Posts tagged: "wool"

  1. Must-have! Ultimate guide to wool appliqué and embroidery (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 16, 2019

    The definitive guide to wool appliqué and embroidery is here—introducing Wool, Needle & Thread by Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings! You’ll love visiting Lisa Bongean’s private classroom again and again in Wool, Needle & Thread. Ditch the trial-and-error and learn, from Lisa’s decades of experience, how she creates her exquisite stitcheries step by step: wool […]


  2. NEW from Sue Spargo: write, sketch, draw, and dream 💭💭💭 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 28, 2019

    Itching to make time to do some planning, doing, and dreaming? World-renowned textile artist Sue Spargo will inspire you to do it all in her Creative Sketchbook and Journal. Among more than 150 close-up, color-drenched photos of Sue’s incredible stitcheries is a mix of lined pages, graphed pages, and blank pages that offer plenty of […]


  3. 🎄 Stitch a vintage holiday home with Buttermilk Basin 🎄 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 12, 2019

    Deck the halls, trim the tree, and create a home full of welcoming signs of the season—the Buttermilk Basin way! In Christmas at Buttermilk Basin, you’ll enjoy Stacy West’s all-new collection of ornaments, stockings, gift bags, framed stitcheries, and small quilts. Stacy West’s simple wool-appliqué and embroidery techniques make them a snap to complete. One […]


  4. Steal this deal: year-round inspiration, 6 cents per day (supply limited)

    Posted by on February 7, 2019

    If we offered you quilty inspiration and eye candy for only SIX CENTS per day, would you take us up on it? Well, today is the day we’re offering you just that! We can finally bring you this AMAZING deal: get the Stitches to Savor 2019 Calendar by Sue Spargo for only $4.60—that’s 80% off […]


  5. ⭐ Appliquéd stars a snap? ⭐ Yes – when you use wool and fusible web! (+ video)

    Posted by on January 18, 2019

    We’ve shared several wool-appliqué techniques with you over the years. Why? Because every Martingale author who uses wool appliqué has her own little spin. Maggie Bonanomi, Roseann Kermes, Bonnie Sullivan, and Debbie Busby have all shared their quick-and-easy techniques, and we’ve tried and loved them all! But how do the French do it? Well, we […]


  6. Using fusible web for wool applique: easy as can be (tutorial + fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 12, 2018

    ’Tis the season for wool: sweaters, mittens, hats, scarves—and yes, ’tis the season for sewing with wool too! Imagine curling up on the couch, hot coffee or tea nearby, needle, thread, and fuzzy bits of wool at the ready. We want to go to there! All for Fall author Bonnie Sullivan knows a thing or […]


  7. The Buttermilk Basin book is here! Warmth and whimsy ahead (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on October 17, 2018

    A smidge of vintage, a splash of folk art, a pop of color, and a pinch of patchwork—that’s your recipe for creating the coveted Buttermilk Basin style! Join bits of wool, cotton, and thread to bring 17 charming projects to life in The Best of Buttermilk Basin—they couldn’t be easier to create. With simple wool-appliqué, […]


  8. 🍁 Everyone, everyone, all for fall! 🍁 Autumn’s warmth and whimsy ahead (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 5, 2018

    Welcome the autumn season with warm-and-woolly wonders from the best-selling author of A Change of Seasons! In All for Fall (don’t you just love that title?), Bonnie Sullivan shares classic patchwork projects in harvest hues, including lap quilts, pillows, and runners. But that’s not all! She’ll also inspire you to delight in playful nods to […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. How to whip stitch wool applique with Maggie Bonanomi

    Posted by on August 13, 2018

    If you haven’t tried wool appliqué, you’re in for a treat. Wool is tactile, cozy, dimensional, easy to sew, it doesn’t fray, and it’s deeply rooted in the history of textiles. It’s fuzzy-wuzzy fun! But exactly how do you sew with wool? While there are a bunch of ways to work with wool, if you […]