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Discover the Winners of the 2015 Craftsy Blogger Awards!

It’s here! It’s here! You know the excitement you feel when your favorite blog publishes a new post? We’re feeling that times ten, because it’s finally time to announce the Winners and Runners-Up for each award in each category of the 2015 Craftsy Blogger Awards!

Craftsy Blogger Awards

We were blown away by more than nominations and votes — and it’s all come down to this. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for continually crafting blogs we can’t wait to read each week. And thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s awards. You all deserve to be celebrated!

If your blog received first or second place, be sure to grab your award badge from the bottom of this post and show it off all year long!

Let’s continue to get the word out about these wonderful bloggers! Share this post with friends and your online community, and help them discover new blogs that inspire and encourage.

Click on your favorite category to go directly to the results:

Quilting
Sewing
Embroidery
Knitting
Crocheting
Cake Decorating
Cooking
Gardening
Woodworking
Paper Crafts
Photography
Art

Quilting

Best Quilting Tutorials

Winner

Quiltville

Runner-up

Diary of a Quilter

Best Quilting Photography

Winner

Cluck Cluck Sew

Runner-up

Crazy Mom Quilts

Best Craftsy Instructor's Blog

Winner

Stichery Dickory Dock by Amy Gibson, instructor of The Twisted Irish Chain

Runner-up

The Free Motion Quilting Project by Leah Day, instructor of Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1, Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2 and Free Motion Quilting a Sampler

Sewing

Best Sewing Tutorials

Winner

So Sew Easy

Runner-up

Sew Can She

Best Sewing Photography

Winner

The Cottage Mama

Runner-up

House of Pinheiro

Best Craftsy Sewing Instructor's Blog

Winner

Fashion Sewing by Angela Wolf, instructor of Tailoring Ready-to-Wear,  Creative Serging, Sewing Designer Jeans, Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics, Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket and Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects

Runner-up

Really Handmade by Amy Alan, instructor of Beginner Serging and the FREE class Sew Ready: Machine Basics

Embroidery

Best Embroidery Tutorials

Winner

Needle 'n Thread

Runner-up

Feeling Stitchy

Best Embroidery Photography

Winner

Elefantz

Runner-up

Little a Designs

Best Craftsy Embroidery Instructor's Blog

Winner

Bubbles' Menagerie by Lisa Shaw, instructor of Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop

Runner-up

Sue Spargo, instructor of Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand

Knitting

Best Knitting Tutorials

Winner

The Purl Bee

Runner-up

Confessions of a Knitaholic

Best Knitting Photography

Winner

Tanis Fiber Arts 

Runner-up

The Purl Bee 

Best Craftsy Knitting Instructor's Blog

Winner

Susan B. Anderson by Susan B. Anderson, instructor of Wee Ones: Seamless Knit Toys and The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe

Runner-up

Stolen Stitches by Carol Feller, instructor of Sweater Surgery, Celtic Cables and the FREE class Short Rows

Crocheting

Best Crochet Tutorials

Winner

The Crochet Crowd 

Runner-up

All About Ami

Best Crochet Photography

Winner

One Dog Woof

Runner-up

Poppy and Bliss

Best Craftsy Crochet Instructor's Blog

Winner

Moogly by Tamara Kelly, instructor of Quick & Easy Crochet Cowls 

Runner-up

Drew Emborsky, instructor of the FREE class Amazing Crochet Textures

Cake Decorating

Best Cake Decorating Tutorials

Winner

Kara's Couture Cakes

Runner-up

Bakerella

Best Cake Decorating Photography

Winner

Sweetapolita

Runner-up

Bake at 350

Best Craftsy Cake Decorating Instructor's Blog

Winner

Nicholas Lodge, instructor of Classic Sugar Flowers, The Ultimate Sugar Rose,  Mastering Modern Sugar Flowers and Custom Lettering & Monograms

Runner-up

Jessica Harris, instructor of Clean & Simple Cake Design, Simply Modern Cake Design and Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes

Cooking

Best Cooking Tutorials

Winner

A Sweet and Savory Life

Runner-up

Put On Your Cake Pants

Best Cooking Photography

Winner

Plated Stories

Runner-up

How Sweet It Is

Best Craftsy Cooking Instructor's Blog

Winner

Baking with Colette by Colette Christian, instructor of Classic Croissants at Home and French Pastry Shop Classics

Runner-up

Viet World Kitchen by Andrea Nguyen, instructor of Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch and Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond

Gardening

Best Gardening Tutorials

Winner

Simple Gifts Farm

Runner-up

A Way to Garden

Best Craftsy Gardening Instructor's Blog

Winner

Doug Green's Garden by Doug Green, instructor of Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results

Runner-up

Fine Foliage by Karen Chapman, instructor of Gorgeous Garden Design: Foliage & Focal Points

Woodworking

Best Woodworking Tutorials

Winner

Sawdust Girl

Runner-up

Funky Junk Interiors 

Best Craftsy Woodworking Instructor's Blog

Winner

Mike Siemsen's School of Woodworking by Mike Siemsen, instructor of Woodworking Essentials: Benches & Boxes

Runner-up

Chairs and More by Jeff Miller, instructor of The Shaker Nightstand

Paper Crafts

Best Paper Crafts Tutorials

Winner

The Frugal Crafter

Runner-up

Jennifer McGuire Ink

Best Paper Crafts Photography

Winner

Scrappy Scrappy 

Runner-up

Blue Bird Green

Best Craftsy Paper Crafts Instructor's Blog

Winner

Nichol Magourik, instructor of Gorgeous Greeting Cards: Stamping & Beyond

Runner-up

Alton on the Spot by Alton DuLaney, instructor of Paper Arts

Photography

Best Photography Blog

Winner

aPhotoEditor

Runner-up

Plated Stories

Best Craftsy Photography Instructor's Blog

Winner

Nature and Photography by Rob Sheppard, instructor of Shooting Intimate Landscapes

Runner-up

Visual Science Lab by Kirk Tuck, instructor of Studio Portrait Lighting, Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling and the FREE photography class Professional Family Portraits

Art

Best Fine Art Blog

Winners

Lines and Colors

Runners up (tie)

Steven Reddy

Lynne Chapman

Best Craftsy Art Instructor's Blog

Winner

Three Letter Word for Art by Paul Heaston, instructor of Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday

Runner-up

Classical Realism Inspired by Jennifer Gennari, instructor of Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques

Note to the winners:

You've won a Craftsy class of your choice!

To receive your complimentary Craftsy class, please email karenk(at)sympoz(dot)com with your winning/runner-up blog’s name plus the name of the class you’d like to enjoy.

And here are winner and runner-up badges to proudly show off on your site!

To grab your badge, simply copy the code below the appropriate badge and paste it onto your own site.

Best Tutorials Winner Badge
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Best Tutorials Runner Up Badge
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Best Photography Winner Badge
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Runner Up Best Photography Badge
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Winner Best Instructor's Blog Badge
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Best Instructor's Blog Runner Up Badge
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Thanks folks! We’ll see you next year for the 2016 Craftsy Blogger Awards!

69 Comments

Deby at So Sew Easy

Wow – I’m absolutely delighted to be named as the Best Sewing Tutorials. Thank you so much to everyone who both nominated and voted for So Sew Easy. The success of the site only spurs me on to greater efforts for 2015.

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Barbara

I’m so happy for Deby! I just discovered her blog in early Jan and now she’s a star!

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Mata Porno

Yes! The Frugal Crafter won Best Paper Crafts tutorials!!! So Happy for her 😀 thanks 🙂

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Yes! The Frugal Crafter won Best Paper Crafts tutorials!!! So Happy for her 😀

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Angeline Choo

WOW! I am definitely delighted and honored to be the Winner for Best Paper Crafts Photography! Thank you so much everyone who nominated and voted for me. THANK YOU!

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Jenny of Elefantz

Thank you to everyone who voted, I was overwhelmed by your support! Thank you also to Craftsy – I love being a Craftsy designer!

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Amy Smart

A huge thanks to those who nominated me in the first place! It was an honor to be a contender!

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Cheryl

Congratulations to two of my favorites who won!!! The Crochet Crowd for Best Crochet Tutorial and Moogly by Tamara Kelly for Best Craftsy Crochet Instructor’s Blog! Congratulations to all the other winners as well!!

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Thank you so much!! I’m excited to win best sewing photography and a big giant thank you to whoever may have nominated me. Such an honor!

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