Annie Unrein
Craftsy Instructor

Saint George, UT USA

Annie Unrein is an expert quilter, pattern designer and teacher. Her quilts and designs have appeared in publications such as Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting, Quilt, and Memory Makers magazines. She also created ByAnnie's Soft and Stable™, a product that adds body, stability and professional finish to purses, bags and home decor.

Annie's Craftsy Classes


Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers

Get organized with home storage that features the best of both fun style and fabulous functionality! Join expert and designer Annie Unrein as she shows you how to sew organizers for a beautiful, handmade way to keep track of knickknacks, notions and anything else that might fit. Take the fuss out of working with multiple layers using Annie’s tricks for sewing through layered fabric and stabilizer. Then, quilt fabric pieces and combine them with zippers and pockets for sturdy, standing organizers. You’ll also get insider tricks for working with bias binding and learn how to seamlessly join binding for a polished look. Plus, customize your organizers to meet your needs with labels, handles, lids and more!

$19.99 $39.99


Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers

Learn the secrets to professional-quality bags as you sew two cute and functional organizers with pattern designer Annie Unrein! Learn how to choose the best batting for quilted components, select a stabilizer for bags with great body and find out how to sew vinyl and mesh with ease.Then, turn handles, install hardware and bind edges like a pro. Annie will also share insider tips for installing zippers around curves. You’ll even discover ways to work with zippers by the yard to save yourself money and time. Add polished finishing details and showcase the fruits of your labor — a soft storage binder for sewing supplies, toiletries and beyond, and a travel cosmetic organizer that will keep everything in its place.


What's New

To save you time and money, we have made two Finishing Kits containing most of the supplies that you will need for the projects in the Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers class. Fabric is NOT included, so pick a fabric and then decide what color of zippers and hardware you would like. You will find more info about those kits (as well as links to the tools we recommend) at our website.

Upcoming Events

Jun '15 18

Jun 18, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015
I will be at Quiltique in Henderson, Nevada, to teach classes and present a lecture. For more info, check out the calendar on my website:

Oct '15 21

Oct 21, 2015 - Nov 02, 2015
I will be in Houston, Texas, for International Quilt Market and Quilt Festival. Please stop by to see us and say hello! We'd love to show you our newest patterns and products. Days are long and busy while we are at these shows, so questions submitted during this period may not get a response until we return. My apologies for any delay.

Annie's Projects

Stacked Nesting Baskets
Colorful Nesting Baskets
Catch-All Caddy
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