Quilt & Tell

By Quilting Daily

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Every quilt has a story to tell. Tracy, Lori and Ginger from Quilting Daily cover the full spectrum of experience, from a third-generation quilter to a practicing novice, and pull inspiration from their distinct backgrounds. Each episode features a patchwork of in-depth conversations and engaging stories that appeal to quilters of all skill levels and all quilting genres.

Episode Date
Pre-cut Perfection
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Kimberly Einmo joins Tracy, Lori, and Ginger on the show. Tracy reads letters from listeners, including one about copyright. Open Studios is a chat with author, quilt designer, fabric designer and the national spokesperson for Janome, Kimberly Einmo—she keeps the hosts in stitches sharing her stories about how she got where she is today. The Fine Finishes segment is all about “Pre-cuts, what’s in a name?” Stay Tuned! Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
Getting Scrappy with Bonnie Hunter
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Bonnie Hunter joins Tracy and Lori on the show. Lori and Tracy read a letter from a listener about thread choices. Then in Open Studios, they chat about what has changed since January when Bonnie was on the podcast, leaders and enders, and the “quilt police”. The Fine Finishes segment is sponsored by Handi Quilter, so Handi Quilter educator Adam Rateliff joins the show to discuss the controversial question “To prewash, or not to prewash”. Stay Tuned! Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Thank you to our sponsor, Handi Quilter! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
New Beginnings
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Christina Cameli drops by to chat about free-motion quilting, finding your style, and making the jump to creating her own classes. Tracy, Lori, and Ginger finally talk about the secret project—a new magazine! In Quiltspiration, the hosts read a letter and share photos of a Baby Yoda Quilt, then talk bag making, Pineapples, and new fabrics that are making them want to sew.     Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
Classes That Rock
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Angela Huffman, co-host of Love of Quilting TV and owner of Quilted Joy Designs, joins the podcast to share her quilting journey and teaching philosophy. Tracy shares a letter from a listener who is looking for tips on getting her 11-year-old her first sewing machine. In Fine Finishes, we discuss what happens when the student becomes the master.    Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Quilting Friends
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Tracy starts off the podcast by reading some amazing letters from our listeners. Then Lori, Tracy and Ginger share an update on their current projects and discuss some of their favorite quilting related online finds. With the country slowly starting to open up again, the team will be going back to the regular podcast schedule.   Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
Needle Pulling Thread
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Join Teri Lucas as she shares her soon to be released book, “Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting, Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon.”  In our Fine Finishes segment, Handi Quilter Educator, Susan Manry, joins Lori and Ginger as they discuss the controversial topic of whether quilting with a robot is not creative. Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Birthday Surprise
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10 weeks and Lori, Tracy and Ginger are still sheltering at home! In this episode, they all share an update on their current projects and Ginger and Tracy share some news from the Golden Peak Media filming studio. Also, Tracy gets a special birthday surprise from her co-podcasters, quilter Aby Dolinger and the quilting community that loves and adores her! Aby also joins us to share some tips for planning your own group quilts. Have some tissues handy, this episode is a tear-jerker, tears of joy! Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Are You An Artist or a Quilter?
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Join Alex Anderson and Joanne Sharpe as they chat with Tracy about the labels we place on ourselves, channeling your “inner 2nd grader”, and finding time to do what you love. Meanwhile, Lori, Ginger, and Tracy read fun letters from listeners, and later they chat about the obstacles that get in the way of quilting. Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Growing as a Quilter
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Still sheltering at home, Lori, Tracy and Ginger get everyone updated on their current projects and discuss a little gardening too. The ladies also share their thoughts about loving a fabric so much you don’t know what to do with it! Tracy shares a letter from a listener who found the best yard sale find ever! Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Raised by a Maker
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Kate Colleran from Seams Like a Dream joins the podcast. May is Raised by a Maker month at Quilting Daily, so Tracy, Lori & Ginger share stories about their kids as well as updating us about their current projects. Then Lori & Ginger speak with Kate and hear all about how she has raised a maker in her life. Our Fine Finishes segment is sponsored by Handi Quilter, so instructor Mary Beth Krapil joins the hosts to answer the controversial question “is longarm quilting a hand-pieced vintage top dishonoring the original maker?” Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Quiltspiration
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Lori, Tracy and Ginger get everyone updated on their current projects and share what they like to watch or listen to while they sew. The Quilt & Tell team also share some of the “quiltspiration” they have found to help keep us all busy as we stay at home.    Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2020
What I Learned Along the Way
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Alex Anderson joins Quilt & Tell! Today’s theme is What I learned Along the Way and Alex shares tips and lessons for quilters who want to make quilting their career. Meanwhile, Lori, Ginger, and Tracy are sheltering in place and they give an update on how they are feeling and the projects they are working on currently. In Fine Finishes, the conversation turns to the biggest lessons the hosts have learned in their lives.  Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Many thanks to our sponsor Quilters Select, Alex Anderson’s line of Quilting Products with RNK Distributing.  Whether it’s the ambidextrous quilting tools or the Select thread & bobbins, each are made specifically for quilters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Sheltering in Place
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It’s another Sew-cial Distancing Episode! Tracy, Lori, and Ginger chat about how they are holding up under the shelter in place order. They share the projects that they are working on and Ginger asks for advice. Then Tracy reads a letter from a listener and finally talk about how they are recording the show—in the closet! Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2020
Quilting the Quilt
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Catherine Redford joins the show, charming us with her delightful accent, sharing her dynamic process, and tempting us with some of her vast knowledge of quilting with a walking foot. Meanwhile, Lori, Ginger, and Tracy answer one listeners burning question about quilt storage. In Fine Finishes, the Quilt & Tell team debates with special guest, Debby Brown, on whether a quilt is truly quilted if it doesn’t have ribbon candy. Click here to view the show notes for this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2020
Evolution of a Maker
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Hope Yoder joins the show inspiring everyone to use their sewing supplies and have fun! Meanwhile, Lori, Ginger, and Tracy are sheltering in place and they read a letter from a listener. In Quiltspiration, they talk about the projects that are catching their eye on social media.  Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Apr 01, 2020
Sewcial Distancing - Live from Ginger's Closet
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Golden Peak Media employees are working from home, so the podcast is coming to you live from Ginger’s closet! (Almost kidding…) We are adding in bonus episodes over the coming weeks while we are all trying to keep ourselves occupied at home. Listen in as Tracy, Ginger, and Lori chat about transitioning to working from home, projects that are keeping them sane, and read a letter from a listener in Alaska! Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Mar 25, 2020
A Gallimaufry of Quilts and Topics
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Karen Cooper and Heather Kinion from the Modern Quilt Guild join Vivika live from the QuiltCon show floor to talk about the luscious quilts they saw. Meanwhile, back in the office, Lori and Tracy chat with managing editor Anissa Arnold. They talk about using chocolate brown as a neutral and read several letters from listeners. In Fine Finishes, they talk about National craft month and the non-quilting projects they are currently working on.  https://www.craftours.com/trips/?page=france-quilted-0920 Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Mar 11, 2020
QuiltCon Here We Come
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Peter Byrne, QuiltCon Best in Show 2020 winner, joins Vivika on the show floor! Ginger prepares to go to her first QuiltCon. Tracy and Ginger discuss organizing your sewing space. Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Feb 26, 2020
How to Be an Awesome Quilter
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What are the qualities that you think of when you admire a quilter? Today on the podcast Tracy, Lori, and Ginger discuss the qualities that they truly admire in quilters. In the Open Studios segment, they get to know Kim Niedzwiecki of gogokim.com. She talks about her inspiration each day and offers tips for being awesome on social media. Finally, in the Fine Finishes segment, Tracy, Lori, and Ginger circle back to the qualities they admire in others that makes them doubt their own abilities and they give each other a bit of a pep-talk.   Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Feb 12, 2020
The Quilting Company Podcast Becomes Quilt & Tell
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Today on the podcast Tracy, Lori, and Ginger spill the beans on a very big secret they’ve been keeping—The Quilting Company Podcast is now Quilt & Tell. They discuss why the name change is necessary and why they are so elated about the all of the new things happening at the company. In the Open Studios segment, they get to know each other a little better. Finally, in the Quiltspirations segment, they talk about what currently is inspiring them to hit their sewing machines and quilt! Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Jan 29, 2020
Quilting Resolutions
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Today on the podcast Tracy, Lori, and Ginger talk New Year’s quilting resolutions. They start the conversation discussing whether they set quilting resolutions and how they keep them. In Open Studios, the guest is Bonnie Hunter. In the Fine Finishes segment, they discuss their favorite memories from the podcast in 2019. Click here to view the show notes for this episode.
Jan 15, 2020
All Things Books
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Today on the podcast Tracy, Vivika, and Ginger talk about books, modern quilts, and sewing as a means for healing. They start the conversation discussing the books that are currently inspiring them. In Open Studios, Vivika chats with quilt designer and author Heather Black. In the Fine Finishes segment, they read an inspiring letter from a new listener. Listen in and get the show notes here: quiltingcompany.com/podcast.
Jan 01, 2020
Quilting With Kids
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Today on the podcast Tracy, Lori, and Ginger talk about sewing with and for kids. They start the conversation discussing the projects they are making for the kids in their lives. In Open Studios, Erin Hentzel from Avery Lane Sewing joins the ladies for a conversation about her new book, and teaching kids to sew. In the Fine Finishes segment, they talk about the pitfalls of teaching kids to sew and offer tips for success. Listen in and get the show notes here: quiltingcompany.com/podcast.
Dec 18, 2019
Quilting Inspiration
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Today on the podcast Tracy, Lori, and Ginger talk about Quilting Inspiration. They start the conversation discussing their favorite quilting TV shows of all time. Victoria Findlay Wolfe joins the ladies for a conversation about being one of the quilters featured on the special quilting episode of Craft in America on PBS, her new book, and her online classes.
Dec 04, 2019
More Quilt Market Fun
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This is Part II of Tracy, Lori, Ginger, and Vivika’s Quilt Market roundup! They start the conversation with all the things they missed at the Market. Open Studios is live from the show floor again, this time they chat with Lynette Anderson, then they discuss the inspiring products and fabrics that they saw on day two.
Nov 20, 2019
Quilt Market Fun!
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Tracy, Lori, Ginger, and Vivika just got back from International Quilt Market in Houston and they can’t wait to share what they saw!
Nov 06, 2019
The Tools We Use
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Today on the podcast we are talking about The Tools We Use. Vivika DeNegre, editor of Quilting Arts and Quilting Arts TV, joins us for the entire episode! We talk about our favorite tools, from embellishments to machines, and art quilting supplies to fabrics. Are you a hoarder like we are? In our Fine Finishes segment, we talk about the most unusual non-quilting item that you can’t live without.
Oct 23, 2019
We’re Moving! We’ll Be Back Soon!
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The studio where we record The Quilting Company Podcast is moving to a new location in Golden, Colorado. We recorded a short fun message on moving for you here! We'll be all settled in and back on track with our next episode soon!
Oct 09, 2019
Night at the Museum
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Today on the podcast we are talking about quilty dream destinations. We daydream about our bucket list quilting destinations. Our guest is Carolyn Ducey, the curator of collections at The International Quilt Museum—isn’t that a dream job? In our Fine Finishes segment, we talk about quilt storage. To fold or to roll?
Sep 25, 2019
Sew on the GO!
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Today on the podcast we are talking about project portability—Sew of the Go! First up, we discuss if Tracy, Lori, and Ginger actually bring sewing with them when they are out and about or traveling.
Sep 11, 2019
Love of Fabric
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Today on the podcast we are talking about all things fabric. From buying and storing fabric, designing fabric, and even our preferred method of using fabric—we talk about it all! Our guest is fabric and quilt designer, Latifah Saafir. Finally, in our Fine Finishes segment, to mix, or not to mix fabric collections?
Aug 28, 2019
Creative Diversions
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Today on the podcast we are talking about Creative Diversions. First up, we discuss our favorite sewing machine features that would need to be on the sewing machine we design. Our guest is Tula Pink. She tells us what it is really like to design a sewing machine, then tells us all about the moment she knew she wanted to become a fabric designer. Finally, we each talk about our personal creative diversions, and how we made the jump to working in the quilting industry. Listen in and get the show notes here at quiltingcompany.com/podcast. Thank you to our sponsor, Bernina!
Aug 14, 2019
Crossover Crafting
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Today on the podcast we are talking about Crossover Crafting—or the crafts that make you cheat on quilting. Our guests are Amanda Carestio, senior editor of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery and one of hosts of the Sew & Tell podcast. We also have Allison Korleski producer at Interweave and host and producer of the podcast, Fiber Nation. Finally, in our Fine Finishes segment, we ask the question If you were stuck on a desert island, and you could only bring one craft, what would you bring? Listen in and get the show notes here at quiltingcompany.com/podcast. Thank you to our sponsor, Bernina!
Jul 31, 2019
Free-motion Fun
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On today’s podcast we are talking about free-motion quilting. Lori, Tracy, and Ginger discuss what is on their level of expertise on quilting. Our guest is Karlee Porter, creator of Graffiti Quilting and founder of Honest Fabric. Finally, we discuss the controversial topic of when to buy the longarm. Listen in and get the show notes here at quiltingcompany.com/podcast. Thank you to our sponsor, Husqvarna Viking!
Jul 17, 2019
Embellish It!
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On today’s podcast we are talking about embellishing quilts. Lori, Tracy, and Vivika discuss what is on their design wall and what is trending in art quilting. Our guest is event specialist and educator for Huskvarna Viking, Karen Charles. Finally, we discuss the controversial topic How to cover up your quilting “Ooopsies”. Listen in and get the show notes here: quiltingcompany.com/podcast. Thank you to our sponsor, Husqvarna Viking!
Jul 03, 2019
A Man With A Plan
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On today’s podcast, we are talking about planning quilts. Lori, Tracy, and Ginger discuss how they plan their quilt projects. Our guest is designer Scott Flanagan of 4th & Main Designs. Finally, we discuss the controversial topic “Design Rejects” and when to throw in the towel on a quilt pattern.
Jun 19, 2019
Quilt Green
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On today’s podcast, we are talking about being green and frugal. Lori, Tracy, and Ginger discuss their favorite eco-friendly products, projects, and designers to follow. Then we discuss the most unusual things we have put on a quilt.
Jun 05, 2019
Quilt for a Cause
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Use your sewing powers for good on today's podcast! We discuss our favorite sewing charities and the practical considerations for making these quilts.
May 22, 2019
It’s a Panel Discussion
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It's all about panels on today's show. We talk to our guest, Ginger Sheehy Tatic about how fabric panels got her into quilting.
May 08, 2019
Passing On The Legacy
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Passing the sewing and quilting legacy onto future generations is something we talk about often. Luana Rubin and her daughter Sophie join us to discuss bridging the quilting generational gap.
Apr 24, 2019
Putting on the Show
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We’re talking about the quilt shows we all know and love, and the behind-the-scenes coordination that happens when we’re not looking. We also talk about our first quilt shows and, if we entered a quilt, would we want it to be judged? Tune in!
Apr 10, 2019
Your Creative Mojo
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We’re talking about our quilty MOJO—that desire and impulse to create. Where do we find it and how do we use it? Plus a special guest and a discussion around terminology used in the industry.
Mar 27, 2019
Resolution Refresh
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Let's revisit the quilty resolutions we made at the beginning of the year and solidify a plan on how to reach the goals we’ve set for ourselves.
Mar 13, 2019
Follow Your Passion
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We’ll be talking to Karen Gibbs—Design Director for Banyon Batiks by Northcott—about how her passion feeds her business. Then, we move into our Open Studio segment to discuss how our passion has influenced our lives and careers. Finally, we’ll tackle the age-old question: machine quilting or hand quilting? This is the quilting podcast you’ve been waiting for—take a listen!
Feb 27, 2019
Our Quilting Heritage
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We explore how we got into quilting and where this incredible journey has taken us, then we discuss and learn more about the Quilts of Valor® program, which awards quilts to any warrior who has been touched by war. We end the program by stating where each of us stands on the extremely controversial topic… to pin or not to pin? This is the quilting podcast you’ve been waiting for—take a listen!
Feb 20, 2019
The Quilting Company Podcast
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We’ve been diligently working behind the scenes to put together a quilt podcast series that focuses on conversations among quilters—and now we're bringing those stories to you in this special podcast.
Feb 01, 2019