Carolina is a professional blogger, craft and quilting book author, notions inventor, and award-winning quilter living in sunny San Diego, California.

Equally at ease behind a sewing machine and wielding a glue gun, she loves to try her hand at different mediums and different techniques in her a creative space where every shelf and surface is filled with craft supplies. 

You'll find her sharing her creations on her sites 30 Minute Crafts and Always Expect Moore, as well as on her YouTube Channel. Her patterns are available at Carolina Moore Patterns.

Carolina is a Sewcialite for Art Gallery Fabrics, and Ambassador for Baby Lock Sewing Machines.

She is the Author of Learn How to English Paper Piece, and co-author of Hot Glue Hacks and Crafts.

The quilting notion she invented, the Spot on Dot, is available exclusively through Checker Distributors as a Gypsy Quilter product.

You might also know her from features on Channel 8 News Las Vegas, Craftgawker, Craftzine, and past work on Craft Test Dummies, Crafterminds, Darice, Little House on the Prairie, Mom It Forward, Fairfield, Thermoweb, Fave Quilts, and SheKnows.

Additional distinctions include being a CHA Influencer for the Crafts and Hobby Association, and a 2-year term as "Crafts Expert" for

30 Minute Crafts

Quick and easy crafts that can be made in 30 minutes or less. Fast craft tutorials ranging from sewing to painting to hot glue.  

* Voicebox top 50 Craft Blogs

 Always Expect Moore

Lifestyle and crafts including quilting, recipes, and craft tutorials.


Quilting and home decor patterns designed by Carolina Moore. New quilt patterns are added monthly. Projects include quilt patterns, block patterns, English Paper Piecing Patterns, and project patterns.

I love working with brands and other bloggers! If you would like to work with me, send me an e-mail at carolina (at) carolinamoore (.) com.
When working with brands, I follow FTC and Google guidelines - all sponsored posts are labeled as such, and paid links are tagged as "nofollow" links.

If you want to reference any of my posts or tutorials on sites I own, please do, and link back. If you would like to include a post of mine in a crafting "round up," please do. You are welcome to take a picture or two from any post in a round-up or feature, without asking permission. However, if you include me in a round-up or feature, please let me know so that I can share it via social media. Please do not copy entire posts, tutorials, or chunks of text to re-post elsewhere.

If you would like to make any of the items I show for profit, please respect the following: If you plan on making more than 50 pieces for sale, please contact me first. If you plan to make less than 50 please make sure you credit me as the designer.