Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. Quiz: Your Quilting Tastes Will Reveal Which Book You Should Get Next 📖😍📖

    So many quilt books, so little time! With so many wonderful quilt books to enjoy, it can be a challenge to narrow down which quilt books are right for you and your creativity. That’s why we created a little quiz that we hope will do just that. Simply follow this link to take our quick […]


  2. Equilateral triangle quilt tutorial: WAY easier than you might think! (video)

    Triangles are a staple shape in so many quilts, and if you’re a confident beginner, it’s likely you’ve already sewn lots of them. They’re everywhere! But have you tried sewing equilateral triangles—where all sides and angles are the same size? Equilateral triangles (also called 60-degree triangles) are used in all kinds of quilts, including the […]


  3. 14 little ways to meet quiltmakers from the past (+ giveaway!)

    Re-create a little piece of history with Sheryl Johnson, owner of Temecula Quilt Co. and author of Quirky Little Quilts! Sheryl is back with her interpretations of authentic quilts from yesteryear in Returning to Temecula. Her all-new patterns for 14 little quilts capture the make-do spirit of quilters from the past. From beginner-friendly blocks and […]


  4. NO knots on the back of your embroidery. NONE. Watch how it’s done (video 🎬)

    How can you embroider without any knots to hold your stitches in place? It’s totally doable . . . and it’s as easy as can be! Knots on the back of your work can make the front of your work look lumpy and bumpy. Thread tails can show through to the front of your work […]


  5. 🎬 Video: how to do lettering on quilts (say it with your sewing!)

    Take our *word* for it—you’re gonna love today’s new video! Text It! author Sherri Noel is a whiz when it comes to adding words to quilts. In her fun book, she shares a variety of ways to add letters to projects, from baby, lap, and bed quilts to cute pillows. With her simple techniques, you […]


  6. Put a little romance back in your life – and your precious scraps too (+ giveaway!)

    Fall in love with romantic quilts—perfect for your reproduction stash! The collection of dreamy quilts in Autumn Bouquet bursts with fabrics from the scrap basket. Classic patchwork provides a backdrop for pretty flowers and twining vines, all made easy with machine appliqué. Learn two ways to prepare appliqués, plus tips and tricks for setting up […]


  7. 35 Ways for Quilt-Industry Hopefuls to Break into the Business

    Ever wanted to break into the quilting industry with your designs, your inventions, or your business savvy? At Fall 2019 Quilt Market in Houston, Texas (October 25–28), there’s a new event that can give you the tools to make it happen: Threads of Success! Sponsored by Quilts, Inc., Threads of Success is a unique conference […]


  8. Wish List Day! Scrappy color, cheerful charms, and pretty patchwork (+ giveaway!)

    Welcome to Wish List Day at Stitch This! We’re SEW excited to introduce you to new Martingale books coming your way 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 your favorite book of […]


  9. Celebrate the New Year early 🎉 2020 quilt calendar is here! 📅

    Why are we celebrating 2020 sooo early? Because Martingale’s 2020 That Patchwork Place® Quilt Calendar has arrived! We’re commemorating 18 years of publishing this pretty and practical calendar. It’s become a favorite of quilters worldwide! Whether it graces your kitchen, office, or sewing room, the 2020 That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar will show off your […]


  10. An easier way to applique: stitch-and-flip method (must-see video 🎬)

    If you feel like your hand appliqué isn’t as precise as you’d like it to be, today’s post is for you! Stitched from the Heart author Kori Turner-Goodhart was in the same boat: she felt that her traditional needle-turn appliqué lacked finesse—until a change of technique allowed her to create out-of-this-world appliqué. Here’s what she […]