Meet the Maker blog series: Jenny Gordy of Wiksten creates simple, elegant, easy to follow garment patterns. Follow this blog series to learn about more pattern writers and artists in the sewing industry.

Timeless Basics for Every Wardrobe: Meet the Maker

Fellow sewists, we have gathered here today because of our mutual love for sewing quilts. But believe it or not quilting (though it’s definitely my personal fav) is just the tip of the iceberg in the beautiful world of sewing. Our next blog series, Meet the Maker, is going to feature other creatives in the sewing space, showcasing all of the incredible things that needle and thread can do!

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Step by step how to care for a new quilt. Are you giving a quilt away? Easy instructions and a printable card on how to wash and care for a vintage and new quilt.

How To Care For Your New Quilt

Giving away a quilt? You're so sweet and generous! Do your friends and family know how lucky they are to have you in their lives?? As you give your incredibly fortunate loved one the gift of a new quilt, make sure you give them the gift of knowledge as well… the knowledge of how to take care of it!

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3 fun and fresh quilted pillow patterns for a modern look. Easy to follow patterns that are fat quarter friendly or use up scraps!

3 Fun & Fresh Quilted Pillow Patterns

I come to you today as a fun and fresh 32 year old, but in a matter of hours, I will be an old, wisened 33 year old. You see, tomorrow, December 20, is my birthday. And something I have discovered over my almost 33 years here on earth is that quilting...well...it takes a lot of time.

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24 Instagram accounts to inspire your personal color and style!

24 Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Personal Style

Although this post can be skimmed for a fantastic list of Instagram accounts to inspire your creativity, at the heart of it I'm going to attack one question I get asked regularly, "How do you pick colors?"

I'm a textiles designer with a background in graphic design, so "picking colors" is something I've been doing for most of my life.

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