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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!

Aug 8, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

Free pattern at the END.. My guests today are Cheryl Brickey, Nancy McNally, Tammy Silvers, and Kate Henderson! 

SHOW #312 with Pat Sloan

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 312 Cheryl Brickey

I first got to know Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist designs when I saw some articles she did comparing products. She did such a great job I started to follow her site. When she did research and testing about ‘using sheets as backing’ I was sold on the idea! We’ll talk about writing about quilting, designs and she’ll give us her sheet analysis

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 312 Nancy McNally

I look at a lot of quilting things, groups online, books sent by publishers, Quilt magazines and websites. I ran across Nancy McNally’s from One Stitch at a time and decided I need to learn more! She is fun, does amazing quilts and always has great tips!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 312 Tammy Silvers

Tammy Silvers is the designer behind Tamarinis and love color and fun quilts! She contributes to American Patchwork & Quilting family of magazines with her project Happy Haunting in the Fall 2016 issue. She travels to teach and is creates quilt patterns that fun and easy to make!

www.tamarinis.com

Happy Haunting is in Quilts & More Fall 2016

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 312 Kate Henderson

Kate Henderson love quilts strips and she is not afraid to use them in wonderful and effective ways! With two books on strip quilts I'm really excited to talk to her all the way from Australia. And I asked Kate what the oldest quilt tool she owns, I wonder if you have one too? 

 
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Cheryl has this great FREE pattern called Peg's Garden, named for her grandmother. I love that it showcases your very special fabrics. 
 
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Aug 1, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free pattern at the END.. My guests today are Vicki McCarty, Pat Bravo, Mary Abreu, and Roseann Kermes!
 
American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 311 Vicki McCarty

I was teaching at my guild's quilt show, Quilter's Unlimited, here in Virginia. We run a fairly large show with a lot of vendors. I happened up Vicki McCarty's large booth of amazing and yummy projects! She loves to combine cotton and wool in delightful projects! Vicki owns a fabric store near Morehead KY called Calico Patch. I am excited to get to know Vicki and she has some great tips about working with wool for us.

www.calicopatch.net

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 311 Pat Bravo
Pat Bravo is the creative force of Art Gallery Fabrics. She designs fabric, makes amazing quilts, has wonderful designers on her team and runs her business with her husband Walter. I am so lucky to call Pat my friend and today she and I will talk about creativity and how finding 'your thing' can change your life.
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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 311 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 talking about quilting and sewing ‘hacks’. Those things we quilters do to make life a little easier .. often by adjusting and converting a process to work better for us!

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Roseann Kermes of Rosebud's cottage also loves wool! And she is an expert on die cut machines. Today we talk about both, and you'll learn some key trick for using your die cut machine. 
 
 
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July 18, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

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  •  *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Stacy lest Hsu, Debbie Maddy, Mary Abreu, and Shruti Dandekar

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 310 Stacy Iest Hsu

    If you have some Lil Red, Coral Queen of the Sea, and are waiting for Farm Fun, then today is your lucky day! I am so excited to talk to Moda Fabric Designer Stacy lest Hsu to find out more about how she got into fabric designing and have her tell us about the adorable doll panels that come with her lines.

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    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 310 Debbie Maddy

    Debbie Maddy has taken the ancient art of Shibori, a traditional Japanese dyeing technique, and turned it into a beautiful fabric line for Moda. I can't wait to learn more about how she was inspired by this and she has some great tips for making quilts that look complicated!

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    http://blog.calicocarriage.com/ 

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 310 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 go behind the scenes as Mary tells us what it's like to get ready for the Row by Row Experience in the shop where she works.

    You can meet Mary by visiting Intown Quilters in Decatur Georgia!

     
     
    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 310 Shruti Dandekar

    From being an architect to becoming a fabulous Quilt Artist, Shruti Dandekar has had an amazing journey. We are going to talk about quilting in India, where she lives and her portrait quilts. She also has a few fabulous tips for us!

     
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    I was looking for a zip case tutorial and found this new to me bag! This one is pferct to be made up in children's print or something manly for the guys in your life.  Lots of great photo step out.
     
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    June 20, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

     *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Linda Thielfoldt, Annabel Wrigley, Amy Smart and Nicole Young 

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 307 Linda Thielfoldt
    Linda Thielfoldt of The Quilted Goose is an award winning quilter, a contributor to American Patchwork & Quilting magazine, and her newest release for us to enjoy is her book 'On my Way to Baltimore'. You know that Baltimore Album quilts and those inspired by the antiques beauties are my all time fabrics. Linda's fresh take is spectacular and she has some insider tips for us on how to to create with beautiful workmanship.

    Buy Linda's Book 

    http://www.thequiltedgoose.com/ 

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 307 Annabel Wrigley

    Annabel Wrigley is the owner of the Little Pincushion Studio, an author of a great series of books to teach children sewing and a fabric designer. It's fun to catch up with people and today we'll chat about her fabric with Windham and I hope to learn about her adorable pink teaching caravan!

    Buy Annabel's Books and Her Fabrics HERE and Aurifil Thread HERE

    http://www.littlepincushionstudio.com/

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 307 Amy Smart

    I adore everything Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter does! Amy joined us as a designer on the Splendid Sampler and her block has been published, we all love it! She has a brand new online Craftsy class on using precuts. I'm super excited about this because my fabric lines with Moda always have precuts, so it's exciting to have a chat about precuts with Amy, she is going explain some amazing things you may not know, and cool ways to use them!

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    Take Amy's Workshop!

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    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 307 Nicole Young

    I was charmed right away by Nicole Young's projects, and she is a very generous maker. From her Sewing machine skirt to her incredible butterflys, I love her designs! Nicole and I are going to talk about picking fabric and other quilty things, including living in a remote area and how to stay connected.

    Buy Niclole's Butterfly Pattern and her other Patterns, several are free!

    https://lillyella.com/

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    Nicole's undercover sewing machine mat has been a HUGE hit with everyone. She is so generous that this pattern is FREE!  We are very lucky quilters to be able to try her work out with this darling project. 
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    June 13, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

     *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Chris Hoover, Dr. Ariel Plotek, Susan Nelson, and Elizabeth Dackson
      American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 306 Chris Hoover

    Chris Hoover of Whirligig Designs makes fun quilts that look more intricate than they are. And she going to tell us how she uses some rulers you might already own!

    http://www.whirligigdesigns.com/

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 306 Ariel Plotek

    It's very exciting when Quilts are showcased in a museum. The San Diego Museum of Art has a display of quilts from the collection of Pilgrim & Roy called 'Quilts and Color'. As a quilter who loves color and antiques, I'm excited to have the exhibit curator Dr. Ariel Plotek tell me about project.

     
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    Here is the entrance to the exhibit, amazing right?

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 306 Susan Nelson

    Susan Nelson of Prairie Sky Quilting is the inventor of the super awesome ruler called the 'Folded Corner Clipper' that I love! what's better it does several things which we are going to learn, what's better than a tool that does multiple things?  well maybe Chocolate.. + the tool!

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    Buy The ruler, you will love it!

    https://blog.prairieskyquilting.com/ 

    American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 306 Elizabeth Dackson

    Elizabeth Dackson of Don't Call Me Betsy is a wonderful designer and one of the people on our Splendid Sampler design team. Elizabeth loves paper piecing and her new book is called The Quilter's Paper-Piecing Workshop, Paper-Piecing with confidence. Today we are going to dig deep into the mysteries of paper-piecing and help you see what an incredible tool it is!

    Buy Elizabeth's Books

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    Buy Elizabeth's Classes & her digital patterns, some are free!

    http://www.dontcallmebetsy.com/

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    Elizabeth has several patterns for free to try new things and make fun fast quilts! This one let's you experiment with paper piecing doing just one block that makes a fabulous pillow!
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