Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. FREE PATTERN DAY! A huggable, tuggable quilt for baby 👶

    Did you know that September 9 is the most common birthday in the U.S., and that September is the busiest month for births overall? Perhaps that’s why we often find ourselves making baby quilts during the summer months! The author of Sew Sweet Baby Quilts, Kristin Roylance, has a specialty—creating adorable baby quilts with huggable, […]


  2. 51 little quilts in one BIG book (+ giveaway!)

    Colossal creativity abounds in this BIG book of little quilts! This 13th addition to Martingale’s “Big Book” series offers a whopping 51 patterns for petite quilts, all 40″ or smaller. At just 55 cents per pattern, The Big Book of Little Quilts contains more than a little inspiration—and a whole lot of savings! Quilts categorized […]


  3. Before it’s on your pants 👖 How to de-lint a Jelly Roll f-a-s-t (video)

    If you’ve ever unfurled a Moda Jelly Roll, you know how fun the experience can be: colors flying, prints sparkling, creativity churning. And you may have also noticed another part of the experience: lint sticking. To your cutting mat, your shirt, your pants, the cat. Sometimes quilting can be a messy business! Because we love […]


  4. Got LOTS of small quilts? Try these quick-to-create decorating hacks

    Ever wondered how to display small quilts . . . when you’ve got what seems like a million of them? We get it—small quilts are addictive to make! They’re easy to start, fast to finish, and oh-so cute when they’re done. We imagine that Kim Diehl has a mountain of mini-quilts; her best-selling book Simple […]


  5. NEW: Patchwork packed with outdoor fun + a sew-along starting soon (+ giveaway!)

    Let’s go on a picnic—and return inspired to quilt! Sew cute critters, fancy flowers, birds and bugs, trees and turtles, and other odes to the out-of-doors with Patchwork Picnic. Inside the book you’ll be treated to 30 adorable quilt blocks, each in two sizes: 6″ and 12″ square. The secret to making these charming designs? […]


  6. 10 handmade Christmas gifts to sew now (before the hectic holiday arrives)

    Baking, shopping, decorating, party planning—party-going! There’s so much fun to be had during the holidays, but the closer you get to December 25, the more hectic the pace becomes. So why not start your giftmaking and decorating prep right now? July’s the perfect time to start a sewing plan for the days leading up to […]


  7. Stitchery, stitcheroo – new Lynette Anderson designs will charm you (+ big giveaway!)

    A wonderfully whimsical world awaits your creativity, courtesy of world-renowned Australian designer Lynette Anderson! Lynette’s created a magical place in her first book with Martingale, Lynette’s Best-Loved Stitcheries. It’s a place where the flowers are always blooming, the bees are always buzzing, and the charms of a country cottage are just a few stitches away. […]


  8. How to choose fabric for a scrap quilt (the easy way) 👍

    You’ve seen them—glorious scrap quilts with tens, or maybe even hundreds, of different fabrics. Each piece seems like it floated effortlessly into place. But if you’ve ever made a scrap quilt, you know that choosing where each fabric goes isn’t quite as easy as it looks! Leave it to a pro to offer some sound […]


  9. 5 patriotic quilts you can make TODAY. . . and enjoy all summer long 🇺🇸

    Wishing you had a patriotic quilt to display for the 4th of July? Start sorting your red, white, and blue fabrics—we’ve rounded up five quilts that you just might be able to finish today! Even if you start it now just for fun and finish it later, the little quilts below are perfect for popping […]


  10. Wish List Day! Bouquets, bowls, a sequel, and a sketchbook (+ giveaway!)

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