Posts tagged: "scrap quilts"

  1. How to choose fabric for a scrap quilt (the easy way) 👍

    Posted by on July 5, 2019

    You’ve seen them—glorious scrap quilts with tens, or maybe even hundreds, of different fabrics. Each piece seems like it floated effortlessly into place. But if you’ve ever made a scrap quilt, you know that choosing where each fabric goes isn’t quite as easy as it looks! Leave it to a pro to offer some sound […]


  2. Quilt history books share stories – here are three fascinating tales from the past

    Posted by on May 20, 2019

    Are you a history buff? We covet quilt-history books, and we’ve published several books about quilt history, one with the help of our friends at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, American Quilt Treasures. We want to know all we can about our sewing sisters from the past! Most of the […]


  3. Stashbuster: improv-pieced quilt blocks for your smallest scraps (127,000 views!)

    Posted by on April 26, 2019

    If you need stash-busting patterns for your old, new, and upcoming scraps, you’ve come to the right place today! Kelly Young’s book, Stash Statement, is perfect for using up scraps of all shapes and sizes. We sneak peeked her technique on Youtube and so far it’s been viewed more than 127,000 times! With that many […]


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

    Posted by on March 14, 2019

    Scrap savers, don’t miss this chance to steal a deal on the scrap-friendly quilt books below—just $6 each!—filled with patterns that’ll give you the inspiration and the how-to you need to make something beautiful out of all those fabric bits you’ve lovingly saved. Visit this link to see all 90+ books in our semiannual warehouse […]


  5. Choosing colors for a quilt: 5 scrappy, happy ideas 💡

    Posted by on January 25, 2019

    When it comes to choosing colors for a quilt—particularly a scrappy quilt—the task can feel a bit like flying by the seat of your patchwork pants! But believe it or not, choosing colors for a quilt that’s scrappy can be the best part of making one. How does three-time Martingale author Kate Henderson choose her […]


  6. Fabric collectors: welcome to Edyta Sitar’s scrappy world (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 28, 2018

    The next highly anticipated book from famed designer Edyta Sitar is here . . . and it’s a scrap-lover’s fantasy! Packed with breathtaking scrap quilts both old and new, Patches of Scraps gives you two inspiring ways to enjoy them. First, there are the awe-inspiring antiques: Barn Raising Log Cabin, 64″ × 78″, Sitar Family […]


  7. 😍 All-new inspiration for your scrap basket 😍 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 26, 2018

    Kim Brackett is back with the fifth book in her popular “Scrap-Basket” series! In Scrap-Basket Bounty, Kim reveals a fun surprise waiting in her gorgeous repeat-block designs: each quilt pattern comes with extra block arrangements! Simply sew a stack of blocks; then rotate them this way and that for an abundance of creative possibilities. Get […]


  8. Semiannual warehouse sale: spotlight on scrap quilts (did you miss these $6 books?)

    Posted by on September 21, 2018

    Scrap savers, don’t miss this chance to steal a deal on the scrap-friendly quilt books below—just $6 each!—filled with patterns that’ll give you the inspiration and the how-to you need to make something beautiful out of all those scraps you’ve lovingly saved. FROM KIM DIEHL Simple Blessings Kim Diehl’s first collection of warm, inviting quilts […]


  9. Wish List Day! Yoko Saito 💕 scrap baskets 💕 merry makers 💕 fall fun (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 3, 2018

    Whaddya say? It’s our favorite day! Welcome to Wish List Day—today we’re sharing with you the new books on their way to your local quilt shop in September. 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 […]


  10. Patchwork from the past, reimagined on a small scale (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 25, 2018

    “My whole life is in that quilt. It scares me sometimes when I look at it. All my joys and all my sorrows are stitched into those little pieces. When I was proud of the boys and when I was downright angry at them. When the girls annoyed me or when they gave me a […]