Episode 508: Upgrade Your Sewing Life
On this episode, our staff shares upgrades they made to their sewing lives -- both small and larger changes that have made an impact. We also chat with the amazing Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter.
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Upgrade Your Sewing Life
Sometimes it’s the smallest things that make the biggest impact. And sometimes it’s the big dreams that finally become a reality that creates magic in your sewing space. On this episode, our staff shares upgrades they made to their sewing lives, and we hope it'll have you thinking about some ways you can upgrade your own sewing life. Here's the topics covered in the podcast:
- Challenging yourself to learn something new
- Standing while sewing
- Buying quality tools
- Sewing table with a drop-in for machine
- Adjustable cutting table
- Continuous spray bottle for ironing
- Design wall
Joanna, the editor of Quilts & More magazine, chats with Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter. Amy is a talented pattern designer, fabric designer for Riley Blake Fabrics (her newest collection is Notting Hill), and blogger. Amy shares how she started quilting, tips for finding motivation and time to sew, how she organizes her fabric, and her journey building an online quilting community. Amy has more than 100 free tutorials on her website, and is doing so much to connect quilters and share her knowledge with the quilting community.