Pumpkins Mini Quilt

I can be an easily suggestible maker. I see something that looks fun and immediately start researching how I can make it, what materials I might use and sketching out the idea. This might be why I have more than a few things in my “works in progress” pile! When I saw the pumpkins quilt block tutorial from Leah Day …

Jennifer Moore of Monaluna {Quilty Box April Episode}

As the founder, sole designer and store owner of Monaluna, Jennifer Moore is committed to a sustainable lifestyle, whether someone is making themselves or wanting to buy sustainable products. After working for Pottery Barn and Target along with licensing with Robert Kaufman Fabrics and Birch Fabrics, Jennifer decided to expand her modern design aesthetic into her own organic fabric company. …

Stephanie Palmer of Late Night Quilter {Quilty Box January Edition}

Today’s podcast guest is Stephanie Palmer of Late Night Quilter. Living in Austin, Texas, Stephanie is a pattern designer, long arm quilter, created the Quilters Planner, part of the Quilt Theory design collaborative, wife and mother of four. As this month’s Quilty Box curator, we talk about her move from clinical psychology to quilting, how she became an Ambassador for …

Interview with Patrick Claytor of Quilty Box

Since last year, I have had the privilege of partnering with Patrick Claytor of Quilty Box and producing podcast episodes with designers who curate their monthly boxes. (Some past episodes include Jeni Baker, Natalie Barnes, Kaari Meng and more). When we first talk about our collaboration, I asked Patrick about his passion for the industry and measure of success for someone …

Quilty Box December Edition: Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef

Today’s guest is Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef Patterns. Living in southern California, Natalie is a quilter, author of A Modern Twist, teacher, dog mom, pattern and fabric designer. During our conversation, we start out by talking about her creative journey as an interior designer and how she started Beyond the Reef after a relaxing morning in Hawaii. Exploring her …

Sarah Thomas of Sariditty : Quilty Box October Podcast

Sarah Thomas (also known as Sariditty) went to a quilt show two years ago and fell in love with a Handiquilter machine. Since then, she has designed breath taking patterns, combined color with reckless abandon and quilted gorgeous quilts. Now living in northwest United States, Sarah continues her quilting journey by producing patterns and teaching for Handiquilter. She is also an …

Quilty Box July Podcast: Kathleen Starr of Starr Fabric Designs

Hand dyed fabrics have always fascinated me. While their color can be replicated from one batch to another with careful planning, their texture is impossible to duplicate. Each piece is one of a kind. Kathleen Starr of Starr Design Fabrics has dedicated the last twenty years of her life to the hand dying fabric and designing quilt patterns to showcase their …

Quilty Box April Podcast: Jeni Baker of In Color Order

When I first started to sew, I became obsessed with vintage floral sheets. Drawn to their softness, colors and childhood memories, the sheets were inexpensive enough that I felt comfortable sewing with them. They were also plentiful from local garage sales and flea markets. A google search of sewing with vintage sheets produced Jeni Baker of In Color Order’s website Her bubbly …