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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 Baby Lock. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!
 
Mel Giedroyc is quilting. No really, she’s making a quilt. Each week on this brand new podcast follow along as Mel Giedroyc and her presenter pal Andy Bush add to their patchwork quilt with new squares of material donated by friends, famous types and most importantly the listeners! They’ll find out the stories behind the fabrics, develop their sewing skills and naturally, have a big old chat. And a cup of tea. And probably some biscuits. A Somethin' Else production.
 
Join us as the Connecting Threads team explores all things quilting. Each season the Connecting Threads host will embark on an adventure of fabrics, threads, and everything quilting. From behind the scenes stories to our favorite tips and tricks, listen in as we chat about our passion for sewing. More information available at our website: ConnectingThreads.com.
 
QuiltMoxie The podcast where QuiltMoxie meets Craftsy. Join your Host Ariana, who is enrolled in many Craftsy.com online classes, and come along as she shares her class progress with you. Craftsy is and online community dedicated to providing the best education and resources for crafters. You will find show notes and everything QuiltMoxie at www.QuiltMoxie.com . Get Social with QuiltMoxie and leave your comments and feedback at your favourite hangout, on iTunes or by email.
 
Take a deep dive into the world of contemporary art quilting with your hosts Susan Brubaker Knapp and Vivika Hansen DeNegre. Listen and learn as they explore how art and stitch intersect in with passionate creativity unique to the art quilting community. Make the Quilting Arts Podcast part of your story! www.quiltingdaily.com/category/quilting-arts-podcast/
 
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For many, a sewing machine is an important relationship you have (and some of you may even have names for your sewing machine), so it’s a good idea to take the time to get to know your machine and strengthen that bond between you. We also share some amazing stories of how local quilt shops are continuing to get creative in this pandemic, sewing hac…
 
In this episode, we explore the use of digital technology in creating art quilts. The work of Artist in Residence, Susie Monday. combines the rich colors and textures that can only be achieved by combining traditional surface design, such as dye and paint, with 21st Century technology, and bridges the divide between the two approaches. Learn more a…
 
Kate is a long time crafter, mom, and as of today, former Connecting Threads podcast host. Now that her first project is lovingly on display in her craft space, she must bid you all adieu as she prepares to mosey on down the quilted road. But before she goes, she managed to sneak in one last chat with her good friends over at Connecting Threads. On…
 
November is sometimes seen as a time of reflection and gratitude, so on today’s show, we’re exploring what we and our listeners are thankful for in our quilting lives. We also chat about different types of scissors, a fun project a staff member is working on, tips for washing wall quilts, and ideas for your quilty holiday wish list! For more resour…
 
On today’s show, we’re talking about precuts: why we love them, tips for using them, and how we store them. Many quilters love precut fabrics, so this is our little ode to them. We also chat with Jessica VanDenburgh of Sew Many Creations. You’ll love hearing all the tips she shares about bag-making, using cork fabric, and more. For more resources f…
 
At the end of every year, it is a common practice for artists to take stock of their accomplishments, reflect on their goals, and set a fresh path for creativity. Making a commitment to goals that influence your artwork can be a life-changing experience. Susan and Vivika take different approaches to their practices. The important thing is to find a…
 
‘Tis the season of giving! The holidays are a meaningful time to sew for a charity. Using your talents to help others will spread cheer to your community and those in need. Especially this year, it seems like many people need a little lift in their spirits, and nothing shows you care more than giving a handmade item. On today’s show, we’re giving s…
 
On today’s show, we’re acknowledging the resourcefulness many of us feel around the holidays. When budgets are tight and we’re short on time, we may need some good make-do hacks for our projects. That’s why we’re sharing some MacGyver sewing tips to help anyone that finds themselves in a pinch for that last-minute holiday sewing. We also chat with …
 
One of the most intimate art forms we as quilt artists create is the portrait. Portraits are, for the most part, representational pieces of art that communicate time, place, emotion, and even drama. In this episode of the Quilting Arts Podcast, we explore how the human form can be depicted in cloth. Click here to view the show notes for this episod…
 
On today’s show, we’re giving tips for sewing with children – this is especially handy if you’ll need to entertain kids or grandkids around the holidays. We’re also sharing the do’s and don’ts of displaying antique quilts, tips for planning your handmade holiday gift-giving, and some favorite quilty products on our wish list. We also chat with Cali…
 
Kate is a long time crafter, mom, and lover of all things pumpkin flavored. Kate also has some BIG news—She finished her first quilt. She plans on riding this wave of accomplishment well into the new year, while also setting her sights on her next project—definitely something with flying geese. In the meantime, Kate is spending her time chatting it…
 
To celebrate the 10 year podcastiversary of Hip to be a Square, I brought on special guest and the reason I got into podcasting, Allison Rosen from Within a Quarter Inch. Catch up with Allison and I in a slightly more-personal-than-quilty discussion about crafting, kids, digital learning, divorce, the pandemic, home improvements, really detailed cr…
 
This episode is all about scraps. If you’ve been wondering how to get started sorting and organizing your scrap bins, we’re offering some basics. We also chat with Jessica Vetor, a scrappy quilter and pattern designer, who has lots of fun tips and info to share. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com…
 
In this episode, we take a moment to slow down, step back, and talk about something we all enjoy: creating artwork by hand. Handwork – whether embroidery, hand piecing, embellishing, or quilting our art by hand – is one way we, as fiber artists, connect with the work we make and connect with our pasts. Today’s Artist in Residence, Catherine Redford…
 
No quilt police! We’re tackling a controversial topic today: quilting rules – and which ones our staff and listeners are breaking! (From serious offenses to more tongue-in-cheek rules we ignore, this discussion is one many quilters will relate to.) We also share stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, a staff member’s birthday…
 
As we prepare for what could be a long and possibly lonely winter of being quarantined, we wanted to share some ideas for hosting a virtual quilt retreat. Hopefully it inspires you to connect with your quilting friends in a new way and still get your sewing fix. We also share a project one of our staff members is working on, some basic info on diff…
 
As artists, we know the value of creating imagery with depth and dimension. The process of creating that depth can be achieved by layering – whether it is physically overlapping images, layers of paint, stitching, or even themes. Today’s Artist in Residence, Lynn Koolish, has mastered the art of layering imagery in her work. Click here to view the …
 
On this episode, we share three techniques for basting a quilt (we give the pros and cons, so you can find the right method for your project). Then we share the story of a quilt shop owner who pivoted her business during the pandemic with creative and fun ideas that encouraged her customers during a hard time. We also talk about creative ways to up…
 
Now that the weather is getting cooler and we’re spending more time inside our sewing rooms, we wanted to share some things we’re obsessed with now. Our staff shares a few trends, fabric, and products they can't get enough of -- we hope you find something you’re excited to add to your quilting life, too! We also chat with Christian Henry from The F…
 
Episode seven of the Quilting Stories podcast features an interview with Northern California quilter Jaye Lapachet. Jaye blogs about her quilt journey regularly at the Artquiltmaker blog. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/quilt-stories/me…
 
On this episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast, we're looking behind the scenes to see what's new at Connecting Threads. First we hear from Kris who's telling all about batik fabric production and what makes batik's special. Next Marketing Director Jennifer Fish is going to help answer some common questions that people ask about us and our websi…
 
Mixed media artist Jane Davila is creating an artist’s haven in an old corset factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She joins the conversation and shares her thought process, helpful tips for figuring out how to design your best creative space, and stories about the “agonies and ecstasies” of building this huge new home for artists. Click here to vie…
 
On today's show, we share tips for adding borders to your quilt without annoying waves or puckers. We also chat with the amazing Sandra Johnson about sashiko and boro stitching, as well as how Sandra is empowering herself and others through her creations and teaching. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequi…
 
On today's show, we're sharing some tips for getting your projects organized before the busy holiday season starts. We also chat with Susan Cleveland of Pieces Be With You. Susan is an award-winning quilter, respected teacher, and designer of tools that add really special touches to your quilt. For more resources from today's show, visit the show n…
 
On this episode, we’re giving some tips for displaying quilts on a quilt ladder – everything from choosing the right ladder to hanging your quilts to protecting your quilts while on display. We also give some basics for repairing antique quilts in your collection, hear what a staff member is currently working on, share our listener’s best tips for …
 
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