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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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 511. Do You Need a Die Cutting Machine? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2474

We're sharing the basics on what a die cutting machine is, how it can help in your sewing room, and what to consider before buying one. We know buying a die cutting system is a big purpose, so walk you through the steps of what to think about while shopping. We also chat with Lori Miller, a talented quilter, designer, and educator for both AccuQuilt and Electric Quilt. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-511-do-you-need-a-die-cutting-machine Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 510. Conquer Triangle-Squares | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2261

We’re spilling the secrets to making one of the most popular units in quilting – the triangle-square. We also share stories of how quilting is helping communities, some fun sewing hacks, how to assemble an on-the-go sewing kit, and how to make progress on your UFOs during the busy summer season. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-510-conquer-triangle-squares Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 509. Fix Blocks that Aren't the Right Size | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2067

With every mistake, there are great learnings. On this show, our staff share some quilting errors that taught them important lessons. And we hope the lessons help others, too! We touch on what to do when your blocks aren't all the right size (bigger? smaller? both? We have solutions!). We also share how to troubleshoot problems with your machine's foot pedal and some great things to know about English paper piecing templates and stitches. And if you're in need of a new project, we give details about a sew-along based on Barbara Brackman's "Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns.". For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-509-fix-blocks-that-arent-the-right-size Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 508. Upgrade Your Sewing Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2051

Sometimes it’s the smallest things that make the biggest impact. And sometimes it’s the big dreams that finally become a reality that creates magic in your sewing space. On this episode, our staff shares upgrades they made to their sewing lives, and we hope it'll have you thinking about some ways you can upgrade your own sewing life. We also chat with the amazing Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-508-upgrade-your-sewing-life Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 507. Dive Into Hand-Embroidery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2214

Happy spring! Spring is such a delightful time to be outside – the flowers start to bloom, the trees and grass turn beautiful greens, and the weather is comfortable. It’s a great time to sit outside with some handwork such as embroidery, and enjoy the weather. We explore the basics of hand-embroidery for anyone who wants to get started! We also chat with Mary from The Quilting Season quilt shop in Saline, Michigan. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-507-dive-into-hand-embroidery Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 506. Tips for a Successful Block Swap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1750

Block swaps are a great way to connect with other quilters and make gorgeously scrappy quilts! We share what to expect in a block swap and tips for hosting one! We also share what our editor is working on now, a story of a woman in Montana sewing mittens to keep locals warm, how to choose the right rotary cutter for the job, and details for our Virtual Quilt Retreat this weekend. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-506-tips-for-a-successful-block-swap Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 505. Recharge Your Creative Energy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2782

Creative ruts can happen to the best of us -- especially as we approach one year of this pandemic in the United States. In this show, we explore how to replenish your energy, creativity, and happiness during times of stress. (Quilting is SO beneficial for mental, emotional, and social health, so it's a great excuse to lean into our craft in order to help our everyday lives.) We also chat with the talented designer, author, and podcast host Wendy Chow of The Weekend Quilter. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-505-recharge-your-creative-energy Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 504. Our Best Sewing Hacks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1944

We know quilters love learning new tricks to make the quilting process easier, more efficient, or even more fun! Our staff members share their favorite sewing hacks -- everything from storage ideas to piecing tips to fabric shopping! We also talk about how to hide your sewing room clutter, what’s on our art director’s work space, answer a listener-submitted question about thread, and share some products we’re loving right now! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-504-our-best-sewing-hacks Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 503. Spring Clean Your Sewing Space | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2139

We know, we know. Spring is still a month away, but, we wanted to do a fun spring cleaning episode early, because our “31 Days to an Organized Sewing Space” Challenge begins March 1. We share details in this episode, as well as easy ideas for cleaning and freshening your sewing space. We also give tips for strip piecing and binding, explore the history of potholder quilts, and share the story of a woman making handmade clothes for toddlers. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-503-spring-clean-your-sewing-space Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 502. Explore Fabrics Other Than Quilting Cotton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2119

For many of us, quilting cotton is our go-to when we’re making projects. But there are so many fun types of fabrics in the market, and some of these specialty types of fabric are being made with higher quality and cuter materials than we may have seen in the past. We talk about the different kinds of fabric you may want to consider when sewing your next project, as well as tips for smooth sewing. We also chat with Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew about her design process, choosing fabrics, her Diagonal Seam Tape, and more! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-502-explore-fabrics-other-than-quilting-cotton Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 501. Give From the Heart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2188

Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, we wanted to share some ideas for how to give from the heart. We share ideas for personalizing gifts, supporting sewing charities, and making handmade items even more meaningful. We also chat with Wise Monkey Quilting quilt shop, share listener sewing tips we love, and announce a new quilt-along. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-501-give-from-the-heart Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 500. Ask Us Anything | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2364

It's a very special episode. It’s our 500th podcast episode!! We can’t believe it. After more than 11 years, we’ve hit this momentous number. And to celebrate, we asked our listeners to submit quilting questions for us to answer. We’d like to thank the countless people who have been involved in this podcast over the years – so many amazing guests, hosts, sponsors, and staff members have worked incredibly hard to make this podcast happen each week. And of course, thank you to all our listeners – your support means everything to us, and we’re so grateful you listen in each week. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-500-ask-us-anything Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 499. Room to Sew (No Matter What Size Space You Have) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2760

January is a popular time to organize your home, and we’ve spent the last four podcast episodes talking about storage, organization, and decluttering! (So, if you’ve missed any, you can still go back to listen in!) On today’s show, we’re tackling how to make room for sewing no matter the space you have – and also, how to capitalize on that space with storage and furniture ideas. We also talk to the insanely talented quilter, pattern designer, and author of a new book, Jessica Dayon! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-499-room-to-sew-no-matter-what-size-space-you-have Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 498. Storage Hacks Under $15 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1852

Sometimes the perfect storage items are found at your local home decor store or are even something you already own. On today's show, we're sharing 15 ways to transform common household items from every room in your house into creative organizational solutions. We also share some cutting tips to speed up the sewing process, and announce a fun new sew-along! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-498-storage-hacks-under-15 Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 497. Create Your Dream Sewing Space | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2172

The ultimate sewing room means something different to every quilter. There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to sewing spaces. Each quilters’ needs and décor styles are different. We’re going to take you on a journey to discover your dream sewing space, so you can then take some small steps to make that dream a reality. We’re also sharing a helpful trick to finish your UFOs faster, some storage products we love, a story of quilting making a difference among inmates, and the history of redwork. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-497-create-your-dream-sewing-space Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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