Welcome to the Homeday Blog

March 02, 2018

Welcome to the Homeday Blog

Hooray!  You made it!  Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I’m so glad you’re here.

I’m Lesley- owner and maker of Homeday Studio. I’ve been sewing and creating things for as long as I can remember.  I’m also a proud homebody, coffee addict, and lover of modern design.

Homeday is a small-batch, independent studio that designs and creates modern quilts from start to finish. We believe your home should be a haven, and that a day at home is one of the most delightful things. Follow along for product announcements, design tips, tutorials, and inspiration for making your next homeday a little bit sweeter.

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