Corey Yoder


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It all begins with fabric, doesn’t it? Corey married her husband Ryan in 1997 and shortly thereafter, her love affair with fabric began. She began purchasing fabric before she knew how to sew or had even touched a sewing machine.  Realizing she needed an outlet for her growing fabric stash, she began making quilts – a natural choice as both her Mom and Dad’s sides of the family includes many quilt makers.  She found she loved the process.

When Corey’s oldest daughter Chloe was born in 2005, her attention moved to clothing design and led to her building a business – Little Miss Shabby – focusing on appliquéd children’s clothing. After several years designing and selling her creations, her family grew with birth of her daughter Elonie in 2009.  That’s when Corey because focusing on quilts, specifically on designing and creating her own original quilts.

The designs Corey creates and publishes for Coriander Quilts showcase her love for putting a modern twist on traditional block designs.  She is a regular contributor to quilt magazines and books, and she is the author of Playful Petals.  For a peek into Corey’s day-to-day quilt and sewing projects, be sure to visit her on Instagram where she is -corianderquilts.  It’s where she shares all things quilty, as well as upcoming fabric collections and quilt patterns.

  • Stitching with Lorelai Tutorial
    Last week, I shared this little teaser over on Instagram and promised fun was to be had.  And now, the fun has arrived.  If you have anxiously been counting down the days for the new episodes of Gilmore Girls to arrive later this month, then you are in the right... Read more »
  • October Sew Sampler Box Reveal
    As the box states, “Enjoy your box!” & today I’m sharing all of the fun things to enjoy in the October, Sew Sampler Box from Fat Quarter Shop.  If you haven’t yet received your box and want to be surprised, don’t read any further! Here’s the reveal: This month’s box contains so... Read more »
  • Layer Cake Log Cabin Block {Tutorial}
    Happy Friday everyone!  Today, I am happy to be sharing a new tutorial with all of you.  The tutorial is for a quick and easy log cabin quilt top that I have designed to work with 10″ layer cake squares. For my quilt top, I used a layer cake of Poetry... Read more »
  • Down to the Final Two
    Happy Monday!  Our weekend was spent celebrating our newly turned 8 year old little miss and we still have more fun coming this week.  Why celebrate for just one day? =)  On Saturday evening we went to an event called “The Enchanted Forest” at our local Wilderness Center & it... Read more »
  • Friday Fun Things
    For today’s post, I thought that I would change things up a little bit.  I have been sharing a lot of new quilts and patterns and perhaps you would like to see something other than another new quilt. =) I am often asked which solids work well with my collections or... Read more »
  • Backroads Quilt(s)
    Backroads is our quilt of the day.  Isn’t the sky so pretty in that picture above?  We have been having a beautiful fall–the weather has been so nice.  Warm, Sunny days interspersed with rain equals perfection in my book. On to Backroads–this quilt is a jelly roll friendly quilt (you’ll need... Read more »
  • Apple Creek Quilt {New Pattern}
    This quilt, Apple Creek, has a neat design history. This past spring, I was asked  by my pastor at my church if I would be interested in designing a quilt for a special project.    Our church has  missionaries living and working on a native american reservation.  In the native american... Read more »
  • Sunny Quilt Pattern
    Today, I am sharing my Sunny quilt.  After almost a whole week of rainy days, this week has started off with beautiful sunshiney days.  I love the rain, but the sun is wonderful too! Sunny is a Fat Eighth friendly quilt .  I think it’s important to note that not all... Read more »
  • Lulu Lane Week!
    It’s Lulu Lane week here at Coriander Quilts.  Starting today, I am going to be sharing the quilts that I designed for this collection.  Now, before we get started…a little bit of housekeeping.  Inevitably when I take a break from blogging for awhile and then start sharing again, I get... Read more »
  • Introducing Lulu Lane
    Introducing Lulu Lane. Lulu Lane is my 3rd line of fabric with Moda Fabrics and I am so excited to share these fabrics with you!  Here is a little bit about the inspiration behind this collection: “To get to my Grandma Lulu’s house, you had to travel down a long gravel lane... Read more »

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