Super Amazing Posts By Angela

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.

    Get Scrappy: 7 Free Scrap Quilt Patterns

    Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

    Do you save all of your fabric scraps? Those leftovers of all shapes and sizes are so handy! Whether they are bits and pieces from a previous quilt top, scraps from garment sewing or extra pre-cuts that you didn't end up needing, those scraps are valuable. Gather them up, and use them to sew one of these 7 incredible quilt patterns available here on the Craftsy pattern shop. Read more

    Color Your World: Kaleidoscope Quilt Patterns

    Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

    Do you remember looking through a kaleidoscope as a child? Spinning and pointing it at every light imaginable, amazed by the swirling shapes and colors. Kaleidoscope quilts are a homage to this classic children's toy. Be inspired by these gorgeous quilts that bring color, shapes and patterns to life! Read more

    A+ Sewing and Quilting Gift Ideas for Teachers

    Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing |

    The end of the school year is quickly approaching. Do you like express your gratitude by giving your children's teachers gifts? Take it up a notch this year by gifting something handmade. There are so many quilting projects that can make a really unique gift for a special teacher. Not only will these projects will shine among the other gifts, you will have fun making them. Here are a few quilted gift ideas to get the wheels turning! Read more

    Celebrate Sewing With 9 Delightful Spool Quilt Patterns and Projects

    Posted by on Apr 20, 2014 in Quilting |

    We all know a spools of thread is a quilting necessity, right there with fabric and batting. But have you ever though about spools as an inspiration for your quilt's design? Here's a collection of are nine delightful spool quilt patterns and projects to inspire you to sew your own spool quilt! Read more

    8 Tips & Tricks for Quilting With Denim

    Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing | Comments

    Quilting can be rather expensive hobby! As fun as it is to collect fabric, not everyone can afford to invest a large amount of money into supplies. The good news? Quilting can also be a very frugal craft! Fabrics can be recycled and repurposed from objects around the home. Let’s take a look at denim today and how it can be used in quilting. Read more