American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

Welcome to the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, a podcast aimed at making your quilting life more fun and creative, while connecting with quilters just like you. Join the staff of the magazines you love for a great episode filled with tips and tricks. Enjoy! Visit www.allpeoplequilt.com/podcast to see our complete podcast archives!

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542. When to Let Go of a Project
Free yourself from quilts you no longer want with these tips.
25 min
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541. Dream Big in 2022: Set Quilty Goals
Hear our editor's quilty goals. Plus, we chat with health expert Rose Parr.
51 min
3
540. Make the Most of Closet Storage
Maximize sewing storage with a closet overhaul.
29 min
4
539. Our Guide to Tackling Your UFOs
Learn tips for conquering your unfinished objects in 2022.
37 min
5
538. Apps to Use for Quilting
Learn how to use apps on your phone or computer to enhance your sewing life.
26 min
6
537. Have Yourself a Quilty Little Christmas
Our staff shares special handmade holiday traditions. We also chat with Sherri Falls!
39 min
7
536. 12 Days of Christmas Sewing
Make the most the holidays by pairing sewing time with festive activities.
31 min
8
535. Finish Quilts Fast
Beat the clock with these ideas for finishing your projects quickly.
29 min
9
534. How to Document Your Creations
Record your quilt's history and story for future generations.
28 min
10
533. Sew Thankful
We share what we're thankful for! Plus, we chat with Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company.
38 min
11
532. What to Do with Orphan Blocks
Learn how to use leftover blocks in your projects! Plus, we chat with Ashli Montgomery from Quilt 2 End ALZ.
30 min
12
531. Your Best Sewing Hacks
We share our listeners best quilting tips and tricks!
41 min
13
530. Find Your Signature Color Palette
Develop your unique color palette and put it to use in your sewing room.
29 min
14
529. Fussy-Cutting Tips
Learn how to add fussy-cut fabrics to your quilt. Plus, we chat with Riane Elise.
32 min
15
528. What We're Obsessed With Now
Hear about fabric, sewing tools, and patterns our staff loves right now.
48 min
16
527. How to Make Patterns Your Own
Learn to change a quilt pattern to fit your needs and likes!
29 min
17
526. Make Binding Easier
Tips for easier binding, so you can enjoy your finished quilt faster! And we chat with designer Mary Blythe.
40 min
18
525. Top Tips for Flying Geese
Get tips for making this classic unit. Plus, learn how to save money on your next shopping trip.
30 min
19
524. How Do Quilters Vacation?
Discover fun ways to make your travels include quilting! And hear us chat with Carole Lyles Shaw.
52 min
20
523. Unpopular Quilty Opinions
We share fun staff and listener opinions that may be out of the norm.
34 min
21
522. Start a Self-Care Sewing Ritual
Turn your sewing time into a relaxing and refreshing activity.
34 min
22
521. Repurpose Scraps as Decor
Hear creative ways to use scraps in small projects and no-sew decor. Plus, we chat with Carla Hall!
28 min
23
520. Upgrade Your Sewing Tools
Consider these little upgrades to make your sewing experience easier and more enjoyable.
29 min
24
519. Create a Cozy Couch
Create a beautiful space to relax with family or to indulge in some self-care.
22 min
25
518. Sew Something Special for a Child or Pet
Love making quilts for others? Learn some things to consider before sewing quilts for a baby or pet.
27 min
26
517. Get Creative With Storage
We share some out-of-the-box storage solutions. Then we chat with fabric designer Julie Letvin.
35 min
27
516. Tackle a Task You've Been Putting Off
Learn to get your tedious tasks done, so you can enjoy the sewing process more!
38 min
28
515. Stitch a Needed Decor Item
Prioritize making decor items for your own home -- you'll love the personalization!
24 min
29
514. Hang a Wall Quilt
Learn creative ways to hang quilts in your home. Plus, we chat with Aaron Sanders Head!
34 min
30
513. Clean Your Work Space
We share a few easy ways to clear your space so you can be as creative and productive as possible.
26 min
31
512. Evolution of Our Quilting Styles
Our staff shares stories of how their quilting style has evolved over the years.
26 min
32
511. Do You Need a Die Cutting Machine?
Get info on what to consider when buying a die cutting machine. Plus, hear our chat with Lori Miller.
36 min
33
510. Conquer Triangle-Squares
Learn the tricks and products that make triangle-squares easy!
32 min
34
509. Fix Blocks that Aren't the Right Size
Blocks different sizes? No worries! We have easy solutions for you.
29 min
35
508. Upgrade Your Sewing Life
Our staff shares the changes that have had an impact on their sewing time. Plus, we chat with Amy Smart.
29 min
36
507. Dive Into Hand-Embroidery
Learn the the tools, tips, and stitches needed to start embroidering by hand.
32 min
37
506. Tips for a Successful Block Swap
Learn the ins and outs of joining a block swap.
24 min
38
505. Recharge Your Creative Energy
Learn how to use quilting to bring happiness and creativity to your everyday life.
41 min
39
504. Our Best Sewing Hacks
Our staff shares their favorite sewing tips and tricks.
27 min
40
503. Spring Clean Your Sewing Space
Get tips for cleaning and refreshing your sewing space.
30 min
41
502. Explore Fabrics Other Than Quilting Cotton
Learn tips for sewing with all types of fabric. Plus, we chat with Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew.
30 min
42
501. Give From the Heart
Hear ideas to infuse your quilts with extra meaning.
31 min
43
500. Ask Us Anything
We're celebrating our 500th episode by answering listener questions!
34 min
44
499. Room to Sew (No Matter What Size Space You...
Learn to capitalize on the sewing space you have. Plus, we interview Jessica Dayon!
41 min
45
498. Storage Hacks Under $15
Organize supplies with common household items.
26 min
46
497. Create Your Dream Sewing Space
Take small steps to get closer to your dream sewing space!
31 min
47
496. How to Declutter Your Fabric Stash
Take control of your stash. Plus, hear from the amazing ladies from Color of Connection Quilt.
46 min
48
495. Finally Tackle Your Pile of UFOs
Conquer your unfinished quilts in the new year. Plus, we chat with Shannon Gillman Orr.
42 min
49
494. Let It Sew, Let it Sew, Let It Sew
Make the most of your time sewing this winter.
37 min
50
493. Kick Holiday Sewing Stress
Be productive in your sewing room while still enjoying the holidays
25 min
51
492. Tips for Sewing with Pets
Overcome the challenges of sewing with pets. Plus, hear an interview with Andra Walker.
35 min
52
491. Know Your Sewing Machine Better
Your sewing machine is probably your most used and most expensive item in your sewing room. Are you using it to its full potential?
29 min
53
490. Count Your Quilty Blessings
We give thanks for the joys quilting has brought to our lives.
27 min
54
489. The Power of Precuts
Get tips for using precuts, then hear us chat with Jessica VanDenburgh.
25 min
55
488. Sew for Charity: We'll Get You Started
Find a quilting charity to support this holiday season.
23 min
56
487. MacGyver Sewing Tips
We share some MacGyver sewing tips. Plus, we chat with Stacy West of Buttermilk Basin.
32 min
57
486. Tips for Sewing with Kids
Teach little ones a new skill! Plus, hear from a Texas quilt shop going mobile.
33 min
58
485. Sort Your Scraps
Get basics on organizing your scrap bin. Then, hear an interview with scrappy quilter Jessica Vetor.
44 min
59
484. Quilting Rules You Can Break
Quilting has a lot of rules, but here's the thing: rules were meant to be broken!
32 min
60
483. How to Host a Virtual Quilt Retreat
Connect with quilting friends this winter with a virtual retreat!
26 min
61
482. 3 Methods for Basting Your Quilt
Learn the pros and cons of three basting methods.
34 min
62
481. What We're Obsessed With Now
We're sharing trends, techniques, fabric, and products we're loving, Plus, we chat with Christian Henry of The Featherweight Shop.
38 min
63
480. Let's Talk Borders!
We give tricks for adding borders to your quilt. Plus, we chat with Sandra Johnson.
25 min
64
479. Organize Projects for the Future
Set yourself up for sewing success during the holidays by planning ahead! Plus, hear an interview with Susan Cleveland.
33 min
65
478. Add a Quilt Ladder to Your Home
25 min
66
477. How Does Quilting Bring You Joy?
We share stories of how this hobby infuses happiness into our lives. Plus, we chat with Kate Basti!
34 min
67
476. Get Your Quilts Spotless
Clean and freshen your quilts with these tips! Then hear an interview with Audrey Esarey.
30 min
68
475. 10 Tips for Choosing Fabrics
Learn the secrets to choosing fabrics for a beautiful quilt.
28 min
69
474. How to Hang Your Quilts
Decorate your walls with quilts. Plus, hear an interview with Johnny Barfuss!
33 min
70
473. Clean Your Work Space
Maximize time in your sewing room with a clear space. Plus, a Q&A with Kristina Brinkerhoff.
22 min
71
472. Sewing on the Go
Take your projects outdoors or on a road trip with these ideas.
23 min
72
471. Set Up an Outdoor Quilt Display
Display your quilts safely outdoors, so you can enjoy them as you spend more time outside.
32 min
73
470. Our Guide to Making a Stylish Bed
Get tips for creating a beautiful bed quilt.
28 min
74
469. Make the Most of Your Stash
Get tips for using your fabric stash effectively in your projects.
21 min
75
468. Prevent Back and Neck Pain While Sewing
Learn simple changes to prevent back and neck pain while sewing.
35 min
76
467. Random Acts of Quiltiness
Perform a random act of quiltiness to brighten someone else's day (and yours!).
37 min
77
466. Money-Saving Sewing Tips
Get 5 tips to save money on your next project.
30 min
78
465. Try Straight Lines + Stitch in the Ditch
Learn two easy techniques for quilting machine-quilting your projects on your domestic machine. 
31 min
79
464. How to Support Quilters During a Pandemic
Support your local quilt shop, reduce anxiety, and other tips for surviving the coronavirus.
17 min
80
463. The Best Sewing Advice We've Received
Sometimes a simple tip has a big impact on your sewing life.
30 min
81
462. Tips for Making a Scrappy Quilt
Learn the secrets to making a truly spectacular scrap quilt
27 min
82
461. Cozy Up Your Home: Creative Quilt Displays
Learn how to display your quilts in creative ways.
30 min
83
460. How to Organize + Store Your Fabric
Get your fabric stash under control with an organization system that works for you!
34 min
84
459. 5 Things Zapping Your Creative Energy
Learn 5 things zapping your creative energy and what to do about it!
31 min
85
458. How to Sew with Plush Fabric
Learn to sew with this tricky (but super cozy) material.
28 min
86
457. You Bought an Antique Quilt. Now What?
Learn how to protect your collection of antique quilts.
29 min
87
456. Handwork Happiness
Learn the health benefits of working with your hands.
38 min
88
455. What’s Your Organizing Personality?
Learn 4 organization personalities, then hear solutions to help each type build their best sewing space!
31 min
89
454. Where to Donate Unwanted Fabric Scraps
Ease the pain of letting go by donating your scraps to worthwhile causes.
40 min
90
453. Conquer Your UFOs This Year
Work through your works in progress with these actionable tips.
42 min
91
452. Start a New Year of Sewing Off Right!
Hear 10 items to help you start the year off refreshed, inspired, and enthusiastic about your projects.
25 min
92
451. Merry Christmas + Fave Holiday Traditions
Our staff shares their favorite handmade holiday traditions.
8 min
93
450. How to Get an Accurate 1/4" Seam Every Time
Get accurate seams with these top tips.
38 min
94
449. Why You Should Be Adding Quilt Labels to E...
Preserve the heritage of your quilts for future generations.
36 min
95
448. Handmade Gifts for Everyone On Your List
Sew the perfect gifts for for those you love.
34 min
96
447. Find Your Quilting Community
We're sharing the things we're thankful for -- our quilting communities!
34 min
97
446. Unexpected Storage Ideas
Organize your sewing room with these out-of-the-box ideas.
34 min
98
445. Our Best Tips for Machine-Quilting
We share tips for prepping your quilt top, choosing a design, and working with a longarm quilter.
33 min
99
444. What To Do When You Lose Interest in a Qui...
Learn to revive your love of a project with these tips.
31 min
100
443. Fright Night Quilting Stories
The entire staff shares their scariest sewing stories -- these spooky stories are relatable in the most cringe-worthy way.
34 min