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American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

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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. This podcast is sponsored by Moda Fabrics and Baby Lock. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

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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. This podcast is sponsored by Moda Fabrics and Baby Lock. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

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Great inspiration!

By Quiltnlinda - Jan 22 2020
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I love listening to the All People Quilt podcast while I commute in the car and look forward to the new shows each week. The interviews are fascinating and I learn a lot of new things. And I like that the links are easy to find in the show notes in case I want to learn more about the conversation once I am not driving.

I look forward to this podcast!!

By sewmomnurse - Oct 22 2019
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Every Monday on my commute, I tune in to this podcast and look forward to it every week!!

iTunes Ratings

197 Ratings
Average Ratings
126
25
19
17
10

Great inspiration!

By Quiltnlinda - Jan 22 2020
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I love listening to the All People Quilt podcast while I commute in the car and look forward to the new shows each week. The interviews are fascinating and I learn a lot of new things. And I like that the links are easy to find in the show notes in case I want to learn more about the conversation once I am not driving.

I look forward to this podcast!!

By sewmomnurse - Oct 22 2019
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Every Monday on my commute, I tune in to this podcast and look forward to it every week!!
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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. This podcast is sponsored by Moda Fabrics and Baby Lock. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

Rank #1: 6-27-16 Barbara Cline, Sherri McConnell, and Charise Randell join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

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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/
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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/
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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/
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Jun 27 2016

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Rank #2: 8-29-16 Jackie Padesky, Donna DeSoto, and Helen Stubbings join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

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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/
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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
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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
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Aug 29 2016

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Rank #3: 6-13-16 Chris Hoover, Dr. Ariel Plotek, Susan Nelson, and Elizabeth Dackson join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

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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/
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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
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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/
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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/
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Jun 13 2016

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Rank #4: Guests: Deb Tucker, Amy Ellis, Heidi Kaisand, and Janine Vangool

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I can’t wait to chat with Deb Tucker! She has been creating and teaching quiltmaking for 30+ years and her specialty is piecing efficiency. From patterns to tools to demos Deb can help us get it right easily!
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Author, Moda fabric designer and curator of fun project, my friend Amy Ellis always has something going on! We are going to chat about some of her collaborations including her new modern quilt publications that are very unique!
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I love when Heidi Kaisand of Hen & Chicks Studio joins me! Heidi and I have worked together for many years and we have shared a lot of creative ideas. What I love about her and what she does in her shop, is that she explores ways to be creative that are not just making quilts. We are going to share a few top ways to be creative that are similar, but different to quilt making.
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I have long admired the work of Janine Vangool, who is the publisher, editor and designer of UPPERCASE, which a quarterly print magazine for ‘the creative and curious’. I love that tag line! Her publications are inspired by design, typography, illustration and craft. Her magazine and books celebrate the process of making, the commitment to craft and the art of living creatively, my kind of gal! She is also a fabric designer for Windham and today we are going to talk about her creative process.
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Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Jan 08 2018

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Rank #5: 10-9-17 Jona Giammalva, Rebekah Smith, Linda Pumphrey, & Sara Lawson  chat with Pat on Pat Sloan's Talk show for American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

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Jona Giammalva is maker. She teaches, is an author, and a shop owner. Her fun path started with selling finished items online, to writing books & patterns, and her latest is having having an teaching studio. I am excited for you to get to know Jona and we’ll talk about teaching children to sew, she has some great pointers!
 makesewingstudio.com/
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My love of folk art drew me to Rebekah Smith’s work. For quilters and stitchers, she works with wool and linen. She also is a painter and has a rich history of working in folk art. We are going to talk about about how she takes her style to wool and linen and she has lots of great information on both for us.
https://www.rebekahlsmith.com/
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My good friend Linda Pumphrey has a new book out on Red and White quilts. When Linda writes a book she always brings history and meaning into it. And it’s always a project book as Linda is a quilt maker! Linda has a few great tips for red/white making today, as you know it’s my favorite!

Proceeds of the Red & White go to the Quilt Study Center & Museum.
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I love catching up with my friend Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness. Such a creative designer she is always bring out new products to try, new ways to use things and recently started her own show that she broadcasts at Facebook where she is doing tips, giveaways and chatting. There are 3 shows a week and I can’t wait to hear about them!
https://sewsweetness.com/
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Oct 09 2017

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Rank #6: Guests: Michelle Watts, Kristi Schroeder, Sharon Holland, and Pat Sloan

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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.
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Mar 19 2018

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Rank #7: Guests: Susan Ache,Lisa Amundson, and Sue Pelland

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If you are in instagram you must be following Susan Ache, better known as yardgrl60. Susan has a way with fabric that is unbelievable. Gorgeous quilts … one.. right .. after the other. And we are so lucky she wrote a book with 13 of her favorite quilt designs that use 2 ½” strips
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Lisa Amundson from ‘Around the Bobbin’ has wonderful patterns for home dec and bags. I love her use of fabrics, the fun items and she is also part of the team that owns the Twister Sisters ruler company, so you see lots of fun ways to use the rulers in her patterns.
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If you love applique and want to learn some new tricks, Sue Pelland has some ideas for you! I personally love applique and the freedom it gives me to create shapes that I saw. Sue has a pretty incredible story about the start of her quilting career, you are going to love this show!
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Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com.
Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Jan 22 2018

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Rank #8: Guests: Carolyn Forster, Jo Avery, and Gail Pan

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Carolyn Forster is an author and I like to think of her as the ultimate teacher. Her book are so full of information and techniques. If you are lucky enough to be able to take a workshop with her, you must! Her newest book is The Handmade Quilt, a skill building sampler. I’m all about samplers and skill building, looking forward to a few tips today, I see curves!
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Jo Avery is the very talented designer at myBearpaw. Which is a fabric, yarn and haberdashery store in central Edinburgh Scotland. I’ve followed Jo’s work for years, we invited her to our Splendid Sampler 2 design team and I finally was able to schedule a time we could talk!
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I meet Gail Pan years ago at the tradeshow when my friend was helping me at the show. She followed Gail’s work and took me over to introduce us, we’ve been friends every since! She is an incredible embroidery designer, fabric designer, and author. She is also created a block for our Splendid Sampler 1 book! We are talking stitching and fabric today, because Gail is the expert!
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Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com.
Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Aug 06 2018

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Rank #9: 450. How to Get an Accurate 1/4" Seam Every Time

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On this episode, we're sharing some tips for getting accurate 1/4" seams. Yes, we know that seems pretty basic, but we know a lot of people struggle with their blocks turning out the right sizes, so we wanted to share some tips to help! We'll also take you behind-the-scenes at the trends with saw at Quilt Market -- you'll start seeing these trends appear in fabric and in patterns soon! And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Jess Zeigler of Threaded Quilting Studio, who shares some fun details of her Q&A interviews she did on our podcast.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 16 2019

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Rank #10: Guests: Kimberly Moos, Angela Smith, and Bonnie Sullivan join Pat for a chat!

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Kimberly Moos is the person behind Cottoncuts company. She has created a fun multi-faceted business with a very neat charity portion, subscriptions boxes, and she’ll tell us about a brand new feature too! And she has a cook Chopstick trick for us today.
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I’ve seen Angela Smiths lovely wooden pieces her company Purl & Loop creates and I was intrigued. We all have thread, we are quilters after all. And many of us love to do use what we have in some unique ways. Her jewelry and other pieces creative templates and very exciting to see in person. We’ll learn all about what we can do with them today.
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I’m sure I could chat with my friend Bonnie Sullivan of All through the Night all day, but we are going to catch up on her newest projects. And I ask her how her designs have changed, or not, over the years. You will love making her creations in cotton, wool, or a combination of both. Some of her newest projects are really clever, you’ll hear about them all today!
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Each month I'll have segment to chat about what I"m doing, answer questions you have, talk about new find or events! This month I kick off with how I started the new year:My Word of the Year- Photo a Day- A True confession - Listen to find out what it is!- 2 Free Sew Alongs1- BOM - 'Out of this World' 2- Block a Week Easy 'A Flower Bouquet'
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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.
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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.

Jan 04 2019

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Rank #11: Guests: Amy Ellis and Linda Pacini

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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.
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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.

Feb 12 2018

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Rank #12: Guests: American Patchwork & Quilting Editors

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The editors take over Pat's podcast this week to share tips for summer sewing and on-the-go projects, talk trends from International Quilt Market, and share the local quilt shops on our road trip list this summer!
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Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com.
Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Jun 11 2018

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Rank #13: 11-6-17Jera Brandvig, Victoria Gertenbach, and Melissa Mortenson Chat with Pat on Pat Sloan's Talk show for American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

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The talented Jera Brandvig of Quilting in the rain is a fabric designer and author. She love quilt as you go and her new book is wonderful and full of tips! We are going to talk about color selections, blocks and get tips on quilting units
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Victoria Gertenbach is the voice behind the website The Silly BooDilly. I've been following her work for a long time and I love it! We are going to talk about mixing machine & hand quilting
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Melissa Mortenson is the creator behind the website Polka Dot Chair where her DIY projects are a mix of projects for your home, with lots of Quilting, sewing projects, Holiday crafts and family recipes. She is also an author & fabric designer. I am delighted to learn about her fabric lines with Riley Blake and get a few decorating tips for the holidays!
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Nov 06 2017

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Rank #14: 07-25-2016 Editor's Invade the Podcast

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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!

Jul 25 2016

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Rank #15: Guests: American Patchwork & Quilting Editors

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Products We Love: Designer Elizabeth shares her top product picks this month, including gift ideas for all the quilters in your life.

Trending: Designer Alison talks about the "slowing down" trend she's seeing on Instagram, which includes English Paper Piecing, hand-quilting and hand-piecing, and sewing curves.

Editor Interview with Lindsay Mayland, multimedia editor: She shares her favorite tools, how she got starting quilting after college, and what fun things she has planned for American Patchwork & Quilting social media for 2019!

Special LIVE segment: Editor Lindsay and Promotions Manager Beth come to you live from our Sew-In for the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. In 10 hours of sewing, our group made 1,392 pillowcases for local charities.

Try This At Home: Editor Joanna challenges our listeners to get out of their creative rut in a fun way! She shares tips for stretching your creativity and jumpstarting their inspiration.

Reader Tips: Editor Lisa shares reader-submitted tips about repurposing sewing scraps for holiday gift wrapping and decor. She also gives tips for personalizing gifts this season.
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Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Oct 04 2018

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Rank #16: 449. Why You Should Be Adding Quilt Labels to Every Quilt

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Today's show is a great one for the holidays -- it's really focused on infusing deeper meaning into our quilts, our hobby, and our collections. We start with a conversation about the importance of quilt labels -- we discuss how to add them, what to include on the label, and some tips for writing and printing on fabric. We share heartwarming stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, including an exciting update to our One Million Pillowcase Challenge. One of our editors shares the story behind her most cherished quilt -- it's the quilt that started her on her quilting journey. We chat about the history of paper needle books and what to look for as a collector. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Brittany Lloyd of Lo & Behold Stitchery, who shares how her late grandmother still influences her quilts and patterns.


For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 09 2019

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Rank #17: 427. Top Tips for English Paper Piecing

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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.

Jul 08 2019

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Rank #18: Guests: Lynn Miller and Lori Kennedy

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I love antique quilts and reading about the people who made them. It’s a joy to open Lynn Miller’s website Vintage and Antique to read the stories she has written about quilt makers from the past. Lynn often writes a series of articles so it’s very fun to dive deep into the background behind either the maker or sometimes the collectors.
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I’ve been lucky to get to know Lori Kennedy of The Inbox Jaunt (she was our July 18 Splendid Sampler Designer) and today we are going to dive deep into tips & tricks she has for machine quilting. Her new book is fabulous, you must get it! Also we are going to talk about learning to quilt as all five (yes 5!) of Lori’s adjust daughters are learning right now.
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Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Jul 23 2018

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Rank #19: Guests: American Patchwork & Quilting Editors

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A few times a year the amazing team of American Patchwork & quilting editors take over the podcast to share tips and insights. Like you and me, they are all quilters!

Reader Tips:Editor Lindsay shares reader-submitted tips about storage solutions for your sewing space -- everything from storing batting to a creative use for a wine rack!

Quilting Changes Everything:Lindsay shares a story originally published in the San Angelo Standard-Times, about a woman grieving for a dying friend and husband and how donating quilts to charity has helped her cope.

Try This At Home:Editor Joanna challenges our listeners to abandon quilt guilt! She shares ideas of projects perfect for orphan blocks, where to donate unwanted quilts and scraps, and where to find support to finally finish your UFOs.

Editor Interview:Alison Gamm, designer for Quilts & More, shares how she got into quilting, how she explores new colors and fabrics, and the technique she's tackling in 2019!

Trending:Alison talks about the trend of Mindful Sewing to kick off the new year, including getting organized, joining a quilt along, and quilting because you love it -- and not for the Instagram likes!

Products We Love:Designer Elizabeth shares her top product picks this month, which include small (and low-cost) products that will make your quilting life easier!
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Visit American Patchwork & Quilting at www.allpeoplequilt.com.
Visit host Pat Sloan at www.patsloan.com.
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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.
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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.

Jan 25 2019

47mins

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Rank #20: 432. Are You Afraid to Use Your Fabric Stash? Here's How to Dig In!

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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.

Aug 12 2019

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455. What’s Your Organizing Personality?

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We're sharing four common organizing personalities that quilters fall into -- if you're having trouble getting organized, we'll walk you through how these personalities can help you finally get a space you're proud of and can be creative in. We're also sharing a staff member's most cherished quilt and have some audiobook suggestions for when you're sewing. Then we chat with Jera Brandvig about quilt-as-you-go, her love of antique quilts, and her newest fabric line with Lecien Fabrics -- it's a conversation you don't want to miss.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Jan 20 2020

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454. Where to Donate Unwanted Fabric Scraps

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January is all about getting organized, so on today's show we have a few suggestions for organizing your quilting life. We share ideas for organizing your scraps -- and where to donate them if you're ready to part ways with your scrap bin. We give tips for sewing more efficiently (a great topic if you have a stack of UFOs to finish). We also share our listeners best storage tips and the history of solid fabrics in antique quilts. Then we chat with Philippa Naylor -- it's a conversation you don't want to miss.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Jan 13 2020

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453. Conquer Your UFOs This Year

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We can't believe it's 2020, but we’re so excited to see what this new year and new decade bring to the quilting world! On this episode, we're sharing some concrete ways to conquer your UFOs or unfinished objects. We know that finishing quilts is a resolution for many quilters, and we want to help! We also talk about ways to keep accountable on your UFO journey and why handwork is making us happy. We also chat with Katja Marek -- it's a conversation you don't want to miss.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Jan 06 2020

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452. Start a New Year of Sewing Off Right!

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It's almost a new decade. As we approach 2020, our staff has been reminiscing on the past year, but making big plans, both in our professional and personal lives, but also our sewing lives. On this episode, we're sharing ideas for starting your new year of sewing off right. We chat about a fun store Featherweight lovers will go ga-ga over, give tips for the stitch-and-flip method, and talk about our next quiltalong, which starts in early January. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring, who shares how she got her start in quilting and her latest book Quilting with Kids.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 30 2019

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451. Merry Christmas + Fave Holiday Traditions

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Merry Christmas! We know that this is a busy week for many of our listeners. You may be wrapping last-minute presents, baking cookies, or preparing for entertaining family and friends. This week's podcast is a quick one, but hopefully something you can enjoy while sipping a mug of hot chocolate or driving to a holiday party. Our staff is sharing some festive traditions.

We hope you share some of your own holiday traditions with family and friends -- it's so meaningful to pass down traditions and showcase your handmade décor and gifts. We wish everyone a merry holiday season.

Dec 23 2019

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450. How to Get an Accurate 1/4" Seam Every Time

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On this episode, we're sharing some tips for getting accurate 1/4" seams. Yes, we know that seems pretty basic, but we know a lot of people struggle with their blocks turning out the right sizes, so we wanted to share some tips to help! We'll also take you behind-the-scenes at the trends with saw at Quilt Market -- you'll start seeing these trends appear in fabric and in patterns soon! And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Jess Zeigler of Threaded Quilting Studio, who shares some fun details of her Q&A interviews she did on our podcast.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 16 2019

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449. Why You Should Be Adding Quilt Labels to Every Quilt

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Today's show is a great one for the holidays -- it's really focused on infusing deeper meaning into our quilts, our hobby, and our collections. We start with a conversation about the importance of quilt labels -- we discuss how to add them, what to include on the label, and some tips for writing and printing on fabric. We share heartwarming stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, including an exciting update to our One Million Pillowcase Challenge. One of our editors shares the story behind her most cherished quilt -- it's the quilt that started her on her quilting journey. We chat about the history of paper needle books and what to look for as a collector. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Brittany Lloyd of Lo & Behold Stitchery, who shares how her late grandmother still influences her quilts and patterns.


For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 09 2019

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448. Handmade Gifts for Everyone On Your List

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It's already December and we're making a list and checking it twice! Has your sewing space turned into Santa's workshop? If you're like us, we love making handmade gifts for everyone on our list, but sometimes it's hard to find the right project they'll love -- and that you can make quickly! We have some gift suggestions that may be just what you're looking for! We share ideas for organizing using basic office supplies -- perfect for any last-minute sewing items you're stashing away before company comes. We'll also be giving fast finish ideas for any holiday quilts or UFOs you're trying to complete before the end of the year. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Holly Lesué of Maker Valley, who talks about the evolution of her business and her love of scrappy quilts.


For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Dec 02 2019

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447. Find Your Quilting Community

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To celebrate Thanksgiving on this podcast, our staff is talking about what we're thankful for -- including the quilting communities we're all connected to and appreciate! If you're planning on making your Christmas list or Black Friday shopping, we're also sharing a few products that we’re loving right now including fork pins, which we've actually received a lot of questions about from our readers! And we're also sharing some tips for zippers, which may come in handy if you eat a little too much on Thanksgiving. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Latifah Saafir, who talks about her new Quilt Cadets program, which is a line of products and patterns for kids who sew. If you have children or grandkids in your life, you'll definitely want to check this out!


For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Nov 25 2019

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446. Unexpected Storage Ideas

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We'll share how to use everything from a curtain rod to a wine rack in your sewing space. We also share a little behind-the-scenes from our staff's day at Missouri Star, and a few heartwarming stories of quilters making a difference in their communities -- we hope they inspire you to give back to others during the holiday season. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Rachel Thomeczek of Wren Collective, who shares how she got her start as a quilter, tips for hand quilting, and how her background in photographer and nursing relates to her quilting life!

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Nov 18 2019

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445. Our Best Tips for Machine-Quilting

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We're sharing our best tips for machine quilting -- everything from prepping your quilt top before quilting to picking a design to working with a longarm quilting. We also share popular reader tips about hanging and displaying your quilts. And on Getting Sewcial, we chat with Brett Lewis of Natural Born Quilter, who shares how he got his start in the industry, some fussy-cutting tips, and we get the scoop on his first ever fabric line that's hitting stores in April 2020!

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Nov 11 2019

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444. What To Do When You Lose Interest in a Quilting Project

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We’ve all been there – you’re working on a project and after making a few blocks, you get bored. Or you pull out a UFO that’s a few years old and can’t get yourself to work on it, because you just don’t love it anymore. But don’t throw in the towel just yet! We have some tips for what to do when you lose interest in a project! We also dive into how to keep tackling your projects during the busy holiday season, what product we're loving now, and why a vintage quilt may be your next treasure. And on this episode's Getting Sewcial, we chat with Meghan of Then Came June, who talks about her start in the quilting industry and the popularity of her Meadowland quilt.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Nov 04 2019

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443. Fright Night Quilting Stories

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Happy Halloween! On today's episode, we're sharing some spooky quilting stories -- some of these are so frightful, you may need to hide under your coziest quilt while listening. We'll also share tips for what to do when your fabric bleeds, how to work with fabric panels, and some tips for hand quilting. And on this week's Getting Sewcial, we chat with Andrea of 3rd Story Workshop -- it's a conversation you don't want to miss!

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Oct 28 2019

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442. Survive Your First Big Quilt Festival

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Quilt shows can be overwhelming -- but we're sharing tips to make the most of it while also having time to rest and feel inspired! We'll also share some heartfelt stories of quilters making a difference in their community and some ideas for getting organized before you attend a quilt retreat. And on this week's Getting Sewcial, we chat with Sarah Bond, a talented modern quilter, who shares about the rich history of quilting in her family and how that has influenced the designs she's making today.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Oct 21 2019

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441. Love That Fabric? Here's How Much You Should Buy!

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We know quilters love to visit their local quilt shops, so we're giving a few suggestions on how much of a fabric to buy when you don't have a specific plan for it. We'll also talk about how one of our editors stores her fabric, our upcoming trip to Quilt Market in Houston, and a few tips for pinning your projects. And on this episode's Getting Sewcial, we chat with Nicole of Modern Handcraft, who shares some details about her new winter pattern and gives some tips for straight line quilting.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Oct 14 2019

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440. Choose the Best Batting for Your Project

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There are a lot of different battings on the market -- we share more about the characteristics of battings and the questions to ask yourself before choosing one for your project. We also examine when a UFO actually becomes a UFO, share the history of Log Cabin block quilts, and give ideas for storing your sharp tools like scissors and seam rippers. Then, we chat with Lindsey Neill of Pen + Paper Patterns, who shares her own experience with taking a break from sewing and how to set boundaries when you feel burned out.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Oct 07 2019

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439. Thrifty Sewing Tips From Our Readers

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We're always looking for ways to save money while quilting. From changing your shopping habits to piecing batting scraps, we're sharing a variety of ideas for making the most of your budget while sewing. We'll give tips for storing your WIPs (or works in progress), so you can get organized before the new year. We chat about starting a meaningful birthday or calendar quilt. And we interview HollyAnne Knight of String & Story, who shares tips for free-motion quilting, staying healthy while sewing, and living in a stash culture.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Sep 30 2019

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438. Bad Sewing Habits All Quilters Should Quit

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Hear 8 bad quilting habits that we all relate to -- and how to overcome them! We share what we're loving now, behind-the-scenes stories from a few photo shoots, and give tips for working with fusible interfacing. We chat about our One Million Pillowcase Challenge and how you can help us reach out goal, plus a heartfelt story of a memory quilt bringing comfort to a family suffering loss.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Sep 23 2019

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437. Sew with Batiks Successfully

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Learn the tools and techniques that will help you successfully sew with batiks. We also share ideas for organizing your digital patterns, must-know tips for using a rotary cutter, and creative ideas for labeling your quilt. We also explore tips for growing your social media accounts with expert Kim Niedzwiecki of Go-Go Kim.  Let's dive in.

For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

Sep 16 2019

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436. Top Tips for Pressing Fabric Like a Pro

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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.

Sep 09 2019

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By Quiltnlinda - Jan 22 2020
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I love listening to the All People Quilt podcast while I commute in the car and look forward to the new shows each week. The interviews are fascinating and I learn a lot of new things. And I like that the links are easy to find in the show notes in case I want to learn more about the conversation once I am not driving.

I look forward to this podcast!!

By sewmomnurse - Oct 22 2019
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Every Monday on my commute, I tune in to this podcast and look forward to it every week!!