I was delighted to meet Missie Carpenter of Hallbrook Designs earlier this year. She makes incredible appliqué and english paper pieced quilts using warm inviting colorways with lots of tans, browns, reds and blacks. Her workmanship is beautiful and I am excited to have her here today to talk about how she creates! http://www.hallbrookdesigns.blogspot.com/
I can't get enough knowledge about how people work with fabric scraps. Joan Ford is the author of 2 scrap quilt books AND the developer of 'Scrap Therapy'. So I had to have her on the show to share her thoughts behind scrap management and how to use them in quilts. http://hummingbird-highway.com/
Amanda Murphy is a graphic designer that has turned her art in to fabric, embroidery designs and quilts. I am excited to have her share her design process and tell us a bit about her new book Modern Holiday. Website: www.amandamurphydesign.com
Victoria Findlay Wolfe joins me again and I asked her to chat about double wedding rings and other fabulous quilting activities she is up to! She is one busy quilter with traveling and making.. all rolled into one spectacular splash of color! She writes at her website Bumblebeans where you can have a glimpse into her creative life.
I think I first meet John Kubiniec via twitter or facebook where we were chatting about some project and his 'Big Rig Quilting' tag kept showing. Curiosity got the better of me and I had to get to know him! John is a quilt maker, longarm quilter and he is super creative.. plus we love the color red!
The delightful Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter joins me today to talk about her first book with Martingale, designing, tutorials and she is going to share some awesome quilting tips with me today! I know the one I'm going to try first.. listen to to hear what it is!
Australian Quilt and Fabric designer Lynette Anderson is always a joy to have on the show. She is going to tell me about her newest fabric line and about traveling to many different countries to teach this year. From Russia to Sweden to Spain with many other stops in between, including stops here in the US while she is at the trade show. Plus Lynette has a cool new applique tip for us!
Rachel Hauser of Stitched in Color always has some interesting chat going on. I have read her fabric posts for many years and I'm really happy to have her join me to talk about different ways to stretch your creative muscle. With her Mosaic contests to super tutorials, Rachel has great information to share.
Jenean Morrison is a fabulous designer and you can find her quilt designs on Free Spirit fabric. I had a chance to do be in a workshop with Jenean and I so want you to meet her today! Her designs are happy and lively and full of details.
Sara Lawson joins me to chat about her new fabric line called Jungle from Art Gallery. I also ask her to give us some tips on bag making today! if you have a bag question leave it in the comments so I can ask Sara on the show today!
Nancy Mahoney is an amazing quilt designer, fabric designer, instructor and editor for Martingale books! This year Nancy is joining me each month to go deeper on topics that you want to know about. Today we are going to talk about the power of good 'fabric/block pressing' skills, thrify quilting and sampler quilts.
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