Friday, May 13, 2016

Announcing Kim Diehl's new book, "Simple Christmas Tidings" from Martingale

It's not easy to dream of Christmas when spring is starting to burst and warmer days are more frequent. But today we have made it SUPER easy to share the Christmas spirit, with the official release of Henry Glass fabric designer, Kim Diehl's new book, "Simple Christmas Tidings" from Martingale.

Scroll through, catch a glimpse of some inside pages, and enter below to win either a bundle of fabrics or a copy of Kim's book.


Kim Diehl

If you have even purchased a Kim Diehl book, you know she is all about the word "simple" which is in most of her titles. 

No difference here either. This is Kim Diehl's first-ever Christmas book, and it reflects the time honored traditions, and the decorating and delicious manner to make your holiday beautiful and 'simple'.

As the folks from Martingale publishing say: 

You'll find decoration inspiration for your family's celebration. Revel in the sight of gracious rooms all dressed up for the holidays in Kim's signature style.
  • Enjoy more than a dozen festive projects, including a table topper, throw pillow, tree skirt, wall hangings and lap quilts, ornaments, door hangers, stockings, and more.
  • Welcome the winter season with Kim's tips for decorating your home with yuletide flair.
  • Enrich your table with Kim's scrumptious holiday recipes.




To increase your chances to win the book, head on over to the Martingale blog today and enter there as well: http://blog.shopmartingale.com/quilting-sewing/make-your-next-christmas-a-kim-diehl-christmas/


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Sherri said...

I'm thrilled for Kim's new book. Christmas is such a special time of the year. Kim's designs are wonderful. Sherri L.

Martina said...

I loove especially the snowmen projects in the book. So cute!

Martina said...

The fabric has such a lovely warm feeling and the book looks amazing!

DebrafromMD said...

I love all of Kim's book and can't wait to add this newest one to my collection. My goal is to have Christmas quilts for all of the beds in my house, and I am sure that one of these designs would be perfect for this task.

Deb G. in VA said...

Kim's new book looks great, I can't wait to see it! Thanks for the chance to win a copy and some fabric!

Cyn said...

These fabrics are festive and comfy for the long winter months. A wall hanging will brighten up many rooms.

MoeWest said...

I love sewing Christmas projects and summer is the best time to start.

MoeWest said...

This book is going on my shopping list! I love the other Kim Diehl books that I have.

Kathy E. said...

With this fabric bundle, I'd make the Snowman Shenanigans wall hanging...it is adorable! Great projects, Kim!

Afquilt said...

I am so excited for this book! Love the Snowmen Shenanigans! How Cute!

cindy_fraher4 said...

What pretty fabrics and fun projects.

Pamela said...

Love the fabrics and Kim's designs are fabulous.

Janna Saeger said...

I need to make so new Christmas wall hangings, thanks for the inspiration.

Jan Wilkinson said...

Love the colors and thank you for a chance to win! Merry Christmas!!

Janna Saeger said...

I need to make so new Christmas wall hangings, thanks for the inspiration.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Kim's new book looks wonderful--I will be adding it to my collection, for sure!

dthompson said...

Thanks for the great giveaway. "Simple Christmas Tidings" is pure inspiration for the Christmas season!

WoolenSails said...

I love Kim's patterns and love the new fabric line, would be fun to make a Christmas quilt with them and for the patterns in the book.

Debbie

Alejandra said...

I just love Kim Diehl designs and Henry Glass fabrics. I live in Spain and we really have dificulties to find Kim's books and fabrics. I would love to win! Thanks for the oportunity to comment and share.

Alejandra said...

I love Christmas and I love Kim Diehl designs! I really would enjoy to make her projects this year.

Cindy M said...

Oh how I adore this fabric and the ideas in this book! Been making ornaments for family for 40 years. The beautiful items I could make with this!

Jacque said...

Would so love to win this book and make these wonderful projects! Thank you for the generous giveaway!

Diane Beavers said...

Kim has done it again...such inspirational holiday projects. I especially like the Star bed runner and the idea of decorating those rooms too during Christmas. Thank you for the giveaway, it's so appreciated.

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sunporchquilts said...

Gorgeous as always!

Audrey said...

Love, love love this new book by Kim. Her projects are always so 'do-able'. I hope to win!

Heartsdesire said...

Kim Diehl designs are fabulous, especially the ones in her new Christmas book. Love them all.

Loris said...

Kim's work is so inspiring and these fabrics are perfect for them. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

Jo Anne Hawks said...

There is nothing by Kim Diehl that I don't like. Beautiful.

shauna said...

This book looks super and I would love to add it to my collection of Kim Diehl book is!

Barb said...

What a fun book with awesome projects. Thanks for the chance to win the book and those lovely fabrics. Great Job KIM

KathieGR said...

These are absolutely beautiful - and my house really needs a new Christmas table runner at Christmas time - I don't have one yet!!

N said...

I love Christmas and would love to win the lovely book, as I am a big fan of all her projects and love making them.

Becky McMahon said...

I love all of Kim's designs. I look forward to getting this book. What a great small way to leave a legacy that reminds year after year. Can't wait to get started on the stockings.

Grandma Judy said...

I love Kim and would love to win her book. Awesome projects and I love your fabric also. Thanks

Grandma Judy said...

Would love to win Kim's book. Awesome projects and love the fabric too

Grandma Judy said...

I love Kim's book, awesome designs and lovely fabrics.

Julie Scott said...

Anything combining Kim Diehl and Christmas would be on my to-do list!!! I have all of her books and would live to add this one to my collection!

gab said...

Beautiful fabric and great projects!!

Quilty said...

What a beautiful bundle, would love to win it ;-)

Quilty said...

I love this book, and the Christmas Socks!

Barbara McD said...

I really enjoy Kim's designs and hope I win her fabrics AND her book!!

Nancy said...

What a gorgeous bundle of fabrics!

Anonymous said...

really wow...like all the projects...marta...martamanole@yahoo.com...thank you

BizyStitches said...

I would very much love to play with these wonderful fabrics, and such interesting ideas in the book.

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

The book is wonderful and the fabrics soooo beautiful. thanks for the chance!

Jill Hicks said...

I love Kim's work and would love to have her new book.

J L Jenkins said...

I love her books and I know this one is great, too!

Becky McMahon said...

What beautiful collection of fabrics and wonderful designs by Kim Diehl. Can't wait to get started making some wonderful gifts.

Shebandowan said...

I would love to win your book. The fabric is so gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win.

Janet

Sheila said...

I love Kim's work and would love to win a copy of her book or her lovely fabrics, thanks for the chance.

Brenda said...

I absolutely love these deep colors. I'm kind of tired of all of the Christmas pastels of the past and these designs are right up my alley. And a Kim Diehl book is always a treat. But if I had to choose I'd take the fabrics and borrow the book from the library.

csstexas said...

This book looks like it is full of wonderful ideas for projects!

Linda Fleming said...

Beautiful fabrics for making these wonderful projects!

wendy said...

I love all of Kim's designs. I have all her books and would love to have this one too!

Diane H said...

Kim's new book "Simple Christmas Tidings" would be fabulous addition to any quilters library.

Havplenty said...

I know there is a project or two in this book that I would to make. The fabrics are awesome.

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Lee said...

What lovely giveaways! I love Kim's designs - the star ornament and stockings are great!!

Jean said...

Thanks for the reminder to think about Christmas early

Lisa Marie said...

Lovely book and fabrics!

Darlene B said...

I love all of Kim's books and fabric lines. She is amazing!

allthingzsewn said...

I just getting familiar with Kim Diehl through Martingale. I would like to start here with her first Christmas book for heirloom ornaments for my largely growing family. My own home need some attention for Christmas as well especially table toppers. Love this fabric line to do it in as well. Thank you for the opportunity.

Catskill Quilter said...

This author always amazes me! Such original, festive projects! Thank you for the chance to win!

Paula Drankwalter said...

I'm so excited about a Christmas project book from Kim Diehl. I love Chritmas and I love Kim Diehls quilts and all her projects. Would love to win the book and fabric to make some of her lovely quilts and ornaments. Paula Drankwalter

Karen said...

Beautiful fabrics, and wonderful book to use them with.

Marilynn said...

Such yummy fabrics! The table runner with the Christmas tree is already on my to do list! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! Fingers crossed!

Paula Drankwalter said...

I'm thrilled to see Kim has a Christmas book with many wonderful things to create. I love Christmas and Kim Diehl projects. I'd love the book and fabric to create some of the awesome projects in the book such as table toppers and ornaments. Thanks Kim for creating this for all the quilters out there.

janice said...

I love Kim's books. Can't wait to get this one!

tac73 said...

I love Kim Diehl's designs and this collection is scrumptious.

Anonymous said...

I love the projects that Kim has designed for Christmas. They look so warm and inviting. I have all her books and can hardly wait to add this to my collection. Her designs remind me of what is important during the Christmas season. I love the idea that she included recipes in her new book.

Jan Regier said...

I love that the pics summon up that "Old Fashioned Christmas " feel , the tablerunner is a must do and I can't wait to start !
Thanks !

Vjquilter said...

Really cute projects! I love the Twinkle Trees table topper!

k2sews@hotmail.com said...

Just love Kim designs. What lovely fabrics!

mangozz said...

I have always loved Kim Diehl's choice of fabric designs and colors. I would love to be able to sew with some of them. Thanks so much for the opportunity. chocolatewiskers@aol.com

mangozz said...

I would be thrilled to win a copy of Kim Diehl's book. chocolatewiskers@aol.com

Karen B said...

I'm not sure which I'm more in love with Kim's book, or the fabric. I'm fairly sure it's the book ;-)

JANET said...

Love anything Kim Diehl does. She is so talented! Beautiful fabrics!

Tammy Clarksen said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Kim is extremely talented. Would love to have this! No

Janet said...

You can always count on wonderful projects by Kim. Absolutely love the beautiful fabric and holiday projects!

Cheryl Hammond said...

Winter Blessings is a stunning collection of fabric. You can't go wrong with great inspiration from Kim either!!

Elaine said...

Love Kim Diehl's books and fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway.

Donna K. from N. Texas said...

Kim is the most talented and fun quilt designer ever. I love her books and fabric do much.

Linda said...

I can hardly wait to see this book 'in person'. It looks fabulous! Of course all her books are and I have all of them!

Linda Williamson said...

Love the stockings. The fabrics are beautiful. Thanks

deborah toth said...

I always seek out Henry Glass fabrics. I love the richness of the colors and the simple whimsey most have. They seem perfect for Kim Diehl's projects!

Gloria said...

I am eager to see this book. Love all Kim's books. Hope to win this book!

Gloria said...

I am eager to see this book. Love all Kim's books. Hope to win this book!

maxzoe said...

My favorite holiday...my favorite designer. A home run!

Anonymous said...

I love the snowmen wall hanging
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Sandy said...

Would love to win book/fabric . I have all of her books and enjoy her designs. Thank you.

susieqwva said...

So excited for another book by Kim. She is so gifted and such a beautiful person!

Anne said...

I have all of Kim's books and love everything in them!

Judy1522 said...

What great Christmas projects for a beautiful line of fabrics.

anna brown said...

The snowmen are to die for love the country looking christmas....... happyness04431@yahoo.com

Clare said...

I just love Kim`s books (some are on my shelves) and her delightful fabrics. Thank you for a chance to be in this great give away.

Renea said...

I am sew excited about this new book. I have everyone of Kim's books. I love her fabric and all of her patterns. Thanks for the most awesome giveaway.

Janie said...

It is a hard decision but, I would start with the Snowman Shenanigans wall hanging, quickly followed by the Hospitality Door Hanger, then onto the star bed runner. Every project she creates is simply stunning. I am going to keep my fingers crossed for this giveaway. Thank you so much for the inspiration and a lovely giveaway.

susan said...

I love the rich fabrics, the patterns look complicated but she is known for easy to follow instructions

PK Sews said...

What gorgeous fabric! I love subtle red and green. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Cathie Lanier said...

I have all of Kim's books and would love to have one more, especially a Christmas book! Gorgeous fabric c line!

Katy M said...

This book looks lovely X

Angelia Lanouette said...

Kim Diehl is one of my favorite designers....I love her fabric and designs!! The snowmen project is adorable and all the other projects look to be just as amazing! Gorgeous Christmas fabrics!

Cecilia said...

Beautiful projects! I especially like the snowmen wall hanging.

Vicki H said...

I would love to win, It would be nice to start holiday projects early.

Pauline Perry said...

I have loved Kim Diehl's work for years, and I love her unique colour palette. This book looks fabulous and I would like to make several of the items in it.
Pauline
perry94022 at hotmail dot com

Mary Howland said...

It looks like a great book!

Pauline Perry said...

This fabric looks fabulous - I love the red on the top - hope I win!
Pauline
perry94022 at hotmail dot com

Cindy Shelley said...

I love Kim's books and projects.

Marlene S said...

Love the new fabrics and Kim;s table topper.

QuiltingU said...

I love Kim Diehl's patterns, and this festive book would be the perfect addition to my holiday plans! Thanks for the opportunity!

QuiltingU said...

I love Kim Diehl's beautiful seasonal ideas, and this book would be a great addition to my Diehl book collection -- thanks for the opportunity!

Evie H said...

I love the fabrics and the book has some projects I would love to make. Thanks!

Marti Morgan said...

Thank you so much for this giveaway. I LOVE Kim Diehl and the beautiful fabrics. Martha Morgan

Joanna said...

Kim Diehl's fabrics are always appealing to me. Her color choices and designs look perfect.

Joanna said...

I'm already in love with the cover quilt on Kim's book, and the snowmen are too cute. I look forward to making something from it.

mario san diego said...

I want to do the cover quilt!! It is simply gorgeous!
Carol San Diego
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Helen L said...

I LOVE Kim's fabrics and I own all of her books but this one!! I even traveled 600 miles to take a class from her; she is very kind and a great teacher! Thanks for the opportunity to win some of her amazing fabric! :-)

Judy Zoll said...

I am a collector of Kim's fabrics. Would love to be the winner of either the book or fabric. Thanks for the giveaway.

Susan Stanton said...

Love the new Kim Diehl Christmas book. I can see making many of the projects from the book. Love her style!
yoyopattycakes at hotmail dot com

scottylover said...

Love the quilt on the cover. It is so different and fun!
Sandy A

Sandra Walker said...

Love Christmas and making homemade Christmas quilty stuff; looks like some fabulous projects here.

Sandra Walker said...

As for that bundle of fabrics, YUM!! So rich, I can almost smell the hot apple cider and pine smells of the season. :-)

Sherry said...

Kim's fabrics and designs are great! I especially enjoy her What Nots.

Donna Klein Gebbinck said...

I am looking very forward to receiving my book that is on order! These fabrics look divine, would love to win these !

Tammik57@yahoo.com said...

Love Christmas quilts, I saw a table mat pattern I just love!

Gayle Lacey said...

Love the projects, especially the stockings and door hanger! Km is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!

quiltingtn said...

I love Kim Dheil. Great designs. I love making Christmas projects. I would love to win this book.

OhioLori said...

Love the Book already!!! & The fabric Bindle is Beautiful! Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way!! :)

The Victorian Girl said...

Love Kim Diehl's style and I always like Christmas fabrics!
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jan said...

Gorgeous fabrics! I especially love the Table topper! Sew cute! Thank you for the fantastic giveaway opportunity!

jan said...

Gorgeous fabrics and projects. I especially love the Table Topper. Sew cute. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity!

Debbie said...

Can't wait to see Kim's new book! I have and love all her other books and think her fabric is wonderful as well!

Gloria Cotten said...

Looking forward to exploring this book! I will be moving by December and will need new decorations for a new house! Thanks for the give-away.

tessthescrapper said...

I love the book and can't wait to get ahold of it. Having the bundle of fabric would be appreciated too.

Janet Sabol said...

it would be great to win this book and some fabrics to start turning out the Christmas traditional items.

Jackie Sennish said...

Love all of Kim Diehl's fabrics and books.

teachpany said...

Looks like a good book! Thanks for the inspiration.

Béa said...

I have almost all Kim books and love her fabrics. Thanks for the chance.

Beth said...

I'm sure that looking at the projects in Kim's new book would put me in a Christmasy mood faster than you can say, "ho ho ho!".

Maureeneh said...

This book looks absolutely wonderful, thank you for the chance to win it.
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Becky said...

I love all of Kim's stuff! I would love to have this book! (I will eventually buy it, no doubt!)

Frederique said...

I love this bundle, beautiful colors, perfect for a Christmas project!

Frederique said...

I love Kim Diehl patterns, would love to win her great book!

Fred B. said...

Wow, I would make a great table runner with these beautiful fabrics! Love the colors!

Fred B. said...

Lovely book, and lovely Christmas designs, I love the sockings!

delaineelliott said...

I love Kim Diehl's fabric and patterns. She is very talented. Thanks!

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Susan L. said...

I can't wait to get my hands on Kim's new book! There are so many great projects in it!

Sherri Jibb said...

I am a huge KIm Diehl fan. It would be such a thrill to actually win her newest book! I am waiting anxiously for its release.

Linda said...

Delightful designs to use with wonderful fabrics.

Karen said...

I am such a huge Kim Diehl fan! I can't wait to get this book.

Angie said...

I am a quilter, unfortunately, where I am from, I am not able to buy Henry Glass fabrics. Those fabrics are lovely....the colours are so warm...perfect for Kim Diehl's design projects.

kutiequilter said...

Love Christmas and this book looks amazing!

sisylyn2 said...

Such a wonderful giveaway and luscious fabrics. Would love to win
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Sherry said...

This looks like a beautiful book. I love sewing for Christmas. The fabric is beautiful too!

Quilting Tangent said...

Congratulations on your book, pretty fabric collection. 24Tangent@gmail.com

Sue Baddley said...

Kim has done it again with this new book and fabric collection! I'm excited to make the Christmas stockings! Thanks for the give-a-way. Love this new collection of fabric and can't wait to get lots of it when it comes out! LOVE the project in the book. SO FUN!

Frani Du said...

Beautiful Holiday bundle!! Thanks for sharing.

Frani Du said...

I love this book! Would love to make the sockings ;)

Lynnette Lamance said...

I would Love to win

Lori Smanski said...

great give a way. I love there Christmas fabrics. And this book looks so interesting.
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Gloria Galiana said...

I have this book and all of her other books. Love her fabrics and her style. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

cjmont said...

i love the ornaments and stockings, i make ornaments every year and when we have a new family member i make them a stocking.

cjmont said...

love the ornaments and stockings.

cjmont said...

love the ornaments and stockings.

Sue Baddley said...

Kim has done it again with this new book and fabric collection! I'm excited to make the Christmas stockings! Thanks for the give-a-way. <3 Love <3 this new collection of fabric and can't wait to get lots of it when it comes out! LOVE the project in the book. SO FUN!

Joan said...

Congratulations to Kim on another wonderful book! Love all her designs! Thank you for the generous giveaways and the chance to win.

Jen Barnard said...

I love the snowman wall hanging you showed.
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judi said...

The ideas in the book are all so cute!! The photographs are so inspiring and that bundle of fabrics is gorgeous!

Rebecca said...

what an awesome giveaway thank you very much

lalaluu said...

Simple, scrappy, and Christmas? I'm in!

Claire Sutherland said...

This looks like a lovely book. I am so looking forward to Xmas especially since I am expecting our first baby in December x
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Delinda Lea said...

Absolutely dreamy!

Farmhouse Blessings said...

How delightful! Thank you for the opportunity.

Brenda said...

I am so excited for a Christmas book by Kim. I see a lot of projects that I would like to make.

Brenda said...

I am so excited for a Christmas book by Kim. I see a lot of projects that I would like to make.

Victoria M. said...

I love Kim Diehl's books. I have all of them so far and would of course 'need' to have this new one to keep my collection up to date. The Henry Glass fabrics are fabulous too. Thanks for the chance to win.

Genther Lori said...

I got a chance for a quick look through Kim's book, but alas, it belonged to someone else! It is so beautiful!

Joyful Quilter said...

I love Kim's patterns and fabrics.

Karen H said...

have all of Kim's books and have done made several quilts from her patterns- glad there is a Christmas line out to go with her new book

Colleen S said...

I love this Christmas book and fabrics. Beautiful job Kim Diehl and Henry Glass fabrics.

margot said...

So many lovely things! Can't wait to create my own!

Mom C said...

The large star throw caught my eye. I love to make table toppers and wall hangings for christmas. Thanks.

Mom C said...

love the quilt on the front cover. The projects look great. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Love all of Kim's books. This one looks absolutely wonderful. Can't wait to get started on another of her quilts.

Liz Sampson said...

What a beautiful book and lovely fabric to create Kim'so outstanding designs!

Lewcrese Shields said...

I have all of Kim's book so naturally I have to have this one too!! There is even enough time to get some made before Christmas or to give as gifts!!

Lyn Kaufmann said...

I am so in need of inspiration and motivation. . As a Head start teacher my umpf needs a push and a book and fabric could certainly be the perfect ending to school and the start of summer! . Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy your fabric and ideas!

brodine said...

I would love to do all Scrap-Basket Stockings of kim Diehl christmas book, one for all of my familly members :)

Donna in NH said...

Those fabrics are gorgeous! It will be fun to make some of Kim's designs with them.

basicstamper said...

I love Kim's new Christmas fabric and the wonderful ides in her new book!
I would love to make a Christmas quilt from the book.

Sherry VF said...

This book book has a nice variety of projects for Christmas. (A house only needs so many lap quilts.) sjvonfumetti at yahoo dot com

Allison CB said...

Love Kim's designs - wonderful projects!!!

Crickets Corner said...

Kim always has wonderful designs and this book is no exception. Thanks for the chance.

Linda said...

LOVELY FABRIC COLLECTION! THANKS KIM+HENRY GLASS FABRICS!
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Linda said...

Book has a nice selection of projects for Christmas! Thank you for sharing!
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anna brown said...

So love christmas and this book looks great...fabrics really great..lol .. happyness04431@yahoo.com

Linda M said...

It's always fun to think of Christmas and keep the Joy of it in our hearts.

Aimee said...

The fabrics are beautiful & I love the stockings

Aimee said...

The fabrics are beautiful & I love the stockings

quilter said...

Beautiful, Kim, as always!!
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Terry said...

Those fabrics would look great used in the Snowman Shenanigans wall hanging which would be the first thing I'd make if I get the book. Thank you for the chance to win!

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