Posts tagged: "sampler quilts"

  1. A Sampler Travel Quilt + Projects for the Journey (+ Sew-Along Alert!)

    Posted by on June 26, 2019

    Start with a travel-inspired sampler quilt; then veer off the beaten path by making nine companion projects with a wanderlust vibe. Famed designer Terry Atkinson acts as tour guide in her latest book, Follow Your Heart, laying the foundation for a fun sewing journey! Nine quilts, runners, bags, and more—all based on blocks from the […]


  2. 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!) […]


  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. 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. Got repro fabrics? You’re going to 💗💗💗 this journey (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 5, 2018

    Classic blocks, reproduction quilts, and stories of hope: we’re elated to share with you Betsy Chutchian’s first solo book with Martingale! Betsy’s created a wealth of antique-inspired blocks and quilts to lead you on Hope’s Journey. Inside a dozen chapters, she shares timeless block patterns in a variety of sizes, along with a collection of […]


  6. It’s a splendid day: The Splendid Sampler book is here (+ BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 13, 2017

    We’ve been waiting to share this book with you since it was just a gleam in Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson’s eyes—and it has been a looong wait! But finally . . . The Splendid Sampler has arrived! Pat and Jane started The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along in February 2016 to bring the whole world together […]


  7. Repro lovers, assemble! 182 twists on Civil War–style quilt blocks (+ fabric giveaway)

    Posted by on March 15, 2017

    Reproduction-quilt lovers, are you ready for a decidedly different quilt-block book? Save your scraps, pile up your precuts, and iron your yardage—The 4″ x 5″ Quilt-Block Anthology is a BIG quilt-block book that will inspire you for years to come! If you’re like us, you’re “long”ing to stitch these one-of-a-kind rectangular blocks—the unexpected shape is […]


  8. 5 reasons why your Splendid Sampler blocks aren’t done (we feel you!)

    Posted by on February 10, 2017

    Can you believe it? It’s been almost a year since The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along began! On February 14, 2016, Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson launched a spectacular sew-along featuring 80+ designers who shared 100 beautiful quilt-block patterns. The sew-along has been spreading the joys of quilting across the globe ever since. Jane Davidson and Pat […]