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Craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread

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Inappropriate Quilters
WIPs and PIGs - Oh My!

Inappropriate Quilters

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 52:16


Leslie finally pays up with doughnutwarrior bait and the change she owed Rochelle. Tula Pink takes up appliqué to hang out with Rochelle and be her friend (or so she says). They also talk about Angela Walters' FMQ challenge Week 1.  Leslie got started and is loving it! If you're not doing the FMQ challenge, look into it!Rochelle misplaces a quilt that needs to be quilted, listener questions, love languages and the importance of carrying cash. All in one great episode! You don't want to miss this one!Listener topics WIPS and Time ManagementLeslie's current WIPS:  - Lisa Bongean's American Gatherings Quilt - https://www.primitivegatherings.us/american-quilters-quilt- - Camille's Mini Swoon for her #summerswoonalong - Get her Swoon patterns here:https://thimbleblossoms.com/collections/swoonJournals and PlannersQuilting Journal - https://www.fatquartershop.com/the-quilting-journalThe Quilter's Planner - https://quiltersplanner.com/Lori Holt Planner - https://www.fatquartershop.com/2023-bee-in-my-bonnet-planner-lori-holt-of-bee-in-my-bonnet-reservationA Quilting Life Planner by Sherri McConnell - https://www.aquiltinglife.com/a-quilting-life-planner-and-workbook-introduction-part-1/

Hearts Of Gold
Ep 87 Tiara Jackson - Sewing for the Soul Girl Scout Gold Award Project

Hearts Of Gold

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 20:00


Full transcription available at http://heartsofgoldpodcast.com/ Tiara created t-shirt quilts for memory care residents and taught sewing to kids at the Boys and Girls Club. More about Tiara: Tiara Jackson is from Terry, MS, where she currently resides with her parents, brothers, and dog Hope. She is a student at Hinds Community College Utica Campus, majoring in Radio/Television Broadcast Production. Tiara is a freelance writer for Mississippi Free Press and she is the president of the National Association of Black Journalists Hinds Chapter. Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout, Tiara earned her Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve. Her Gold Award project was called Sewing for the Soul; she made t-shirt blankets for patients in memory care and she also taught girls how to sew at the Boys and Girls Club as well. Tiara is currently Miss Hinds Community College and her platform is the Lupus Foundation. Tiara will be using her platform to help those who have lupus in need and to solve the mystery of lupus. During her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and watching horror movies. Her favorite quote is “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die. Life is a broken-winged bird that can not fly.” by Langstong Hughes. Share this show with your friends on Twitter. Click to have an editable already written tweet! https://ctt.ac/33zKe Join our Facebook Community https://www.facebook.com/sherylmrobinson/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sherylmrobinson/?hl=en Please subscribe to Hearts of Gold on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/sherylmrobinsonor on your favorite podcast app. Support future Hearts of Gold episodes at https://www.patreon.com/heartsofgold Editing by https://www.offthewalter.com/ Walter's YouTube channel is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0wFZRVaOpUd_nXc_8-4yQ

The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast
30. Zero Waste Sewing & Clothing

The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 78:26


In this week's episode, Ada and Nicole discuss zero waste sewing, fashion and clothing. We'll talk about zero waste practices throughout history and Asian cultures, and our own zero waste habits within our sewing practices. For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/30-zero-waste-sewing--clothing If you find our podcast informative and enjoy listening, you can support us by joining our monthly membership or making a one-time donation via Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/asiansewistcollective 

Northern Knits Podcast
Episode 273 – Wonky Back

Northern Knits Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 59:40


What's in Our Cup McDonalds decaf coffee Stash Christmas Morning tea Cool Threads Jocelyn: Rosewood Cardigan Woolly Workings Jocelyn: Pi Made Me Do It – new shawl design coming soon! Summer Breeze Cardigan Diana: Reps and Rest Socks (ravelry) Ursina Sweater Fossil Frenzy Tee (ravelry) Wool Gathering Patreon Hangout Saturday July 23 at 12:00pm CDT (Manitoba… Continue reading Episode 273 – Wonky Back

The Quilter on Fire Podcast
QOF Episode 72 - Quilt Canada 2022 Recap

The Quilter on Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 63:16


Have you ever been to quilt Canada? Well, I just attended this Canadian quilt show last week. And I've got a recap episode in store for you today. I'm Brandy. Maslowski also known as the quilter on fire today. I'll share some stories of my trip to Vancouver for quilt Canada, 2022. I had so much fun from staying with friends on a boat and taking in the show to meeting past podcast guests for the first time and about to share it all with you.Enter the weekly podcast prize giveawayCheck out all of the winners of Quilt Canada 2022Sign up for the Quilter on Fire Email List

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
How Can You Tell if a Seamwork Pattern is Beginner-friendly?

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 30:26


Being a beginner is as fun as it is intimidating. Not all beginners have the same amount of knowledge or the same amount of confidence. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share three levels of beginners, how to identify where you currently fall, and how to pick patterns that help you grow your skillset.

Check Your Thread
#48: How to Knit More Sustainably with Saskia de Feijter

Check Your Thread

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022


Episode 48 gets stuck into the sizable ‘sister' topic of how to knit more sustainably! I had the pleasure of talking to knitting podcaster, community leader, marketing expert and former yarn-shop owner, Saskia de Feijter from Ja, Wol and A Smaller Life podcast as the second part of our recent podcast swap. She explained to me how as a beginner knitter, I could approach knitting from a more sustainable angle. Then we dug into the similarities between our respective crafts and communities, and also the differences (spoiler: there aren't many!). I particularly loved exploring the topic of stashes and resource accumulation, as well as Saskia's awesome tips for using up leftover yarn. Saskia is such a fun, interesting and knowledgeable person, and I think she has the loveliest voice! Support the podcast over on Patreon! Find out more about Saskia, her business, her Ja, Wol knitting community, business mentoring and podcast HERE. Listen to Episode #34 of A Smaller Life featuring me HERE. Author and designer Anna Matlz has a website HERE. Her knitting book ‘Marlisle' is pictured below: Saskia recommends UK women owned yarn brand, The Grey Sheep (formerly known as ‘Little Grey Sheep') is HERE. I bought my kit to knit my first cardigan from We Are Knitters HERE. See below for the finished project. An interesting and heartbreaking explanation of mulesing from the RSPCA can be read HERE. Listen to Episode #29 of A Smaller Life called My Conscious Wardrobe HERE. Saskia belongs to the Topstitch Makers Sewcial Community HERE. Discover ‘The Act of Sewing' book by Sonya Phillips HERE. Saskia has also made the Estuary Skirt pattern by Sew Liberated HERE. See below: The Instagram hashtag Saskia started is #knitpile. The popular Ravelry community can be found HERE. Find Dutch indie dyer Ovis et Cetera HERE. See my favourite colour of their yarns HERE, pictured below: A fantastic, inspiring collection of ideas for leftover yarn from the Ovis et Cetera blog is HERE. Find the London-based Wild and Woolly shop HERE.

Inappropriate Quilters
How Inappropriate is TOO Inappropriate?

Inappropriate Quilters

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 54:00


Rochelle is back from Alaska and starting off right with apologies for the airlines. A fellow quilter from the retreat gives back the scraps that she took and left Rochelle a note. One thing is for certain. Inappropriate Quilters t-shirts are for sure conversation starters (coming soon)!  We hear all about Rochelle's trip to Alaska and some new friends she made. Then we talk quilting. And boy do we ever! You do NOT want to miss this episode!Acorn Precision Piecing GlueAleene's Glues - aleenes.comElmer's Glue - binding tutorial with Elmer's Glue Roxanne's Glue505 Spray

Punk Frockers
BSides - Sewing while food insecure

Punk Frockers

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 39:52


Kelly & Jenny talk about what it's like to balance a need to create with being food insecure.  To check out other episodes, please visit punkfrockers.com. If you enjoy our show and would like to support us, please go to patreon.com/punkfrockers and subscribe.  

Sew & So...
Mae Burrows - From Betsy Ross to Audrey Hepburn

Sew & So...

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 28:23


Although not a common combination, Mae's father was a career Marine and an avid sewist. A direct descendant of Betsy Ross, he was born into a family of sewists, including his mother and grandmother. Mae grew up watching her father create quilts on his BERNINA machine and it was his love of sewing that inspired her to start sewing at the age of six. Mae was nine when her mother caught her cutting up her skirts and enrolled her in sewing school. Even as a child, Mae was frustrated by the “by the book” approach of her sewing teacher. Although she had ideas for making her own clothes her way, the school's strict adherence to the formal pattern-driven designs prevented her from doing so. Today, she's free to create her designs on her terms, whether she's sewing from a pattern or bringing her own vision to life. Mae's passion for sewing is driven by her belief in body positivity. “I know everyone is shaped differently. Some people are taller, shorter, or larger in some areas, and smaller in other areas. I want everyone just to look good, no matter what shape they are in. So I do a lot of custom work.” Mae's clients run the gamut—some are thin with very few curves, some are larger and curvaceous, but the one thing they have in common is that they all look great in the clothes Mae designs for them. Mae often makes clothing for her clients, without ever meeting them. She discusses their style and asks questions to help her determine the best shapes, like “are you bigger on the top or the bottom,” or “what are your measurements.”  If a person doesn't know their measurements, she asked them what size they usually wear and goes from there. Mae's designs are comfortable and classic and are inspired by the timeless styles of Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. Whenever she makes a dress or an outfit for someone, she wants it to be something they'll look great in 10 years from now; something that is high-quality and won't out of style. She believes that clothes should make a woman feel good about herself every time she wears it. (1:46-8:38)Mae has had a lot of challenges in her life, including being hospitalized for COVID. When her doctor told her she had a 50/50 chance of surviving, she decided then and there that if she survived, she was going to always make time for what she loved, and that was sewing. And that's exactly what she did. When Mae isn't working at the fire department, she spends her time immersed in sewing: from learning more about it to experimenting with different tools to creating new designs.  She shares how different life challenges led her to where she is today and says that her dream for the future is to sew full-time and to help everybody look and feel their best in their clothes, and comfortable in their own skin. (8;40-26:27)If you'd like to reach out to Mae after hearing her inspirational story, you can go to her website and email her or find her @mae_burrows on Instagram.If you know someone who has an outstanding story that should be shared on this podcast, drop Meg a note to info@sewandsopodcast.com or complete the form on our website.

KQED’s Perspectives
Audrey La Jeunesse: Sewing for the Future

KQED’s Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 2:42


Y-R Media's Audrey La Jeunesse started sewing her own clothes and altering secondhand clothing years ago — learning more about overconsumption and developing her own style.

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
What is the Best Way to Learn New Sewing Skills?

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 30:27


Sarai and Haley talk about why it's hard to pick the best projects that challenge you without frustrating you, how to identify the skills you need, and our favorite method for learning new skills, project by project.

Inappropriate Quilters
Our 10th Episode! Cake, Foaming Masks and Upcoming Quilt Retreats

Inappropriate Quilters

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 64:02


It's our 10th Episode! We can't believe it! We must celebrate! Time for a giveaway!!! Layer cake (10” square - an inch for every episode!). Make sure to follow Leslie and Rochelle on their Instagram pages for your chance of winning! We will be giving away a  Layer Cake by Lella Boutique courtesy of Lissa Alexander at Moda Fabrics! Rochelle is heading to Alaska with her REAL college roommate and will be taking her quilted hearts with her. Also in this episode, Leslie and Rochelle enjoy cake and a little pampering during the show that you will NOT want to miss. They also go into detail about upcoming events.UPCOMING EVENTSAngela Walters Retreat in Liberty, MO - September 9-11 quiltingismytherapy.com - Shop, events, at the bottom of the pageAngela Walters Free Motion Challenge - Starts Tuesday, 21stFollow her YouTube channel!Camp Sew & Sew - Sequoyah State Park Lodge - October 13-16, 2022Sew Much More Fabrics - call 918-872-2545 to register! Space is Iimited to 80 campers.sewmuchmorefabrics.comCarmen Geddes from Ten Sisters - Coming to BA 9/21-22Sew Much More Fabrics - call 918-872-2545 to register!sewmuchmorefabrics.comOne wish - CAKE! But she decides that we need to do hydration masks during the episode. They are horrifying and if you are interested in what we looked like, feel free to catch a peek on our Instagram page!Charcoal Foaming Mask - https://www.amazon.com/Dermactin-TS-Bubble-Charcoal-Sheet-Mask/dp/B074MG2JBZ21st Century Quilter's Etiquette - Botox is drug of choiceAlways wear a string of pearls because you'll feel pretty (they don't have to be real)Underwear is optional, but an apron is necessarySnacks are a must (peanut M&Ms, hot tamales, sour patch kids, toasted cheez-its, Nutella, popcorn, chocolate covered caramels, Waterloo, sweet tea and prosecco are our favorites!)Must wear quilter's t-shirts (short sleeves and long sleeves to cover all seasons)For a 3-day retreat, no showers allowed. More than 3 days, showers are allowed.You can sew with dirty dishes in sink, laundry that is needing to be done, unmade bed and layers of dust. Doing those things will stunt your creativity.Rochelle's Saturday/Sunday Drinks1 gallon of diet lemonade, 2 large ice waters2 ice waters in the very back of the refrigerator, drink the water on Sunday morning and pour diet lemonade in cup on Sunday!Arnold Palmer - decaffeinated tea and Chick-Fil-A diet lemonadeQuilts in JulyTablecloths, decoration, table runnersAmerican Gatherings Stitch-Along Quilt - Lisa Bongean https://lisabongean.com/american-quilters-stitch-along/

Fruitful and Fearless
#103 Sewing with Margo Voth

Fruitful and Fearless

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 34:51


Make and Decorate with Stephanie Socha Design
S4 E89: Part 2 with Vicki Holloway; Sewing and Cricut projects

Make and Decorate with Stephanie Socha Design

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 74:41


This is the Season 4 finale episode.    Chit Chat:  Sewing:  clothing alterationsSewing: Sling seat and back for outdoor chaise loungeSewing: Dog placemat for food and water bowls from left over vinyl sling fabricCricut:  Heat Transfer vinyl on apron and t-shirtsCricut: Cut out design with layered cardstock for a baby bear birthday cardGardening:  Lining hanging baskets with Sphagnum moss  Gardening:  Pruning and training WisteriaPart 2 with Vicki Holloway:  we continue our chat on crochet, cricut, gardening (fairy gardens, sun flowers and wild flowers).  We conclude our chat with talking about the isolation of crafting, and times when we enjoy it as well as times when we need to sewcialize with other crafters and makers.For photos and links to what I talked about in this episode, visit my podcast blog https://stephaniesochadesign.com/podcast-make-and-decorateMake and Decorate Friends, Mighty Networks group - free to join!INSTAGRAM: @stephanie.socha.designWEBSITE: http://stephaniesochadesign.comEMAIL: info@makeanddecorate.comYOUTUBE: Stephanie Socha DesignSupport the show

Sewing For The Weekend
Fabric Width

Sewing For The Weekend

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 57:49


In this episode we talk about how much the width of your fabric can impact the waste and the cost of your project! For photos and a full list of show notes please visit our website at https://www.sewingfortheweekend.com/e158-show-notes?rq=158 

Northern Knits Podcast
Episode 271 – Burlesque?

Northern Knits Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 70:14


What's in Our Cup Peach with Peach Pieces tea from All Things Tea Vanilla Bourbon coffee from McQuarries Woolly Workings Jocelyn: Shapely Boyfriend Cardigan striped vanilla socks more striped vanilla socks Zelda Socks MKAL Even Heel Socks (ravelry) Diana: Reps and Rest Socks (ravelry) Ursina Sweater Wool Gathering Patreon Hangout Saturday June 18 at 12:00pm CDT… Continue reading Episode 271 – Burlesque?

Stitch Please
Scraplanta with Jonelle Dawkins

Stitch Please

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 47:18


Jonelle DawkinsMomo con. Blurred con closet cosplay.

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
What Are Some of the Best Sewing Shortcuts to Save Time?

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 30:45


If you love to sew, you probably love a helpful shortcut. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share a long list of shortcuts to help save you time and headspace while you sew clothes.

The Quilter on Fire Podcast
QOF Episode 71 - The Six Know-It-Alls

The Quilter on Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 88:25


There is so much to learn about quilt history, curation of shows, care of quilts and preservation. And I love the topics and guests that the six know-it-alls have on their show.These talks just work because these six knowledgeable women come at the topics from all different angles. It is important to them to bring the viewer along to learn quilt history. They want to bring about an understanding. They want to let quilt makers know how much value they can get by looking at older quilts.Link to the Weekly GiveawayLink to the Six Know-It-Alls Facebook PageLink to the Quilt District Website

Check Your Thread
#46: DIY Drafting and Inclusive Sewing with Daisy Braid 

Check Your Thread

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022


Daisy Braid, AKA DIY Daisy, produces fantastic garment-making tutorials. Available via her website, and in a newly released book called ‘Sew It Yourself', Daisy has made drafting and sewing simple, stylish garments incredibly accessible. By removing the need for prior experience of drafting or even using sewing patterns, Daisy's designs can be created for bodies of any size with just some basic sewing skills. In this conversation, she tells me about her journey from being an op-shop obsessed teenager to a published sewing author, why her designs err towards minimal waste and the motivation behind her #nomakemarch challenge. Support the podcast over on Patreon! Find out more about Daisy via her website HERE and on IG @_diydaisy. Details about her book ‘Sew It Yourself' are HERE. Daisy's former works place in NZ is The Fabric Store HERE. The Stephanie Top project in her book is based on the Rectangle Top tutorial on her website HERE. Daisy's Stephanie top variation worn as a jacket: An example of Daisy's patchwork: People who inspire Daisy include: Geneva vanderzeilThe Essentials Club Rachel BurkeBeci OrpinBirgitta HelmerssonThe London LoomNatalie EbaughThe Buried Diamond

Back to the Barre
Kelly's Banana Clip

Back to the Barre

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 81:01


Best friends Christi and Kelly are back to discuss episode two of their hit series ‘Dance Moms,' where the daughters head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to perform their “Electricity” number. The moms are as concerned as ever about the age-appropriateness of their daughters' dance moves and outfits, especially in religiously-conservative Lancaster, PA. Abby is overstepping her bounds and confusing her role as dance teacher with a role as parent.  Though Kelly and Christi are the only two to be seen complaining about it, there is resentment among all the moms about the special praise and attention lavished on Maddie, and the pressure it puts on the other girls. Sewing the girls' costumes before competitions was a job–and a source of drama– unto itself. Tune into this week's episode to hear about the debut of Abby's infamous flip flip tee-shirt, and the exclusive stories that never made it to air, like what Cathy threw at Christi, and why Abby called Kelly white trash.  Quotes “All the little girls who were our kids' age are now watching as young adults and they all like us moms now. Whereas Before, they only liked the kids..” (5:03-5:10- Christi)  “Abby says we as moms live through our kids and that we shouldn't go to the competitions. And the kids should do what she says, not what their mom says. Who tells a kid that?”(13:55-14:11 | Kelly) “Abby says that when kids from other studios come to her studio, no one knows terminology and I do agree with that. She definitely taught terminology.” (46:39-46:50 | Kelly) “That is legit. Abby used to do it on Sunday nights when there were no cameras around, and we would be coming home and all of us would be on the bus ready to kill ourselves, and she would be screaming at the bus driver for going in the wrong direction.”(1:03:10-1:03:20 | Christi)  “It was only episode two and Abby already wanted us gone.” (1:15:28-1:15:31- | Kelly)  Links   Follow Christi on IG: www.instragram.com/christilukasiak   Follow Kelly on IG: www.instagram.com/kellylhyland   Subscribe to our Patreon for access to our After party episodes:: www.patreon.com/backtothebarre   Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC50aSBAYXH_9yU2YkKyXZ0w    Thank you to Ashley Jana for allowing us to use Electricity!! Follow her on IG HERE: https://instagram.com/ashleyjanamusic?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=   Download Electricity HERE: https://music.apple.com/us/album/electricity/1497482509?i=1497482510

A Quilting Life Podcast
Summer Sewing and Christmas in July

A Quilting Life Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 39:17


In this episode, Sherri and Chelsi discuss their summer sewing habits. They share how summer sewing is different compared to other seasons, creating summer project lists, and decorating for the 4th of July. They also discuss "Christmas in July" and a fun sew-along that the Fat Quarter Shop is hosting this summer. For complete show notes, pictures, and links to all of today's featured quilts and fabrics, visit the A Quilting Life Blog: https://www.aquiltinglife.com/a-quilting-life-podcast-episode-58-show-notes/All American (Quilt on the Wall): https://tidd.ly/3sk7nU8Land I Love (Quilt on the Table): https://tidd.ly/3qrbfDmUnited (Quilt on the Ladder): https://tidd.ly/37yHVG1Chelsi's United Quilt Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Mz_4iSE4kcSherri & Chelsi Fabric Collection Information: https://www.aquiltinglife.com/tips-tricks/Green Sew Daisy (Aurifil Thread Topper + Base for Needle Storage): http://shrsl.com/3k4x9Home for the Holidays on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3vMchwZHome for the Holidays from Sherri's shop (autographed by Sherri & Chelsi): https://www.etsy.com/listing/1223153021/home-for-the-holidays-by-sherri?click_key=4897430dd94d4cbca476bb29a36f0c6330e50757%3A1223153021&click_sum=765155fd&ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1&crt=1Fat Quarter Shop Christmastime Mystery Sew Along: http://shrsl.com/3k9myNOTE: Some of the links provided here are affiliate links.Visit the A Quilting Life YouTube channel for more great video content: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmSR-jDR956ATQe30JHX87wEnjoy what you heard? Be sure to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and your review could be read on the show!Real Estate and You w/ Brad WeismanCasual conversations about everything having to do w/ Real Estate... and YOU! It's a...Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify it is RUFF out there Two New England gals chat about our furry family members with various friends and...Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Adventures in Quilting
Episode 14 - Invited to Teach

Adventures in Quilting

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 8:31


Mulching season is winding down in Bitchfield and Mimi has been invited to teach a quilting class . . . and her opportunity has definitely caught the attention of the members of the Stitch & Sew.

Sew & So...
Bill Schroeder III and AQS - All in the Family

Sew & So...

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 25:52


Bill Schroeder III has been around quilting since he was a young boy selling buttons at their AQS booth at the Quilt Show in his hometown of Paducah, KY. When his grandparents launched the AQS Quilt Contest in 1985, it was the first contest in the industry to award a $10,000 prize.  When Meredith and Bill Schroeder started hosting Quilt Week 36 years ago, young Bill was right there helping his dad hang signs. When his family decided to sell the business, he and his brother-in-law James went in 50/50 and purchased the company. They did so to continue the family legacy, and to ensure that National Quilt Week would continue. It had been canceled the past two years due to Covid, so Bill worked tirelessly to ensure the show would go on. You can hear the pride in Bill's voice as he shares the history of AQS, National Quilt Week,  the National Quilt Museum, and American Quilter Magazine. As he details his hopes and plans for the future, and for the different shows around the country, he shares his desire to make Paducah the biggest show it can be. “For me, you know Paducah is home and I just tried to do my best to get everybody back here.” Bill is committed to keeping quilters and their amazing creations front and center.  His goal for AQS is to reach 70,000 members by 2024 and he's working hard to make that happen. He's working with sponsors, the mayor of Paducah, the Secretary of State, and the residents of Paducah to make the community stronger, and to build greater awareness and support for the quilting industry. When Bill rolls the dice, his team rolls it with him, and he credits them with making National Quilt Week the best experience it can be for attendees. [8:23-15:40]As Bill continues to share his story, it's apparent that the Schroeder family values have permeated every generation.  He talks about the strong bond and connection they all have, and how their support of AQS and Quilt Week continues. It was a thrilling moment for everyone when the doors opened in Paducah this year and the quilters walked through them. Over 30,000 quilters came, sharing their love of quilting and their longing for community. Bill shares how much the support of his family and the hard work and dedication of his staff means to him, and humbly expresses his gratitude to everyone who made Quilt Week such a resounding success. [15:50-21:09] Be sure to tune into this engaging podcast to learn more about the Schroeder family, AQS- the internationally renowned organization, and the power of community. If you'd like to reach out to Bill personally, you can email him at bill.schroeder@americanquilter.com.If you know someone who has an outstanding story that should be shared on this podcast, drop Meg a note to info@sewandsopodcast.com or complete the form on our website. Be sure to subscribe to, rate and review this podcast too!

Relentless Knitting Podcast
Episode 75 - Walk the Dog

Relentless Knitting Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 52:30


Introductions Karla - K-Rae on Ravelry and Karlacrafts on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest Emily -  EmGemKnits, EmilyTheTechEditor - Instagram, and  EmilyTechEdits Ravelry.    Shout outs Introduce yourself in the Ravelry group or leave us a review on itunes or google play music or send us an email with feedback at mail@relentlessknitting.com We'd also love to hear from you in our “Meet a Knitter” thread.   What's knitting now Emily - I have an Exploration Station on the needles, and a Cumulus in mohair and gold glitter yarn. A pair of vanilla socks in Turtle purl purple stripes (not the actual colour way) and a pair of vanilla socks in hand spun from last episode.   Karla -  Aros by Petit Knit in Zealana Rimu Baby Clayoquot by Tin Can Knits in Estelle Merino DK Ghita Cowl by Helga Isager Fleegle's Toe Up Socks    FO's - Emily - None Karla - not today!   Design features -  Emily- None, I haven't done enough knitting Karla - carrying mohair in intarsia   Spinning Emily - I have not Karla  -  drop spindling   Crafternoon/Sew-what Emily - Embroidered 3 hexagons - trying with no hoop Karla - nada   Stash Enhancement By Emily- I did not Karla - Sugar Bush Chill potential Pilot Pullover   Best laid plans Emily - Knit birthday socks in this pattern, cast on my birthday sweater - Vintersol.  this point who really knows. One day I'll stuff envelopes.  Karla -plans are out the window, the latest development is the sock knitting machine   Talky Talk Emily -I may stuff envelopes today - this was a lie. Olann released a pattern  Karla - Sign up for a retreat   Adventures in Mommyhood  Emily- We're sick again. Got to teach at Ainsleys school.  Karla - haircut fixed-ish, riding bikes to school

The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast
27. Sewing and Gender Nonconformity

The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 82:55


In this episode, we discuss gender nonconformity, sewing and Asian identity. We talk to two non-binary sewists of Asian descent - Teukie Martin (@teukmade) and Koss (@withorwithoutice) - about their experiences. For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-27-sewing-and-gender-nonconformity/  If you find our podcast informative and enjoy listening, you can support us by joining our monthly membership or making a one-time donation via Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/asiansewistcollective.

Seams Funny
S1E26 Pronunciation Challenges, Printing Sewing and Quilting Patterns, and 1/4" Seam Allowance Hacks

Seams Funny

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 67:40


Amie and Natalie meander around many topics this week.  Have you ever tried to print large scale pdf sewing patterns before?  And what do these crazies do to make sure they are gettin accurate seam allowances when they sew and quilt?  You can buy things to help you… but what else?  Also, Amie is now enchanted with Google Pronunciations.   Also discussed:  Recent movie, show and book recommendations.  It's not just sewing chit chat this week, folks!  Please enjoy while quilting, sewing, eating, driving, working, exercising, or whatever you like to do! xoxox --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seams-funny-podcast/message

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
The Best Sewing Books for Beginners

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 28:39


Wondering what kinds of sewing books are best for learning how to sew? In this episode, Sarai and Haley share a framework for building a sewing library, including three types of sewing books you should have.

sustainabiliME
ISAIC: Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center

sustainabiliME

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 39:02


Today I will be chatting with Joe Lybik, Sustainability Manager for the Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center, also known as ISAIC, located in Detroit, MI. ISAIC is a manufacturing facility that not only produces high quality textile garments, but also provides extensive training for the next generation of sewers. They also train manufacturing machinists on the newest, innovative manufacturing technologies. ISAIC operates through the lens of sustainability, and so I'm super excited to learn more about all of the ways they are doing so for both the people and the planet. Check out ISAIC: https://isaic.org/ Follow us on social media @sustainabiliME.pod

Not Your Granny's Quilt Show
Meet Julie from Running Stitch Quilts - Ep. 30

Not Your Granny's Quilt Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 51:02


Julie of Running Stitch Quilts joins Amanda today to talk about that quilt life. Julie is a pattern designer, an avid fitness lover and a super mom. They chat about everything from Julie buying a sewing machine on a whim to fabric choice to wrangling little ones while sewing. She has some amazing quilt patterns and just recently released a new pattern called Chevron Points. Enjoy! Find Julie here: Website- https://runningstitchquilts.com/ Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/runningstitchquilts Want more? You can also find Amanda here: IG: https://www.instagram.com/sweetpeadesigncompany Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SweetPeaDesignCoShop Find us on YouTube! https://youtu.be/Yic5mde2Na0Join our Patreon and help us keep the show going! https://www.patreon.com/notyourgrannysquiltshow

Sh*t Cosplayers Say
Ep60:Pain-Free Crafting

Sh*t Cosplayers Say

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 61:23


Crafting can be a pain in the neck; literally. Join LVC with special guest Paisley and Glue for helpful tips for pain free crafting. We'll discuss why repetitive tasks cause injury, prevention options, and items you may want around for when that pain inevitably sets in. https://www.instagram.com/paisleyandglue/Book Link "Smocking Secrets By Maggie Hofmann": https://amzn.to/38NDs2OSee our instagram for equipment referenceshttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/176443#causeshttps://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/004015.htmhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2018-02-27/aches-pains-ageing-exercise-injury-muscle-lifestyle-myth/9475544https://www.instagram.com/podcastscs/https://www.instagram.com/laviecosplay/https://linktr.ee/podcastscs for additional listening platformsProduced by LVC Productions. You can find us on facebook, instragram, twitter, and vero at La Vie Cosplay. Our podcast instagram is podcastscs. Our website is laviecosplay.com. Have a fun, crazy con or cosplay related story? Absurd cosplay question? Or just something in general to share with us? Email us at podcastscs@gmail.com or DM us at podcastscs. If you like what you heard please rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Thank you for listening and remember; just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

Inappropriate Quilters
JAM PACKED EPISODE! - Starching, Rulers, T-shirt Quilts, Custom vs. Edge-to-Edge Quilting and more!

Inappropriate Quilters

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 48:19


In this episode, Leslie makes sure to dress up this time (since she rarely does for the podcast) and they talk about the importance of a good set of pearls. They also address Rochelle's directional challenges and come up with some solutions for helping her get around town. But most importantly, they answer some listener questions around starching methods. Leslie details her starching methods and the why behind it. They also talk about rulers, t-shirt quilts, and how to communicate with a long-armer. So much good stuff packed into one episode and you won't want to miss it!Links:Camille Roskelley's Dwell Line - Fat Quarter Shop - Sign up to be notified!https://www.fatquartershop.com/dwell-yardageJuki - Sewing Machines Plus TL18QVP (Leslie and Rochelle's machines)https://www.sewingmachinesplus.com/juki-tl18qvp.phpDoug Leko Rulers -Simple Folded Corners Rulerhttps://www.fatquartershop.com/simple-folded-corners-ruler-aqdMachine Quilting Rulers - Angela Waltershttps://quiltingismytherapy.com/product-category/machine-quilting-rulers/Sta-Flo - WalmartFaultless Original - Big Lots

Stitch Please
Neci Love Harmon, What's She Creating?

Stitch Please

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 28:20


Find out more about Neci Love HarmonTikTokInstagramYou TubeWebsite  

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
How to Find the Type of Sewing That Fits Your Goals

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 29:16


You might have sewing goals in mind, but it's easy to get distracted. If you are struggling to set and keep goals, Sarai and Haley share a bunch of ideas to help you uncover your most important sewing goal right now. They also talk about balancing having fun with your sewing while still working towards a larger goal. 

The Quilter on Fire Podcast
QOF Episode 70 - Luana Rubin Founder of eQuilter.com

The Quilter on Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 60:53


This week's guest is the owner and founder of eQuilter.com Luana Rubin. She has been a designer in the quilt, textile and garment industries since 1980. She's a BERNINA Ambassador,  and a Chair Holder in the Color Marketing Group and International Color Forecasting Association. She is a Textile Design Consultant and has designed for Robert Kaufman, Timeless Treasures, and many other quilt fabric companies for well over two decades in the quilting industry, and eQuilter.com has their own exclusive line of digital printed fabrics. Luana is an  industry expert on digital textile design. She has her finger on the pulse of the quilting world from quilt travel and quilt activism to the latest trends. She has a strong voice for our earth and on this episode we're going to dive right into her story.Enter the weekly podcast giveawayCheck out Luana's website eQuilter.com

Love to Sew Podcast
Episode 211: Sewing Love Letters

Love to Sew Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 41:18


Get ready for the lovey-dovey-est episode ever! We share your touching, funny, creative love letters to sewing teachers, sewing tools, sewing machines, fabric, friends, family, and sewing itself. Show Notes

A Quilting Life Podcast
Staying Motivated to Quilt, Plaid Fabrics, and Managing Sewing Room Time

A Quilting Life Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 54:03


In this special 5th Monday bonus episode, Sherri and Chelsi answer listener questions and share another exciting giveaway for copies of the Quilts & More Summer 2022 Magazine. Billy also announces the winner of the Ecopeco cutting mat giveaway from the last episode. Topics discussed from listener questions include what is on Sherri and Chelsi's reading lists, managing quilting time, how to use plaid in quilt blocks, how to stay motivated when you don't feel like quilting anymore, and systems to keep track of unfinished projects.To enter the giveaway for a copy of the Quilts & More Summer 2022 Magazine please leave a comment on Sherri's show notes blog post that includes a sewing project you intend to work on this summer. This blog post can be found in the link below. Sherri will be selecting 5 winners in one week from the release date of this episode on June, 6th 2022. Unfortunately, due to current international shipping issues, we can only select winners that live in the United States. Good luck to everyone who enters!For complete show notes, pictures, and links to all of today's featured quilts and fabrics, visit the A Quilting Life Blog: https://www.aquiltinglife.com/a-quilting-life-podcast-episode-57-show-notes/Bucket List (Quilt on the Wall): https://www.etsy.com/shop/SherriQuilts?search_query=Bucket+List+(new)Flower Garden (Quilt on the Table): https://www.etsy.com/shop/SherriQuilts?search_query=flower+gardenI Didn't Do the Thing Today: Letting Go of Productivity Guilt: https://amzn.to/3sJRBoGThe Lazy Genius Kitchen: https://amzn.to/3ySLIsWEcopeco Cutting Mats: https://ecopecoart.com/NOTE: Some of the links provided here are affiliate links.Visit the A Quilting Life YouTube channel for more great video content: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmSR-jDR956ATQe30JHX87wEnjoy what you heard? Be sure to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and your review could be read on the show!

Inappropriate Quilters
Did Someone Say Cake?

Inappropriate Quilters

Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 45:05


In this episode Leslie and Rochelle talk about their favorite precuts and why they love using them. But talking about layer cakes makes them hungry which drives the conversation into eating and friends on diets. Also in this episode Rochelle tells us why her mother doesn't think we are funny. You don't want to miss this one!Rate, follow and leave comments! We love hearing from our listeners!Follow Leslie on Instagram at @leslie_quilts and Rochelle at @doughnutwarrior.

Stitch Please
Mondes Threads: She Will Hem Your Pants!

Stitch Please

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 44:28


Resources Mentioned:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mondes_threads/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mondesthreadsWebsite: https://mondechisenga.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkL2FJlQ6U3NmPPtc10Z9hg

Ripstop on the Record
Your Sewing Machine Needs Remastered

Ripstop on the Record

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 41:40


This week we are re-releasing episode 11 - Your Sewing Machine Needs: Ask A Mechanic. Sewing machines are the backbone to making your own gear. In this episode, we talk about everything sewing machine-related. From cleaning/maintaining your machine, upgrading/technology, and everything in between. Huge thanks to Aron from Capital Sew and Quilt for joining us on this episode. https://www.capitalsewandquilt.comShow Notes:Fish Ski Designshttps://www.fish-ski.comPolyester CSM 'Hypalon' - Release, Friday 5/26/22Venom UL Stretch Meshhttps://ripstopbytheroll.com/products/venom-ul-stretch-mesh?variant=42453223211178New Shipment of Dyneema Composite Fabricshttps://ripstopbytheroll.com/collections/fabrics-with-dyneemaShop All:https://ripstopbytheroll.com

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
Creative Exercises for When You Only Have 10 Minutes

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 20:21


When you're feeling crunched for time, it's hard to make space for sewing. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share 14 different activities for when you're short on time but feel like doing something sewing-related.

Love to Sew Podcast
Episode 210: Boldness and Buttons with Tabitha Sewer

Love to Sew Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 60:00


Tabitha Sewer is a sewing content creator, button designer, and business expert. We chat with her about sewing with unusual fabrics, creating designer looks for less, thrift flipping, and her amazing buttons! She also takes us behind the scenes of creating content for some of the biggest brands in the world.  Show Notes

Stitch Please
Dru Christine Designs

Stitch Please

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 33:42


Dru Christine's website is druchristine.com.Dru is also on Facebook and Instagram @druchristineBlackWomenStitch Instagram, homepage, Patreon

Podcast – Seamwork Radio
How to Sew When You Feel Stressed Out

Podcast – Seamwork Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 37:31


Feeling stressed out? In this episode, Sarai and Haley talk about why it's hard to sew when you're stressed and share super practical tips for using sewing as a way to remove stress and not add to it.

Love to Sew Podcast
Episode 209: Sewing Swimwear 2.0

Love to Sew Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 52:15


Four years after our first Sewing Swimwear episode, we're back on the topic with more sewing tips, better fabric information, and lots of great pattern recommendations! We also cover ideas for adapting non-swimwear patterns into swimwear, swim coverup ideas, places to buy swimwear fabric, and a review of all the swimwear we have sewn ourselves. Plus: listener feedback from our Getting Started with Pattern Drafting episode! Show Notes

Judge John Hodgman
Pleat Bargain

Judge John Hodgman

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 66:54


Ann-Elizabeth files suit against her wife, Tiffany. Ann-Elizabeth says that she doesn't cook because she finds it too overwhelming. Tiffany says that because Ann-Elizabeth is such a talented seamstress, it's surprising that she would have trouble with cooking. To Tiffany, the skills should be transferable. But Ann-Elizabeth says that's not how it works! Who's right? Who's wrong?Make sure to check out Ann-Elizabeth and Tiffany's web show PHOOLE AND THE GANG for more from this delightful couple!