Stitch Craft Create’s Top 25 US Quilt Blogs

Keeping up to date with a few favourite quilt blogs is a great way to become part of the global quilting and sewing community. We’ve picked out 25 inspirational quilt blogs from American designers and crafters that you might love — pop over to some of them and say ‘hi’!

 

25 Of Our Favourite American Quilt Blogs

We’ve arranged these quilt blogs in alphabetical order for ease of use. Click on the links or screenshots below to visit the quilt blogs and discover what they’re all about!

A Quilt Is Nice - Top Quilt Blogs

Some practical, inspirational advice from Nettie, owner of A Quilt is Nice: “If you can sew a straight line you can quilt.” We love this ethos, and the huge gallery of Nettie’s finished quit designs.

A Stitch In Dye - Top Quilt Blogs

Bold use of colours, fresh, funky fabrics, and a stunning modern quilting style really make Malka’s blog A Stitch in Dye stand out! The Mini-Quilt Mondays feature is fun.

Angry Chicken - Top Quilt Blogs

Angry Chicken is a fantastic blog for anything and everything to do with sewing and fabric, from artist, author and interior designer Amy Karol! Amy’s ongoing ‘Quilt Monday’ feature is a regular fix for us.

Artfabrik - Top Quilt Blogs

If you like art quilts Laura’s Artfabrik blog will be perfect for you. If you’ve never done it before don’t miss the step-by-step tutorial on how to make an improvised art quilt.

Cluck Cluck Sew - Top Quilt Blogs

The clever crafter behind Cluck Cluck Sew, Allison Harris, has fantastic tutorials for quilts, pillows, bags, skirts and more, all with stunning photography. She also offers dozens of modern quilt patterns through her online store.

Crazy Mom Quilts - Top Quilt Blogs

If you’ve never been here before, the Crazy Mom Quilts blog, by Amanda Jean Nyberg, is packed full of great scrap quilting patterns and ideas to use up your stash — although the designs are so nice you might find yourself buying fabric just to make them!

Diary of a Quilter - Top Quilt Blogs

Amy Smart’s Diary of a Quilter blog features a fab pattern store, free quilting tutorials, and a fun diary of her quilting adventures for you to enjoy.

Fresh Lemons - Top Quilt Blogs

Fresh Lemons has a great selection of modern quilting patterns and tutorials on her site, but the reason we love Faith’s blog so much is for the huge gallery of beautiful designs in her Quilts section! Plus you can check out her Etsy store for downloadable patterns.

Freshly Pieced - Top Quilt Blogs

Lee runs the Freshly Pieced modern quilting blog and considers herself to be a ‘fabric-aholic’ (don’t we all!). As well as patterns and quilt-alongs, she has a regular feature called ‘WIP Wednesday’ where she talks about her own in-progress quilts.

Handmade by Alissa - Top Quilt Blogs

A fascinating take on quilting — Handmade by Alissa is run by Alissa Carlton, co-founder of the Modern Quilt Guild, and features minimalist quilt designs and bold use of vibrant solids.

Happy Zombie - Top Quilt Blogs

Cool, offbeat stylings and a wicked sense of humour combine with contemporary quilt designs on the Happy Zombie blog, from Lecien fabric designer Monica Solorio-Snow.

Jaybird Quilts - Top Quilting Blogs

Julie Herman, the voice behind Jaybird Quilts, has a pattern store and also offers a whole bunch of free quilting tutorials and techniques. She’s also designed some really handy quilting rulers, which you can get more details about on her site.

Lovely Little Handmades - Top Quilt Blogs

The Lovely Little Handmades blog features patchwork, scrap piecing and quilting, and is so fun and colourful! Kerri also runs an Etsy store under the name Sew Deerly Loved.

Piece and Press - Top Quilt Blogs

Dan designs gardens and sews quilts, both for pleasure and on commission. His Piece and Press blog is packed full of his unique modern and improv quilting designs.

Quilt Dad - Top Quilt Blogs

He’s a father of three and a passionate quilter — Quilt Dad (a.k.a John) blogs about modern quilting and is a member of the Art Gallery Fabrics Fat Quarter Gang.

Quiltvilles Quips and Snips - Top Quilt Blogs

Quiltville’s Quips & Snips is the blog of the Quiltville.com site, run by Bonnie K Hunter. As well as teaching, Bonnie focuses mainly on scrap quilts with a lovely ‘make-do’ feel.

Quiltmaker Quilty Pleasures - Top Quilt Blogs

Do you read Quiltmaker magazine? Quilty Pleasures is the Editors’ online quilt blogs and, like the magazine, is full of quilt designs, fabrics and inspiration.

Ryan Walsh Quilts - Top Quilt Blogs

Ryan Walsh loves to combine traditional piecing methods with free-style construction techniques. The Ryan Walsh Quilts blog shows his amazing designs, often accompanied (or sat on) by his many cats!

Sew Katie Did - Top Quilt Blogs

Katie teaches modern quilting and sewing in Seattle. The inspirational designs featured on her blog Sew Katie Did all focus on design and the importance of choosing and using colour.

Sew Mama Sew - Top Quilt Blogs

Sew Mama Sew is a big, big blog with over 400 sewing tutorials, including quilt blocks and techniques. We love coming here for inspiration, and always get lost for hours in all the amazing designs and ideas.

Sew Take a Hike - Top Quilt Blogs

We love the fab sewing and quilting designs on Penny’s Sew Take a Hike blog, but she also writes about designing, baking, crochet, hiking, and more, so there’s something for everyone here!

Stop Staring Start Sewing - Top Quilt Blogs

Do you ever find it hard to take the plunge and jump into a new project? Sewing pattern designer Jona says: Stop Staring and… Start Sewing! Great advice, and a lovely blog!

Tallgrass Prairie Studio - Top Quilt Blogs

There’s a big archive of sewing and quilting tutorials on Jacquie’s Tallgrass Prairie Studio site – great if you’re looking for a new technique or quilting effect to try for your next design!

The Long Thread - Top Quilt Blogs

The Long Thread is run by Ellen Luckett Baker, a sewing author and fabric designer. Ellen’s a big fan of handmade items, especially quilts and children’s clothes, and her site is full of inspiration for handmade crafts.

Wisecraft - Top Quilt Blogs

A former clothing designer, Blair Stocker posts about her handmade craft adventures on her blog Wise Craft. We love her fresh and colourful modern quilt designs.

We hope you enjoyed our list of US quilt blogs and found some crafty new hangouts online that you hadn’t seen before. We know there are loads of other amazing sites out there that we haven’t mentioned — let us know your favourite sewing and quilt blogs in the comments below! Don’t forget to include a link.

 

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8 thoughts on “Stitch Craft Create’s Top 25 US Quilt Blogs

  1. Hi Mary,

    Yes, Mary’s Molly Flanders is really sweet, thank you for including the link! You have some gorgeous photography of your quilts on your own blog as well (we had a quick look this morning)

    Best,

    – James
    @Stitch Craft Create

  2. Hi Liz,

    Thanks for the link to your site there are some really lovely sewing designs there, and looks like you have a really big sewing community, which great to see!

    Best,

    – James
    @Stitch Craft Create

  3. Hi Karrie,

    Thanks for sharing the link to Maureen’s gorgeous blog, she has some amazing quilt designs! There are so many great quilt blogs out there I think we may have to keep building our little list of 25.

    Keep sending us links to your fave quilt blogs everyone!

    Thanks,

    – James
    @Stitch Craft Create

  4. I always love to read about or see latest quilting designs and latest trends in quilting world. Sometimes it’s very interesting for me to visit quilt shops nearer to me where ever I’m doesn’t matter. I usually Prefer http://www.quiltinghub.com/ to find out my nearer quilting shop’s addresses to visit them. It’s not my profession but my passion.

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