Welcome to I See Stars Quilting!
Tips, Tricks & Tutorials for Modern Quilting!
Hey there! Let’s grab a quick coffee together!
My name is Christen. I am a mom to 3 kids, one girl, one boy and a husband… just kidding. I only have 2 kids… though some days it feels like way more…
In the tiny scraps of spare time, I squeeze out time to do what I love to do: Quilt.
I love to create beautiful things for my family.
For a long time, I thought I would never ever be able to quilt because it was an extreme battle to balance the everyday things in life.
Over the years, I have learned how to squeeze in time to quilt and keep my crafty habits going.
I want to help you keep your sanity too!
On this blog, you’ll find tutorials and other tips and tricks I’ve learned along my quilting journey that will help you in yours. (Just starting out? Visit this page – Quilting 101)
I can show you shortcuts on tasks & help you be more confident in your quilting skills. I want to share with you the things that I have learned while still maintaining a semi-orderly house. (I do quilts, not magic potions of the dark arts)
I want to inspire you to create something completely outside of your comfort zone, but not lose your cool in the process.
I want to teach you new things and I want to spark your soul with inspiration.
“So you’re going to inspire me with… quilting?” – you ask.
Are you picturing a room full of old grannies in a circle with old outdated fabrics slowly stitching away?? – well, stop it. Stop it right now.
Modern quilting is so much more than that.
We have taken the foundation from the generations before us and created an entirely new era. It is an explosion of design and color. Each and everyone has a mood and personality of its own!
I do have an extensive background in art and design. I do not, however, come from a long line of quilters. I’ve had to learn by trial and error and hours and hours with the seam ripper.
To my very core, I am an artist. Creating beautiful things. That is what gives my soul rest.
When I found quilting, it’s as if my heart had found its home. My babies can get hugs from my quilts whenever they want and know that I love them to pieces.
Come sit and have a cup of coffee with me whenever you like, please. Or tea or whatever you prefer. The little chats we have while trying not to let everything fall apart around us is what makes this world a better place. And I’m glad we have each other. I love meeting quilters from all over the world!
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I want to share this joy with you and hope that you find this much happiness with scraps of fabric and a constant state of less-than-tidy craft space as I do. (Speaking of… Check out a tour of my sewing room!)
Feel free to contact me with any questions, ideas or simply to say hi. 🙂
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