321: Low Volume Quilts and Bag Making Basics
Jun22

321: Low Volume Quilts and Bag Making Basics

In this episode, we talk about using paper piecing for basic quilt units, and specialty rulers vs regular rulers (and how they are different from templates). This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Lynn’s log cabin quilt, featuring low volume fabrics. Tips and links for this episode: Here’s a better look at the low-volume fabrics we show on the show: Open Wide Zipper Pouches and other...

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320: Paper Piecing Revisited and Specialty Rulers
Jun08

320: Paper Piecing Revisited and Specialty Rulers

In this episode, we talk about using paper piecing for basic quilt units, and specialty rulers vs regular rulers (and how they are different from templates). This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s Faceted Jewels! The pattern is from Glad Creations. Tips and links for this episode: Eileen Sullivan paper piecing patterns Jen Ofenstein runs both Fandom in Stitches and SewHooked¬†for more...

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319: Batting Revisited and Baby Quilt Design Trends
May25

319: Batting Revisited and Baby Quilt Design Trends

In this episode, we talk about the pros and cons of packaged batting and batting on the roll and design considerations for baby quilts. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! Enter the giveaway for the Mermaid Merriment fabric bundle and a copy of the digital pattern for Spotlight; giveaway ends June 7, and we’ll ship internationally! a Rafflecopter giveaway The quilt hanging behind us is Spotlight! Get your own copy of...

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318: First Quilts and Travel Sewing Projects
May11

318: First Quilts and Travel Sewing Projects

In this episode, we talk about our first quilts (in all their horribleness) and good sewing projects for travel. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Lynn’s first quilt. Tips and links for this episode: The Eleanor Burns Log Cabin Quilt in a Day book Here’s a better look at Lynn’s thread painting piece from the show, and more about Bonnie Langenfeld Behold the horribleness of...

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Make the “Whooo Loves You” Clamshell Owl Quilt
May01

Make the “Whooo Loves You” Clamshell Owl Quilt

In a recent episode of “Shop Your Stash”, Pam talked about her design process for choosing fabrics for a baby quilt. Since this was for a friend, she had color palette (shown below) and a theme to work from (owls). The palette was a soothing blend of mint, rust, and some darker blue.¬† Pam took advantage of the 8″ Glam Clam ruler by Latifah Saafir and make a clam shell quilt with some applique elements to create owl...

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317: Therapy Quilts and Gimmicky Quilt Designs
Apr27

317: Therapy Quilts and Gimmicky Quilt Designs

In this episode, we talk about our new book club episode format, therapy quilts like fidget quilts and weighted blankets, and using a gimmick or inspiration point to create quilt designs. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is our new quilt, “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Bolt“;check out the digital pattern in our quilt shop! Tips and links for this episode: The calculator for...

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