Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. Kim Diehl delights with Simple Patchwork (+ giveaways)

    Kim Diehl’s latest book is here! Proving she’s never short of ingenious ideas—and always sure of the way to a quilter’s heart—Kim has crafted a beautiful new collection of quilts in Simple Patchwork. While she’s famous for appliqué, Kim knows that appliqué flourishes don’t always fit your mood or your schedule. So this time around, […]


  2. Wish List Day! Reproduction prints, fat quarters, and Acorn Cottage (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on January 31, 2020, in quilting & sewing,

    Welcome to Wish List Day at Stitch This! We’re excited to introduce you to new Martingale books coming your way in March. 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 the […]


  3. Mini Quilt-Along Final Week 4—Mix It Up with the Moda All-Stars

    Posted by on January 27, 2020, in quilting & sewing, ,

    Week 4 It’s time to quilt and bind your mini. If you’re not caught up, don’t worry! We’ll keep this page up with the instructions for each week, and you can come back when you’re ready. Need some quilting design ideas? We’ve got you covered!


  4. NEW: Summertime Quilt for Folk-Art Fun! (+ giveaway)

    Summer is such a delightful season full of sunshine and flowers. How fun it would be to capture that sweet summertime feeling in a quilt to enjoy all year long! That’s exactly what Jan Patek has done in her book Sunny Days. Ideal for displaying on a bed or sofa—or anywhere you’d like to add […]


  5. Mini Quilt-Along Week 3— Mix It Up with the Moda All-Stars

    Posted by on January 20, 2020, in quilting & sewing, ,

    By Karen Johnson Week 3 For week three, make the blocks and assemble your mini quilt. Complete instructions are in the book Moda All-Stars: Mix it Up!, and the mini version cutting instructions are here in a free download courtesy of Carrie Nelson. Here’s my progress: Important:  Before you start stitching and cutting, be sure […]


  6. Let us take you on a Treasure Hunt!

    Do you love antique quilts, reproduction fabrics, and all the charm of yesteryear? If so, Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds is for you. Take a look! Linda Collins and Leah Zieber are coauthors of a fascinating new book that offers you a wide variety of patterns based on antique quilts they own […]


  7. Mini Quilt-Along Week 2—Mix It Up with the Moda All-Stars

    Posted by on January 13, 2020, in quilting & sewing, ,

    By Karen Johnson Week 2 Ready to start stitching? Go! For week two, begin stitching your cupcake papers by sewing on the dotted lines as instructed in the book Moda All-Stars: Mix it Up!. Then cut on the solid lines shown in the book*.  Yes, it’s that simple. *Complete instructions are in the book Moda […]


  8. Mini quilt-along begins! Mix It Up with the Moda All-Stars (+giveaway)

    By Karen Johnson Need a quick, easy, and cute project to kick off the year? Join me in a four week quilt-along, where we’ll stitch a mini version of Carrie Nelson’s Bubble and Froth quilt from the book Moda All-Stars: Mix it Up! The 70½" x 70½" quilt in Moda All-Stars: Mix it Up! is made from […]


  9. New book––Sisterhood of Scraps + guest author + giveaway!

      Welcome! Our quilting world gets a little bit bigger every time a generous quilter shares her energy and ideas to inspire others. Lissa Alexander, author of Oh, Scrap! and Marketing Director for Moda Fabrics, is Martingale’s guest blogger today.  And she is exactly that type of individual. She is a talented, creative, savvy businesswoman […]


  10. NEW! Kim Diehl! Stacy West! Jenelle Kent! (+ giveaway!)

             Welcome to Wish List Day at Stitch This! We’re SEW excited to introduce you to new Martingale books coming your way in February—the 30-day countdown begins now! 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; […]