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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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 436. Top Tips for Pressing Fabric Like a Pro | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2873

Pressing well makes a big difference in your finished quilt's appearance. And when you're making a quilt, we can promise that you'll be doing A LOT of it! We'll share the secrets to pressing like a pro! We chat with Tara Curtis, a pattern designer and the inventor of Wefty Needle. We'll also give sewing storage hacks from your kitchen, tell the history of pincushions, and share stories of quilters making a difference in their communities. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 435. Practical Tips for a Sewing Room Clutter Cleanse | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2656

Learn to de-clutter your sewing room, so you can have a more productive and less stressful time sewing. We have practical tips to make the process as painless as possible. We give ideas of what to do with unfinished quilt tops or blocks that have been gifted to you, announce a new quilt along, share what we're loving right now, and do a fun Q&A with designer, fabric weaver, and Instagram personality Mathew Boudreaux of Mister Domestic. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 434. Tips for Sewing Mini Quilts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2298

Mini quilts are so fun to make! They're a great way to test out a fabric combination or new-to-you technique. Or they can just give you the satisfaction of starting and finishing a quilt quickly! We're talking about the best tools, tips, and tricks for sewing mini quilts. We'll also give tips for using acrylic rulers, share stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, and interview designer Christopher Thompson of The Tattooed Quilter about his fabric lines and design process. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 433. Common Needle + Thread Combos (Are You Pairing Them Right? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2354

We're breaking down the basics of needles and threads, so you can choose the best combinations for your projects. We gives tips for using wool batting and keeping your workspace clean, share heartwarming stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, and play a fun game with the staff from WOOD magazine (can they guess what common quilting terms mean?). For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 432. Are You Afraid to Use Your Fabric Stash? Here's How to Dig In! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2444

Whether you’ve been growing your fabric collection for years or are just starting to build a stash, we find that some quilters are actually afraid to dig into their fabrics for their projects. So, we're sharing tips for getting started on using your stash.  We'll also share some tools the editors are loving, the history of signature quilts, give a behind-the-scenes look at a dream sewing space, and a fun Q&A with Australian quilter Helen Godden, who shares her best machine-quilting tips. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 431. Tips for a Successful Quilt Retreat | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2767

Have you ever been on a quilt retreat? It can be an inspiring and fun event for all those who attend -- and a way to make new quilting friends while you make a lot of progress on your projects. We're sharing advice on how to plan or attend a successful quilt retreat. And Vanessa Vargas Wilson of Crafty Gemini talks about the luxury quilt retreats she operates (sign us up!). We'll also chat how to stay accountable for your UFO projects, answer reader questions, and talk about sewing machine needles. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 430. 10 Secrets to Sewing T-Shirt Quilts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2357

T-shirt quilts are incredibly popular and a great way to create a quilted keepsake. We're sharing 10 tips for making T-shirt quilts -- from planning to piecing to quilting! Then we tell two stories of people making a difference in their community through sewing. And we interview Rachael Dorr, the quilter behind Quilting a Memory, a charity dedicated to providing free quilting services to the families of lost or fallen U.S. service men and women. To end, we give listener tips for setting up your design wall. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 429. Make More Time to Sew (Even When You're Busy) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2021

We're going to be talking about an issue that plagues many quilters -- how to make more time to sew even when you're busy. Summer usually has our schedules packed, so Lindsay and Elizabeth give 5 ideas for squeezing more time in your sewing room! Then we tackle a listener question -- how to avoid bulk when many seams come together in your blocks. The staff shares what trends and designers they're loving right now. And we interview Emily Dennis, a quilt designer and author, who chats quilt alongs, photography tips, and keeping sewing simplified. To end, Elizabeth shares organization supplies you can find in the beauty aisle. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 428. How to Wash and Care for Your Quilts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2466

We're sharing tips for storing and washing your quilts -- whether your quilts need a quick refresh or a deep clean, Lindsay and Alison share important information to consider. We interview Chawne Kimber, a mathematician and quilter known for expressing her political activism in her quilts. Then, Joanna shares top tips for labeling your quilt, no matter how easy or complicated you'd like your label to be. Jody gives resources to educate yourself on antique quilts before you shop, how much you should spend, and where to buy vintage finds. To end, Lindsay shares our listeners' best tips for choosing and storing thread. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 427. Top Tips for English Paper Piecing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2711

We're sharing tips for a great on-the-go project -- English paper piecing. Jody and Doris, avid EPPers, share their favorite supplies and how-tos for this fun piecing technique. In the Ask Us Anything segment, we answer listener questions about using plush fabric as backing and what to do when your blocks don't turn out the same size. Then, Alison shares an inspiring story of a former prisoner who's making a name for himself by sewing garments. To end the show, we interview Giuseppe Ribaudo, who shares the story behind his new fabric line -- this mysterious story is one you don't want to miss! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 426. Hello + Welcome to Season 10 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1818

Welcome to Season 10 of the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast! As we enter our 10th season, we're going to take a little time to reflect before we dive into a sneak peek at all the fun things we have coming! Then, we interview longarm quilter Jess Zeigler of Threaded Quilting Studio, who offers great tricks for anyone quilting their own quilts. We give tips for deciding what to do with the projects that you aren’t certain are worth your time to finish, share ideas for what to do when you have just 5 minutes to do a speed clean or 60 minutes to do a deep dive into organizing your space, and share machine quilting tips from our readers! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Guests: Erin Sampson, Jennifer Keltner, Linda Pacini, and David Lochner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3345

Erin Sampson is the Creative Director for Aurifil USA, she is on the far right. The Aurifil team does amazing things and I've worked with them every since they started to make thread for the quilting industry.  Erin shares what goes on at their website, sustainability, and  more!  ------------ Jennifer Keltner is the Chief Visionary officer at Martingale Publisher. I've know Jennifer almost since I started in the industry. We've been close friends and it's so exciting to see her create incredible books for quilters.   We also shares about their event you can go to and the super great book club.  ---------------- Linda Pacini is the Director of Training, Education, and Events for Baby lock. I can not say enough about how knowledgeable she is. Her vision for education us on our machine wide and she knows the machines. Her team of trainers will get you sewing in no time! Plus she makes darn good quilts, like the one behind her! ---------------- When I first started my business, Benartex gave me fabric to use for a magazine project. Since then we have stayed great friends and I'm thrilled to have my fabric with them! David Lochner is the President Benartex and a really fun guy, so I had to share this photo of him instead of one in a suit!  Benartex has a wonderful library of free patterns and their fabric club has been active for years! ================ Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com. Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 60% off a subscription to American Patchwork & Quilting. Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/deal and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 50% off a digital quilt pattern of your choice in our online shop. Visit apqshop.com, and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Guests: Jeannie Jenkins, Pat Yamin, Frank Bennett, and Kimberly Jolly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Jeannie Jenkins is an award winning quiltmaker, designer, longarmer, teacher and author. Her book Contemporary Paper Pieced quilts is full of not only very unique designs, but loads of wonderful tips for making them. ------------ If you have been to a show, you’ve meet Pat Yamin! She is the designer behind ‘Come quilt with Me’. She is an author and a teacher. Pat has been immersed in quilting since the last 70s and has such great stories! Check your shelves, you might own her ‘Brooklyn Revolver’ cutting mat! --------------- I’m delighted to chat with Frank Bennett the CEO of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY. The museum has so many great things going on from museum exhibits, challenges, and programs you can attend. -------------- My friends Kimberly and Keven Jolly are the owners of the Fat Quarter Shop. You know Kimberly from her wonderful videos, publishing company called ‘Sew Emma’, sew alongs, yearly charity project, and most recently cross stitch with all that floss we own! I love working with her and her team. I want you to know about the cool projects you can get involved with! ================ Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com. Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 60% off a subscription to American Patchwork & Quilting. Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/deal and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 50% off a digital quilt pattern of your choice in our online shop. Visit apqshop.com, and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Guests: Heidi Staples, Jacquelynne Steves, and Linda Hahn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3350

I’ve been a huge fan of Heidi Staples work for years at her website Fabricmutt and at her Instagram. Heidi joined me awhile back and I knew when I saw her new book Patchwork USA and new fabric with Riley Blake we needed an update! -------- My good friend Jacquelynne Steves is back to chat embroidery, sew alongs, tools and more! She is a amazing designer and her Block of the Month projects in her club are wildly popular. We talk about pulling fabric for a block of the month from your stash, which is really easier than you think. --------- Author and Designer Linda Hahn is know form making New York Beauty blocks easy to do. She has a great skill buidling book out called New York Beauty Quilts Electrified. Such fun and creative ways to use the block. And I can’t wait to hear about her new fabric line! ================ Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com. Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 60% off a subscription to American Patchwork & Quilting. Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/deal and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 50% off a digital quilt pattern of your choice in our online shop. Visit apqshop.com, and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Guests: Anne Wiens, Karen Gibbs, Sheryl Johnson, and Roseann Meehan Kermes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3328

Anne Wiens has never seen a scrap she didn’t like. She is the author of The Thrifty Quilter which is a system for precutting your scraps. She is an Island Batik Ambassador, you’ll have seen her quilts at the Moda bakeshop, and maybe even taken a workshop with he --------- Karen Gibbs has, as she puts it, done just about every job there is in quilting. From longarming for customers, writing a book and designing fabric. We are going to dive into her speciality today, batiks as she designs for Banyan Batiks. ---------- Sheryl Johnson is the owner of Temecula Quilt Company, a shop in Temecula CA. She is also an avid quilt maker sharing her process and stories on her blog, Facebook, and Instagram. With her recent book Quirky Little Quilts you can create wonderful little reproduction quilts to decorate your home. Her shop was also in the Fall 2009 in Quilt Sampler magazine, so look at your back issues! ----------- Roseann and I love to deep dived into a topic. Today it's tips on making that 'special' quilt. Roseann just did one for her new granddaughter. ================ Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com. Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 60% off a subscription to American Patchwork & Quilting. Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/deal and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. ================ BONUS for our podcast subscribers! Get 50% off a digital quilt pattern of your choice in our online shop. Visit apqshop.com, and use coupon code PODCAST at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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