG BOOKS” are packed with inspiration from some of today’s most popular designers, all for just pennies per pattern. Don’t miss your chance to stock up on select BIG BOOKS below through Monday, September 23—ONLY $10 EACH! BONUS! When your purchase totals $40 or more, we’ll pay for your shipping in the USA!* $10 […]


  4. Bet you can’t make just one! Potato Chip Star blocks – watch the video 📹

    Posted by on June 14, 2019

    You’ve probably heard of Ohio Star, Amish Star, Sawtooth Star, Kansas Star, and Missouri Star blocks. But have you ever heard of Potato Chip Star blocks? We hadn’t either—until Paula Barnes and Mary Ellen Robison of Red Crinoline Quilts introduced us to them! Potato Chip Stars from Step Back in Time Paula calls the 4″ […]


  5. Missing the Moda Blockheads Quilt-Along? Do this while waiting for round 3

    Posted by on May 29, 2019

    Are you a Moda Blockhead? The Moda Blockheads Quilt-Along round two has come to an end. 😢 But we have an idea that will keep you in stitches while you wait for round three to begin—start, continue, or finish your round-one Moda Blockheads quilt! (Not a Blockhead yet? You can jump in at any time!) […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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 […]