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pat sloanPat Sloan has been creating since she was a child.  From the first shoebox dioramas to sketches for a fabric line, there has always been creative energy flowing.  When she tried her hand at quilting in 1985, she never looked back.  Now, owner and founder of the quilting design and publishing company Pat Sloan & Co., she has published over 20 books, more than 100 patterns, nearly 10 fabric lines, and has had her work featured in many of our magazines.  
 
Pat first began sharing her knowledge through her publications, workshops, and lectures, but has expanded her reach through the internet and social media. Pat's overall passion has always been encouraging others to harness their creative energy and have fun with their quilting!

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The pages of America's favorite magazine, American Patchwork & Quilting, come to life when our host, Pat Sloan, talks about the latest trends, ideas, and inspirations. Her guests will include quilt pattern designers, authors, quilt shop owners, and, of course, our editors-all quilters, just like you!

April 25, 2015 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free Tutorials from my Guests at the END.. guests Blair Stocker, Lynn Harris, Cynthia Frenette, and Lori Brechlin
American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 300 Blair Stocker
I love when people do interesting things, Blair Stocker is one of those people. Coming from the apparel industry she is now an upcycler of textiles into fun and useful projects! Her book 'Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects Into Stuff You Love' is full of great tips! I am excited for Blair to share of of that with me today.
 
 
American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 300 Lynn Harris

I have loved the designs and the thoughts Lynn Harris shares about quiltmaking. She is thoughtful, she loves scraps and takes amazing photos. We are talking to talk about enjoying the process of making a quilt and how she works with her littlest pieces. Lynn is one of the Splendid Sampler designers, it's been great to see her making blocks from her deep stash of fabrics.

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 300  Cynthia Frenette

It's so much fun to meet a new designer, and when their website is full of colorful fun, super fabric and great designs, I can't wait to chat with them! Cynthia Frenette designs for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. As an artist and illustrator she creates fun for all of us!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 300 Lori Brechlin

I have knows of Lori Brechlin work at Not Forgotten Farm for years. When I started to applique with primitive designs, the local primitive and folk art shop carried Lori's work. It's a thrill to have her join me today and get to know her, and maybe you will find a new passion in her folk art style!

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April 11, 2015 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Debbie Grifka, Nancy Shamy, Melissa Corry, and Mary Abreu
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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 299 Debbie Grifka

When I want clean lines with a lot of powerful impact I always look to Debbie Grifka work. She told me she was writing a book called Lines by Design I knew we had to talk about it! And the crazy cool bias work she is doing I love and can't wait to try! Today we talk all about that on my show!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 299  Nancy Shamy

Nancy Shamy and Lauren White are the mother/daughter design team of Kenzie Mac. I saw some of their project and love that they are fun and many incorporate other textiles.. that is so cool! From bags, to quilts to clothing and home dec we are going to learn some fun things to day

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 299 Melissa Corry

I am excited to have one of my favorite people back on today, Melissa Corry of Happy Quilting! Melissa is one of the designers who joined Jane Davidson and I to create a block for The Splendid Sampler .. she was such a great sport to be the first designer block after mine and Janes. We are going to talk about her approach to the project and I want her to share how she approaches quilting because each year she makes a lot of quilts.

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www.happyquiltingmelissa.com/ 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 299 April Mary Abreu

Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict is joining me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! This month we are going to teach you how to use search terms to find other quilters and fun things online. And we'll explore how to find a project for a bundle of fabric you fell in love with!

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Melissa Corry double dresden
 
 
Melissa's Double Dresden is a free pattern at her site, it looks like great fun!

  Pat sloan on the radioCLICK HERE to Listen LIVE between 4pm and 5pm EASTERN. Then Listen ON YOUR COMPUTER or download the PODCAST after the show, the recording is available after 6pm eastern.

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April 4, 2015 American Patchwork & Quilting

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 *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Amy Johnson, and Lisa Bongean
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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 298 Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Award winning quilter, designer, author and my friend Victoria Findlay Wolfe has a love of the process. In the April issue of American Patchwork & Quilting magazine we get to see into her studio and she walks us through how she created the quilt for the issue. Today we'll talk about that and how dies and templates work into her quilting now.

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 298 Amy Johnson

I was intrigued by Amy Johnson's Craftsy class on machine quilting. She is using a regular sewing machine and rulers like a longarm quilter will do. I think we need to know more! Amy has just filmed her followup to the super popular first class and we get to hear about it!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 298 Lisa Bongean

We are in for a power packed second half of the show today when Lisa Bongean, the designer behind Primitive Gatherings patterns, books, fabrics and stores… joins me. We are taking fabric, wool, flannel, making teeny tiny blocks and retreats! Do you have a question for Lisa? Leave it in my comments.  

 
 
  
 
I'm crazy about this block!  What a CUTE and quick project 

  Pat sloan on the radioCLICK HERE to Listen LIVE between 4pm and 5pm EASTERN. Then Listen ON YOUR COMPUTER or download the PODCAST after the show, the recording is available after 6pm eastern.

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Mar 28, 2015 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free patterns at the END.. guests Abreu, Carrie Nelson, and Kimberly Jolly!

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 297 Mary Abreu

Each month this year Mary Abreu of Confessions of a craft addict is joining me so we can talk about in depth on topics we quilters want to know about! This month we have two, how to use search terms to find other quilters and fun things online, and how to develop a checklist to help you pick a new sewing machine. And that might be how to upgrade or get a machine for a special purpose.

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http://confessionsofacraftaddict.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 297 Carrie Nelson

I am super happy to have my friend Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie's quilt company back! Carrie made a move to Texas and works at Moda now, we are all so happy she does! She writes at the Moda Cutting Table Blog and attends shows where Moda has booths, so you can see her in person. She still has her pattern company and does wonderful projects. Today we are going to talk about the type of sewing we in the industry do, and we'll chat about moving our studio spaces. Carrie has doen in twice in the last few years and has great tips!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 297 Kimberly Jolly

Kimberly Jolly is not only the owner of the Fat Quarter shop, but she also designs, does amazing videos, and creates great communities through her sew alongs. I am also excited to have Kimberly talk about the charity work she has been doing for several years now with her Free quilt along charity project. This year is Crossroads, and it's my second year making a quilt to be auctioned along with a few others.

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Kimberly Jolly rolling stone
 
I'm crazy about this block!  You can do the following

  Pat sloan on the radioCLICK HERE to Listen LIVE between 4pm and 5pm EASTERN. Then Listen ON YOUR COMPUTER or download the PODCAST after the show, the recording is available after 6pm eastern.

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Mar 14, 2015 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free patterns at the END.. guests Jessica Vetor, Linda Baumgarten, and Katja Marek!

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 295 Jessica Vetor

Jessica Vetor created a bookcase quilt pattern that captured the hearts of so many! We are going to talk about how to make your own with some tips for making it personal and how to get it to look just right! And yes.. that is a MINI bookcase pattern she now has.. such fun!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 295 Linda Baumgarten

You might remember I went to the The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and chatted about an exhibit a year ago, now they have a new exhibit and Linda Baumgarten is going to tell me about a few of the amazing exhibit on display now. She has some great stories behind some of the quilts.

Star Quilt information

  • Indiana Bendolph Pettway (1913–1996)
  • Gee’s Bend, Alabama, ca. 1970
  • Cotton, polyester
  • Museum Purchase, Dr. and Mrs. T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Fund, 2008.609.8
  • “Courtesy of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.”

 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg include the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is home to the nation’s premier collection of American folk art, with more than 5,000 folk art objects made during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum exhibits the best in British and American decorative arts from 1670–1830. The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are located at the intersection of Francis and South Henry Streets in Williamsburg, Va., and are entered through the Public Hospital of 1773. Museum hours from January 4 to March 17, 2016, are 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and from March 18, 2016, to January 2, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to-7:00 p.m. daily.  

http://www.history.org/history/museums/,https://www.facebook.com/ArtMuseumsofCWF/?fref=ts

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 295 Katja Marek

I had the great pleasure of meeting Katja Marek at the trade show where we had some time to chat a bit! Today we are going to learn what inspired her book and I'm going to get some tips on fussy cutting fabric.. it's going to be so much fun!

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Enjoy this pattern from Jessica for FREE on March 14 and 15, 2016!

--Download Broken Ladders FREE for a VERY LIMITED time as a gift from Jessica to my listeners 

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--Buy the Bookcase Pattern and her OTHER great projects, such a great price!

  Pat sloan on the radioCLICK HERE to Listen LIVE between 4pm and 5pm EASTERN. Then Listen ON YOUR COMPUTER or download the PODCAST after the show, the recording is available after 6pm eastern.

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