Posts in the quilting & sewing category

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

    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. Jelly Roll Christmas project: adorable no-sew fabric chains 😍 (video 🎬)

    We know, it’s not Christmas in July just yet . . . but we couldn’t wait to share this fun Jelly Roll Christmas project with you! If you’ve got a Jelly Roll waiting in the wings for something fun, easy, and absolutely adorbs, congratulations—you just found the perfect way to use it. Countdown to Christmas […]


  3. Pat Sloan’s 4 tips for machine quilting with a walking foot (video 📹)

    Need a little creative confidence when it comes to machine quilting? Especially if you’re just starting out? Pat Sloan (right) has taught thousands of quilters her tried-and-true techniques for getting quilts done. ALL THE WAY done. And that includes DIY-ing the machine quilting. If you’ve yet to try machine quilting or if you’ve tried it […]


  4. What’s your “Sunday Best” quilt? Bet you’ll find yours here (+ giveaway!)

    We all have “Sunday Best” quilts: the special quilts we dream of making someday. Even all-star quilt designers have them. We’re thrilled that two celebrities of the quilting world teamed up with Martingale to share their “Sunday Best” choices in a new book—aptly titled Sunday Best Quilts! Popular Moda fabric designers Sherri McConnell and Corey […]


  5. Kim Diehl’s mystery sampler revealed 😍 see the quilts from makers like you!

    It started as a mystery . . . Just a peek at the beginning . . . And now that mystery is history! The full reveal! Kim Diehl’s Simple Friendships II Mystery Quilt-Along is coming to a close. If you played along for the past six weeks, you’ve seen all the beautiful blocks quilters made: […]


  6. Bet you can’t make just one! Potato Chip Star blocks – watch the video 📹

    You’ve probably heard of Ohio Star, Amish Star, Sawtooth Star, Kansas Star, and Missouri Star blocks. But have you ever heard of Potato Chip Star blocks? We hadn’t either—until Paula Barnes and Mary Ellen Robison of Red Crinoline Quilts introduced us to them! Potato Chip Stars from Step Back in Time Paula calls the 4″ […]


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

    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 […]


  8. 13 spectacular Jo Morton quilt patterns for your reproduction fabric stash (+ giveaway!)

    Welcome to the next chapter of Jo Morton’s captivating quiltmaking journey, where vintage is always in style! Elegant, timeless, traditional, and beautiful—that’s the magic Jo brings to the quilts she creates. This latest collection of Jo Morton quilt patterns captures her signature style in a larger scale, with quilts for displaying, draping, and cuddling. Inside […]


  9. Stitcheries, picnics, sewing small, and celebrating 2020 (+ giveaway!)

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Today we’re introducing Martingale’s July 2019 new releases to you, and we think you’re gonna love ’em! Keep track of your favorite new books by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below; then enter to win your favorite book […]


  10. Missing the Moda Blockheads Quilt-Along? Do this while waiting for round 3

    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!) […]