Posts tagged: "Splendid Sampler"

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. The Splendid Sampler 2 is here! Back and better than ever (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 24, 2018

    Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson started The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along in February 2016 to bring the whole world together to quilt. More than 31,000 quilters from all walks of life have joined the sew-along, and more keep joining every day (you can join too!). They published The Splendid Sampler as a companion book for the […]


  4. Wish List Day! Splendids, Saito, patchwork, reflections, and . . . buttermilk! 🥛 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 3, 2018

    Happy Labor Day and welcome to Wish List Day—our favorite day of the month! Why? Because we get to share with you books that are coming soon . . . in this case, as soon as October! Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the […]


  5. What’s new with The Splendid Sampler? L-o-t-s! Big reveal ahead 🎉🎉🎉

    Posted by on April 18, 2018

    BIG NEWS about The Splendid Sampler is here! What’s the news? Is it that more than 28,000 quilters are now a part of the Splendid Sampler community on Facebook? Nope. Is it that The Splendid Sampler has been a best seller since it was first published in April of last year? Nope, it’s not that […]


  6. NEW Splendid Sampler sew-along starts today!

    Posted by on May 25, 2017

    Did you miss the Splendid Sampler Sew-Along? Are you still working on your blocks? Do you want to make your blocks all over again? Tune up your machine and start sorting your fabrics—The Splendid Sampler authors Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson are starting an all-new Splendid Sampler Sew-Along this Thursday—meaning TODAY! And this time, they’re […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. Wish list day! A splendid sampler, Minick and Simpson, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 6, 2017

    Hey hey hey, it’s Wish List Day! We’re back for our favorite day of the month, and we can’t wait to give you a peek at new books coming from Martingale in April—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. Splendid Sampler block #92: a splendid tip for matching seams

    Posted by on January 15, 2017

    Have you been sewing along with the Splendid Sampler? It’s truly inspiring to see quilters from around the world sharing the love of quilting together. I’m really honored to be a part of it, and also excited to share a little bit about my block today! Download Beth Bradley’s Double Bees block at the Splendid […]