16 04, 2014

Quiltcast #33 – Upcoming Events and Hand-Quilting

By |April 16th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|11 Comments

April and I are back to our usual schedules with the kids in school and Quilt Market just around the corner. I hope you are having a great week!


Check out the categories and information about Blogger’s Quilt Festival here – again, everyone is welcome, first quilt, only quilt or 50th quilt. Come and share with […]

9 04, 2014

Quiltcast #32 :: Spring Break Edition

By |April 9th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

It’s been quiet here this week! I’m hanging out with the kiddos, while taking care of my to do list – some days are fuller than others!

As promised in the Quiltcast a few links :

I’m getting ready for Blogger’s Quilt Festival, if you haven’t participated before check it out and plan to join us! (I’ll […]

2 04, 2014

Quiltcast #31 – Places We Go

By |April 2nd, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

We all have regular places we check in, when we log on to the computer, or pick up the tablet.  Where do you like to go? 

April and I chat about our favorite online spots, and a little bit about why we go there.


Image Search




Moda Bake Shop

One Kings Lane

Dot & Bo

Craftsy and their deals on Quilting Supplies


*Some […]

26 03, 2014

Quiltcast #30 :: Quilting With a Modern Slant

By |March 26th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

How do you define yourself as a quilter? There are lots of different types of quilts to make, but do they define us as quilters? April and I share our thoughts on modern quilting, and would love to continue the conversation with you! Share your thoughts in the comments, or email us!


Weeks’ review of Quilting […]

5 03, 2014

Quiltcast #27

By |March 5th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

Catch up with us on the happenings in our studios, and current deadlines. April shared some big news on her blog this week, and there’s a giveaway if you hurry over.

Check out my most recent quilt top here, and maybe join for a gray swap!


Other things we like to sew :: Top 5 patterns or […]

29 01, 2014

Quiltcast #22

By |January 29th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Catch up with us and what we have been working on, and what’s coming up!


Find Your Lula

Salt Lake Modern Quilt Guild

*Quilt Backs

Pieced vs. wide backing – what do you prefer?

Check out these wide backing options at Fat Quarter Shop!

*Quilt Disasters :(

temporary sashing, to wash without fraying.

enzyme detergent for proteins


Top 5 Kitchen Tools – Everyone has […]

15 01, 2014

Quiltcast #20

By |January 15th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments

We’ve already done 20 Quiltcast episodes! I really hope that you enjoy them and are finding some value in the midst of our chats. Thanks for your enthusiasm!

Design Process

Sometimes our designs are guided by what is requested of us, we both use EQ7 to design and audition fabrics there.

Mac users will be excited to know that […]

8 01, 2014

Quiltcast #19

By |January 8th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments

Today we are talking about our fabric scraps, sorting, storing, and using our scraps. Join April and I as we try to make sense of our scrap stashes!

Shout Color Catcher are a great save for washing quilts with lots of color, or less quality dyes.

Plastic storage boxes might be a good option for me to get started […]

1 01, 2014

Quiltcast #18

By |January 1st, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

Happy New Year! April and I are chatting about our 2014 deadlines, and goals.

Share your goals and aspirations with us, and let us know what you need help with :)

Listen for more details about the Pillow Collective!

ReSEWloutions with Baby Lock seen here.

Sewtopia details here.

Quilt Bliss

Small Town Quilt Show…In a Big Town Way


We always welcome your […]

11 12, 2013

Quiltcast #16

By |December 11th, 2013|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

We are chatting about fabrics again! Basics we like to use, and lines we are looking forward to. Also, April shares some exciting news!


We started off chatting about what we’ve been up to –

Fitbit mentioned can be seen here.

Check out the #apqquiltalong posts here.


Top five fabric lines and basics

Bella Solids – whites

P & B Sketch – mist

Essex […]

4 12, 2013

Quiltcast #15

By |December 4th, 2013|podcast, Quiltcast|4 Comments

Our quilting time-saving tips – learn what works for April and I, and maybe pick up a new trick!



Accuquilt Go! Cutter – I especially love this for half-square triangles, diamonds, and other precision cuts.

Chain piecing

Making a test block

Press in layers

Cutting a whole project, working in stages for each project

pre-cuts – anyone else collecting charm packs?

Learning […]

26 11, 2013

Quiltcast #14

By |November 26th, 2013|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

Finding balance is always a challenge – hear our thoughts and ideas for keeping family life and quilting in balance.

Knowing when to stop, and let go of the self-imposed deadlines, and say no, so I can relax and enjoy.

Step back, start over or make a list, and prioritize everything.

Chore time with my kids – daily […]