Quilting Blogs to Get You Started
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Finding the right quilting blogs can be hard. They can be hard to navigate, don't offer free quilt patterns, or are simply hard to track down. Though there are tons and tons of amazing quilters and designers out there blogging, we thought we'd put together a list of some of FaveQuilts' most prolific contributors. These designers create everything from baby quilt patterns to full bed quilt patterns and everything in between. Need keepsake quilts? Check. Need tabble runner patterns? Check. Need quilts for pre-cut fabrics? Check.
We couldn't possibly fit all our favorite designers in this list, so if this isn't enough to get you started, check out the full list of FaveQuilts designers!
Quilting Blogs to Get You Started
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- John Adams: Inspired by the growing number of crafting blogs and the emergence of vibrant, modern quilting fabrics in the textile industry, John convinced his wife to teach him how to use her sewing machine in 2004 and hasn't looked back. He started his popular blog, QuiltDad.com, in 2008 to share his love of patchwork with others.
- Carole Carter: Carole Carter is a quilter, crafter, sewing enthusiast, wool worker, stamper, gardener, hiker, reader, photographer, and cook. She has written articles for various sewing, quilting and book newsletters for years, taught sewing classes, held leadership positions in sewing and quilting clubs (and one car club), written articles for book blogs, and finally decided to write for her own blog.
- Christa Watson: Christas Watson specializes in creating easy to follow quilt alongs on her blog. She love to encourage others to try their hand at machine quilting since that's her favorite part of making a quilt!
- Bonnie K. Hunter: Bonnie is dedicated to continuing the traditions of quilting. She enjoys meeting with quilters, teaching workshops, and lecturing to quilt guilds all over the USA, challenging quilters to break the rules, think outside the box, and find what brings them joy.
- Jera Brandvig: Jera approaches quilting as a creative art form and loves to bend the rules. She strives to bring out the inner artist in everyone and delights in the great sense of satisfaction that comes from creating something truly unique and beautiful.
- Melissa Corry: Melissa Corry has loved the opportunity Happy Quilting has given her to expand her skills and share them with others. She has loved making so many friends in this virtual quilting community, and dreaming up more plans and hopes for Happy Quilting. She can't wait to see how Happy Quilting will continue to grow!
- Christina Cameli: Christina Cameli fell in love with quilting as a folk art more than a decade ago. She spends her sewing time experimenting with fabric, using up scraps, and finishing her quilts on her home sewing machine. She works primarily without patterns, enjoying the surprise of letting quilts develop as they go.
- Jo and Kelli Kramer: Jo and Kelli Kramer are avid bloggers who adds new blog posts daily often featuring quilting projects, tutorials, book reviews and recipes . You can read about the adventures of Jo and Kelli on their blog, Jo's Country Junction.
- Elizabeth Dackson: Elizabeth Dackson enjoys the design process of quilting and has recently started publishing quilt patterns, both through her blog as well as in several publications. Her work can be found on Fat Quarterly, Sew Mama Sew, Moda Bake Shop, Modern Day Quilts, Quiltmaker magazine and International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene magazine.
- Laura Wasilowski: A sense of whimsy and play describes Laura Wasilowski's art work . She creates art quilts using hand-dyed fused fabrics, hand stitching, and machine quilting.
- Martingale: Through 35 years of dedication to quilting, sewing, knitting, and crochet, Martingale has published over 1,100 books that have sold more than 20 million copies, authored by more than 450 gifted designers.
- American Quilter's Society: The American Quilter's Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world, with good reason. They understand quilting!They provide quilters like you with the information, inspiration, and experiences that make a difference.
- In The Beginning Fabrics: In The Beginning was started in Seattle, Washington, as a retail store in 1977 by Sharon Evans Yenter. It was Sharon’s goal to fill quilters’ and crafters’ need for high-quality cotton fabrics, classes , inspiration, and friendship.
- Fiskars: Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. Fiskars has over 360 years of product quality excellence and is Finland’s oldest company.
- Lecien: Lecien is well known for the exquisite design and craftsmanship of our products in the quilting and stitching communities. Their international design team manages to stay current of the trends while instilling a timeless quality to the fabric.
- KayeWood.com: All the new quilting toys, patterns and books as well as weekly and monthly specials, clearance shelves and ebooks and epatterns, and Kaye’s Blog is even complete with podcasts.
- AccuQuilt: AccuQuilt is a leading quilt company that sells quality products that you absolutely need in your working room. AccuQuilt offers a number of quilting necessities, including fabric cutters, cutting dies, and patterns. They also have a great tips and talk section of their website, which offers super helpful quilting advice.Fat Quarter Shop
- Lunden Designs: Lunden Designs has released a total of 14 patterns. The patterns are available in a wide range of fabulous quilt and fabric shops all over the world. Melissa's designs and projects have also been published in the magazines 101 Patchwork Projects, Quilt Trends Modern Patchwork, Sew It Today, Quilt It Today, and International Quilt Scene Magazine.
- Fat Quarter Shop: As a team, Fat Quarter Shop continues to branch out with the best fabrics, exclusive kits, quilt clubs, BOMs, and more. They will always be driven by the passion that it was founded upon, which is always giving you the best products and service.
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