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Blog Love

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Blogs We <3 This Month

Once a month, we highlight blogs our staff is reading right now!

 

 

Melly Sews

Melissa’s blog is one of our go-to blogs for clothing pattern and inspiration (hey, we may be quilters, but we enjoy looking at cute clothes, too!). From sewing for girls and boys to adult sizes, Melissa’s free patterns and tutorials are easy-to-follow and super stylish! She also has easy pillow, place mat, and other small patterns available. And if you visit her site now, you’ll be summer ready with her 30 days of sundresses blogs and cute swimsuit coverups!

Read her blog here.

 

 

Amy’s Creative Side

Amy’s blog is perfect for all those sewers who want to be in the know! Not only is her blog a smorgasbord of gorgeous projects and giveaways, but she also features a weekly quiltcast, where she (and friend April Rosenthal) share tips for getting things done, the tools that work best for them, and other quilting and piecing tricks!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Simple Simon and Company

Written by two Elizabeth’s, this blog is perfect for everyone trying to make more time for sewing! They’re both two busy moms, so their patterns and tutorials are easy, quick, and super fun! From clothing to bags to great sewing tips (especially on topics that we’ve all wondered, but never asked), their personalities shine through, inspire, motivate, and most importantly, make us feel like it’s ok to take time to enjoy family and life in addition to the creative process.

Read their blog here. 

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Blogs We <3 This Month

Once a month, we highlight blogs our staff is reading right now!

 

 

Twin Fibers

Jennifer and Jessica are the cutest! They love all things vintage, so their blog makes you yearn for years past, but also inspired to bring that history to more modern projects. Showcasing fun custom slipcovers, sewing projects, and quilts, their blog is eye candy for fabric lovers. They even delve into knitting, which is so fun to see for those of us crafting addicts.

Read their blog here. 

 

 

Piece N Quilt

We’ve ooh’ed and ahh’ed over Piece N Quilt before on our Instagram account. But if you’ve never seen this blog by Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting, you’re missing out! Not only do they feature the most beautiful quilts and quilting (both personal projects and ones they’re doing for others), but they also sell machine embroidery and machine quilting patterns, so you can get your own amazing designs on your home machine.

Read their blog here. 

 

 

Heather Bailey

Heather’s fabric is happy, bright, and full of florals! Her blog offers the same creative, breezy, and infectious vibes. Featuring beautiful photography, free patterns for little projects, great tutorials, and drool-worthy embroidery designs, this blog not only inspires, but educates.

Read her blog here. 

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Blogs We <3 This Month

Once a month, we highlight blogs our staff is reading right now!

 

 

A Quilting Life

If you know Sherri McConnell, you’ll know that she truly does lead a quilting life. As a Moda fabric designer, quilt designer, and author, her blog serves as inspiration to the quilting community. Her blog posts range from current projects and new patterns to blog hops and creative tutorials. Plus, her projects are happy and bright, making it impossible to leave her blog without feeling better!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Pink Penguin

Ayumi Takahashi is a pattern designer and author with a playful sense of style! Her patchwork patterns are fun and practical–ranging from baby toys to bags. She has a creative eye for putting fabrics together for a unique project. Also, her paper-pieing skills are truly amazing and will motivate you to try her patterns!

Read her blog here.

 

 

Film in the Fridge

Ashley Newcomb is pretty much the cutest! Her designs (some free!) are hip, surprising, and still last the test of time. Her quilts are airy and work with lighter colors, which makes them easy to imagine in other colorways for anyone exploring for their next project. Plus, her blog posts pack personality, so you feel like you have a quilting friend through the computer!

Read her blog here.

 

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Blogs We <3 This Month

Once a month, we highlight blogs our staff is reading right now!

 

Maureen Cracknell Handmade

Fresh and fun are two words to describe Maureen’s blog and her quilts! Using bright colors, modern designs, and super cute photography, her quilts are not only eye candy, but total inspiration for anyone looking for permission to draw outside the lines with their creations. Her step-by-step instructions make sewing look effortless! Or visit her Etsy shop and buy a handmade item to own her style without the work.

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Pat Sloan

If you’re looking to kick your butt in gear, Pat’s blog is your go-to. She’s one busy lady–she hosts our American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, designs fabrics for Moda, is an author, and still has time to blog every day! Her blog is full of sew alongs, sewing challenges, and great tips and patterns for using your stash and finishing quick! Visit her blog for the inspiration you need to sew every day!

Read her blog here.

 

The Happy Zombie

Monica Solorio-Snow is one unique lady–both her fabric lines and her patterns! (If you haven’t seen her Ron Swanson quilt, you’re missing out!) She never does anything without giving 100% and she makes sure each creation reflects her style. Her blog is full of patterns, musings, pictures, inspiration, and of course, that  wit we all know and love her for!

Read her blog here.

 

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Blogs We <3 This Month

Once a month, we highlight blogs our staff is reading right now!

 

Simplify

You would think a Moda Fabrics designer, Stash Books author, Craftsy teacher, and pattern designer wouldn’t have time to keep a blog. But rockstar Camille Roskelley has a beautiful blog that she keeps up weekly! Her quilts are fresh and gorgeous, her family is adorable, and she writes like she’s your best friend! If you need inspiration, patterns, or even a place to let your eyes relax, this is the community for you!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

In Color Order

 

As Jeni Baker’s blog name suggests, her designs are colorful and happy! Jeni tries to live a creative life each day. Perfect for those that dabble in more than just quilting, this blog features sewing, knitting, and thrifting adventures, too! Her patterns are very accessible and so fresh! And her fabrics for Art Gallery Fabrics make it easy to add color to your quilts!

Read her blog here.

 

 

P.S. I Quilt

 

Rachel Griffin’s blog is a geometry lovers paradise! Her quilts and sewing projects frequently feature graphic designs, standout fabrics, and simple shapes. They’re big impact quilts without being overwhelming. Her eye for style is something we all are striving for! Her blog is page after page of gorgeous photos–and best of all, if you fall in love with a quilt, you can buy the pattern from her blog!

Read her blog here.

 

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