Collection: Running Stitch Designs

Kristin and Patty have collaborated to share their love of hand piecing and to encourage others to give it a try. Together, they have hosted two successful quilt-alongs and shared countless tutorials and tips on hand piecing. Join their newest hand piecing QAL Harmony which kicks off in February 2021!

Kristin Esser, of Simple Handmade Everyday, loves simple quilts—both machine and hand pieced. A lifelong sewist, she took up quilting ten years ago and never looked back. She loves sharing patterns, tutorials, and life in general on her blog and podcast, both called Simple Handmade Everyday. You can find Kristin's tutorials and videos on the Hand Pieced Quilt Along page of her blog and her You Tube channel.

Patty Dudek, of Elm Street Quilts, been a maker for as long as she can remember and fell in love with quilting about 15 years ago. She loves all parts of the quilting process, even quilt math! You can follow Patty on her Elm Street Quilts blog where she hosts a popular link-up, One Monthly Goal, inspiring fellow quilters to make progress on their projects. Find Patty's tips and tutorials for hand piecing on the Harmony Hand Pieced QAL and on the Book Club page of her blog.