Listen to host Pat Sloan chat with guests Sherry Reynolds, Melody Miller, and Caleb Willis on the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast.

Guest: Sherry Reynolds

Topics: designing quilts

She says: "I use a 1/4-inch draft paper, and I usually start with the size I want of a quilt, and then I just fill in the elements. Once that's done, it's just a matter of figuring out the measurements and a logical way to sew it all together."


Guest: Melody Miller of Cotton and Steel

Topics: designing fabric

She says: "We've been working more collaboratively than I think most designers in most companies are able to work. We've given each other a whole lot of creative direction. We've had the ability to get together as a group several times to spend these 18-hour days just pounding out these collections and getting all the details right."


Guest: Caleb Willis of Island Batiks

Topics: batiks

He says: "It's not just about producing product, but we're about making product that's environmentally safe and sound and supporting the local community in Bali."