Amanda Murphy

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Hobbies: Drawing, painting, sewing, embroidery and needlework, cooking

Favorite Type of Sewing: Quilting! I love the graphic quality of quilting projects.

Amanda markets her own full-color pattern line under the Amanda Murphy Design label and has designed several fabric collections for Blend Fabrics, a subsidiary of Anna Griffin, Inc.  Her first book with C&T Publishing, Modern Holiday, features 18 sewing projects from quilts to stockings and pillows.  Her second book, Color Essentials, centers on both color theory and quilting with solid fabrics.  Amanda also is a BERNINA Artisan, and teaches online classes in quilting and machine embroidery for