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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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 505. Recharge Your Creative Energy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2782

Creative ruts can happen to the best of us -- especially as we approach one year of this pandemic in the United States. In this show, we explore how to replenish your energy, creativity, and happiness during times of stress. (Quilting is SO beneficial for mental, emotional, and social health, so it's a great excuse to lean into our craft in order to help our everyday lives.) We also chat with the talented designer, author, and podcast host Wendy Chow of The Weekend Quilter. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-505-recharge-your-creative-energy Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 504. Our Best Sewing Hacks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1944

We know quilters love learning new tricks to make the quilting process easier, more efficient, or even more fun! Our staff members share their favorite sewing hacks -- everything from storage ideas to piecing tips to fabric shopping! We also talk about how to hide your sewing room clutter, what’s on our art director’s work space, answer a listener-submitted question about thread, and share some products we’re loving right now! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-504-our-best-sewing-hacks Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 503. Spring Clean Your Sewing Space | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2139

We know, we know. Spring is still a month away, but, we wanted to do a fun spring cleaning episode early, because our “31 Days to an Organized Sewing Space” Challenge begins March 1. We share details in this episode, as well as easy ideas for cleaning and freshening your sewing space. We also give tips for strip piecing and binding, explore the history of potholder quilts, and share the story of a woman making handmade clothes for toddlers. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-503-spring-clean-your-sewing-space Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 502. Explore Fabrics Other Than Quilting Cotton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2119

For many of us, quilting cotton is our go-to when we’re making projects. But there are so many fun types of fabrics in the market, and some of these specialty types of fabric are being made with higher quality and cuter materials than we may have seen in the past. We talk about the different kinds of fabric you may want to consider when sewing your next project, as well as tips for smooth sewing. We also chat with Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew about her design process, choosing fabrics, her Diagonal Seam Tape, and more! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-502-explore-fabrics-other-than-quilting-cotton Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 501. Give From the Heart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2188

Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, we wanted to share some ideas for how to give from the heart. We share ideas for personalizing gifts, supporting sewing charities, and making handmade items even more meaningful. We also chat with Wise Monkey Quilting quilt shop, share listener sewing tips we love, and announce a new quilt-along. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-501-give-from-the-heart Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 500. Ask Us Anything | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2364

It's a very special episode. It’s our 500th podcast episode!! We can’t believe it. After more than 11 years, we’ve hit this momentous number. And to celebrate, we asked our listeners to submit quilting questions for us to answer. We’d like to thank the countless people who have been involved in this podcast over the years – so many amazing guests, hosts, sponsors, and staff members have worked incredibly hard to make this podcast happen each week. And of course, thank you to all our listeners – your support means everything to us, and we’re so grateful you listen in each week. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-500-ask-us-anything Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 499. Room to Sew (No Matter What Size Space You Have) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2760

January is a popular time to organize your home, and we’ve spent the last four podcast episodes talking about storage, organization, and decluttering! (So, if you’ve missed any, you can still go back to listen in!) On today’s show, we’re tackling how to make room for sewing no matter the space you have – and also, how to capitalize on that space with storage and furniture ideas. We also talk to the insanely talented quilter, pattern designer, and author of a new book, Jessica Dayon! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-499-room-to-sew-no-matter-what-size-space-you-have Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 498. Storage Hacks Under $15 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1852

Sometimes the perfect storage items are found at your local home decor store or are even something you already own. On today's show, we're sharing 15 ways to transform common household items from every room in your house into creative organizational solutions. We also share some cutting tips to speed up the sewing process, and announce a fun new sew-along! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-498-storage-hacks-under-15 Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 497. Create Your Dream Sewing Space | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2172

The ultimate sewing room means something different to every quilter. There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to sewing spaces. Each quilters’ needs and décor styles are different. We’re going to take you on a journey to discover your dream sewing space, so you can then take some small steps to make that dream a reality. We’re also sharing a helpful trick to finish your UFOs faster, some storage products we love, a story of quilting making a difference among inmates, and the history of redwork. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-497-create-your-dream-sewing-space Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 496. How to Declutter Your Fabric Stash | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3104

Happy New Year! 2021 is finally here! And let’s hope it’s a more positive year than the previous one. We wanted to start out this year on the podcast in a way that’s both inspiring and motivating and that included some of our favorite things: playing with fabric and meeting new quilting friends. So, we’re starting the show by giving some tips for organizing and decluttering your fabric stash – we promise that it’s a no-fail plan and will have you thinking about your fabric and your sewing space in a whole new way. Then, we chat with the three amazing ladies from Color of Connection quilt, a non-profit that’s doing all they can to bring together quilters from different races, genders, and backgrounds through a common love of sewing. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-496-how-to-declutter-your-fabric-stash Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 495. Finally Tackle Your Pile of UFOs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2703

Happy (almost) New Year! We made it through 2020 -- what a crazy year. We hope everyone enjoyed their holidays and was able to take a little time to relax, reflect on the past year, and even make some goals for the upcoming year. A popular resolution many quilters make is to finish UFOs or unfinished objects. So, we're sharing some great tips today for tackling your UFOs and getting them organized in your space. We also chat with the amazing Shannon Gillman Orr, the author of the Plan to Quilt organizer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-495-finally-tackle-your-pile-of-ufos Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 494. Let It Sew, Let it Sew, Let It Sew | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2553

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful. And since we've no place to go Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Or for us quilters, let it sew, let it sew, let it sew! Winter is prime quilting time, so today we’re sharing some benefits of sewing during the colder months. We also chat with Serendipity Quilt Shop, share details about our 2021 UFO Challenge, and give an exciting update about our One Million Pillowcase Challenge For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-494-let-it-sew-let-it-sew-let-it-sew Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 493. Kick Holiday Sewing Stress | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1844

We’re a little more than a week until Christmas, so it’s crunch time for all those still making holiday gifts and decor. But our staff is here to offer a few tips for kicking holiday sewing stress, so you can be productive while still enjoying the holidays! We also share some uplifting stories of quilters making a difference, a project our staff member is working on, resources for identifying antique quilt patterns, and exciting news about our 500th podcast episode. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-493-kick-holiday-sewing-stress Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 492. Tips for Sewing with Pets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2273

According to a 2020 study, 67% of U.S. households or about 85 million families own a pet. That’s a lot of pets! So the odds are that many quilters listening right now are sewing in a space that has an animal. Owning a pet is so rewarding, but we know that our pets can also present some problems in our quilting lives, so we're excited to discuss some tips for sewing with pets! We also chat with the amazing Andra Walker, a prolific sewing, known for making everything from bags to garments to quilts. You’ll love hearing the advice she has to offer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-492-tips-for-sewing-with-pets Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 491. Know Your Sewing Machine Better | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2052

For many, a sewing machine is an important relationship you have (and some of you may even have names for your sewing machine), so it’s a good idea to take the time to get to know your machine and strengthen that bond between you. We also share some amazing stories of how local quilt shops are continuing to get creative in this pandemic, sewing hacks from our listeners, tricks for trimming your blocks to size, and how to organize your sewing machine parts. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-491-know-your-sewing-machine-better Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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