American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast
American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast
American Patchwork & Quilting
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!
523. Unpopular Quilty Opinions
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
Sep 13
38 min
522. Start a Self-Care Sewing Ritual
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
Sep 6
38 min
521. Repurpose Scraps as Decor
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
Aug 30
32 min
520. Upgrade Your Sewing Tools
We spend a lot of time on our quilting hobby -- and sometimes we deserve to treat ourselves to a small upgrade to make our sewing lives better! We share some small and affordable ways to upgrade your tools to work better and harder for you. We also share tips for fighting UFO procrastination, what items our staff splurges and skimps on, and info about an upcoming quilt-along. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-520-upgrade-your-sewing-tools Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23
33 min
519. Create a Cozy Couch
We share some fun ways to display quilts on your couch and add that handmade touch to your living room. With cooler temps coming, we want our couches to be places to relax and curl up with loved ones, and a quilt adds the coziest touch. We also share tips from our listeners, info about The Sewing Machine Project, and tools to make basting quilts easier. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-519-create-a-cozy-couch Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16
27 min
518. Sew Something Special for a Child or Pet
We hear from many quilters that the reason they started quilting in the first place is because they wanted to make a gift for someone else – and many times that gift comes in the form of a baby quilt or even a small blanket for a special pet. In this show, we share some special considerations to have before making a quilt for a little one or an animal. We also share tips for fixing tension problems on your sewing machine, the ombre fabric trend we love, and what to look for when shopping for a longarm quilting machine. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-518-sew-something-special-for-a-child-or-pet Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 5
32 min
517. Get Creative With Storage
They say necessity is the mother of invention, and we know for sewing room storage, this is true. Quilters are always on the lookout for new and effective ways to store their tools. We share some out-of-the-box and budget-friendly storage ideas. Then we chat with Julie Letvin of Me & My Stitches, a paper-pieced jewelry maker and fabric and quilt designer. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-517-get-creative-with-storage Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 2
40 min
516. Tackle a Task You've Been Putting Off
We all have those dreaded tasks in our quilting lives – the ones that hang over your head and make you feel drained just thinking about starting them. We share a few easy tips for tackling those tedious tasks. We also talk about sewing products we're loving right now, share tips for using thrift store finds in your sewing room, and chat with Renee Savage of Renee's House of Quilting. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-516-tackle-a-task-youve-been-putting-off Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26
43 min
515. Stitch a Needed Decor Item
Sometimes making a needed item for your home can seem like a luxury. We're sharing tips on the benefits of making your own decor, as well as how to fit these extra projects into your precious sewing time. We also share a story of A Doll Like Me non-profit, tips for straight-line quilting, what to do when you run out of fabric you need for a project, and how to get organized for a retreat. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-515-stitch-a-needed-decor-item Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19
28 min
514. Hang a Wall Quilt
Hanging quilts can be intimidating -- many times you're putting permanent holes in your wall, or spending extra time and fabric adding a hanging sleeve to the back of your quilt. So we're sharing some easy and creative ways to hang your quilts, so you can display them in your own home without worry! We also chat with the talented Aaron Sanders Head. Aaron is a textile artist, natural fabric dyer, quilter, teacher, and owns a studio and shop in Greensboro, Alabama. For more resources from today's show, visit the show notes here: www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/quilting-podcast/episode-514-hang-a-wall-quilt Email us at APQPodcast@meredith.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12
39 min
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