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QOF Episode 132 - Roderick Kiracofe
My guest today is Roderick Kiracofe. He is the author of The American Quilt and Cloth and Comfort. He co-founded the Quilt Digest and has been actively involved in the creation of some of America's most important private and corporate quilt collections. He has curated exhibitions in the United States and overseas. I met Roderick last summer at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, where he had an incredible display of unconventional and unexpected quilts so we'll dive into the first and second editions of that book as well. I can't wait to share with you the life of a quilt curator, collector, and author.Roderick's website: https://www.theamericanquilt.com/Roderick's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roderick752/?hl=enTODAY'S SHOW SPONSOR:Sew Yeah Quilting (affiliate link to support this podcast)Support the showThank you for listening to the Quilter on Fire Podcast.
QOF Episode 131 - Trixi Symonds of Sew Your Own Softie
My guest today is Trixi Symonds, an author and softie designer who has been teaching sewing to children for over 30 years. She is the founder of Sew Your Own Softie on Etsy Australia, and the Global Kids Sewing Party every year in March to inspire adults around the world to sew with kids in their lives.She has three wonderful books under her belt, including one that she coauthored with one of my past podcast guests, Deborah Fisher. Remember her adorable ceramics? That was Episode # 65. Trixi has created a resource for teachers, librarians, parents, anyone in fact, who teaches kids.Sew Your Own Softie Etsy Page by Trixi SymondsTrixi's blog: https://www.sewasoftie.com/blog Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sewasoftie/ Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15341... Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@SewaSoftie/v... TODAY'S SHOW SPONSORS:Sew Yeah Quilting (affiliate link to support the podcast)Rosie Girl Quilting (Save 15% with checkout code FIRE15)Support the showThank you for listening to the Quilter on Fire Podcast.
QOF Episode 130 - Emma Brassfield of Studio 7t7
My guest today is Emma Brassfield of Studio 7t7, a maker based in Surrey, United Kingdom, who has made the transition from a unique creative career in costume design for movies to the world of sewing and patterns.She is known, not only for her creative design in bag making and sewing, but also for how she brings people together online with her memberships and more. She goes live to challenge herself and her followers to new projects and push them in new directions.I first met Emma on the Clubhouse app in the Quilty Biz Chat, and I was thrilled to turn that online connection into an actual meeting in the UK last summer when I went to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham. Tune in to hear her top tips for bag making and sew much more...Emma Brassfield's websiteYoutube Tips For CreativesBag Making TipsTODAY'S SHOW SPONSORS:1. Sew Yeah Quilting (affiliate link to support this podcast)2. Kingfisher Craft Company (Use code FIRE at checkout for all in stock items until Sept. 30, 2023)Join me here for a textile inspired trip to Japan May 15-26, 2024Support the show by buying me a coffee!Support the showThank you for listening to the Quilter on Fire Podcast.
QOF Episode 129 - Scott Culley
My guest today is Scott Culley. He is a quilt artist, upcycled architect, husband, and father of two who has become known on the quilting scene for his foundation paper pieced portraits and masks. He has brought to the world the incredible pictorial quilts you will see below.This week on the podcast, we dive into a great conversation about the masks we use in our lives for many different reasons. Sometimes we hide behind a mask. Sometimes we realize we've been masking and strive to unpeel those layers to find ourselves. And other times we put on the show of a glorious mask in order to feel and reveal our true selves to the world.Scott Culley's WEBSITETODAY'S SHOW SPONSORS:Sew Yeah Quilting (affiliate link to support this podcast)Join me here for a textile inspired trip to Japan May 15-26, 2024Support the show by buying me a coffee!Support the showThank you for listening to the Quilter on Fire Podcast.
QOF Episode 128 - Rebecca Bryan
My guest today is Rebecca Bryan, Author, Teacher and Founder of the Make Modern Triangles Quilt Club. She is a self-proclaimed freezer paper piecing evangelist. Her name has become synonymous with modern triangles and she has 2 modern books out to back it up called Modern Triangle Quilts and Modern Rainbow – 14 Imaginative Quilts that play with colour. She won an award at QuiltCon for minimalist design and with her students and her community she loves to take the time to celebrate all the quilty moments from start to finish.Rebecca's Website - BryanHouseQuiltsTODAY'S SHOW SPONSORS:Sew Yeah QuiltingThe Crafty Nomad Join me here for a textile inspired trip to Japan May 15-26, 2024Support the showThank you for listening to the Quilter on Fire Podcast.
Quilting is the best hobby on earth! It includes everything from quilts and fibre art to wearables and bags. It brings you immense joy and it's a great stress reliever, but it does come with its own set of challenges. Join Brandy Maslowski, a.k.a the Quilter on Fire, as she tackles the latest quilting topics and interviews guests from all over the world. If you want to hear the latest quilting tips and tricks, listen to the experts and become a better quilter, then this show's for you.