The editors chat during the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast.

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Products We Love:


  • Designer Alison talks about the "slowing down" trend she's seeing on Instagram, which includes English Paper Piecing, hand-quilting and hand-piecing, and sewing curves.

Editor Interview:

  • Lindsay Mayland, multimedia editor (follow her on Instagram @lindsmayland)
  • She shares her favorite tools, how she got starting quilting after college, and what fun things she has planned for American Patchwork & Quilting social media for 2019!

Special LIVE segment:

Try This At Home:

  • Editor Joanna challenges our listeners to get out of their creative rut in a fun way! She shares tips for stretching your creativity and jumpstarting their inspiration.
  • This month's challenge: Play a game with us to sew something new out of a selection of fabrics! (Instructions on the podcast.)
  • Tag pictures of your challenge on Instagram using #APQTryThisAtHome.

Reader Tips:

  • Lisa shares reader-submitted tips about repurposing sewing scraps for holiday gift wrapping and decor. She also gives tips for personalizing gifts this season. See more Reader Tips here.