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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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 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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 472. Sewing on the Go | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1669

On today’s show, we’re talking about a fun solution that will let you enjoy the nice summer weather while also getting some sewing done! We’ll also be chatting about how to make a handwork sewing kit, simple ways to corral the mess on your work space, and a fun project a member of our staff is working on. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-472-sewing-on-the-go Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 471. Set Up an Outdoor Quilt Display | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2208

This show’s theme is about displaying your quilts outside! We chat about how to display your quilts safely outdoors, so you (and everyone who passes your home) can enjoy them as we all spend more time outside. We also dive into the history of English paper piecing and discuss the pros and cons of various marking tools. A member of our staff shares a fun project that she’s working on right now – and we’ll give some quick tips for anyone who wants to have their fave quilt store featured in Quilt Sampler magazine! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-471-set-up-an-outdoor-quilt-display Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 470. Our Guide to Making a Stylish Bed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1989

On today's show, we're sharing our best tips for making a stylish bed – everything from fabric and designs to consider when making a bed quilt, how to make your bed pretty, and tips for measuring your bed to make the perfect size quilt. We’re also sharing some favorite products for handwork – we know summer is a popular time for handwork, and these tool suggestions will really up your game! One of our staff members shares a fun project that she’s working on right now. And we end the show with a few inspiring stories of quilters making a difference in their communities. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-470-our-guide-to-making-a-stylish-bed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 469. Make the Most of Your Stash | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1574

On today's show, we're sharing tips for using your stash! Using your stash can sometimes be intimidating or overwhelming, but now's a great time to get your fabrics organized and start putting them to use in your current projects! We share some reader tips aimed at having more fun in your sewing room. Then we announce the 10 featured shops in the newest issue of Quilt Sampler -- we love using this time to celebrate some local quilt shops and give them much-deserved recognition. This is our last episode of Season 10. We'll be back in July! For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 468. Prevent Back and Neck Pain While Sewing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2408

On today's show, we're sharing tips to prevent back and neck pain while sewing. Now is a more important time than ever to care for your body, so especially if you've been doing a lot more sewing recently, these tips will help keep you feeling good and limber. We also share the story of a staff member's most cherished quilt, the history of sampler quilts, and an upcoming virtual quilt retreat we're hosting! To end the show, we chat with Karen Styles, a well-known Australian fabric and pattern designer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 467. Random Acts of Quiltiness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2512

Today’s show is a fun one – we’re sharing how to commit a random act of quiltiness during these times. Now only will it bring joy to those around you, but it’ll also bring immense happiness to yourself, too. We’re giving a few ideas for how to get some basics organized and clean in your sewing space – especially if you’re spending more time quilting these days. We share a few stories of quilters making a difference in their communities, as well as how you can get involved in our own One Million Pillowcase Challenge. We end the episode with our staff and some readers sharing how quilting is helping them through this time.  For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 466. Money-Saving Sewing Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2095

On today's show, we're sharing 5 money-saving sewing tips. Quilting can be an expensive hobby, especially with the current economy. These tips may help you make do, so you can keep sewing while still being frugal. We're also sharing tips for fussy-cutting, a popular technique to add to your quilts. Make your next quilt backing "WOW" with some ideas for piecing your backing and prepping it correctly before quilting. We also chat with Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting -- she shares tips for fusible applique and working with electronic cutters, as well as info about her cute fabrics and patterns. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 465. Try Straight Lines + Stitch in the Ditch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2180

On today's show, we're talking about tips for straight-line quilting and stitch-in-the-ditch! It's a great time to finish some quilts and you can get really amazing results with these two simple techniques. We're also sharing how to help health care professionals by sewing masks. And then we also do a wrap-up of trends we saw at Quilt Con last month. We end the episode with a Q&A with Meg Dunton of Monograms for Makers. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 464. How to Support Quilters During a Pandemic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1230

This episode is going to be a little different than usual – no interviews, no chats with our staff about tips and tricks. Today, we want to focus solely on the coronavirus and what we can all do to help each other and keep ourselves safe. It’s crazy times right now – there are constant updates on the news, new precautions to take, new closures around the city, and many of us are having to change our whole lives and routines to deal with the changes. There's so much fear and uncertainty around the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. And we’re all trying to deal with it in different ways. On today’s show, we’ll be sharing how to help your local quilt shop and small business owners during this time, how to de-stress and gain back control using sewing, and if you’re one of the lucky parents or grandparents who are watching kids during this extended spring break, we have tips for squeezing in more time to sew when your whole family is under quarantine. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Take our podcast survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 463. The Best Sewing Advice We've Received | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2085

Our staff is sharing the best sewing advice they've ever received! It's so fun to hear the advice that really changed all of our sewing lives for the better. Then, we chat about tips for sewing triangles and for binding your quilts, and share behind-the-scenes of some photoshoots in the famous Better Homes and Gardens Test Gardens. We end the episode with a Q&A with the mother-daughter design team Sherri McConnell and Chelsi Stratton. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Take our podcast survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 462. Tips for Making a Scrappy Quilt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1921

On today's show, we're talking scrappy quilts! Whether you have a large scrap pile you're working through or want to start collecting scraps to make your first scrappy quilt, these tips will help your quilt look its best. Then we chat with Brenda Groelz from Handi Quilter about collecting and finishing antique quilt tops. We also share the history of charm quilts, one of our staff member's most cherished quilts, and a product we're loving. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Take our podcast survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 461. Cozy Up Your Home: Creative Quilt Displays | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2136

On today's show, we're chatting about displaying quilts -- we're sharing some creative ideas for showcasing your work for all to enjoy (including tricks of the trade from our art director)! We're also sharing 5 questions to ask yourself when you're organizing your workspace, tips for making binding and labeling less painful, and stories of quilters making a difference in their communities! We end the episode with an interview with Bev McCullough of Flamingo Toes, who shares how she got her start quilting, why she chose the name Flamingo Toes for her blog, how she approached building her dream sewing space, and landing on her signature modern vintage vibe. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here. Take our podcast survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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