Mar 5, 2012 Marianne Byrne-Goarin, organizers of the first International Quilt show of South Africa, Wenche Wolff Hatling, and Gail Pan on American Patchwork & Quilting Radio interviewed by host Pat Sloan

Pat Sloan - Season 3 American Patchwork & Quilting Radio - Mar 5, 2012

Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Marianne Byrne-Goarin guest

Today we have an ALL international show! Let's globe trot to talk to 4 differernt groups in 4 differnt countries... where we'll learn what quilting is like in France, South Africa, Norway and Australia!

Guest - My first guest has lived around the world and has made her home in France for many year. Marianne Byrne-Goarin and I meet years ago in an online community called Second life where I ran a quilt group. We fast because friends! Let's hear what Quilting in France is like "Cinnamon Patch" style


Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio South Africa Quilt Confer guest
Guest - Our quilt trip around the world lands us next in South Africa. In July this year there is a quilt conference being held in Johannesburg called "International Quilt Convention Africa". I am lucky enough to be teaching at this first spectacular event, and Excutive Editor at American Patchwork & Quilting, Jennifer Ketlner, will also be at the event doing a lectures. Today I have 2 of the organizers here to tell us about quilting in Africa, Leon van Vuuren and Owen Calverley


Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Wenche Wolff Hatling guest

Guest - At the International trade show I'm lucky to meet designers and shop owners from around the world. Wenche Wolff Hatling stopped into the booth where I was demoing and did a video of me doing the demo (where I didn't open the rotarty cutter.. real life!). She is a designer and shop owner from Norwary.

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Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Gail Pan guest

Guest - Quilting is super popular in Australia and the designers there have an international appeal. I bet many of you have an Austrailan designers project on your to do list, I know they are on mine! Today I'm delighted to have Gail Pan on the show to chat about her work and quilting in Australia.



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