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Sherri and Chelsi

Sherri and Chelsi

Sherri and Chelsi of A Quilting Life are a mother-daughter team living just a few miles away from each other in southern Nevada. Sherri is married and the mother of four children. She attended Brigham Young University and received a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1989. Inspired by her rich family heritage of generations of women who loved sewing and creating, Sherri learned to sew after receiving a sewing machine for her tenth birthday. She began making quilts thanks to the gentle persuasion of her grandmother a few years after finishing college. During the summer of 2008, she started her quilting blog, which led to her discovery of the amazing online community of quilters and makers. She has been publishing her designs in magazines and books since 2011. Her first book, A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home, was published in 2013, with Fresh Family Traditions published in 2014. Her third book, co-authored with friend and fellow Moda designer Corey Yoder, Sunday Best Quilts: 12 Must Make Quilts You’ll Love Forever, released in June 2019. Sherri has a fourth book released in May 2020—Labor of Love: Scrappy Quilts at the Heart of Home. And her fifth book: Home & Hearth: Quilts and More to Cozy Up Your Décor released in fall 2021. Her love of organizing prompted her to write the A Quilting Life Planner: A Portable Guide to Getting (and Staying) Organized, which was published in September 2020. And the follow-up full-size planner—A Quilting Life Planner and Workbook released in October 2021. In the spring of 2022, Home for the Holidays: Quilts and More to Welcome the Season released—co-authored with her daughter Chelsi Stratton. She continues to blog at www.aquiltinglife.com and is also blessed to be able to design fabric for Moda with her daughter Chelsi Stratton; their fifteenth fabric collection together arrives in shops in February 2023. Chelsi is married and the mother of two sweet daughters, Ashton and Harper, and a baby boy, Finn. She enjoys being at home with her young children and loves the adventures that go along with motherhood. Art materials were always the perfect gift for Chelsi as she has always loved to draw, paint and create. Sherri will tell you that she was repainting the house frequently because Chelsi loved drawing on the walls. She is passionate about nature, music and fashion – things that inspire her art today. And like her Mom, she has always loved the creative process. Working with fabric was inevitable as she remembers rummaging through the pile of fabrics in the sewing room looking for just the right combination, and she often went to sleep listening to the hum of her Mom’s sewing machine from the adjoining room. Sherri and Chelsi feel incredibly blessed to be able to design fabric for Moda.

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Style Collection Name Swatch Page JPG Images Free Pattern In Stores
Style Bright Sun 2015/fcc_bright%20sun.pdf 2015/jpg_bright-sun.zip 2015.10
Metro Valley 2016/fcc_valley.pdf 2016/jpg_valley.zip 2016.04
Metro Desert Bloom 2016/fcc_desert-bloom.pdf 2016/jpg_desert-bloom.zip 2016.11
Metro Creekside 2017/fcc_creekside.pdf 2017/jpg_creekside.zip 2017.09
Metro The Front Porch 2018/fcc_The-Front-Porch.pdf 2018/jpg_the-front-porch.zip 2018.02
Metro Clover Hollow 2018/fcc_clover-hollow.pdf 2018/jpg_clover-hollow.zip 2018.08
Metro Walkabout 2019/fcc_walkabout.pdf 2019/jpg_walkabout.zip 2019.01
Style Harper's Garden 2019/fcc_harpers-garden.pdf 2019/jpg_harpers-garden.zip 2019.09
Style Summer Sweet 2020/fcc_summer-sweet.pdf 2020/jpg_summer-sweet.zip 2020.01
Metro Balboa 2020/fcc_balboa.pdf 2020/jpg_balboa.zip 2020.09
Style Happy Days fcc_happy-days.pdf jpg_happy-days.zip 2021.02
Style Sincerely Yours fcc_sincerely-yours.pdf jpg_sincerely-yours.zip 2021.08
Metro Seashore Drive fcc_seashore_drive.pdf jpg_seashore-drive.zip 2022.01
Style Emma fcc_emma.pdf jpg_emma.zip 2022.09
Style Simply Delightful fcc_simply-delightful.pdf jpg_simply-delightful.zip 2023.02
Style Favorite Things fcc_favorite-things.pdf jpg_favorite-things.zip 2023.06
Style Bountiful Blooms fcc_bountiful-blooms.pdf jpg_bountiful-blooms.zip 2023.09
Style Strawberry Lemonade fcc_strawberry-lemonade.pdf jpg_strawberry-lemonade.zip 2024.01
Style Laguna Sunrise fcc_laguna-sunrise.pdf jpg_laguna-sunrise.zip 2024.09
Style Raspberry Summer fcc_raspberry-summer.pdf jpg_raspberry-summer.zip 2025.02