Suzy Williams


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.


The Churn Dash Quilt Will Remind You Why You Love Quilting

You guys, the Churn Dash quilt pattern is everything. Each time I work on a Churn Dash quilt, I think, “Yes. Yes. This is why I quilt!”

There’s something about the history and the simplicity and the tons-and-tons of variations and modernizations that really make the Churn Dash quilt block the complete package of all that quilting should be.


A Quilt Collaboration with Toyota

When you get a call that the marketing team from Toyota needs a quilt for a photoshoot, you say YES first and ask questions later. As you can imagine, it’s not everyday that corporate America is requesting handmade original textiles, so immediately I was intrigued, excited, and (to be really real) nervous.


Quilting with Flannel: Tips of the Trade

I love quilting with flannel. So soft. So snuggly. So many different plaids! But quilting with flannel can get a little tricky because of a few of flannel’s hidden quirks.

Here’s what flannel’s putting on its online dating profile: I love to snuggle by the fire on a chilly evening with hot apple cider.


4 FREE Flannel Quilt DIY Ideas!

It’s fall! And that means two things: pumpkin spice lattes and flannel.

Presenting: 4 FREE fun flannel quilt ideas! Flannel quilts are the perfect fall quilting project. These fuzzy patchwork blankets make great gifts, family photo props, and let’s face it, can you think of anything cozier than a flannel quilt draped over every chair?