Mr. Hummingbird, Quilt Design by Gail Burke

Something interesting happened this spring. Suddenly, our shop was filled with magnificent hummingbirds. No, they didn’t fly in an open door. Actually, they arrived courtesy of Gail Burke, who also designed our Row-by-Row pattern for 2018. The pattern is...

Martelli Row-by-Row 2018

We are so pleased with our 2018 Row-by-Row design. Designer Gail Burke took the theme of “Sew Musical” and ran with it–and here’s the result! Gail says “As I was brainstorming ideas, I happened to look at an antique Singer 99K we have on...

Martelli Gives Back

We love it when we can find a great opportunity to give back. Our sponsored artist at AQS Paducah, Ian Berry, got involved to facilitate, and we were happy to provide cutting tools and supplies for art students at Tilghman High School in...

Sponsored Quilter Ian Berry

Art in Denim Exhibit at AQS Paducah In his studio, amid mounds of blue, the uncountable shades and features of this common fabric are a palette in the hands of artist Ian Berry. He applies no bleach and no paint to create contrast and shadows; every inch of his...

Coupons for AQS Quilt Week Paducah 2018

Come see us in Paducah, Kentucky! AQS Quilt Week in Paducah has long been one of our favorite shows, and we look forward to it each year. You couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting, and we enjoy meeting current and new customers every year. EXTRA SPECIAL...

Angel Update

We wanted to take a moment to highlight something we’ve been doing for a few months now . . . Every month we give away some Martelli products to recognize people who contribute to quilting and their community. We call them our Quirky Quilter Angels. And our most...

Call for Contributors

Attention Quilters, Designers, Writers, Photographers Seeking Blog Submissions for 2018 Starting this year, we want to offer an opportunity to share what you are working on with our other customers. Earn some great product prizes, and gift certificates for our online...