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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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 580. Happy Handmade Holidays! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Happy holidays to all our listeners! On this heartfelt episode, our staff shares their favorite handmade decor to display during the holidays, the handmade gifts they're giving (or hope to get) this year, a favorite holiday tradition, and how they make time to sew when things get busy. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-580-happy-handmade-holidays Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 579. Start a Quilty Holiday Tradition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2446

Holiday traditions are so fulfilling. They bring family and friends together, connect us with the past, and provide a sense of security when things in our life seen unstable. We share some ideas for starting a quilty tradition that those around you will cherish for years to come. We also chat with Jessica Plunkett of Maeberry Square, a talented quilter, quilt designer, and lecturer. She shares the meaningful way her relationships have influenced her quilts, as well as how she fosters community. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-579-start-a-quilty-holiday-tradition Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 578. Sew for a Picky Recipient | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2015

We've all been there: we offer to make a gift for a friend or family member. And what could be a simple act of love becomes a mess of opinions and frustrations. We share some solutions on how to work with a picky quilt recipient to make sure you both love the final quilt. And also, how to approach gifting in the future to make it easier.We also share ideas for building your stash on a budget, 10 quilty gifts we love, and info on washing and drying your quilts. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-578-sew-for-a-picky-recipient Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 577. A Few Of Our Favorite Things | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1988

It's officially full-swing holiday shopping season. Whether you're shopping for other quilters in your life or still adding things to your own wish list, we have some suggestions for gifts quilters will love. We also give a variety of listener tips, give details of a staff quilt retreat we took at Prairie Pointe of Pella, and share stories of quilters making a difference in their communities. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-577-a-few-of-our-favorite-things Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 576. Infuse Your Sewing Time with Gratitude | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1827

Happy Thanksgiving week to those who celebrate it! Counting our blessings actually has great health benefits. Feeling grateful increases our dopamine and serotonin levels, which are the feel-good hormones, and reduces cortisol which causes stress. And it can also help us be more patient, sleep better, boost our immune system, and strengthen our relationships. In this episode, we share four ways to infuse your sewing time with more gratitude. And we share emails from our listeners about what they're grateful for. We also talk to Kristen Lee of Mashe Modern about her new quilt shop in Dallas Center, Iowa, and the journey to open it. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-576-infuse-your-sewing-time-with-gratitude Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 575. Quilt Market Trends Recap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1586

A few weeks ago, our staff travelled to Houston, Texas, for Quilt Market. Quilt Market is a show for people in the industry to gather, talk about the state of the industry, make connections, and find ways for us all to work together. We use the event specifically to find new products and fabrics to feature, and find new designers to work with. We also use this event to look at trends in the industry. From neon fabrics to gnome motifs to eco-friendly products, we're sharing all the trends we saw and what to expect to hit stores next year. We also share 5 reasons to decorate for the holidays early, tips for planning your handmade gifts, and quilting products we're loving right now. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-575-quilt-market-trends-recap Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 574. Our Best Cutting Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2364

Accurate blocks comes from accurate cutting. On this episode, we share our best cutting tips for making the process easier, more accurate, and more efficient. We dive into cutting safety, rotary cutter care, cutting multiple pieces at once, faster trimming of units, fussy-cutting tips, and more. We also chat with Chris Hanson of Modern American Vintage, who makes handcrafted quilting tools from exotic woods. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-574-our-best-cutting-tips Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 573. Quilting Fails | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2292

Happy Halloween! We thought we'd get in the spirit by sharing spooky stories from our sewing rooms. Our staff and listeners are sharing some quilting fails, scary moments, or silly mistakes. We also share results of a poll we did on fabric shopping habits, details of a winter sew-along, the answer to a listener question about crazy quilts, and genius listener sewing hacks. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-573-quilting-fails Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 572. How to Overcome Outer Judgement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1769

This episode is Part 2 of 2 in a topic we're excited to explore. On this episode, we'll examine how to overcome outer judgement. (Last episode, we looked at how to deal with your inner critic). Whether comments about your quilts are well-meaning or not, having our quilting feel under attack is very stressful and hurtful. We walk through some strategies for dealing with off-putting comments and moving forward in a positive way. We also share details about Quilts of Honor, our fave tools for hand-embroidery, and a fun binding trend we're seeing. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-572-how-to-overcome-outer-judgement Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 571. How to Overcome Your Inner Critic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1620

This episode is Part 1 of 2 in a topic we're excited to explore. On this episode, we'll examine how to overcome your inner critic. And next episode, we'll look at how to overcome outer judgement. The inner critic comes in the form of nagging and negative thoughts about ourselves. We share some ways to silence your inner critic, and if all else fails, how to work with it. We also share a fun way to identify your creative type, how to change the finish line of a project to beat stress, and why you should bring quilts along as you travel. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-571-how-to-overcome-your-inner-critic Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 570. Quilting Your Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2861

We chat with Kitty Wilkin of Night Quilter. Kitty is a quilt designer, teacher, and photographer known for documenting her life through gorgeous quilts. Kitty shares info on her past projects and how they have motivated her in her goals and allowed her to focus on her own self-care, as well as how other quilters can start planning their own Quilt Your Life project. Lindsay also shares how she uses her birthday as a catalyst for new quilting projects. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-570-quilting-your-life Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 569. How We Started Sewing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2363

Our staff shares how they started sewing. We love to hear how people got into the hobby, because it's so different for everyone. We also share ideas for quilt labels, wall organization ideas, and listener tips. ⁠ For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-569-how-we-starting-sewing Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 568. Ask Us Anything! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2478

We're answering listener questions! We tackle questions about everything from binding and machine-quilting to buying fabrics and packing for a retreat, and more! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-568-ask-us-anything Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 567. Master Tiny Pieces in Quilts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1529

Small pieces look great in quilts, but can be hard to work with. We share tips for choosing fabrics, cutting, piecing, and quilting tiny blocks. We also share the next 10 quilt shops in Quilt Sampler magazine, stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, products we love, and the '90s trend we're seeing in quilting. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-567-master-tiny-pieces-in-quilts Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 566. Solve Machine Tension Issues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1748

There is no worse feeling than sewing along on a project and suddenly realizing your stitches are inconsistent. We share easy ways to solve uneven or skipped stitches. We also chat with Scott Brodsky of Country Heritage Tours. Country Heritage Tours leads 7-14 day land tours that explore quilt shows, quilt shops, and quilty attractions, as well as local historical and cultural attractions around the world. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-566-solve-machine-tension-issues Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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