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.

What Are Mid-Arm Quilting Machines?

Baby Lock Tiara 2 Mid Arm Quilting Machine

Are you in the market for a mid-arm quilting machine? Learn the basics of these machines and what makes them different from longarm and home sewing machines.

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Cross My Heart: 7 Cross Quilt Patterns to Love

The Crossing Quilt in Ann Kelle Fabrics

From the traditional Greek styles to wonky crosses and variations of traditional patterns, cross blocks come in many different variations and shapes. Here are some of our favorite cross quilts — including some free patterns!

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The Ultimate List of 34 Spring Quilt Patterns

Sprouts Table Runner and Topper pattern

Spring is in the air, and we're taking a look at some of our all-time favorite spring quilting patterns and tutorials. From fresh flower patterns to garden-inspired blocks, here are 34 awesome quilting ideas to get you ready for spring!

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How to Sew a Boxy Quilted Zipper Pouch

Boxy Quilted Pouch Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how to sew a zippered pouch with boxy corners? It's not as hard as you might think! Get the FREE pattern + tutorial for an adorable quilted boxy pouch right here on the Craftsy blog.

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