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.

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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Sew Cute: 7 Baby Cross-Stitch Patterns You’ll Adore

Baby Cross-Stitch Pattern

Welcome a new arrival with these sweet baby cross-stitch patterns, perfect for little girls and boys. Finish them off with a frame, display them in a hoop, or add them to a pillow for a special handmade touch to the baby's nursery.

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7 FREE Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns

Free Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

These fat quarter quilt patterns are just the ticket to clearing out your fabric stash. Instantly download your favorites for FREE now!

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7 FREE Quilted Placemat Patterns You’ll Love

Free Quilted Placemat Pattern

A quick quilted project, placemats are fun to make and also come in handy when you need a handmade gift. Find seven fast & friendly quilted placemat patterns (and did we mention they're all FREE?!) here.

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8 Christmas Table Runner Patterns to Stitch Up This Weekend

Merry and Bright Ornament Table Runner

After you've decked the halls and put tinsel on the tree, it's time to dress your holiday table! We've picked out some of our favorite Christmas table runner patterns that stitch up quick. Pair them with your favorite holiday fabrics for pretty table settings you can return to year after year.

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