Suzy Williams

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Suzy Williams, founder of Suzy Quilts, is rooted in a deep love for the heritage and tradition of quilting and a desire to craft unique, contemporary textiles. With a BFA in visual communications, Suzy uses her graphic design background to transform conventional sewing into a fresh, personal interpretation of minimal, modern design. Suzy is a BERNINA Expert Ambassador, Craftsy Instructor, member of the Modern Quilt Guild and has been published in multiple books and magazines. She has worked in collaboration with large corporations such as Toyota and Crate & Kids as well as Birch Fabrics, Windham Fabrics, Hoffman Fabrics, Art Gallery Fabrics and Cloud9 Fabrics. Currently Suzy lives in Chicago, IL with her husband, John and two young children, Desi and Joanna.

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How to Hang a Quilt

With more modern textile shows in circulation than ever, there is one thing that's hard to avoid sewing – quilt sleeves. If you have ever wanted your quilt in a magazine, quilt show or even if you’ve made so many quilts you’ve now decided to cover your walls with them, sewing a basic hanging sleeve on the back of a quilt is a good skill to know.

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A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim

How to sew with denim! This next series of posts is very exciting because I'm going to take you on the adventure of a lifetime (and y’all know me. I never exaggerate.) Prepare yourselves to boldly go where few quilters have ever gone before: on an exploration of seldom-used, underrated, crazy-difficult or just plain strange fabric options that you may have never even thought of before.

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Stars Hollow Quilt

Gilmore Girls

Love it? Hate it? Never heard of it? (To those who fall in that third category...really??)​

Whether you are a die hard fan, a 4-season shoulder-shrugger…“meh, take it or leave it,” or a confused person who is currently Googling “Gilmore Girls,” (again….really???)

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Quickie Quilt Market Recap

Quickie Quilt Market Recap: Go!

  1. I had a dopey smile on my face the whole time. Like even when I was beat tired and my roommate Stephanie was making me stay out and mingle past my bedtime (which is preferably 10pm, but ya'll, I was out till midnight every night!
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