Posts by Angela Mitchell

Angela Mitchell shares her home with her husband and children, and together they run a small hobby farm. Once an elementary school teacher, she currently spends her days at home with her three kids. Angela is a self taught crafter who has been sewing and playing with yarn for most of her life. She has been a contributing author for several sewing books and is more than happy to share her quilting knowledge here on the lovely Craftsy blog.

Spring Cleaning: How to Store Quilts

How to Store Quilts for Spring - Are you ready to tuck away some of your beloved quilts for the warmer months? This requires some thought and care. Here are some tips on how to store quilts to ensure that your handmade treasures are safe. Read more »

Fun With Monochrome Quilt Patterns – All You Need is One!

Pretty in Pink - Monochrome Quilt Patterns on Craftsy When quilting, you can have just as much with one color as you can with a rainbow of colors. The different shades and tones of a single color can make for a stunning monochromatic look. Use these monochrome quilt patterns as inspiration for your next quilting project! Read more »

Flutter Into Spring With These Sweet Butterfly Quilt Designs

full_8050_17504_ButterflyPotholder_3 Let’s welcome the new season with some butterfly quilt designs and patterns! Beautiful butterflies flutter and dance across these eight charming quilt designs, all available right here on Craftsy. Be sure to check them out and let us know which one you'll be stitching up this spring! Read more »

7 Rockin’ Quilts for Music Lovers

Paper Pieced Musical Instrument Quilt Pattern

Do you like to give handmade gifts? It can be a whole lot of fun! If you have a special musician in your life, or maybe someone who loves music, why not make them one of these quilts for music lovers? This type of gift is both functional and artistic, surely to be treasured by the creative people you know.

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Make a Keepsake They’ll Cherish Forever: Wedding Quilt Ideas

Breaking Clouds Star Quilt Pattern - available on

Spring is right around the corner, and that means that wedding season is about to begin. Many couples schedule their nuptials during the warmer months of the year. If you have a loved one that is getting ready for the big day, perhaps it is time to plan a handmade gift! A special quilt made just for the happy couple is sure to be treasured for years to come.

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What to Quilt on Your Quilt: Choosing a Quilt Design

Quilt Being Sewn

Plenty of quilters will admit that they have an unfinished stack of quilts laying around. Maybe you know how to quilt, but figuring what to quilt on your quilt may be this issue. How do you decide? Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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