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American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

Summary: Welcome to the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, a podcast aimed at making your quilting life more fun and creative, while connecting with quilters just like you. Join the staff of the magazines you love for a great episode filled with tips and tricks. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

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 10-3-16 Toby Lischko, Sharon McConnell, Amy Gibson, and Jennifer Keltner join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Designer Toby Lischko creates quilts that make you stop in your tracks. Then she teaches you how to do it! Not only are they striking, but she makes them doable for everyone. Her series of books on stars is a great place to start and today she is sharing her tips with us! She is also a regular contributor to American Patchwork & Quilting, you can download two of her projects Tuscan Villa and Pickle Dish http://gatewayquiltsnstuff.blogspot.com/ ================= Sharon McConnell of ColorGirl has a wonderful way with fabric. Her quilts jump with exciting designs and awesome use of fabrics. Sharon has great tips for us today on fabric and color selection. You will also find her designs in Quilts & More Magazine. http://colorgirlquilts.com/ =====================I’m a huge fan of Amy Gibson’s designs. She is an author and very popular craftsy online teacher. When her newest book ‘The Quilt Block Cookbook’ came out I had to get her on the show to talk about it! 50 blocks and 7 sampler quilters to put them into. Amy is also one of the designers on my Splendid Sampler project, this is going to be Super fun! http://www.stitcherydickorydock.com/ ============= Today is a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put a book together with the Chief Visionary Officer of Martingale, Jennifer Keltner! And that adorable project Jennifer made is found in the Sweet Tweets book, fun fun! http://blog.shopmartingale.com/ ==================== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 9-26-16 Kelli Fannin, John Kubiniec, and Alison Glass join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3491

Free patterns!.. My guests today are Kelli Fannin, John Kubiniec, and Alison Glass! I loved Kelli Fannin’s work the first time I saw it and that thought got locked in when I found out her website is called ‘Seriously It looks like it Needs stitches’.. super fun name, super fun projects and she has some incredible design skills! http://thatlookslikeitneedsstitches.blogspot.com/ =================== John Kubiniec of Big Rig Quilting is an author, longarm quilter and traveling teacher. He has an amazing sense of color which I know you’ve seen in the many quilts he has had published in magazines over the years. John’s first book is a ‘New Spin on Drunkard’s Path blocks’ and I love it! He is going to share some tips with us today for how to use this basic block in unusual ways. https://bigrigquilting.com/ ================== I have been a huge fan of Alison Glass and her fabrics, quilts, embroidery for a long time. She has developed lines of fabric that are so timeless and blend so with what we have that you want to collect them all. Her batik lines are beautiful and now she has embroidery and other fun things.. like removable tattoos that have glitter.. love them! http://alisonglass.com/ ==================== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 9-12-16 Michelle Jensen, Mary Abreu, and Kathy Doughty join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Michelle Jensen is back to talk creating with a story and creating with Scrap! Both are things we quilters love to do. Do you love the seasons? Michelle will explain how she creates her signature seasonal banners.. then we talk some scrap magic and ways to think about using those up! www.instagram.com/MixiHeart/ ---------------- Mary Abreu is back to talk making gifts!! What's hot, what to do with Panels... want to try a tuffet but not ready for the main thing yet? She has all the details! www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ ----------------- Kathy Doughty of Material Obsessions uses color and pattern in exciting ways. From the fabrics she buys for her shop in Australia, to the quilts she makes, her ability to mix elements is exciting! We talk about her latest book, fabrics and teaching a the Sisters show. www.materialobsession.typepad.com/ ------------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-29-16 Jackie Padesky, Donna DeSoto, and Helen Stubbings join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3254

I thought it would be super fun to share how things roll in the land of quilting! I am inspired every day by quilters and their creativity. A few months back I noticed that pineapples were showing up all over the place and low and behold there was also a pineapple quilt that was too cute for words! I of course, want to make it. Because I love to make cute things. BUT I also wanted to chat with the quilter behind ‘that pineapple quilt’ and learn a bit about Jackie Padesky of Pineapple fame! https://www.instagram.com/jackiepadeskyquilts/ ---------------- Donna Desoto is back and I’m so excited! She loves to organize large quilt challenge, and she is very good at it! The first was the tribute to the Beatles and now the 2nd quilt challenge to honor the 100th anniversary of the National Parks is out on exhibit and there is a beautiful book to go along with it. Donna’s challenges are clever and well thought out. I will reveal what the 3rd is and IF I’m participating this time.. on today’s show! www.npscentennialquilts.com http://www.fiberbeatles.com/ http://dmdesoto-iep.blogspot.com/ www.donnadesoto.com ------------------ I caught up with my awesome Australian friend Helen Stubbings at the trade show then organized to record her when she got home. Helen's been very busy doing a online class and Opening a Quilt shop! She and chat about her English Paper Piecing with her applique papers, that i am so in love with I'm going to host a sew along with them pretty soon... Her papers have been me the way to do English Paper Piecing that work for my brain! And she talks us through a tour of her studio! Plus.. her background before designing is pretty interesting.. you'll love it! www.hugsnkisses.typepad.com ---------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-22-16 Kori Turner, Kimberly Bourne, Amanda Niederhauser, and Andy Knowlton join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3494

I have friends that travel a lot, and some had stopped at Kori Turner’s shop, Olive and Grace. Then I saw her quilts at the trade show and was very excited she is able to talk to us about her quilts and give us some stitchery tips! http://www.olivegracestudios.com/ ================ Kimberly Bourne of Main Street Market Designs creates some incredible quilts. Some are mind boggling like her eclipse series, others are projects you can do over and over with her unique twist to the way she layouts out a design. Also she happens to love curved piecing and we are going to get some tips from her on that today! https://mainstreetmarketdesigns.com ================ I’ve been following Amanda Niederhauser of JediCraftGirl for quite awhile. She has amazing tips and tricks, shows her craft process and hey.. she loves Starwars, you have to guess that from her business name (check her about page at her website for the proof)! http://www.jedicraftgirl.com/ ================ Andy Knowlton’s at ‘A Bright Corner’ creates quilts with wonderful color combinations. And she very generously shares photos of her work, tips, tutorials and tricks to get it right. Andy also loves scraps so we are going to explore that a bit! http://www.abrightcorner.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-8-16 Cheryl Brickey, Nancy McNally, Tammy Silvers, and Kate Henderson join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

I first got to know Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist designs when I saw some articles she did comparing products. She did such a great job I started to follow her site. When she did research and testing about ‘using sheets as backing’ I was sold on the idea! We’ll talk about writing about quilting, designs and she’ll give us her sheet analysis http://meadowmistdesigns.blogspot.com/ ================= I look at a lot of quilting things, groups online, books sent by publishers, Quilt magazines and websites. I ran across Nancy McNally’s from One Stitch at a time and decided I need to learn more! She is fun, does amazing quilts and always has great tips! www.nancymcnallyquilts.com ================ Tammy Silvers is the designer behind Tamarinis and love color and fun quilts! She contributes to American Patchwork & Quilting family of magazines with her project Happy Haunting in the Fall 2016 issue. She travels to teach and is creates quilt patterns that fun and easy to make! www.tamarinis.com ================== Kate Henderson love quilts strips and she is not afraid to use them in wonderful and effective ways! With two books on strip quilts I'm really excited to talk to her all the way from Australia. And I asked Kate what the oldest quilt tool she owns, I wonder if you have one too? http://neverenoughhours.blogspot.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-15-16 Special Editor Edition of American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3054

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 8-1-16 Vicki McCarty, Pat Bravo, Mary Abreu, and Roseann Kermes join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3437

I was teaching at my guild's quilt show, Quilter's Unlimited, here in Virginia. We run a fairly large show with a lot of vendors. I happened up Vicki McCarty's large booth of amazing and yummy projects! She loves to combine cotton and wool in delightful projects! Vicki owns a fabric store near Morehead KY called Calico Patch. I am excited to get to know Vicki and she has some great tips about working with wool for us. www.calicopatch.net ----------------- Pat Bravo is the creative force of Art Gallery Fabrics. She designs fabric, makes amazing quilts, has wonderful designers on her team and runs her business with her husband Walter. I am so lucky to call Pat my friend and today she and I will talk about creativity and how finding 'your thing' can change your life. http://www.patbravo.com/ -------------------------- Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict is joining me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! This month we are talking about quilting and sewing ‘hacks’. Those things we quilters do to make life a little easier .. often by adjusting and converting a process to work better for us! www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ ---------------- Roseann Kermes of Rosebud's cottage also loves wool! And she is an expert on die cut machines. Today we talk about both, and you'll learn some key trick for using your die cut machine. www.instagram.com/rosebudscottage/?hl=en --------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 07-25-2016 Editor's Invade the Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3117

On this week’s American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, the editors give out VIRTUAL HIGH FIVES to celebrate their readers’ big (and small) accomplishments. They challenge online quilting communities to be a safe place for quilters to share their projects, ask questions, and learn new things, as well as encourage quilters to be proud of everything they make and stop the negative thoughts surrounding their own abilities. Share your own quilting accomplishments with American Patchwork & Quilting on Facebook (Facebook.com/apqmagazine) and Instagram (@allpeoplequilt). The editors also explore common questions people have when collecting and caring for antique quilts. They touch on the importance of history, how to date a vintage quilt, and tips for purchasing antique quilts. They also share personal stories of the antique quilts that really changed their lives. Then, editor Jody from Quilts and More magazine shares a sneak peek at the new Fall issue. She gives tips for working with T-shirt quilts, shares a hot new trend (hint, it’s denim!), and how bag-making just got easier! Pick up the latest copy of Quilts and More on newsstands now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 7-19-16 Stacy lest Hsu, Debbie Maddy, Mary Abreu, and Shruti Dandekar join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3496

If you have some Lil Red, Coral Queen of the Sea, and are waiting for Farm Fun, then today is your lucky day! I am so excited to talk to Moda Fabric Designer Stacy lest Hsu to find out more about how she got into fabric designing and have her tell us about the adorable doll panels that come with her lines. http://stacyiesthsu.tumblr.com/ --------------- Debbie Maddy has taken the ancient art of Shibori, a traditional Japanese dyeing technique, and turned it into a beautiful fabric line for Moda. I can't wait to learn more about how she was inspired by this and she has some great tips for making quilts that look complicated! http://blog.calicocarriage.com/ ------------------ Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict is joining me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! This month we are going to go behind the scenes as Mary tells us what it's like to get ready for the Row by Row Experience in the shop where she works. You can meet Mary by visiting Intown Quilters in Decatur Georgia! https://www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ -------------------- From being an architect to becoming a fabulous Quilt Artist, Shruti Dandekar has had an amazing journey. We are going to talk about quilting in India, where she lives and her portrait quilts. She also has a few fabulous tips for us! https://shrutidandekar.com/ ------------------------ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 6-27-16 Barbara Cline, Sherri McConnell, and Charise Randell join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3404

I am so fascinated by Barbara Cline's quilts! She has such an eye for creating designs that look complicated but are not! Her new Triangle stars book is packed with great project ideas, and she is going to give us some tips today on fabric picking and working with templates. http://www.delightfulpiecing.com/ ----------------- Sherri McConnell does incredible work and I'm smitten with her fabric lines and her patterns! She and her daughter Chelsi Stratton design the fabric lines and Sherri sews up incredible projects.. maybe daily.. on her website. We are going to chat about her fabrics , using a collection effectively and I hope for some insider tips for getting things done from a true expert! Sherri is also one of The Splendid Sampler designers! www.aquiltinglife.com/ ------------------- Charise Randell of Charise Creates designs incredible projects, uses amazing fabric selections and take such beautiful photos you want to drop everything to make what she shows you. From paper pieced blocks to little totes, it's all about the details in Charise's work. She is also one of the designers Jane Davidson and I asked to join us for the Splendid Sampler, we are so lucky she did! http://charisecreates.blogspot.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 6-20-16 Linda Thielfoldt, Annabel Wrigley, Amy Smart and Nicole Young join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Linda Thielfoldt of The Quilted Goose is an award winning quilter, a contributor to American Patchwork & Quilting magazine, and her newest release for us to enjoy is her book 'On my Way to Baltimore'. You know that Baltimore Album quilts and those inspired by the antiques beauties are my all time fabrics. Linda's fresh take is spectacular and she has some insider tips for us on how to to create with beautiful workmanship. http://www.thequiltedgoose.com/ --------------- Annabel Wrigley is the owner of the Little Pincushion Studio, an author of a great series of books to teach children sewing and a fabric designer. It's fun to catch up with people and today we'll chat about her fabric with Windham and I hope to learn about her adorable pink teaching caravan! http://www.littlepincushionstudio.com/ -------------- I adore everything Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter does! Amy joined us as a designer on the Splendid Sampler and her block has been published, we all love it! She has a brand new online Craftsy class on using precuts. I'm super excited about this because my fabric lines with Moda always have precuts, so it's exciting to have a chat about precuts with Amy, she is going explain some amazing things you may not know, and cool ways to use them! http://www.diaryofaquilter.com/ -------------- I was charmed right away by Nicole Young's projects, and she is a very generous maker. From her Sewing machine skirt to her incredible butterflys, I love her designs! Nicole and I are going to talk about picking fabric and other quilty things, including living in a remote area and how to stay connected. https://lillyella.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 6-13-16 Chris Hoover, Dr. Ariel Plotek, Susan Nelson, and Elizabeth Dackson join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3489

Chris Hoover of Whirligig Designs makes fun quilts that look more intricate than they are. And she going to tell us how she uses some rulers you might already own! http://www.whirligigdesigns.com/ --------------- It's very exciting when Quilts are showcased in a museum. The San Diego Museum of Art has a display of quilts from the collection of Pilgrim & Roy called 'Quilts and Color'. As a quilter who loves color and antiques, I'm excited to have the exhibit curator Dr. Ariel Plotek tell me about project. Exhibit Information /www.sdmart.org/art/exhibit/quilts-and-color-museum-fine-arts-boston ------------------ Susan Nelson of Prairie Sky Quilting is the inventor of the super awesome ruler called the 'Folded Corner Clipper' that I love! what's better it does several things which we are going to learn, what's better than a tool that does multiple things? well maybe Chocolate.. + the tool! https://blog.prairieskyquilting.com/ ------------------------ Elizabeth Dackson of Don't Call Me Betsy is a wonderful designer and one of the people on our Splendid Sampler design team. Elizabeth loves paper piecing and her new book is called The Quilter's Paper-Piecing Workshop, Paper-Piecing with confidence. Today we are going to dig deep into the mysteries of paper-piecing and help you see what an incredible tool it is! http://www.dontcallmebetsy.com/ --------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 6-6-16 Katarina Roccella, Gail Pan, Susan-Clare Mayfield, Frances Newcombe and Jane Davidson join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3243

Today is my all International Talk Show, taped in Salt Lake City Utah during the trade show, such fun! I got to know Katarina Roccella when she showed her first fabric line and had her first trip to the United States. She is Serbian and I was really interested to find out what type of quilting goes on in her country (not much!). Her beautiful fabrics are with Art Gallery and I can't WAIT for Pandalicious to be in stores! http://likeflowersandbutterflies.blogspot.com/ ========== Gail Pan has a new stitchery book and it's ALL about Christmas!! As an Australian Fabric designer and Author she always has uniquely 'Gail' touch to her work. I got a few really useful tips on embroidery, you will love this show! http://gailpandesigns.typepad.com/ ============== When I was teaching at Paducah I meet Susan-Clare Mayfield and she told me about her 'Block of the Day' called Town and Country Quilt. Isn't it incredible! Lucky for me I was able to get a few minutes of her time. Susan-Clare took a month an toured the US, she is from New Zealand. We have a super fun chat! http://www.gourmetquilter.com/ =============== The dynamic duo of Frances Newcombe and Jane Davidson are now designing for Moda fabric called Manderley. This line blends American Frances' love of sea with Australian Jane's love of color and design, it's an amazing fabric line and they have created incredible patterns! The two tell me about their partnership and how they design by skype! http://bellybuttonsboutique.blogspot.com/ http://quiltjane.com/ =========== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 5-23-16 Michelle Bartholomew, Casey York, and Nancy Mahoney join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3318

I spotted Michelle's work when she was featured on a project called 52 quilters. I love her story, her quilts and her great photography! Michelle is going to tell me about the 52 quilter project and share some photo taking tips with me today, I'm pretty excited! www.michellebartholomew.com/ . ---------------- It's a joy to have Casey York back to talk applique! It's one of my favorite subjects. Casey is like me, we love the freedom of making shapes. She has new book that gives you several methods of applique and it's full of great designs to try them out on! http://www.casey-york.com/ . ------------------- The very talented Nancy Mahoney is back to chat paper piece, quilt styles, expanding your color palette, and more with me today! Her book on paper piecing is full of great photo step outs, plus amazing quilts that take you from easy on up to greatness in paper piecing! She promise some insider tips for us today, http://www.nancymahoney.com/ . ---------- Pat Sloan http://www.patsloan.com American patchwork & quilting http://www.allpeoplequilt.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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