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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!

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!

    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.

     
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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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    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!

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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

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    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!

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    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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