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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! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

Oct 15, 2018 American Patchwork & Quilting

Guests Melissa Harris, Arlene Stamper, Marcia Baker, and Karen Miller join Pat for a chat!

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 396 Melissa Harris and Arlene Stamper

Arlene Stamper and Melissa Harris are the mother, daughter design team at Quilt Company. If you love applique like I do, then I know you have seen their darling patterns. Have you wondered how they come up with all the amazing project ideas? In this show we gain some insight into how they design and a lot more.

Visit her at http://www.quiltcompany.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 396 Marcia Barker

Many of you know about the Wonderful Quilt show in Houston Texas held in late October or early November called Quilt Festival. Quilts Inc also hosts 2 trade show each year and over my 23 years in the industry I’ve meet quite a few of the staff. I wanted to focus on Learning so I invited the super talented Marcia Barker, the Director of Education, to give me a few highlights of what is at Quilt Festival for you to learn from.

Visit her at Quilt Festival, details at http://www.quilts.com/ 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 396 Karen Miller

I’m excited to chat again with Karen Miller of Red Bird Quilt Company. It’s been awhile and Karen has been out teaching and creating some amazing programs I want you to know about. One is about thread education as we both love and do projects with Aurifil. So today you’ll learn more about thread weights and what they are for.

Visit her at http://www.redbirdquiltco.com/

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Oct 1, 2018 American Patchwork & Quilting

Guests Shelly Morgan, Patty Dudek, and Kathy Skomp join Pat for a chat!

 

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 394 Shelly Morgan

Shelly Morgan designs doable projects for everyone. She writes at Coral and Company with patterns, sew alongs and videos on the different projects. From darling pillows to baby quilts, Shelly has lots of projects you will love! She also has some great tips and you’ll love the one about using minky for your quilts.

Visit her at .https://www.coralandco.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 394 Patty Dudek
Patty Dudek of Elm Street Quilts runs a lot of fun projects. I’ve chatted with Patty several times over the years as she runs her events like her One Month Goal and her yearly Quilt Along. She has fantastic doable tips for us on how to break down a project into steps so you meet your goal to finish it.

Visit her at https://www.elmstreetquilts.com/

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 394 Kathy Skomp

Rebecca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts is a multi talented quilt maker who is all about color! From her website to her patterns and projects, you will first see her great use of color. Rebecca is one of the designers for our Splendid Sampler 2 project and we are going to dive a bit in color and about goals. She had a huge family move to another country and then back again over 18 months and learned a lot about goal setting that can help all of us. She was also the covergirl from American Patchwork & Quilting, August 2016 issue with Star Bright, Star White.

Visit her at https://www.lavenderlimeinspires.com/

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Sept 24, 2018 American Patchwork & Quilting

Guests Linzee McCray, Truly Alvarenga, Kelly Young, and Rebecca Bryan

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 393 Linzee McCray

Author and designer Linzee McCray was on the show earlier this year to chat about feedsacks. She wrote the book True Blue Feedsacks which is an awesome book filled with so many great stories and photos. Linzee is continuing her quest for more knowledge about feedsacks and I am excited to hear more about what she is doing.

Visit her at  https://www.instagram.com/seamswrite/ &  Pearlthesquirrel.blogspot.com

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 393 Truly Alvarenga

Being part of the Babylock family, I am so lucky to meet an incredible array of designers in all areas of sewing. From home dec to fashion, Babylock ambassadors are everywhere. I’ve become friends with Fashion designer Truly Alvarenga who creates one of a kind fashion in her studio in Nashville. When the ambassadors get together once a year we all are ‘makers’. Nobody knows anyone’s background we just now we love to create and we love Babylock machines. We have a common language and we learn so much from each other. Truly sews home dec besides her fashion, and you will love meeting her!

Visit her at  http://www.trulyalvarenga.com/ and https://www.instagram.com/trulyalvarenga/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 393 Kelly Young

Kelly Young is an author, instructor and quilt maker writing at My Quilt Infatuation. She uses her scraps in a fun unique way to create improvisational pieces that she then cuts into other shapes for really interesting quilts that use up all those small pieces you keep.

Visit her at http://www.myquiltinfatuation.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 393 Rebecca Bryan

Rebecca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts is a multi talented quilt maker who is all about color! From her website to her patterns and projects, you will first see her great use of color. Rebecca is one of the designers for our Splendid Sampler 2 project and we are going to dive a bit in color and about goals. She had a huge family move to another country and then back again over 18 months and learned a lot about goal setting that can help all of us. She was also the covergirl from American Patchwork & Quilting, August 2016 issue with Star Bright, Star White.

Visit her at https://www.instagram.com/bryanhousequilts/

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Sept 17, 2018 American Patchwork & Quilting

Guests Jude Spero, Amy Johnson, Amber Johnson, and Berene Campbell join Pat for a chat!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 392 Jude Spero

I spotted Jude Spero’s beautiful project using my fabric on the front of the Table Runner Round up book, I had to see her other work. Jude is the designer at Little Louise Designs.

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Visit her at http://www.littlelouisedesigns.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 392 Amy Johnson

I’m delighted to have Amy Johnson back on my show! She is a master at ruler work for Freemotion quilting, a shop owner, and a designer… including being one of the Splendid Sampler 2 team designers! We are going to chat about learning freemotion, Amy has some exciting things going on.

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Visit her at AmyQuilts.com & her shop Sew Simple

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 392 Amber Johnson

I’m a huge fan of Amber Johnson’s quilting, at GigisThimble. She creates designs that are fun and doable. She also has done some great sew alongs and share fun projects. A saw her series of posts about her road trip. That got me to thinking about how many quilters love a good quilting adventure. We are going to talk about that a lot more! She also has great advice on keeping projects moving and have 5 fat Quarters? she has a quilt for you!

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Visit her at http://www.gigisthimble.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 392 Berene Campbell

Berene Campell is a talented designer who writes at Happy Sew Lucky. She creates quilts and projects with meaning. Quilts and projects to help others. Having been part of many community projects, Berene has advice and tips on what makes them successful. PLUS you have to check out her tattoo quilt shown above, it's amazing!

Visit her at http://happysewlucky.com/

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Sept 10, 2018 American Patchwork & Quilting

Guests Tammy Tutterow, Amanda Niederhauser, and Russell Conte join Pat for a chat!

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 391 Tammy Tutterow

If you have been following my Button club projects, you see in year 3 that Tammy Tutterow’s delightful alphabet pattern is one of the features! Tammy is a fantastic designer who focuses on small applique projects she calls ‘bit size’ projects. Ones that can be started and finished in a limited amount of time. She give us an insight into her work and a few tips too!

Visit her at http://tammytutterow.com/

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 391 Amanda Niederhauser

To say I’m a HUGE fan girl of Amanda Niederhauser’s quilts is an understatement, I might be the life long fan club president at this point. She is not just create with her quilting, but with her writing, her photos and her collaboration work. Amanda is a mom of both people and cats, so for those of you who are cat moms’ you need to follow her Instagram to see all the gorgeous kitty assistant photos. It’s been awhile since I checked in with Amanda so I’m thrilled to catch up and hear about her newest projects!

Visit her at http://www.jedicraftgirl.com/ 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 391 Russell Conte

Russell Conte of Sewp box is leading a fully creative life. I meet Russell at the Babylock Sewing Machine Ambassador event. We had a chance for a chat before our group went to the Opera and I loved getting to know him. Besides being a shop owner for 20 years, he created a massive teaching culture for the shop and now teaches full time as part of the faculty in the Fashion Department at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Russell has a passion for teaching and we are going to talk about this and how you can teach others. He has great tips. Also I love his motto is “"Needle, thread, machines, leather, material...and a voice from my Sewp Box for passion and creativity". You are going to love Russell.. oh my the way.. he makes shoes too.. seriously.. leather shoes...

Visit him at https://www.sewpbox.com/ 

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