316: Pricing Quilts to Sell and Making Quilts for Men
Apr13

316: Pricing Quilts to Sell and Making Quilts for Men

We talk about pricing and valuing quilts for sale or donation, and what exactly makes a “man quilt”, or a quilt for a man. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s quilt, “Ted”, which was the precursor for our Belinda pattern! Tips and links for this episode: Check out the pattern and hardware for the pop-up bins from the Fat Quarter Gypsy Here’s a good...

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315: Picking a Sewing Machine for Piecing and Quilting Antique Top
Mar23

315: Picking a Sewing Machine for Piecing and Quilting Antique Top

We talk about what we look for in a sewing machine for piecing, and also different ways to quilt antique or vintage quilt tops. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Lynn’s vintage quilt, “Grandmother’s Flower Garden”. Tips and links for this episode: Things to consider when picking a sewing machine for piecing: Extension table Needle up/down selector Knee lift Separate...

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314: Applique Preferences and Starting a Quilt Guild
Mar09

314: Applique Preferences and Starting a Quilt Guild

We talk about some tips for starting a quilt guild, and the results of the applique preferences survey we ran on our blog. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Lynn’s quilt, “Tumble Down”. Tips and links for this episode: Mary Fons is now the editor of Quiltfolk Calvin Klein Spring Fashion campaign features a lot of quilts Applique tips and notes: Freezer paper is one method to...

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313: One-Patch Quilts and Trapunto
Feb23

313: One-Patch Quilts and Trapunto

We talk about one-patch quits and different trapunto techniques (and what both those things mean). This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics! The quilt hanging behind us is Pam’s quilt, “Feeling Clammy in the Irish Disco”. It’s made using the Glam Clam ruler. Tips and links for this episode: Pop-up pattern and spring from the Gypsy Quilter One Patch Quilts by Carolyn Forster is a great book for more info on...

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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...

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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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