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December 11, 2018
Quilting on Vinyl and Leather with Katie Baker from The Free Motion Quilting Project

This week I’m chatting with Katie Baker, a bag maker and chemist who enjoys quilting on unusual quilting materials like vinyl and leather. Learn how this works and how Katie planned and launched her signature black collection of bags on Etsy in this podcast episode.

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Behind the scenes at Leah’s house

This week I finally got my Singer 12 treadle in its permanent home in my living room. At the beginning of the podcast I was polishing up screws and hardware to put ...

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December 10, 2018
Moda Bakeshop, Quilting travel, And more fun topics all today with Pat! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Heather Long, Sujata Shah, Kim Schaefer, and Becky Goldsmith join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 403 -- My WEEKLY DEAL the end, it's a great one!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 403 Heather Long

Heather Long is a Moda bake shop contributor and wonderful designer at Coffee and Quilts. I knew I’d love her when I saw her website name! Heather designs doable projects that are fun ...

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December 9, 2018
Block #8 Christmas Figs from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I’m constantly inspired by how a squares, rectangles and HSTs can turn into about 5 million different blocks. Today, the pinwheel swirl takes us for a spin.

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As always the Red & Green is just like the quilt in the book. I am doing the tips with Something Blue Fabric  as I make a 2nd quilt

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December 8, 2018
How does that cool die cut machine really work? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I recently hinted that I found a wonderful new tool when I was at the trade show in Houston, it's arrived!

My friend Katy Jones wrote me before I went to the show. She works with Crafter's Companion company and asked me if I'd like to take a look at the die cut machine they make. If Katy asks me, I'm going to take a look! I've known Katy for a long time, she has been on  my podcast, and she is a super talented quilt maker and friend. 

The Crafter's Companion company is ...

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December 6, 2018
Fa-La-La A giveway of the BEST kind! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Welcome Splendid Sampler Quilters!

My block today is to honor my amazing mother-in-law Madge.

I hit the jackpot on getting the best MIL there is! 

Madge and I share a love of quilting and gardening. Our two favorite things to talk about. She is also an amazing seamstress. Making most of her clothing since she was a teenager. Quite posh, I love that photo of her showing off a new outfit!

I actually learned to quilt before Madge did. When she started to take classes her beginner sampler had a 'Honey bee' block, and I really wished mine had one ...

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December 5, 2018
Be Open to Your Creativity with Ann Walsh from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Meet Ann Walsh and enjoy hearing about her awesome passion for free motion quilting in this episode of the Quilting Friend’s Podcast. Ann has a wonderful perspective on living a creative life and healing and growing through craft.

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Help support the Quilting Friends podcast by joining the Friendship Quilt Along! Each month we’re going to piece and quilt a new block together step-by-step. Click Here to find the pattern for Block #1.

Ann Walsh Quilting

Ann is such a wonderful quilter and creative person! She ...

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December 4, 2018
Today is a wide range of quilters working in a Modern style on Chat with Pat! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Emily Thompson, Michael Caputo, Linda Hungerford, and Heather Black join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 402 -- My WEEKLY DEAL the end, it's a great one!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

Remember to ENTER my 400th show giveaway

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 402 Emily Thompson

Emily Thompson of Life Sew Savory write about sewing, crafts, recipes, and more! I love her tutorials and she hosts a facebook live sewing show each week ...

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December 2, 2018
Working with Panels, EPP tips, Quilters stories and a Trade show behind the scenes with Pat! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Barb Cherniwchan,  Sue Daley, and Michael McCormick join Pat for a chat!

 -- My WEEKLY DEAL the end, it's a great one!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 401 Barb Cherniwchan

This whole show is done from the Trade Show in Houston TX. I set up interview and then we try to find a somewhat quiet spot near my guests booth so I don't have to have them go to far. 

I was ...

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November 28, 2018
How to Quilt in a Tiny Space, Quilting Podcast #85 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

This past week I received a great question from Ellie about quilting in a super tiny sewing space. I decided to shoot an entire podcast episode just to answer her question and share my tips for sewing and quilting in a small area!

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Just in case you’re interested in the Hemline Advent Calendar I shared in the introduction, here’s an affiliate link to find it on Amazon. Thank you so much for your support of the show!

Quilting is a Space Hogging Craft

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November 22, 2018
Teaching Kids to Sew and the Friendship Quilt Along, Podcast #84 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

This past weekend I had an amazing opportunity to teach two girls how to sew! Hear about how that impromptu hand sewing class went along with more information about the new Friendship Quilt Along in this Hello My Quilting Friends podcast:

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Teaching with the Right Attitude

This past weekend we went to Charleston and made the big Thanksgiving meal on Saturday evening. But throughout that day, I was also teaching a 6 and 7 year old ...

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November 19, 2018
Time to celebrate my 400th Show! Listen and then enter my giveaway! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Donna Desoto, Mary Abreu, and Roseann Kermes join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 400 --

LISTEN to my show then answer the question at the end to enter my giveaway!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

It's time for a celebration! 

Listen to my interview with Astronaut Karen Nyberg

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 400 Donna Desoto

For my 400th show I want to celebrate doing new things. My friend and author Donna ...

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November 18, 2018
Behind the Scenes on my Antique Memories block + a Bonus Layout! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm so excited to tell you the story behind my Splendid Sampler 2 quilt block today.

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First the block!

It is a traditional log cabin in the Court House Step Setting.

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Because it's an easy block, I decided to try out 2 colorways for my 100 block quilt. 

I really love the taupe, it's soothing and I could see a whole quilt like this. I've never done one in all taupe. You can see them together at the end and tell me which you would use!

The Design boards help ...

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Block #7 Christmas Figs Sew Along from Pat Sloan's Blog

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How was your Thanksgiving? I had a wonderful time with my family, we all traveled to my brother's home this year. I could get used to the beach for Thanksgiving! Block #7 might have a new skill for some of you, so I'm doing a tutorial to help you out. It has appliqued stems that I made with the bias maker. 

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This is a Gorgeous Block.  Joanna has a bonus project in her book using 4 blocks for a table topper. See the back . As always the Red & Green is just like ...

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2019 Mystery Project Announcements!! Are you ready for the fun? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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This post is FULL of things!

  • My 2019 Mystery BOM theme & Fabric
  • My First Weekly Mystery for 2019 Theme & Fabric
  • Let's Go Camping Quilt Show! Enter your quilt at the end to be in the running for a prize!

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I actually have the quilt quilted, but no binding on it yet.  I will get that done in December and take photos!

At the end, share your quilt (tops are ok!) so you are entered into my giveaway

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November 15, 2018
FREE Aurifil Designer Block Challenge, 2018 Block 11 from Pat Sloan's Blog

Our November Aurifil designer interview with my talented friend Sue O'Very!

 DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end of the interview and come right back as I have an ANNOUNCEMENT!.

Pat Sloan Aurifil 2017 DOM block 11
 

This years theme is blocks inspired by places. 

Sue O'Very and I both love her place, the historic fort at St. Augustine FL!

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Pat Sloan Aurifil 2017 DOM block 1 to 11

Last Month I had a lot of Paper piecing tips, Sue's block is very straight forward. If you need last weeks tips again GO HERE.

Just one more block for Amy Sinabaldi!

In January I'll have the setting, it ...

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November 13, 2018
Quilt Novels, Quilty wine labels, amazing Paper piecing, and teaching kids with quilts, all today! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Carol Jones, Mary Ellen Parsons, Sarah Elizabeth Sharp, and Sarah Morris join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 399 -- My WEEKLY DEAL the end, it's a great one!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

I have an overview of the podcast and some other things I'm working on!

CLICK to my channel, SUBSCRIBE then CLICK the BELL to get notices

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 399 Carol Jones

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November 12, 2018
What’s New, Hobbyists? Episode #97 from Hobbies Up To Here

It’s official! We can begin to celebrate the holidays! And a hobbyists, we celebrate the holidays with new projects. Whether for gifts or for fun, we’re always up for a new adventure! Show Notes Crafty Gemini Tips for Sewing Clear Vinyl  Calico Project Bag Tutorial G and Sheri and their Wombmate Creations Frances O’Roark Dowell … Continue reading What’s New, Hobbyists? Episode #97

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November 9, 2018
Block #6 Christmas Figs Sew Along from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Here we go, it's time for Block #6 of our Christmas Figs sew along is the Milky way, reminds me of a ribbon!

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We are sewing from Joanna's Christmas Fig book.  Red & Green like the book and I am doing the tips with Something Blue Fabric  as I make a 2nd quilt

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November 7, 2018
Pattern Writing in a Hurry, Quilting Friends Podcast #82 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Hello my quilting friends! It’s been a week of detailed quilt planning and writing so this podcast episode is just a short chat. Enjoy the episode and watch as I organize the little drawers of a cute apothecary cabinet:

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Busy Writing the Friendship Quilt Along

Podcast 82 pattern writing in a hurryAs soon as I finished printing the last batch of Ms. Bunny sewing patterns, I turned my attention 100% over to the new Friendship Quilt Along! So many of you liked ...

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November 4, 2018
How about a little giveaway? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm sending this Sunday, but to let you know I'm at the trade show so there is no Podcast on Monday. 

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While I'm away I think a giveaway would be fun to do..

plus I want to show you a new book you NEED to have, since we are rolling up to Christmas time. 

I chatted about what I'm doing at the show before I left, I'll be taking lots of photos! 

**Video CLOSED Caption at https://youtu.be/CR99eJMIjVQ

**See photosHERE

Lori Holt and the Sew Emma team ...

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