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American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

American Patchwork & Quilting

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American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

American Patchwork & Quilting

19
Followers
93
Plays
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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!

Latest Episodes

3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt

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 upgrade a rolling cart for your sewing space. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

39 min3 d ago
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3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt

What We're Obsessed With Now

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 Featherweight Shop. He shares about the history of the iconic Featherweight, as well as tips for buying and maintaining these beautiful machines. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

41 min1 w ago
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What We're Obsessed With Now

Let's Talk Borders!

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.

28 min2 w ago
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Let's Talk Borders!

Organize Projects for the Future

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 notes here.

36 min3 w ago
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Organize Projects for the Future

Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home

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 cutting, and introduce a fun new segment aimed at celebrating stories from local quilt shops. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

30 minAUG 31
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Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home

How Does Quilting Bring You Joy?

On this episode, our staff and listeners share stories of how quilting brings them joy. It’s so inspiring to hear how sewing makes others happy – quilting is such a meaningful hobby, and we love taking the time today to reflect on that. We also chat with Kate Basti and Quilt with Kate. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

37 minAUG 24
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How Does Quilting Bring You Joy?

Get Your Quilts Spotless

On this episode, we talk about cleaning and freshening your quilts – everything from removing dust and pet hair to treating small stains to washing and drying the quilt. We also chat with Audrey Esarey of Cotton & Bourbon. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

33 minAUG 17
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Get Your Quilts Spotless

10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics

On today’s show, we're sharing 10 tips for choosing fabric – picking fabrics and colors that look good together can sometimes be hard, so these tips will hopefully make the process easier. We’re also sharing a few inspiring stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, tips for making Flying Geese units, some products we’re loving, and ideas for keeping your UFO list from getting longer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

32 minAUG 10
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10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics

How to Hang Your Quilts

Anyone else find it challenging to find affordable artwork that doesn’t feel cookie cutter? Welcome to the beauty of wall quilts! You can select fabrics that perfectly match the rest of your furniture/decor and create something truly one of a kind. And you don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy hangers. On today's show, we're sharing some creative ideas for hanging quilts in your home – and not all require a hanging sleeve. We also chat with Johnny Barfuss, a talented machine quilter and modern quilter. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

36 minAUG 3
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How to Hang Your Quilts

Clean Your Work Space

On this episode, we're talking about cleaning your work space. A clean work space gets you organized so you can maximize your time sewing – and you can accomplish it with just a few minutes a day! We also have an exciting quilt-along announcement and an interview with the amazing Kristina Brinkerhoff of Center Street Quilts. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

25 minJUL 27
Comments
Clean Your Work Space

Latest Episodes

3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt

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 upgrade a rolling cart for your sewing space. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

39 min3 d ago
Comments
3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt

What We're Obsessed With Now

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 Featherweight Shop. He shares about the history of the iconic Featherweight, as well as tips for buying and maintaining these beautiful machines. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

41 min1 w ago
Comments
What We're Obsessed With Now

Let's Talk Borders!

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.

28 min2 w ago
Comments
Let's Talk Borders!

Organize Projects for the Future

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 notes here.

36 min3 w ago
Comments
Organize Projects for the Future

Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home

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 cutting, and introduce a fun new segment aimed at celebrating stories from local quilt shops. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

30 minAUG 31
Comments
Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home

How Does Quilting Bring You Joy?

On this episode, our staff and listeners share stories of how quilting brings them joy. It’s so inspiring to hear how sewing makes others happy – quilting is such a meaningful hobby, and we love taking the time today to reflect on that. We also chat with Kate Basti and Quilt with Kate. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

37 minAUG 24
Comments
How Does Quilting Bring You Joy?

Get Your Quilts Spotless

On this episode, we talk about cleaning and freshening your quilts – everything from removing dust and pet hair to treating small stains to washing and drying the quilt. We also chat with Audrey Esarey of Cotton & Bourbon. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

33 minAUG 17
Comments
Get Your Quilts Spotless

10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics

On today’s show, we're sharing 10 tips for choosing fabric – picking fabrics and colors that look good together can sometimes be hard, so these tips will hopefully make the process easier. We’re also sharing a few inspiring stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, tips for making Flying Geese units, some products we’re loving, and ideas for keeping your UFO list from getting longer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

32 minAUG 10
Comments
10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics

How to Hang Your Quilts

Anyone else find it challenging to find affordable artwork that doesn’t feel cookie cutter? Welcome to the beauty of wall quilts! You can select fabrics that perfectly match the rest of your furniture/decor and create something truly one of a kind. And you don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy hangers. On today's show, we're sharing some creative ideas for hanging quilts in your home – and not all require a hanging sleeve. We also chat with Johnny Barfuss, a talented machine quilter and modern quilter. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

36 minAUG 3
Comments
How to Hang Your Quilts

Clean Your Work Space

On this episode, we're talking about cleaning your work space. A clean work space gets you organized so you can maximize your time sewing – and you can accomplish it with just a few minutes a day! We also have an exciting quilt-along announcement and an interview with the amazing Kristina Brinkerhoff of Center Street Quilts. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here.

25 minJUL 27
Comments
Clean Your Work Space
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