Episode 595: Barn Quilts
Beth gives a short history of barn quilt trails. Elizabeth interviews Shelley Cavanna of Cora's Quilts. They have a great chat about Shelley's extremely popular book, Barn Star Sampler, which is being re-released this spring. Shelley also talks about her upcoming fabric line with Benartex and the inspiration behind the collection.
Episode 594: Get Started Longarm Quilting
Beth interviews Karla Gerome, Director of Education for The Grace Company. We chat all about what you want to consider when purchasing a longarm, some tips for choosing designs, and her advice for getting started. Then we have some tips for preparing your quilt for quilting (whether you’re sending it out to be quilted or quilting it yourself)!
Episode 593: Top Tips for Baby Quilts
We give our top tips for sewing baby quilts - from selecting the design to quilting ideas. Elizabeth shares a recent baby quilt she made and how she included the mother-to-be in the design process. The staff shares their spring sewing traditions.
Episode 592: Spring-Clean Your Quilts
Use nice weather as an excuse to clean or freshen the quilts in your home. We share tips for spot cleaning, washing, and drying your projects. We also chat with Heather Briggs from My Sew Quilty Life. (Note: This episode originally aired April 18, 2022)