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!


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!

Pat sloan folded corner clipper

Buy The ruler, you will love it!


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

  Elizabeth dackson

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


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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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