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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!

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!

Buy Amy's Book

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Take Amy's Workshop!

http://www.diaryofaquilter.com/ 

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.

 
Quilts and Color Gallery
 
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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June 6, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Katarina Roccella, Gail Pan, Susan-Clare Mayfield, Frances Newcombe and Jane Davidson
 
American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 305 Katrina Rocelle

Today is my all International Talk Show, taped in Salt Lake City Utah during the trade show, such fun!

I got to know Katarina Roccella when she showed her first fabric line and had her first trip to the United States. She is Serbian and I was really interested to find out what type of quilting goes on in her country (not much!). Her beautiful fabrics are with Art Gallery and I can't WAIT for Pandalicious  to be in stores!

Buy Katarina's fabric HERE or HERE

  http://likeflowersandbutterflies.blogspot.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 305 Gail Pan

Gail Pan has a new stitchery book and it's ALL about Christmas!!  As an Australian Fabric designer and Author she always has uniquely 'Gail' touch to her work. I got a few really useful tips on embroidery, you will love this show!

Buy Gail's Books HERE and Her Fabrics HERE

  Gail pan fabric

http://gailpandesigns.typepad.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 305 Susan-Clare Mayfield

When I was teaching at Paducah I meet Susan-Clare Mayfield and she told me about her 'Block of the Day' called Town and Country Quilt. Isn't it incredible! Lucky for me I was able to get a few minutes of her time. Susan-Clare took a month an toured the US, she is from New Zealand. We have a super fun chat!

http://www.gourmetquilter.com/   

https://www.youtube.com/user/GourmetQuilter

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 305 Frances Newcombe and Jane Davidson

The dynamic duo of Frances Newcombe and Jane Davidson are now designing for Moda fabric called Manderley. This line blends American Frances' love of sea with Australian Jane's love of color and design, it's an amazing fabric line and they have created incredible patterns! The two tell me about their partnership and how they design by skype! 

Preorder Manderley and the amazing patterns they designed HERE

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http://bellybuttonsboutique.blogspot.com/

http://quiltjane.com/

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My Friend Amy created this really fun FREE pattern! Look at how you have a 2 for one going on. Use solids you have been saving, or do a mix of solids and prints!
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May 5, 2016 American Patchwork & Quilting

 *** Free pattern at the END.. guests Angela Lawrence, Stacie Bloomfield, Lydia Nelson, and Amy Friend

 
American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 301 Angela Lawrence

I love seeing a twist on a classic. Angela Lawrence is an applique person, so of course I'm super excited to talk applique! She works with cotton and wool, and her new wool book is what caught by eye. We are going to talk appliqueing with wool today.

 

http://www.appliqueafterhours.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 301 Stacie Bloomfield

Stacie Bloomfield founded Gingiber in 2009 when she couldn’t find the perfect art to hang in her baby girl’s nursery. Now she creates art prints, handmade pillows, & tea towels that draw inspiration from heirloom quilt patterns, beloved animals. Her first Moda fabric line called Thicket will be showing to shops and I'm totally smitten with it! I can't wait to meet her

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 301 Lydia Nelson

Lydia Nelson makes 'Dream Quilts' and is a new Moda Fabric designer! I love her style of large scale, and small scale.. and she has great stories to go with her work. From her Book Dreamy Quilts to what she shares at her Instagram .. you will love getting to know her style!

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https://www.instagram.com/DreamyQuilts/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 301 Amy Friend

Sometimes I may be just as thrilled as the author is when their book comes out! This is the case for Amy Friend, I love her work and she is amazing a selecting just the right fabric for a project! Amy's book is called Intentional Piecing: From Fussy Cutting to Foundation Piecing and we are going to learn about that and some tricks for fabric selection!

Buy Amy's Book

https://www.duringquiettime.com

project - http://duringquiettime.com/2016/04/tell-me-a-story-a-stitched-storytelling-event.html 

 
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Amy has several free pattern, including this paper pieced on that I love! 
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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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