Posts by Lindsay Conner

Lindsay Conner is a writer, editor and quilter who rarely sews the same thing twice. She loves to design sewing patterns, dream up crafty business ideas and meet like-minded creators through her blogs Lindsay Sews and Craft Buds. A midwest native, Lindsay recently moved to Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two loveable cats, Murph and Chloe.

The Ultimate List of 50+ Patchwork Quilt Patterns


When you are ready to start a new quilting project, sometimes picking a pattern can be the hardest part! We've rounded up the ultimate list of 53 patchwork quilt patterns, with some of our favorite bed quilts, lap quilts, baby quilts and more! Look around for lots of freebies, plus some that are perfect for using pre-cuts and fabrics from your stash.

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Luck o’ the Irish! 25 Charming Irish Quilts for St. Patrick’s Day

25 Charming St. Patrick's Day Quilts

Each year on March 17, most celebrate Irish heritage with green attire, parades and green beer — but quilters can take the festivities a step further with a St. Patrick's Day project! Every quilter (Irish or not) can appreciate this mega-roundup of Irish quilting patterns and ideas to try.

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8 Modern, Scrap-Friendly Baby Quilt Patterns

8 Modern Baby Quilt Patterns

Are you looking for a baby quilt design that's not the same old thing? Graphic, scrappy and chic, these modern baby quilts will inspire you to sew a baby gift that's sure to leave a lasting impression!

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Sewn by Hand: 8 FREE Cross-Stitch Patterns We Adore

Free Heart Cross-Stitch Pattern

Discover our favorite FREE cross-stitch patterns, including simple motifs as well as more advanced characters that incorporate several colors of embroidery floss. Choose your favorite free pattern, instantly download the PDF and get started today!

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Discover the Color of the Year for 2016!

Colorful Quilt

Have you heard the news? Pantone announced that its 2016 Color of the Year is actually two colors! How will you incorporate the Pantone Colors of the Year into your quilts and fabric projects?

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