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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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 535. Finish Quilts Fast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2046

We're in the final countdown for making Christmas quilts and holiday gifts. If you're crunched for time and need to finish projects fast, we're have tips to make quick work of basting, quilting, binding, and more. We also chat about conquering works in progress, share a holiday color trend and info on thimbles, and give tips for how to build your fabric stash. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-535-finish-quilts-fast Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 534. How to Document Your Creations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1987

Learn how to document your quilts, so that their basic information, their stories, and their connections with others are remembered and shared through generations. We also share listener-submitted sewing hacks, tips for saving money in your sewing space, and quilty items on our wish list. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-534-how-to-document-your-creations Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 533. Sew Thankful | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2578

This week is Thanksgiving in the United States, so we're reflecting on the good things in our lives and sharing the quilty things we're thankful for. We also chat with Jenny Doan, the founder of Missouri Star Quilt Company, a well-known YouTube personality and quilter, and now author. We discuss her new memoir, How to Stitch an American Dream: A Story of Family, Faith & the Power of Giving,  For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-533-sew-thankful Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 532. What to Do with Orphan Blocks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2104

Many quilters make test blocks to try their fabric choices or instructions before they dive into making a quilt. But what do you do with these leftover blocks? We have some great suggestions to share in this episode. The we chat with Ashli Montgomery, the founder and CEO of the non-profit Quilt 2 End ALZ, which focuses on connecting quilters who have been touched by Alzheimer's, as well as educating about and fighting for an end to the disease. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-532-what-to-do-with-orphan-blocks Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 531. Your Best Sewing Hacks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2768

Quilters always have the greatest tricks for making parts of the quilting process easier, faster, or more efficient. On this show, we share some of the best sewing tips and tricks submitted by our listeners. We also share a few fun online events we're hosting to get you in the holiday spirit and a mistake our editor made in her sewing room. Then we chat with Kirsta Meadows, the store owner of All About Quilting in Jacksonville, North Carolina.  For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-531-your-best-sewing-hacks Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 530. Find Your Signature Color Palette | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2040

Each of us develops a unique sense of color, design, and style that we bring into our lives -- not just in the quilts we make, but in our wardrobe and our home. On this episode, we're sharing how to find your signature color palette and put it to good use in your sewing room! We also share some sampler quilts and wish list products we love, give details about our Random Acts of "Quiltiness" Day, and chat about the Quilts for Care Leavers organization. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-530-find-your-signature-color-palette Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 529. Fussy-Cutting Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2224

Fussy-cutting refers to the process of selectively cutting pieces from fabric to highlight a certain design or motif. We're sharing tips for adding fussy-cut fabric to your quilt, including choosing fabrics, making your own cutting template, sewing them into a quilt, and working with panel prints. We also chat with Riane Menardi Morrison (of Riane Elise) about hand-quilting, her design process, and her new book. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-529-fussy-cutting-tips Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 528. What We're Obsessed With Now | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3219

Our staff shares the fabric, products, patterns, and trends we're loving right now. We also share tips for choosing batting, a pattern that's great for your scraps, and chat with Rose Ann Cook of Quilter's Emporium. Quilter's Emporium is known for their connection with customers, charity work, and large selection of fabric and notions. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-528-what-were-obsessed-with-now Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 527. How to Make Patterns Your Own | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2061

Part of the fun of being a quilter (and also part of the challenge) is seeing a quilt pattern you love and figuring out how to make it your own. We share ideas for how to change colors, fabrics, size, and embellishments to fit your specific needs and likes. We also give tips for overcoming hurdles when working on longterm projects, share products on our wish list, answer listener questions about moving sewing supplies to a new home, and share an editor's quilty mistake. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-527-how-to-make-patterns-your-own Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 526. Make Binding Easier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2716

Do you love or dread binding? In this show we're sharing tips and tricks for making binding easier, so you can enjoy your finished quilt faster! We include tips for preparing binding, sewing it to your quilt, and finishing it, as well as some products to help make it easier. We also chat with Mary Blythe, a designer known for her wool applique designs, love of antiques, and expertise of heirloom crafts. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-526-make-binding-easier Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 525. Top Tips for Flying Geese | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2123

Flying Geese are a basic unit for quilters. Some people love making them! And some quilters think they're a necessary evil. No matter which camp you fall in, we're sharing ways to make them more effectively and quickly. We also share tips for sewing long strips together, listener-submitted sewing hacks, how to save money on your next visit to the fabric store, and a mistake one of our editors made. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-525-top-tips-for-flying-geese Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 524. How Do Quilters Vacation? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3411

Quilters infuse every aspect of their lives with quilting -- including their vacations. Our staff shares some quilty memories from their recent travels. From bringing handwork on a plane to visiting local quilt shops or even photographing quilts in beautiful locations, there are a lot of ways to keep your hobby close at hand and close at heart, no matter how far away you travel from your sewing room. We also chat with Carole Lyles Shaw, a modern quilter, pattern designer, and teacher. Carole shares snippets of her knowledge from 30+ years of quilting and 20+ years of teaching, including her quilting journey, how she found her quilting community, how she pivoted her business when the pandemic started, and tips for making improv quilts and thinking about your stash in a sustainable way. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-524-how-do-quilters-vacation Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 523. Unpopular Quilty Opinions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2329

We’re spilling unpopular quilty opinions, both from our staff and our listeners. And they’re so good! Some will make you laugh out loud, some you'll relate to, and some will really make you think. We also talk about the neutral wool trend we're seeing on social media, share stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, and give ideas for sewing storage you can find at the flea market. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-523-unpopular-quilty-opinions Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 522. Start a Self-Care Sewing Ritual | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2330

Many creative people use sewing and stitching to relax and quiet the mind. Our staff shares a few ways that they use sewing as a way to care for themselves when things get stressful or busy. We also share sewing products we're loving right now and tips for using panels in your projects. Then we announce the featured shops in the newest issue of Quilt Sampler magazine, and chat with Kalli Champagne from AllBrands.com, a store with six locations that pride themselves on their philanthropy work in the community. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-522-start-a-self-care-sewing-ritual Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 521. Repurpose Scraps as Decor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1966

Many quilters love scraps! And while it’s nice to save scraps for a larger scrappy quilt, sometimes it’s just as fun to use them in quick projects for your home. We're sharing creative ways to use scraps in smaller projects, home decor, and even some holiday gift ideas. Then we chat with Carla Hall, who you know from The Chew, Good Morning America, and The Food Network. She also serves as a board member for 4-H and recently expanded her love of crafting into the quilting world. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-521-repurpose-scraps-as-decor Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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