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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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 12-19-16 Pat Sloan NEW Year End Round Up for American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3187

For the end of the year show I decided to try out a new show format... and it was fun... like REALLY fun for me to do. I have 4 segments and 4 different topics, but it's just me chatting with you today. First give you my shows back story, how it all came about. Because seriously 6 1/2 years ago i never heard of internet radio. And now i'm ending year 6 and starting year 7 and I love it as much as I always have! I have a Q&A segment with questions you asked me at my facebook group, which by the way is super fun so if you have not joined me yet please do! My huge project this year is the Splendid Sampler, so I did a where it's at and what's going on about the project. Moda is one of the big sponsor for my talk show and I really want you to hear what goes on behind the scenes. Plus let you know what's coming up, There is more to the people at the company than a new line coming out. ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 12-12-16 Christa Watson, Linda Rainwater, Angela Walters & Mary Abreu join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

It’s fun to have Christa Watson back from ChristaQuilts to talk about her 2nd book on machine quilting. (we talked about her first book on Sept 14) plus she has some great tips for us to day and we get to hear about the projects she will do with American Patchwork & Quilting in 2017! https://christaquilts.com/ ==================== I love my Baby lock machine and I want you to learn more about what Baby lock has going on, and the best person to talk to is my friend Linda Rainwater, the National Training Manager. Linda overseas the education and know absolutely everything about the machine. http://babylock.com/ ============== Catching up with Author, fabric designer and master quilter Angela Walters today. She has been busy in the last year or so doing several books, opening a store front and maybe a few other things! I wanted to find out about writing a not one, but TWO collaboration books with different people. . quiltingismytherapy.com =================== Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict joined me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! First some quick to make gift ideas, as we quilters always have that one last thing’ we want to make. And we’ll chat about creating sewing & quilting goals for 2017. https://www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 12-5-16 Diane Bohn, Amy Barickman, Amy Ellis & Jennifer Keltner join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

Diane Bohn of From Blank Pages creates pretty amazing paper pieced quilts. The sparkle and have a life of their own as she encourages you to use fabrics that you love in her work. She also is an advocate of making quilts for charity and bringing people together to make them. Quilters want to help by giving a ‘real’ hug to people in need via our quilts. Quilters are the most generous of people this way. Diane has run a group to partner people up, she is an inspiration to me! fromblankpages.blogspot.com/ --------------- Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction was the first designer, business that I meet when I went to my first trade show. I had already been a huge fan of the Designs and team at Indyo Junction and Amy’s wonderfully warm welcome to the business side of quilting was so kind. We have worked together several times over the years and we keep up with each other on all things quilting and sewing! She is super clever and always has fun new ways for us to sew, from quilts to clothing to totes to her new Fabriflair items! Can’t wait to learn more about the newest things with Amy! www.indygojunction.com ------------ I am excited to catch up with Amy Ellis to see what she has new! Amy is a Moda Designer, Author, Baby lock Ambassador and always has something fun for us to participate in. She is the founder of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival online and has taken the online fun to new levels. She also creates both fabric and quilt designs with a modern feel that I love! www.instagram.com/amyscreativeside/ ----------------- As promised, Jennifer Keltner the chief visionary officer at Martingale is back! This time we go behind the scenes to learn more about how the books you love come together. It's really a team effort! Martingale.com ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 11-21-16 Brenda Ratliff, Roseann Kermes, and Bill Volckening join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3504

Brenda Ratliff is the dynamic owner of Pink Castle Fabric, organizer of Camp StitchAlot, SewPro and a fabric designer with RJR. I am excited to be working with Brenda as part of the 2017 Aurifil Design team and today we are going to talk about finding and using unique fabrics. http://www.justabitfrayed.com/ http://www.pinkcastlefabrics.com/ --------------- Roseann Kermes is back and we are going to deep dive into how to jump start yourself when you need it. In this case, for getting a hand a project ready.. and the person who needs that jump start? yours truly! www.rosebudscottage.typepad.com/ ----------------- It’s great to chat quilts of any kind with Bill Volckening again. I love the internet because I make so many friends through quilting. Bill’s idea to buy a few New York Beauty quilts turned into an impressive collection of this style quilt, along with a beautiful book of the quilts and their stories. He has since collected many styles of quilts, including a love of 70s quilts. He is also the author of Modern Roots, 12 projects inspired by patchwork. I love old quilts and knowing their stories. Join Bill and I to get a look at what it’s like to collect. willywonkyquilts.blogspot.com/ --------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 11-14-16 Amy Warner, Linda Pumphrey, and Tula Pink join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

Amy Warner of ‘Sew Incredibly Crazy’ is a designer and quilting cheerleader! She is always sharing her fun projects and hosting sew alongs. We are going to talk about how to be part of sew along and how to set up a successful one if you are itching to try it! http://sewincrediblycrazy.blogspot.com/ ----------------- The very first batting that I sought to ‘purchase again’ was Mountain Mist. I loved that the company has a rich history and that the batting was so nice to work with. When I started my business I contacted Mountain Mist and Linda Pumphrey and her staff were who I worked with. Linda is now with Mountain Mist again as the Senior Account Executive. She brings her experiences of working on the board of museums and with other companies back to Mountain Mist. She is also the author of the Mountain Mist Historical Quilt book. We are going to learn all about the quilt patterns that are a signature component of the company. https://fibrix.com/mountain-mist-batting/ ------------- I bought some of Tula Pink’s first fabric line was Full Moon Forest, the first with free spirit fabrics was Parisville and I bought that too… now 21 lines later is Tabby Road about to come out. What I found is that not only was her fabric interesting and detailed with images woven in, but there is also a story. For each Line Tula creates an entire universe of stories to bring all the prints into life. If you have a chance to hear her talk about how she creates, go! She is also an author and of course designs quilts to showcase her fabric. Tula’s on for the second half of the show so we have time to really chat! http://www.tulapink.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 11-7-16 Shannon Orr, Carina Gardner, Cheryl Lynch, and Mary Abreu join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3496

Moda Fabric designer Shannon Orr is an architect & costume designer turned Fabric designer, teacher. With a lifetime of making in all forms as her toolset she stumbled across a $3 tin recipe box and immediately filled it with a business dream; all on index cards. She started Eva Blake’s Makery in 2012 where she designs sewing and surface patterns, and hosts crafting events. ebmakery.com/ ------------------ The first time I saw Carina Gardner's fabric and quilts I was excited, and wanted more! Then I got to see her camper and knew this was a fun designer. From quilts to papers to fabrics and books, it's all gorgeous! She is going to share her secret about making the Perfect Hexagon quilt from a 5" square www.carinagardner.com/ ------------------------- Cheryl Lynch is an author and a tool designer. She has created the super fun Curvalicious ruler. What I love is that Cheryl keeps coming up with really neat way to use this tool! We are also going to talk about working with silk today, it's going to be so interesting! www.CherylLynchQuilts.com -------------------- Mary Abreu is a super talented seamstress, quilters and knitter on the go now. Today we are going to talk about Hexies because I want to be 'one of those people' who do Hexies. And because in Houston there was an incredible exhibit of Hexie quilts. www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ --------------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 American Patchwork and Quilting Radio 10-31-2016 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3199

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 10-17-16 Judy Breneman, Deanne Eisenman, and Carolyn Woods join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3491

Judy Breneman is the creator of the website WomanFolk: The Art of Quilting: Quilts and Quiltmaking Yesterday and Today. I’ve been an avid follower of her articles at her website for years and I love to read about quilting history. In 2016 Judy celebrated her 20th anniversary as a website.. that stopped me in my tracks! She built her first website in 1996, it may be the first quilt website! I’m so happy she can join me to chat about Quilt history! http://www.womenfolk.com =============== From patchwork to applique to wool Deanne Eisenman of Snuggles Quilts creates cozy and beautiful projects! She is going to give us some needle turn applique tips and we’ll hear all about love of applique! www.snugglesquilts.com/ =================== A topic every single quilters wants to know more about, how to store .. and then FIND our stuff. Being creative often means we can live with a bit (or a lot) of creative chaos in our space. I personally love to organize and dream of having someone give me tips. My dreams came true when Carolyn Woods wrote the book just for us ‘Organizing Solutions for Every Quilter’. As a professional organizer she has this nailed and is giving us tips today! www.totallytidyhouseholdorganizing.com/ ============== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 10-10-16 Ellen Osten, Megan Pitz, Cathy Wiggins, and Mary Abreu join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

Ellen Osten is the National Director of Education at Sulky of America. I’m excited to talk thread and get some really good info for us on different types of thread. http://www.sulky.com/ --------------- I love Megan Pitz’s style of quilts. And she makes a lot to share! Her website and IG handle are Canoe Ridge Creations, she is a regular contributor to the American Patchwork & Quilting family of magazine and Megan LOVES to do binding! So I’m going to get a few tips from her today. http://www.canoeridgecreations.com/ ------------------- If you have looked at any quilt photos from a big show, you will have seen Cathy Wiggins’ work. And when she started to quilt with leather, I was intrigued and excited to see her work! Cathy is going to tell me how an regular quilter like me can use leather in projects.. are you in for learning something new? cathywiggin.com ----------------------- Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict is joining me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! We want to talk learning and classes, but not from a beginners stand point. But from how to look at learning once you have a few years experience. And we are talking to give you pointers on how to develop a class so that you can teach others! https://www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 10-3-16 Toby Lischko, Sharon McConnell, Amy Gibson, and Jennifer Keltner join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Designer Toby Lischko creates quilts that make you stop in your tracks. Then she teaches you how to do it! Not only are they striking, but she makes them doable for everyone. Her series of books on stars is a great place to start and today she is sharing her tips with us! She is also a regular contributor to American Patchwork & Quilting, you can download two of her projects Tuscan Villa and Pickle Dish http://gatewayquiltsnstuff.blogspot.com/ ================= Sharon McConnell of ColorGirl has a wonderful way with fabric. Her quilts jump with exciting designs and awesome use of fabrics. Sharon has great tips for us today on fabric and color selection. You will also find her designs in Quilts & More Magazine. http://colorgirlquilts.com/ =====================I’m a huge fan of Amy Gibson’s designs. She is an author and very popular craftsy online teacher. When her newest book ‘The Quilt Block Cookbook’ came out I had to get her on the show to talk about it! 50 blocks and 7 sampler quilters to put them into. Amy is also one of the designers on my Splendid Sampler project, this is going to be Super fun! http://www.stitcherydickorydock.com/ ============= Today is a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put a book together with the Chief Visionary Officer of Martingale, Jennifer Keltner! And that adorable project Jennifer made is found in the Sweet Tweets book, fun fun! http://blog.shopmartingale.com/ ==================== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 9-26-16 Kelli Fannin, John Kubiniec, and Alison Glass join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3491

Free patterns!.. My guests today are Kelli Fannin, John Kubiniec, and Alison Glass! I loved Kelli Fannin’s work the first time I saw it and that thought got locked in when I found out her website is called ‘Seriously It looks like it Needs stitches’.. super fun name, super fun projects and she has some incredible design skills! http://thatlookslikeitneedsstitches.blogspot.com/ =================== John Kubiniec of Big Rig Quilting is an author, longarm quilter and traveling teacher. He has an amazing sense of color which I know you’ve seen in the many quilts he has had published in magazines over the years. John’s first book is a ‘New Spin on Drunkard’s Path blocks’ and I love it! He is going to share some tips with us today for how to use this basic block in unusual ways. https://bigrigquilting.com/ ================== I have been a huge fan of Alison Glass and her fabrics, quilts, embroidery for a long time. She has developed lines of fabric that are so timeless and blend so with what we have that you want to collect them all. Her batik lines are beautiful and now she has embroidery and other fun things.. like removable tattoos that have glitter.. love them! http://alisonglass.com/ ==================== visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 9-12-16 Michelle Jensen, Mary Abreu, and Kathy Doughty join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3492

Michelle Jensen is back to talk creating with a story and creating with Scrap! Both are things we quilters love to do. Do you love the seasons? Michelle will explain how she creates her signature seasonal banners.. then we talk some scrap magic and ways to think about using those up! www.instagram.com/MixiHeart/ ---------------- Mary Abreu is back to talk making gifts!! What's hot, what to do with Panels... want to try a tuffet but not ready for the main thing yet? She has all the details! www.instagram.com/thatcraftaddict/ ----------------- Kathy Doughty of Material Obsessions uses color and pattern in exciting ways. From the fabrics she buys for her shop in Australia, to the quilts she makes, her ability to mix elements is exciting! We talk about her latest book, fabrics and teaching a the Sisters show. www.materialobsession.typepad.com/ ------------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-29-16 Jackie Padesky, Donna DeSoto, and Helen Stubbings join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3254

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/ ---------------- 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 ------------------ 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 ---------------- visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-22-16 Kori Turner, Kimberly Bourne, Amanda Niederhauser, and Andy Knowlton join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3494

I have friends that travel a lot, and some had stopped at Kori Turner’s shop, Olive and Grace. Then I saw her quilts at the trade show and was very excited she is able to talk to us about her quilts and give us some stitchery tips! http://www.olivegracestudios.com/ ================ Kimberly Bourne of Main Street Market Designs creates some incredible quilts. Some are mind boggling like her eclipse series, others are projects you can do over and over with her unique twist to the way she layouts out a design. Also she happens to love curved piecing and we are going to get some tips from her on that today! https://mainstreetmarketdesigns.com ================ I’ve been following Amanda Niederhauser of JediCraftGirl for quite awhile. She has amazing tips and tricks, shows her craft process and hey.. she loves Starwars, you have to guess that from her business name (check her about page at her website for the proof)! http://www.jedicraftgirl.com/ ================ Andy Knowlton’s at ‘A Bright Corner’ creates quilts with wonderful color combinations. And she very generously shares photos of her work, tips, tutorials and tricks to get it right. Andy also loves scraps so we are going to explore that a bit! http://www.abrightcorner.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 8-8-16 Cheryl Brickey, Nancy McNally, Tammy Silvers, and Kate Henderson join Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

I first got to know Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist designs when I saw some articles she did comparing products. She did such a great job I started to follow her site. When she did research and testing about ‘using sheets as backing’ I was sold on the idea! We’ll talk about writing about quilting, designs and she’ll give us her sheet analysis http://meadowmistdesigns.blogspot.com/ ================= I look at a lot of quilting things, groups online, books sent by publishers, Quilt magazines and websites. I ran across Nancy McNally’s from One Stitch at a time and decided I need to learn more! She is fun, does amazing quilts and always has great tips! www.nancymcnallyquilts.com ================ Tammy Silvers is the designer behind Tamarinis and love color and fun quilts! She contributes to American Patchwork & Quilting family of magazines with her project Happy Haunting in the Fall 2016 issue. She travels to teach and is creates quilt patterns that fun and easy to make! www.tamarinis.com ================== Kate Henderson love quilts strips and she is not afraid to use them in wonderful and effective ways! With two books on strip quilts I'm really excited to talk to her all the way from Australia. And I asked Kate what the oldest quilt tool she owns, I wonder if you have one too? http://neverenoughhours.blogspot.com/ ================ visit American Patchwork & Quilting at http://allpeoplequilt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/apqmagazine Visit host Pat Sloan at http://www.patsloan.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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