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

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 487. MacGyver Sewing Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2248

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 the amazing Stacy West of Buttermilk Basin – it’s a conservation you’re going to love! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-487-macgyver-sewing-tips Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com.

 486. Tips for Sewing with Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2324

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 Calico Crossing from Lockhart, Texas, about a fun way they’re making their quilt store mobile. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-486-tips-for-sewing-with-kids

 485. Sort Your Scraps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2952

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/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-485-sort-your-scraps

 484. Quilting Rules You Can Break | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2228

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 challenge, a variety of cutting tips, and ideas for items to add to your holiday wish list! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-484-quilting-rules-you-can-break

 483. How to Host a Virtual Quilt Retreat | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1880

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 different types of pins, tips for binding (we promise, you haven’t heard some of these tips before!), and why you may want to use a Project Tracker for your UFO projects. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-483-how-to-host-a-virtual-quilt-retreat

  482. 3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2352

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-482-3-methods-for-basting-your-quilt

 481. What We're Obsessed With Now | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2495

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-481-what-were-obsessed-with-now

 480. Let's Talk Borders! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1695

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.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-480-lets-talk-borders

 479. Organize Projects for the Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2199

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-479-organize-projects-for-the-future

 478. Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1840

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-478-add-a-quilt-ladder-to-your-home

 477. How Does Quilting Bring You Joy? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2257

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-477-how-does-quilting-bring-you-joy

 476. Get Your Quilts Spotless | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1981

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-476-get-your-quilts-spotless

 475. 10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1971

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-475-10-tips-for-choosing-fabrics

 474. How to Hang Your Quilts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2194

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-474-how-to-hang-your-quilts

 473. Clean Your Work Space | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1527

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: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-473-clean-your-work-space

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