REVISED List of Quilting Podcasts- – April 2017

I will be posting this yearly. I like to direct download my podcast to my computer, this list just makes it easier to find them. When possible I post the direct feed to a podcast. You can download them also on any podcast catcher you may have, like iTUNES or Stitcher.  I am sure you have an app of some sort to do this.  THE LINKS AR.E HIGHLIGHTED IN BLUE to make them easier to find.

I will update as I find new links to post, need to get the blogs linked up to the pod-caster. IF YOU find some new podcast please add a link to the comments on this post.  I wish I was a better programmer so I could make this blog post prettier but I am self taught and half the time I never know what I am doing when it comes to programming.

For those new to podcasting you can download the file by:

  • RIGHT CLICK on the podcast ICON on the blog.
  •  USE the various windows for that browser …
  • SAVE THE LINK, SAVE THE TARGET
  • Save the file to the folder you will find the file in… I use MY MUSIC / QUILT PODCAST
  • TO listen to the podcast use your favorite media player … Mine is WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER

The podcasts are in no particular order ….. except the first one… that one is mine.

 

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Nonnie’s Quilting Dreams…. THIS one is mine!

https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpress.com/

http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/

This podcast is mine it is totally irregular uploading of episodes since I work as a full time nurse and when I come home from work I am totally tired. To be honest I have not gotten very far in my FINISHES this year. I love quilting and try to keep working on my projects… but it is slow going. I do blog and podcast about the the quilt books, notions and newest techniques I buy.

I have been very bad at podcasting this past year…. I hope to do better… that said I am not removing my link.
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Off-Kilter Quilt

http://offkilterquilt.podbean.com

OFF KILTER QUILT the WordPress BLOG

http://offkilterquilt.com/

OFF KILTER QUILT new blog page

…. … OFF KILTER QUILT has a new web page … adding it here till I get around to the next update of this web page

Frances is a children’s book author who has taken up quilting in the past 8 years. She is a dedicated finisher and takes you along on her journey. I loved listening to her podcast over the last 5 years as she progressed from a newbie with a new to her sewing machine to an accomplished quilter. This past year Frances has started writing QUILT related books and quilts to relate to her books.  She entered two quilts in QUILT CON.  Recently she has been designing her own quilts both for her books and because THAT IS THE WAY SHE ROLLS.

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BIRDS in the AIR by Frances ORoark Dowell on Amazon

FRANCES’ QUILT FICTION can be found on this link

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Frances is from North Carolina and talks about her life, her kids, quilting and the weather. ( joke) She also often talks about the books she is reviewing. Frances often wanders off topic but so delightfully. I look forward to everyone of her episodes and often listen to them more than once.

FRANCES has a new podcast for Creative Writing for kids…..

Started in APRIL 2014 … loved them wish their were more

http://www.francesdowell.com/category/creative-writing-for-kids/podcasts/

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BTW …. I will post links to Amazon and other sale sites but as of now I do not have any affiliation to these sited and do not get any compensation for doing so…… Just trying to make things easier for my readers.

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Hip to be a Square

http://www.hiptobeasquarepodcast.com

http://www.hiptobeasquarepodcast.com/feed/podcast/

direct podcast link page

Pam is the most prolific and consistent pod-caster and quilter. Her out put is amazing especially when you consider she works at home at a very busy job and family life. She talks alot about her process. I follow both her blog and podcast in Feedly so I do not miss an episode. Pam  with her friend Lynn also started a video podcast  QUILT SHOW on YOU TUBE.  Pam posts the video and the audio for this show…. if you have not seen it you will want to check it out.

Pam and Daisy are currently reading books together and then reviewing them as part of the podcast. Their book picks are interesting. I know you will find this an interesting quilting podcast to listen to… she will definitely inspire you to keep at your projects.

PAM now host THE STITCH TV SHOW on

YOU TUBE

THE STITCH TV SHOW

THE STITCH ON YOU TUBE LINK

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VICKIE’S CREATIVE CORNER 3

 

DIRECT RSS FEED
https://mycreativecorner3.podbean.com/feed/  

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VICKIE’S BLOG ….. MY CREATIVE CORNER 3
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MY CREATIVE CORNER 3 — PODBEAN LINK to find the newest episode

I met VICKIE at last year’s 2016 AQS GRAND RAPIDS QUILT SHOW.  This past year she launched her podcast and has been very consistent in getting a podcast posted.  She is a long armer and avid quilter, she also participates in other crafts.  In the summer her husband and her go on the road and participate in multiple HIGHLAND GAMES.  Her blog and podcast has been fun to follow.  I think I have a particular fondness for her podcast because she is a fellow MICHIGANDER and I can really relate to her posts.

http://mycreativecorner3.podbean.com/feed/

DIRECT LINK for CREATIVE CORNER 3 FEED

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This is LAZY DAISY’S ROUND ROBIN QUILT

LAZY DAISY QUILTS ( and READS)  …..

Because I AM and I Do ….

http://ldq.outlandishthreads.com

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Daisy’s podcast … she is so real.  She says it like she sees it.   Daisy use to be a costumer but now works in a quilt shop where she does the long arming.   She discusses all aspects of quilting,  current happenings in her life and what she is currently reading and watching on tv.  She is currently designing embroidery for the TV show OUTLANDER the patterns are available for free on Craftsy AND thru  FANDOM IN STITCHES.                

LINK TO FANDOM IN STITCHES  

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http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/ Katie’s Quilting Corners

http://feeds.feedburner.com/KatiesQuiltingCornerPodcast

 

http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/

 

Katie is a 30s something quilter / crafter,  as she calls herself.   She talks about her quilts, her life and the recent changes, and her beloved dogs.  She took a hiatus from podcasting but has since returned and is putting out new episodes in audio and occasional video .  She recently designed an awesome pattern that is free for download in craftsy…. absolutely love the pattern and hope to do it this summer.

I am catching up with her new episodes and have her on my FEEDLY blog catcher.  COME and join the conversation.                                    .

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HOBBIES UP TO HERE PODCAST AND BLOG

This podcast was started earlier in 2015 but I just discovered it in February, 2016. The conversation is between Dori the mom and Kati the daughter. They discuss various hobbies but quilting is their main focus. They also talk about what is going on in their life at the time of the podcast.

Currently there are 31 episodes and they are an absolute hoot…. I have been listening going back to the beginning …. I have added them to my FEEDLY BLOG READER so I do not miss a post / episode.

THIS IS A MUST LISTEN TO PODCAST… I think you will enjoy it.

Direct RSS feed to HOBBIES UP TO HERE…… YOU can also download them from iTUNES

http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/atgyk-3cd3d/Hobbies-Up-To-Here

RSS FEED for HOBBIES UP TO HERE

BLOG LINK > LINK to HOBBIES UP TO HERE BLOG

https://www.facebook.com/hobbiesuptohere/ >>>>

HOBBIES UP TO HERE FACEBOOK PAGE

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CRAFTY PLANNER :

CRAFTY PLANNER DIRECT LINK TO PODCAST EPISODES

Sandi Hazlewood.is the creator of Crafty Planner.  She has great interviews of quilters and crafters … she is equal opportunity.   When I listen to Sandi’s podcast I know I am in for a treat.

http://craftyplanner.com/podcast/ >>> CRAFTY PLANNER

 

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WHILE SHE NAPS on iTunes
on iTunes … ABBY GLASSENBURG … WHILE SHE NAPS….. JULY 2014

.. DIRECT DOWNLINK TO … WHILE SHE NAPS ….

Abby post about quilting usually from the business side of quilting.  She host great interviews with the stars of quilting.  Her posts this year has been most enjoyable.  

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https://www.buzzsprout.com/70645.rss

DIRECT RSS FEED DOWNLOAD LINK

https://leahday.com/

LEAH DAY started a new podcast.  She does talks about what she is doing in her various endeavors and she does interviews of quilters…. some famous and some just regular home grown quilters.  She stared out posting weekly but now has cut back to every other week…. of if LIFE GOT IN THE WAY once a month.  I think you will enjoy listening to her posts.

I down load her on iTunes ( and you know I do not like iTUNES) but that way I have not missed an episode.

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I first saw Pat when she presented her trunk show soon after I was introduced to quilting back in 2005. To think of it I think she was the first national teacher I had been exposed to. Pat was also the first podcast I use to listen to when I learned about podcasting in 2010. ( Remember I am not of the computer generation that learns how to use a computer in grade school. Computers had not even been invented when I went to school.) Pat currently works with American Patchwork and Quilting magazine but she had been podcasting for several years before she affiliated with them. Pat has been in the quilting business for years and has interviewed many of the nationally known quilting divas. She always have interesting guest to listen to. Pat publishes weekly so you can count on her when you want to listen to podcast while working on a project she always has something quilty to listen to.

Toginet …. Pat Sloan: American PATCHWORK and Quilting

http://toginet.com/shows/americanpatchworkandquiltingradio

PAT SLOAN’S Creative Talk Radio BLOG

http://www.creativetalknetwork.com/

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SLIGHTLY MAD QUILT LADY from NEW ZEALAND ….. 

CHARLOTTE SCOTT … The Slightly Mad Quilt Lady from NEW ZEALAND

http://theslightlymadquiltlady.podbean.com/

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Charlotte’s accent ( She has told me I am the one with the accent…. Ha! Ha! ) She talks about her new studio quilting space and her life on a boat.  She also does interviews of other NEW ZEALAND quilters.   She is a sought after Art Quilter and is in demand for classes…. I think this lady is going somewhere …. hope to see her on THE QUILT SHOW some day. 

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 MODERN SEW-CIETY ….

http://www.modernsewciety.com/

http://www.modernsewciety.com/category/podcast

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WEEZY WORKS HOME PAGE . . .

http://www.weezyworks.com

http://www.weezyworks.com/feed . . . WEEZY WORKS VIDEO PODCAST … DIRECT FEED

NEW VIDEO PODCAST FROM WEEZY WORKS a fellow TWILTER . . . .

Weezy is a twillter friend who I follow TWITTER. Weezy post video podcast but I can only view them when I am awake between MN to 0500 (eastern standard time.) I do download all of the audio episodes to my computer and listen to them when I listen during a sewing session. Weezy investigates all types of quilting and is a fun listen.

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Quilt Cabana Corner Podcast

http://quiltcabanapatterns.com/blog

http://www.quiltcabanacorner.podbean.com/

SANDI podcasts about her life as a mother of two girls ,  her quilts.  She is a designer of applique patterns and has been published in quilting magazines.  She is the author of  Little Quilts for Big Occasions .  Give her a listen.

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CRAFT SANITY with JENNIFER ACKERMAN HAYWOOD

JENNIFER IS BACK ON THE AIRWAVES … and she has a treasury of older podcast to check into… she interviews crafters and quilters.

links to CRAFT SANITY

LINKS to CRAFT SANITY PODCAST

Find her on iTUNES for easier download.

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SEWING OUT LOUD …

A mother & daughter team talk about the adventures of sewing as a business and a loving hobby.   I like their practical advice … and I love the stories on how to deal with customers and problems.  I down load them via iTunes as I had trouble finding them on an RSS FEED… but you can try the link below..

https://www.podcastchart.com/podcasts/sewing-out-loud

SEWING OUT LOUD PODCAST EPISODES

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String and Story FACE BOOK QUILT VIDEOS

Holly Anne is a fellow TWILTER and started making quilt videos earlier this year.   I only get to watch them if I am awake at midnight…. when I am awake I make a point to check out her most recent posts.  She describes herself as a MODERN IMPRESSION QUILTER but also does T shirts for customers. 

https://www.stringandstory.com/

STRING AND STORY BLOG POST

https://www.facebook.com/pg/stringandstory/videos/

STRING AND STORY QUILT VIDEOS on Facebook

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HISTORY CHICKS is one of my favorite non quilting podcast.  I plan to make a thread for my favorite non quilting podcast but until then…. I am parking them here.  Check them out … even if you are not into history you will enjoy these ladies.

HISTORY CHICKS PODCAST EPISODES

http://thehistorychicks.com/category/podcasts/

 

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DEFUNCT PODCASTS:

These pages might have been taken down as it is rather expensive to keep it up but I am hoping they will come back.

PODCASTS no longer being published … but you may be able to download past episodes  >>> here is the link to that page.

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HOW TO DOWNLOAD A PODCAST FROM A DIRECT FEED

http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/

On the bottom of the post it says :

Like | Share | Comments | Embed | Download | Plays (100)

If you left click on Download it takes you to a download page… then right click on the icon that pops up

A window with various commands opens …. choose … SAVE AS, SAVE AS TARGET or Save File

( your browser will dictate the wordage)
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Save the file to your computer ( I use MY MUSIC) …

YOU can then listen with your MEDIA PLAYER

YOU can also download from i Tunes if you subscribe
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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD DIRECT any podcast file on a blog.

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HAPPY QUILTING,
NONNIE

Follow Me on Pinterest

https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpress.com/ Nonnie’s Blog
http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/ Nonnie’s Quilting Dream Podcast
Links for Nonnie’s Quilting Dreams
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER @NONNIE_P ….. @NONNIE_P
email me at: nonniequiltingdreams@gmail.com

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TILTING BLOCKS TO THE RIGHT —

I wrote a blog post with how to tilt blocks to the left in FEBRUARY … I have posted links to that blog post here.

https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpress.com/2017/02/06/tilting-blocks-to-the-left/

TILTING BLOCKS TO THE LEFT

 I am going to first give instructions on how to do a TILT A BLOCK TO THE RIGHT ….. Then I am going to rant about the quilt I am using these blocks in.  The quilt is driving me NUTS….. I LOVE THE LOOK of quilt …. but getting it made is going to drive me to drink.

Make yourself a map of the block layout.

 

The map make it easier to chain piece your block without getting them mixed up.   The directions in the pattern said to make the rectangle 5-3/4 inches in length by 2 inches wide.  I found that my blocks came out better when I increase the rectangle to 6 inches by 2.5 inches.  This gave me more fabric above the corners of the block and made the squaring up easier to accomplish without trying to cut thru multiple layers at the corner. 

NOTATION:  I have discovered after investigating multiple patterns with tilting blocks, the rectangles need to be cut to 2 to 2-1/2 inches larger than your block size.   In this case, my block is 4 inches finished therefore rectangle size should be 6 to 6.5 inches.   The width of the rectangles should be at least a third to a half larger … for this 4 inch block the instructions said 2 inches was adequate but I found 2 -1/2 inch rectangles worked better.   I am experimenting with designing a template for the wedges without the waste of fabric.   That would be something that would need to be designed for individual tilting blocks.

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I put my patches on the map. This allows me to chain piece quickly without getting mixed up.

 

It pays to be organized when making the tilting blocks.

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Taking  wedge flip it so it is ready to sew.  THE right angle should be placed on the mid- point of the patch you are sewing your wedge too.  The slanted portion of the wedge is aligned to the upper portion of the NINE PATCH.  You then sew the wedge to the nine patch.  I sewed the patches from the 9 patch side, so that I could keep the seams from flipping on the nine patch. 

 

Repeat flipping the wedge placing the right angle on the mid point of the nine patch. The angled cut is once again placed at the top of the nine patch

 I sew these blocks in sets of four … I  continue sewing around the block … wedge two, then three and at last wedge four when chain piecing.  Be sure to press wedges up as you go… finger press, use a wood iron implement or an iron….. BE CAREFUL not to stretch or distort the block. 

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Once all the wedges are sewn to the NINE PATCH.  The block needs to be squared up to the correct size.   PRESS YOUR BLOCKS CAREFULLY. I did the  in a two- step square up … first getting the misaligned fabric removed … then square up the block to the  correct size ( 4.5 inches.)  IT IS IMPORTANT to maintain quarter inch off of the corners of the nine patch, but you can tilt the ruler a little to get a slightly varied tilt.  This was really evident when I increased the size of the rectangle the wedges were made from to 6 inches.  Doing that allowed for easier squaring of my blocks.

 

There is bulk at the intersection of skinny part of the wedge at the corners. This requires careful trimming of the dog ears and excess fabric under the wedge patches.

The bulk at the corners where the skinny part of the wedge is sewn results in a lot of bulk that interferes with squaring up of the block.    I solved this problem by increasing the size of the rectangle I used to make my wedges.  I cut them to 6 inches by 2.5 inches then cutting the wedges to result in a right tilt or a left tilt.  This allows you to square up the block to get the tilt you want.   I am also experimenting with making a template that makes the tilting easier with less fabric waste.

When squaring up the block make sure to maintain a quarter inch seam allowance off the corners of the tilted nine patch.

SQUARE UP BLOCK to 4.5 inches
4.5 inch TILT TO THE RIGHT BLOCK ( finished 4 inches)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOW FOR MY RANT…..

The instructions for my quilt works only for exactly, precisely  stitched blocks with no wiggle room or possibility of making a mistake or mis-sewing.  Most of them barely came to correct size.  I believe in making this kind of block big so that is can be can have some ability to square up my block so they had some difference from block to block.  Many of my first blocks came out wonky and not to the correct size.  I can use them in the quilt but I was getting discouraged and had put the blocks aside several time.  I later experimented with making larger rectangles to cut my wedges from.  I am now experimenting with making a template for cutting the wedges to the exact specifications.

Because I have so many wonky blocks from my first attempts at making my blocks I am now deliberately making wonky blocks with cut tips, askewed nine patches….. After all mistakes are opportunity for  designing your own quilt in your own style.  I will post pictures when I start assembling the quilt blocks.

 

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS MAKE LEMONADE…..

FINISHED IS BETTER THAN PERFECT…..

 

These are the only wise words I have left so…..

HAPPY QUILTING,
NONNIE

Follow Me on Pinterest

https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpress.com/ Nonnie’s Blog
http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/ Nonnie’s Quilting Dream Podcast
Links for Nonnie’s Quilting Dreams
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER @NONNIE_P ….. @NONNIE_P
email me at: nonniequiltingdreams@gmail.com

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PODCAST LIST … updated AUGUST 2015 …

 
 
I will be posting this list periodically each year. I like to direct download my podcast to my computer, this list just makes it easier to find them. I will update as I find new links to post, need to get the blogs linked up to the pod-caster.

 

 

For those new to podcasting you can download the file by:

  • 1/ RIGHT CLICK on the podcast ICON on the blog. 2/ USE the various windows for that browser … SAVE THE LINK, SAVE THE TARGET 3/ Save the file to the folder you will find the file in… I use MY MUSIC / QUILT PODCAST 4/ TO listen to the podcast use your favorite media player … Mine is WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER

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Nonnie’s Quilting Dreams…. THIS one is mine!

https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpress.com/

http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/

 

This podcast is mine it is totally irregular uploading of episodes since I work as a full time nurse and when I come home from work I am totally tired.  To be honest I have not gotten very far in my FINISHES this year.  I love quilting and try to keep working on my projects… but it is slow going.  I do blog and podcast about the the quilt books, notions and newest techniques  I buy.  I plan to post an episode once a month …. that said it has not happened yet….

 

 

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Quilting for the Rest of Us

http://www.quiltingfortherestofus.com

PODCAST LINK > > > http://quilter.podbean.com/

QUILTING FOR THE REST OF US …… THE BLOG

 

SANDY   has been podcasting for over 5 years and it has been an interesting journey.  She discusses all things quilting and creativity.  Her podcast are often inspirational as by profession she is a theologian and works with immigrant families.  Currently she is going for her graduate degree.  She often reviews quilting books and notions so you can save your money not buying items that does not work.  I love listening to her episodes.

 

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Off-Kilter Quilt

http://offkilterquilt.podbean.com

OFF KILTER QUILT the WordPress BLOG

Frances is a children’s book author who has taken up quilting in the past 7 years.   She is a dedicated finisher and takes you along  on her journey.  I loved listening to her podcast over the last 5 years as she progressed from a newbie with a new to her sewing machine to an accomplished quilter.   Frances is from North Carolina and talks about her life, her kids, quilting and the weather. ( joke)  She also often talks about the books she is reviewing.  Frances often wanders off topic but so delightfully.  I look forward to everyone of her episodes and often listen to them more than once.                                              

 

 

FRANCES has a new podcast for Creative Writing for kids…..

Starting APRIL 2014 … loving it!

http://www.francesdowell.com/category/creative-writing-for-kids/podcasts/

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Hip to be a Square

http://www.hiptobeasquarepodcast.com

http://www.hiptobeasquarepodcast.com/feed/podcast/

direct podcast link page

 

Pam is the most prolific and consistent pod-caster and quilter.  Her out put is amazing especially when you consider she works at home at a very busy job and family life.   She talks alot about her process.  I follow both her blog and podcast in Feedly so I do not miss an episode.   Pam and Daisy are currently reading books together and then reviewing them as part of the podcast.  Their book picks are interesting.     I know you will find this an interesting quilting podcast to listen to… she will definitely inspire you to keep at your projects.                                   

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Crafty Garden Mom ….

TANISHA is a book buyer for a major Washington D.C. company.  She talks about her journey in crafty from her teen years to now as mother of two adorable little girls.  She talks about the processes she uses to make her art quilts and art journalling.  She currently has a serial quilting projects.   Tanisha also reviews books that will be on the market soon.  She also has a passion for classic movies and reviews them.  I love her eclectic choice of topics… it is like talking to your neighbor over the backyard fence.

http://craftygardenmom.blogspot.com

http://craftygardenmom.podomatic.com/

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I first saw Pat when she presented her trunk show soon after I was introduced to quilting back in 2005.  To think of it I think she was the first national teacher I had been exposed to.  Pat was also the first podcast I use to listen to when I learned about podcasting in 2010.  ( Remember I am not of the computer generation that learns how to use a computer in grade school.  Computers had not even been invented when I went to school.)   Pat currently works with American Patchwork and Quilting magazine  but she had been podcasting for several years before she affiliated with them.   Pat has been in the quilting business for years and has interviewed many of the nationally known  quilting divas.  She always have interesting guest to listen to.  Pat publishes weekly  so you can count on her when you want to listen to podcast while working on a project she always has something quilty to listen to.                          

Toginet …. Pat Sloan: American PATCHWORK and Quilting

http://toginet.com/shows/americanpatchworkandquiltingradio

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PAT SLOAN’S Creative Talk Radio BLOG

http://www.creativetalknetwork.com/

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 ANNIE SMITH was the first quilting podcaster.  She published over 100 podcasts  when life through her a curve and she had to slow down in her posting new episode.  I liked her podcast because she interviewed quilters on the west coast as she is based in California.  Annie is teacher and quilt judge so you always garnered helpful hints from her episode.  My favorite episodes of hers is the discussion of entering quilt shows.   I have only touched on a few of the topics she discusses I always learn something from her she is well worth the LISTEN.

 

Annie Smith’s Quilting Stash

http://simplearts.com/blogs    

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Amy and April are quilting friends who live in Colarado.  They both are in the quilting industry as fabric designers and book authors.   I love their episodes on their experiences at Quilt Market.   Their podcast topics are eclectic discussing everything from notions, books, process and techniques.  I definitely feel like a FLY ON THE WALL over hearing two quilting friends talk about quilting and their lives.

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Quilt Cast / Amy’s Creative Side PODCAST ….. new 2013

http://amyscreativeside.com/category/podcast/

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http://feeds.feedburner.com/amyscreativeside … RSS feed for AMY CREATIVE SIDE PODCAST with April …

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WEEZY WORKS HOME PAGE . . .

http://www.weezyworks.com

http://www.weezyworks.com/feed . . . WEEZY WORKS VIDEO PODCAST … DIRECT FEED

NEW VIDEO PODCAST FROM WEEZY WORKS a fellow TWILTER . . . . found July 2014

 Weezy is a twillter friend who I follow TWITTER.   Weezy  post video podcast but I can only view them when I am awake between MN to 0500 (eastern standard time.)   I do download all of the audio episodes to my computer and listen to them when I listen during a sewing session.  Weezy investigates all types of quilting and is a fun listen.

 

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VIDEO PODCAST ON iTUNES by BONNIE MC CAFFERY

https://itunes.apple.com/al/podcast/001bonnies-creative-quilting/id162208330 <<< BONNIE MC CAFFERY VIDEO PODCAST ON iTUNES ….

 I love downloading Bonnie’s videos on i TUNES.  I can then view them conveniently in my time frame later.  Bonnie has been in the quilt industry for a while and she always has interesting interviews with creative people.

 

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MODERN SEW-CIETY …. added new November 2013

http://www.modernsewciety.com/

http://www.modernsewciety.com/category/podcast

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Purple Daisies podcast and blog ….

http://purpledaisiesquiltingpodcast.libsyn.com/webpage …. PURPLE DAISY QUILTING PODCAST — DIRECT LINK
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http://purpledaisiesquilting.com/blogs/sewmuchlikemom/16071219-introducing-my-new-podcast …… SEW LIKE MY MOM, PURPLE DAISY QUILTING

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/purple-daisies-quilting-podcast/id913053950?mt=2 …… Purple Daisies podcast
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http://purpledaisiesquilting.com/blogs/sewmuchlikemom.atom …… PURPLE DAISY BLOG
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QUILTING BITS AND PIECES . . .

http://quiltingbitsandpieces.com/ …… QUILTING BITS AND PIECES

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NEWEST PODCAST DISCOVERIES …. or REDISCOVERIES …. 2015
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I recently downloaded and listened to both of these podcast and found them delightful. Tsoniki talks creativity and sewing with quilting as an addition but her topics are worth a listen to… I LOVE her accent. I have only listened to a couple of the podcast but have her cued up to listen to them all. Mark’s podcast is a rediscovery since he did not podcast after his surgery but is now going strong. I love his eclectic interviews as they cover all aspects of creativity. Both of these podcast are inspirational.

ME BEING CRAFTY PODCAST

ME BEING CRAFTY PODCAST

ME BEING CRAFTY PODCAST ….. a new discovery
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https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/me-being-crafty-tsoniki-crazy/id935726720?mt=2
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RSS feed for ME BEING CRAFTY
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TSONIKI is a native AMERICAN who lives on post in Germany with her husband who is active military.    I just discovered her podcast and am working my way thru the last several years. She interviews people in the creative community , mostly sewists, quilter and bloggers.  She discusses process and  how they create and make money with their crafts and their life.  So far I have found this to be an informative and fun podcast.    ( I have only listed to about 6 of her podcast episodes and have about 40 more to listen to.)   

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MARK LIPINSKI’s CREATIVE MOJO

Mark Lipinski Blog and Podcast

 

 

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https://marklipinskisblog.wordpress.com
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http://toginet.com/podcasts/creativemojo

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https://www.facebook.com/pages/Creative-Mojo-with-Mark-Lipinski/144703325542844
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MARK has been in the quilting business for years after previous career in TV production.  Mark has his own fabric lines and he lectures around the country.  He has published a magazine and produced an internet quilting video on  QNNTV …. QUILT OUT LOUD .  With his connection to the quilt industry he has interesting interviews of quilter and all type of creative people.  I use to listen to him all the time when I first learned to download podcasts.  I stopped downloading not because of Mark but because I started burning the podcast to cDs and his MP3 files would not fit.  The only place I could listen to him was on my desktop computer and that was so uncomfortable.  I did not have any type of MP3 player at the time that came later when I got a new car with a port I could connect to the speakers.   I am currently in the process of downloading all his podcasts.                        .

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CRAFTING PODCAST …

CRAFTY PLANNER

 

 

CRAFTY PLANNER :

http://craftyplanner.com/podcast/ >>> CRAFTY PLANNER …. found May 2015 ….

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WHILE SHE NAPS on iTunes
on iTunes … ABBY GLASSENBURG … WHILE SHE NAPS….. JULY 2014

.. DIRECT DOWNLINK TO … WHILE SHE NAPS ….

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CRAFT SANITY with JENNIFER ACKERMAN HAYWOOD

JENNIFER IS BACK ON THE AIRWAVES … and she has a treasury of older podcast to check into… she interviews crafters.

 

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QUILT PODCAST …. NO longer as active ….

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Scientific Quilter Podcast

http://scientificquilter.wordpress.com
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SLIGHTLY MAD QUILT LADY from NEW ZEALAND ….. new 2014

http://theslightlymadquiltlady.podbean.com/

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Quilt Cabana Corner Podcast

http://quiltcabanapatterns.com/blog

http://www.quiltcabanacorner.podbean.com/

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A J the QUILTING POT ….

is back podcasting … BOY I missed her…

http://thequiltingpot.podbean.com

http://iknitnquilt2.blogspot.com

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SEWING MOM PODCAST ….. new / Found April 2014

http://sewingmompodcast.com/ …. SEWING MOM PODCAST ….

 

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WITH IN A QUARTER OF AN INCH . . . . She’ BACK

http://withinaquarterinch.com/home-page-static/

http://withinaquarterinch.com/podcast-2/

RSS : direct download link of her podcasts

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JACKIE QUILTING CHRONICLES ….. restarted podcasting … MARCH 2014

http://cvquiltworks.podbean.com/ … JACKIE QUILTING CHRONICLES …

 

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CANADIAN QUILTERS

 

 

 

CANADIAN QUILT TALK PODCAST …. new 2013

http://feeds.feedburner.com/CanadianQuiltTalkPodcast

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Pioneer Quilter Podcast

http://pioneerquilter.com

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Katie’s Quilting Corner

http://www.katiesquiltingcorner.com

http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/category/podcast/episodes

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Direct download of the podcast …

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History Quilter

http://www.historyquilter.com

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FAVORITE NON QUILTING, SEWING, CREATING PODCAST ……

 

 

HISTORY CHICKS…. my favorite history podcast …. take a listen

http://thehistorychicks.com/?cat=6 . . . MY FAVORITE HISTORY CHICKS HISTORY PODCAST ….

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http://www.mythandhistory2.podbean.com/

MYTH and HISTORY of Europe

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MY FAVORITE MICHIGAN NPR … RADIO LINKS …

http://michiganradio.org/rss …… MICHIGAN NPR RADIO LINKS

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So you want to podcast … here is a good site to learn about podcasting .. from a professional …

http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/…. AUDACITY to PODCAST …..

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IF I HAVE MISSED ANYONE PLEASE BRING IT TO MY ATTENTION SO THAT I CAN UP DATE THE LIST.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD A PODCAST FROM A DIRECT FEED

http://nonniesquiltingdreams.podbean.com/

On the bottom of the post it says :

Like | Share | Comments | Embed | Download | Plays (100)

If you left click on Download it takes you to a download page… then right click on the icon that pops up

A window with various commands opens …. choose … SAVE AS, SAVE AS TARGET or Save File

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Save the file to your computer ( I use MY MUSIC) …

YOU can then listen with your MEDIA PLAYER

YOU can also download from i Tunes if you subscribe
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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD DIRECT any podcast file on a blog.

 

 

CRAFTSY CLASS: ANGELA WALTERS

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Machine Quilting Negative Spaces … December 2012

Angela teaches a variety of popular motifs and how to use those motifs in the negative / backgrounds of quilt tops.  She stresses the importance of practicing and sketching the patterns to improve muscle memory.  Many of the motifs were new to me when I first took the class but now they are my go to motifs when I get stuck in a project.

Free Motion Quilting with Feathers . . . May 2013

Angela teaches how to do traditional feathers applying them to MODERN QUILTS.

Dot to Dot Quilting … August 2013

Angela shows how to evaluate a block and design a quilting motif that will highlight and enhance the patchwork.   She has broken down block designs to their simplest elements so that you enhance your entire quilt.

Machine Quilting Small Changes Big Variety …. May 2014

This class is an enhancement of her earlier MACHINE QUILTING in NEGATIVE SPACES.  She shows variations of motifs from the original class.

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I am going to BLAME my Craftsy obsession on Angela Walters. I recently went through my ORDER HISTORY on Craftsy and reviewed all the classes I have signed up for. I have purchased thirty eight quilting classes since September 2012. I got one free class at the time for joining up and testing the platform. I later signed up for every free class they had listed. It was not till Christmas time 2012 when I signed up and watched Angela Walter’s Machine Quilting Negative Spaces that I went nuts with signing up for every FMQ class available on Craftsy.

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I already had a large collection of DVDs about Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) but Angela’s class broke down how to learn the motifs and patterns that actually resonated with me. Angela teaches you to sketch the pattern on paper or dry erase board until you built up your muscle memory. The motif that Angela teaches is demonstrated on a long arm, but can easily be translated to being sewn on a domestic machine. In later classes Angela demonstrates and teaches her motifs and techniques on a domestic machine.

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Prior to Angela the FMQ motifs I learned were feathers and traditional motifs in nature. The long armer’s I took my quilts to only did pantographs or custom quilting in traditional styles. Angel’s motifs were more MODERN in styling. Her motifs the same as used in traditional quilts were applied in a totally fresh and innovated way. What was more important to me I could learn and apply her styling and do them on my domestic machine. Angela also tackled the area of quilt top that terrifies most quilters the “negative” space. Those open areas need to be quilted to not only keep the quilt sandwich together but the negative space area actually focuses, highlights and show cases the FMQ.

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In each of Angel’s classes I learned various techniques and motifs that I have since applied to my own quilting project. My confidence in my FMQ and willingness to try new motifs and techniques has grown. I will not say I am a wonderful perfect FREE MOTION QUILTER as a matter of fact much of my motifs tend to be a little wonky in nature, but I will say I learned to be adventuresome with Angela. I have found her easy teaching style to be inspiring.

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I have since taken all of the other classes by Angela and have found I learned something from each one of them. I did find Machine Quilting Small Changes Big Variety Class to be somewhat repeative and too similar to the first class, NEGATIVE SPACES. That said, I have always felt I got my money’s worth from the classes. I will say that DOT TO DOT is my second favorite class. Here she demonstrates using a domestic machine. The motif she shows teach how to highlight and show case patchwork blocks. This is something I have always had trouble with as I had always quilted panels in a thread painting style. Recently I have made a series of pieced baby quilts but was at a loss as to how to quilt the blocks to show them off to their best advantage. The DOT TO DOT class really helped me go through the process of analyzing the blocks then designing a motif to highlight the piecing.  I do find when I get stuck on a project, I fall back on ANGELA’s classes to find inspiration.  These are one of the few classes I repeat on a regular basis.

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As I have stated before I prefer DVDs to the CRAFTSY platform, but I would purchase Angela’s classes in a DVD format despite owning the classes on Craftsy. Since Craftsy -like platforms have become such big business in the on line craft learning, I have noted there are less and less DVDs available for purchase. Even the independent DVD producers who use to develop a DVD series are no longer producing as many. In the future I will review the DVDs I have purchased so that if you can find them you can decide if you wish to purchase them.