Jenni Grover


Jenni is a maximalist quilter who loves wild color and pattern combos. She’s also a journalist who’s worked in publishing for more than 34 years, including gigs for Quiltfolk and Quiltmaker magazines. Jenni is a past president and active board member of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild. She cares deeply about the intersection of craft and health, offering wellness coaching for quilters (and other makers) through 1:1 sessions, online courses, and in-person workshops. Her book, "ChronicBabe 101: How to Craft an Incredible Life Beyond Illness," has helped countless folks feel better. When Jenni’s not quilting or coaching, she’s often gardening in her backyard, watching sci-fi, or working out. Visit her website at and follow her adventures on Instagram @coachjennigrover.

Get expert advice on how routines and accountability can improve your quilting and boost your creative energy.

5 Ways to Improve Your Quilting with Accountability & Routine

In this blog post, we're tackling a big subject — tips for how routines and accountability can help improve your quilting. If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time alone quilting and pursuing other crafty passions. That means there’s no one there to notice patterns that adversely affect your efficiency, or to make sure you follow through on your plans and commitments. 

Use these 6 Steps to Mindful Making to help you stay excited and joyful to make and create through sewing, crafting or even cooking!

6 Steps to Mindful Making

Today we’re examining six mindset mistakes that will kill your quilting mojo… and ways we can conquer them to develop a mindful making perspective. These tips can be applied to quilting, crafting, or even your holiday cooking!

Do any of these mindsets sound familiar?