Meet the Quilters

Jeni Baker loves to find ways to be creative every day, whether it be through photography, sewing, or quilting! She has been sewing off and on for about 10 years. She has recently entered the world of fabric design with her first collection for Art Gallery Fabrics, Color Me Retro. In her spare time, Jeni enjoys collecting vintage kitchenware and spending time with her pet bunny, George. To learn more about Jeni and her quilting adventures, visit her blog In Color Order.
Megan Bohr lives in small town Iowa where she designs modern quilts. Taught by her grandmother and her mother, Megan started sewing and quilting at the age of 12 and never looked back. Now 14 years later, she loves to share her modern sewing and quilting and inspire others on her blog, Canoe Ridge Creations. Megan is also the social media coordinator of The Sewing Summit, a modern sewing and blogging conference in Utah.
Katie Bowlby lives in Alabama with her husband and 6-year-old son. She works as a copy editor for Southern Living magazine and loves sewing and quilting in her free time. Her design was inspired by a quilt top made by her great-great-grandmother Cordelia Doust Bourgeois. You can find Katie via her blog Katie’s Korner.
Elizabeth Dackson is a self-proclaimed fabric addict and modern quilter. She designs quilt patterns found both on her blog, Don’t Call Me Betsy, as well as in various quilting publications, including Quiltmaker, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, and Fat Quaterly. She is also an active member of the Tampa Modern Quilt Guild. Elizabeth lives in Florida with her husband, son, and neurotic beagle.
Jessica Kelly finds design inspiration in everyday life and often captures quilt ideas on napkins or paper scraps before trying them out on fabric. She quilts from her home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where her supportive husband and two Labrador Retrievers turn a blind eye to her ever-growing fabric stash. Jessica’s work has appeared in Quilt magazine and she also designs patterns for Moda Bake Shop. Visit her blog at Sew Crafty Jess.
Jennifer Mathis is a southern mama who fell in love with quilting and sewing in 2010. She taught herself to sew with gusto, jumped right in to the online sewing world, and never looked back. With her husband cheering her on, Jennifer puts her organizational and teaching skills to use planning Sew South, a modern sewing retreat in Charlotte. Taking care of her family, reading, sketching, and dreaming of new projects keeps her busy, although occasionally she cooks dinner, too. She's been published in Quilty magazine and is featured in Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe. Learn more about Jennifer at her blog Ellison Lane Quilts.
Colleen Molen is greatly inspired by tradition, antique quilts, and the lives of the women who created them. She loves taking anything old and making it new, using bold patterns and bright colors. She started quilting just a few years ago to make a quilt for her daughter’s first birthday, finishing it in time for her second birthday. Living in Utah with her husband and two daughters, Colleen enjoys learning new things about life as she creates a place her family is proud to call home, and she hopes that what she creates will make future generations want to know her. You can find out more about Colleen at her blog, The Busy Bean.
Amy (Sukie) Newbold starting quilting in 2010. She was inspired to start by her mother-in-law who has been sewing for more than 40 years. Sukie lives with her husband and two kids in Salt Lake City, Utah. By day, she works as an accountant but she loves to fit in sewing at night and on the weekends. She loves long walks on the beach, challenging herself to finish large-scale sewing projects, and organizing swaps and bees. She blogs about her creations at
Adrianne Ove is a quilter and pattern designer who finds inspiration in everyday shapes and colors. She loves taking a simple idea and finding innovative ways to go from simple to modern. Growing up in Santa Cruz, her influences include coastal lifestyle and beach themes. Adrianne is also an enthusiastic advocate for the Modern Quilt Guild and is very active with the online quilting community. You can find Adrianne at her blog Little Bluebell.
Elena Roscoe lives in South Florida with her husband Michael and black lab Seamus. She began sewing as a little girl when her mother taught her to make clothes for her Barbie dolls. From then on, Elena was hooked on the creative process. She is active in the online sewing community and very much enjoys interacting with stitch friends from around the globe. Learn more about Elena at her blog Hot Pink Stitches.
  Cindy Wiens combines the traditions of her Mennonite Brethren ancestors and her love of beautiful fabrics, especially solids, to design refreshingly colorful quilts. Besides making quilts for friends and family, Cindy’s donated quilts help raise money for disaster relief at an annual auction in her hometown of Fresno, California. Cindy’s work has been appeared on Quilting Arts TV, in International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene and she has published patterns with JWD Publishing. Visit her blog Live a Colorful Life.
Lindsay Conner is a writer, editor and quilter, and she is the author of Modern Bee—13 Quilts to Make with Friends. Lindsay’s creative work has been published in Stitch and Stitch Craft Create magazines and the One-Yard Wonders books. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband Matt and loveable cats Murph and Chloe. You can follow Lindsay's crafty ventures at Craft Buds Lindsay Sews or CraftFoxes, where she is an editor.