Posts tagged: "quilting news"

  1. Fall 2015 Quilt Market: arrows, elephants, rainbows, and more

    Posted by on November 5, 2015

    Right before Halloween we were in Houston for Fall Quilt Market, and it was blustery and rainy all around town. But inside the exhibit hall, new ideas and inspiration were everywhere. Martingale sent a team of seven employees to the show to scope out new authors, showcase soon-to-be-released books, and spot new trends. So what […]

  2. Who’s the Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015? (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 10, 2015

    Who’s the Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015? Let’s see if you can guess: She started out with a dream to write a single quilt book. That first book has sold nearly 250,000 copies and is Martingale’s best-selling book of all time. She’s written 15 more books during her career. . She’s a master […]

  3. Spring Quilt Market! Top 10 trends

    Posted by on June 4, 2015

    Quilt Market is a trade show where shop owners, designers, and quilt industry professionals gather to show the latest and greatest offerings coming soon to quilt shops near YOU. You might say it’s where independent quilt shops go to shop—looking for new fabrics, notions, books, club ideas, and more! The Martingale booth, where we shared […]

  4. New Martingale quilting books: May 2015 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 5, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! It’s time again for a sneak peek at new Martingale quilting books and knitting books coming to your local shop. Click on a book cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll know […]

  5. Worldwide Quilting Day 2015: 3 ways to celebrate

    Posted by on March 17, 2015

    What’s so special about this coming Saturday? It’s Worldwide Quilting Day! How will you celebrate? We’ve gathered a few fun ideas for making this year’s Worldwide Quilting Day your best yet. So clear your schedule and make time for a little sewing, a little shopping… and maybe a little selfie? SEWING. The first thing to […]

  6. National Quilting Month: start your bucket quilt (and see ours)

    Posted by on February 26, 2015

    March is National Quilting Month! With 31 days to celebrate quilting—including the crowning jewel of the month, Worldwide Quilting Day on Saturday, March 21—we got to thinking about our “bucket quilts.” What’s a bucket quilt, you ask? A bucket quilt is an all-time favorite quilt. Perhaps you’ve pinned a picture of one; maybe you’ve purchased […]

  7. Wishes, dreams, and selfies—at your LQS this Saturday

    Posted by on January 21, 2015

    Ditch your plans. Clear your schedule. Call your quilting friends. Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is this Saturday, January 24, and you’ve gotta be there to lend your support! Quilt shops around the U.S. are hosting special events for their celebrating customers. Visit one favorite store or hit every shop in a 100-mile range. […]

  8. Wish List Day! New Martingale quilt books (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on October 1, 2014

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! Get a sneak peek at new books on the way to your local quilt shop in October, November, and December. Keep track of the books you want by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale. Browse the latest batch of Martingale quilt books below—then enter to win your […]

  9. And the 2015 Quilters Hall of Fame inductee is…

    Posted by on August 19, 2014

    We’ve been keeping a secret for many weeks. Now that the exciting news is officially official, we can ditch the hush-hush and shout it out loud: The Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015 is… MIMI DIETRICH! Congratulations, Mimi! The mission of The Quilters Hall of Fame is to celebrate quilting by honoring the accomplishments […]

  10. Wish List Day! Martingale quilt books coming soon (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 8, 2014

    Welcome to Wish-List Day at Stitch This!, where we give you a sneak peek at new books coming in July, August, and September. Keep track of the books you want to remember by using the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” options at ShopMartingale. Ready to check out the latest batch of Martingale books and calendars […]