312.5: The Shutdown of Westminster and Free Spirit Fabrics
Feb16

312.5: The Shutdown of Westminster and Free Spirit Fabrics

We record a quick mini episode about the announcement this week of the shutdown of Free Spirit and Westminster Fabrics by their parent company Coats & Clark. Tips and links for this episode: The original Craft Industry Alliance article that broke the news Kim Niedzwiecki’s blog about the the value of social media for fabric manufacturer’s Tula Pink’s Facebook video to fans The Sit n Sew Radio podcast episode with...

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312: Neutral Colors and Custom Quilting
Feb09

312: Neutral Colors and Custom Quilting

We get lively about what exactly a neutral color is, and what exactly custom quilting is, and how to do it! This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s quilt, “Great Grunge”. It’s custom quilted! Enter the giveaway for the Ombre Stitches FQ bundle below! We love getting new shop topic suggestions. 🙂 a Rafflecopter giveaway Tips and links for this episode: Quilt Museum...

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311: Adding Borders and Embellishments to Quilts
Jan26

311: Adding Borders and Embellishments to Quilts

Join us for a conversation on quilt borders and adding embellishments to quilts. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Lynn’s husband’s Mike’s quilt, “Music For My Heart and Soul,” made by Lynn and her mother-in-law. Tips and links for this episode: The In Deep Ship fabric line from QT Fabrics! The New York Times article about Ken Burns and his quilt collection The...

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310: Balancing Personal Projects and English Paper Piecing
Jan12

310: Balancing Personal Projects and English Paper Piecing

Join us for a conversation on balancing personal quilt projects with other demands on your crafting time, and some highlights on English Paper Piecing. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics and Famore Cutlery! The quilt hanging behind us is the Into the Groove quilt! Check out the digital quilt pattern for yourself. Tips and links for this episode: Enter the giveaway for the Famore Cutlery Applique “IT” Kit! a...

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309: Quilt Binding Basics and Sewing Fabric Selvages
Dec22

309: Quilt Binding Basics and Sewing Fabric Selvages

Join us for a fun chat about the basics of binding, from hand to machine binding, and some tips for working with fabric selvages! This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics and Famore Cutlery! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s Sonic Geese quilt, a proud #QuiltConReject! Tips and links for this episode: Pam’s blog post about using upbeat music for quilting Our previous blog about tips for machine binding, and the new...

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308: Common Fabric Scrap Storage Sizes and Ruler Work in Quilting
Dec08

308: Common Fabric Scrap Storage Sizes and Ruler Work in Quilting

Join us for an lively discussion of common sizes for storing scraps (and how to store them) and the basics of using rulers in quilting! This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics and Famore Cutlery! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s version of the 2017 Quiltville Mystery Quilt, En Provence, from Bonnie Hunter. Enter to win the giveaway for the Famore Cutlery bundle! Note: these are right-handed scissors, and we’ll...

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