16 of the best quilting Instagrammers to follow

Published on 29 October 2019 4 min read

There’s so much more to Instagram than just pretty pictures – there’s a whole world of craft inspiration to explore at the touch of a button! As well as awesome project ideas and top tips from quilting pros, you can also connect with a community of like-minded makers. 

Turn your feed into a perfect patchwork with these 16 quilting Instagrammers. Warning: you’re sure to see a spike in screen time once you get started on this following spree!

1. @bookhou

If earthy neutrals and muted pastels are your thing – you’re going to want to hit follow on Arounna’s feed immediately! Packed with awesome accessories and home decor (with a little bit of embroidery for good measure), this feed really is #quiltinggoals! This gorgeous cross body bag is to-die-for!

Follow @bookhou

2. @clothandcrescent

Bold, bright and beautiful are the only three words you need to describe Lorna Slessor’s Instagram. This Bristol-based quilter has a knack for creating cool, contemporary designs using geometric shapes in a range of vibrant and modern shades. If you’re searching for inspiration – Lorna’s feed is the first place to go!

Follow @clothandcrescent

3. @thencamejune

Classic quilting meets modern design on Then Came June’s grid. This Portland-based crafter has a way of combining print with colour that we absolutely adore. We’re huge fans of this picnic quilt, where tiny squares of pattern stitch up with bright, contrasting colours for an ultra cool finish.

Follow @thencamejune

4. @suzyquilts

Suzy’s Insta is filled to the brim with all things bright and beautiful. With heaps of original quilt designs to give you endless inspiration, you’ll struggle to stop scrolling through this fabulous feed! Go for the quilts, stay for the gorgeous baby Desi and super cute dog named Scrap who also makes plenty of appearances!

Follow @suzyquilts

5. @emily_dennis_

Emily Dennis’ bio says that her feed has ‘loads of quilty inspiration’ and we’re inclined to agree! As well as sharing heaps of modern patterns and cool designs, Emily is also renowned for sharing her top tips on making it as a creative business owner. A must-follow for any wannabe craftrepreneurs!

Follow @emily_dennis_

6. @3rdstoryworkshop

Andrea Tsang Jackson’s feed oozes simple style and sophistication. Andrea quilts using solid colours for clean, crisp lines and ultra cool designs. While her homeware is the star of the show, she also posted a quilted jacket that’s given us all sorts of incredible ideas!

Follow @3rdstoryworkshop

7. @modernlymorgan

Self-confessed fabric addict Morgan’s feed is jam-packed with brilliantly bright colours and fabulous abstract florals that we can’t get enough of!

Follow @modernlymorgan

8. @aneelahoey

Aneela’s Insta might not be strictly quilting, but it’s strictly amazing and that’s why it’s in our top 16! From sweet sewing patterns and enviable embroidery to super quilts, this pattern designer has got it all.

9. @evquilts

If you’re struggling for inspiration, Evie Jespersen’s grid is your one-stop-shop for ideas galore! Her cool, contemporary and totally unique designs will have you reaching for your pins quicker than you can say “quilting”! Evie also creates incredible curated bundles, so if you struggle to mix-and-match fabrics for quilting, she’s a great source of inspiration!

Follow @evquilts

10. @rashida_coleman_hale

Illustration, quilting and the cutest baby you ever did see combine to create an Instagram feed that’s totally loveable! We can’t get enough of Rashida’s stunning geometric designs, cool and quirky illustrations and, of course, awesome quilting!

Follow @rashida_coleman_hale

11. @freebirdquiltingdesigns

Calling all floral fanatics and flower fans! Carolyn Murfitt’s grid is a garden of inspiration for quilters looking for unique nature-themed designs. Carolyn is a Melbourne-based freehand longarm quilter and pattern designer with a feed that’s as bright as they come. Be prepared to be dazzled by some seriously impressive work!

Follow @freebirdquiltingdesigns

12. @quiltingjetgirl

Yvonne Fuchs hasn’t just inspired us to get our quilting kit out; she’s inspired us to pack up our life and get on the road! Yvonne is quilting her way around the Arctic in her mobile home and if you think her quilts are stunning – take a look out of the window that she works next to!

Follow @quiltingjetgirl

13. @kamiegrangroth

You can’t help but smile when you take a look at the beautiful bright colours and cool and contemporary quilts on Kamie Hone Grangroth’s feed. Vibrant shades, pretty patterns and totally amazing textures – Kamie ticks all the boxes!

Follow @kamiegrangroth

14. @mybearpaw

Open up Jo Avery’s grid for an explosion of colour on your screen! Jo is a quilt and embroidery designer and teacher with a whole lot of inspiration to share! As well as making more traditional quilts, Jo’s designs feature brilliant little motifs like birds and flowers. We love it!

Follow @mybearpaw

15. @nightquilter

The Night Quilter, Kitty Wilkin, says she “grabs a needle and thread once the kids are in bed”, and her nocturnal makes sure are something special! Loaded with colour, pattern and texture; Kitty’s feed is guarateed brighten up even the darkest of nights!

Follow @nightquilter

16. @lelandavestudios

Kim Smith Soper is sending her quirky quilts from New York to your Insta feed! In 2018, Kim interviewed a different crafter every week to get to the bottom of why we quilt, “because we have so much to learn from one another as we follow our creative paths”. Kim’s work is as much about the art of quilting as it is about the reasons behind it, and we think that’s something to be celebrated.

Follow @lelandavestudios

Visit our international sites: North America | Australia