Blog Love | AllPeopleQuilt.com Staff Blog - Part 2
 

Blog Love

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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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Blogs We <3 This Month

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

Freshly Pieced

 

A self-described fabric-aholic, designer and author Lee Heinrich regularly updates her blog with gorgeous pictures of her works in progress. Her fresh style is not only fun to look at, but also completely inspiring! She gives great tutorials, free patterns, and has quilt alongs we’re dying to try!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Crazy Mom Quilts

 

Amanda Nyberg, one of the authors of Sunday Morning Quilts, makes us look like slackers! As her blog title suggests, she’s a busy mom, but also an amazing quilter! Her quilts are modern, fun, and colorful. She has such unique designs and easy-to-follow tutorials. And the best part is, if you fall in love with one of her quilts, she sells them on her blog.

Read her blog here.

 

 

Red Pepper Quilts

Rita Hodge is an Australia designer and her blog is pure eye candy. From beautiful photography to fun designs to quilts we wish we had in our homes, her blog is page after page of happiness. Plus, she always has great giveaways and some helpful tips.

Read her blog here.

 



Blogs We <3 This Month

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

 

This month, we’re showcasing an amazing group of women who are starting their own division with RJR Fabrics. Called Cotton+Steel, the new company of designers includes Melody Miller, Rashida Coleman-Hale, Alexia Abegg, Kim Kight, and Sarah Watts. Each have their own style and bring a different design process to the table. Watch a video of their story and meet all the designers here. They’re set to introduce their first fabric collections in Spring.

 

Melody Miller

 

Not updated too regularly anymore (hey, she was busy starting Cotton+Steel!), it’s still fun to go through her past posts! Melody has such a unique design style and cute photography. The fabric designer and author of Rudy Star Wrapping blogs about her products, what she’s working on, and some behind-the-scenes info.

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Rashida Coleman-Hale

 

Rashida, from the blog i heart linen, has a great mix of posts–everything from tutorials and patterns to what products and fabrics she’s loving now. If you’ve ever seen her fabric line with Cloud 9 Fabrics, you’ll know that she’s deeply influenced by her time spent in Japan growing up. We can’t wait to see what she’ll do next!

Read her blog here.

 

 

Alexia Abegg

 

 

Alexia comes from an art and fashion background. She’s runs a sewing school and also a pattern company called Green Bee Designs and Patterns. You can find patterns for fashion items, such as clothes and bags, as well as quilts on this blog. Look for free tutorials (like the one pictured above!) and little peeks at her classes, fabrics, and sewing events she’s going to.

Read her blog here.

 

Kim Kight

 

 

Kim is a self-labeled fabric collector with a particular interest in midcentury prints. Her blog True Up showcases different fabric lines from around the world and tells about the design and a little of the history. She also has a great bank of designer and store interviews. She takes a different look at the fabric industry and makes for a refreshing read!

Read her blog here.

 

 

Sarah Watts

 

Sarah is a book illustrator, fabric designer, and licensing artist. Her work ranges from whimsical designs to dark scenes, but all with a beautiful hand drawn look. Her blog showcases sketches, designs she’s working on, and stories of her travels.

Read her blog here.

 


Blogs We <3 This Month

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

 

Diary of a Quilter

 

Amy Smart, the blogger behind Diary of a Quilter, is the lady you’d like to quilt with! She has an eye for design and color, is a helpful teacher, and is just plain fun! Her blog showcases tons of free patterns (like the cute pumpkin table runner above), tutorials for beginners on topics ranging from rotary cutting to binding, and beautiful images of what she’s working on now! If you visit often enough, you’ll even notice some fun giveaways!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Betz White

 

Betz White sees beauty in everything! The author of Sewing Green uses everything from old sweaters to organic cotton (she has her own collection with Robert Kaufman Fabrics) to make whimsical and happy projects. Her blog is filled with a mix of free and for-purchase patterns, sneak peeks into her design process, and tool reviews. She also does the cutest crafts with felt (see the ornament above)! We’re in love with felt for the holiday season and love seeing what warm and cozy decorations she’s making next.

Read her blog here.

 

 

Lindsay Sews

We’ve been huge fans of Lindsay  Conner since she did this awesome fabric bookmark tutorial for our sewing blog How To Sew (see it here). She’s an all-around crafty gal and even runs a blog for people with their own handmade businesses. Her quilts are modern and bright. Her new book Modern Bee: 13 Quilts to Make with Friends is a great intro to modern quilting and a fun idea to try with quilting buddies! Her blog is filled with amazing tutorials, sneak peeks into sewing events, and, we’re hoping in the near future, pictures of her on-the-way baby!

Read her blog here.


Blogs We <3 This Month

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

 

Victoria Findlay Wolfe Quilts

Victoria Findlay Wolfe of Bumble Beans Inc. is am amazing quilt designer that has been featured in our magazines multiple times. She’s also an author and teacher, traveling the country to teach workshops. With an art background, her quilts are fresh, modern, and playful. Her blog (which she updates almost every day) is full of great tutorials, photos of her current projects, and pictures of her really cute dogs! Victoria has such an eye for color and design. Just looking at her quilts and they way she plans blocks is sure to be inspiring and thought-provoking!

Read her blog here.

 

 

Quilting is My Therapy

 

This blog belongs to machine-quilting rockstar Angela Walters. For anyone who loves to drool over beautiful and intricate quilting designs, this blog is for you! Not only does Angela share photos of the quilts she’s quilted, but she also gives great tips and techniques for anyone looking to improve their own quilting. Plus, she has an amazing new fabric line with Art Gallery Fabrics that she’s using in new projects. Angela makes quilting seem easy, but also completely attainable for all those that want to take their quilts to the next level!

Read her blog here. 

 

 

Stitched in Color

 

 

There’s one word that describes what Rachel Hauser’s Stitched In Color blog makes us feel: happy. Rachel has only been sewing for four years, but you can tell the passion and talent she has for quilting! The fabrics she uses are bright and colorful, and her designs range from classic blocks to improvisational piecing. Her blog has something for everyone! She features free tutorials for projects, sells her great patterns, and even hosts quilt-alongs and giveaways. And best of all, she’s using her talents to help others. Many of her quilts, like the one pictured above, are donated to charities.

Read her blog here.