Crafty Planner Podcast

A podcast about crafting and the creative process.

Patrick Lose / Episode 90

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, diversity, makers

Today's guest is Patrick Lose. Living in Arizona, Patrick is a quilter, pattern designer, fabric designer and teacher. During our podcast, we talk about his twenty years of experience in the sewing industry, how traditional and modern quilting interact along with why he is starting his own fabric company. Patrick and I barely scratched the surface with this conversation and hope for a part two in 2017. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 

Sarah Thomas of Sariditty / Quilty Box October edition

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, makers, quilty box

Today's podcast guest is Sarah Thomas of Sariditty. Living in northwest United States, Sarah is a quilter, pattern designer, Handiquilter instructor, wife and animal mother. During our podcast, we talk about her creative journey, designing quilts and what she included in her Quilty Box. I hope you love the episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Quilty Box for sponsoring this episode. 

Sarah Nishiura / Episode 88

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, diversity, makers, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Sarah Nishiura. Living in Chicago, Illinois,  Sarah is quilter, teacher, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about how she integrated thrifted pieces into her quilts, her love for math and how she teaches others to quilt. I hope you love the episode. 

Special thank you to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring today's episode. 

Nichole Vogelsinger of Wild Boho / Mighty Lucky October Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in makers, mighty lucky, fiber arts

As part of my series on the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's guest is Nichole Vogelsinger of Wild Boho. Living in Pennsylvania, Nichole is a pattern designer, author, wife and mother. For this month, she is teaching us how to create your own embroidery pattern!  During our podcast, we talk about her challenge, including two different ways to make the pattern, along with her tools and techniques for making hoop art. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

Diane Gilleland / Episode 86

Posted by craftyplanner in community, makers

Today's podcast guest is Diane Gilleland. Living in Oregon, Diane is the genius behind Crafty Pod who has written three books, taught all over the country and for Creative Live along with being an early craft blogger and Podcaster. During our podcast, we have a thoughtful and deep conversation about the ever changing craft industry and why she decided to leave. This is a raw and emotional episode meant to be thought provoking so if there is a need to respond to it, I would appreciate a kind one. Thank you.

Liesl Gibson / Episode 85

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Liesl Gibson. Living in Madrid, Spain, Liesl is the owner of Liesl & Co whose pattern companies include Straight Stitch Society, Lisette, Oliver & S and Liesl & Co. She also designs fabrics and writes books along with being a wife and a mother. During our podcast, we talk about working with her husband, the importance of living genuinely and why you could buy and make what you love. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Kaari Meng of French General / Quilty Box September Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, quilting, fiber arts, quilty box

Today's podcast guest is Kaari Meng. Living in Los Angeles, California, Kaari is the owner of French General, author of six craft books, creative retreat organizer, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about her love for French design, her pursuit of things that make her happy and what she has included in her Quilty Box. I hope you enjoy this inspiring episode


Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode.

Jo Packham / Episode 83

Posted by craftyplanner in community

Today's podcast guest is Jo Packham. Jo is the creator and editor in chief of the Where Women Create, Where Women Cook and Where Women Create Business magazines, owns her own publishing company, has a line of Sizzix dies, co-founded the Creative Connection, and has owned and operated local stores in Ogden, Utah.  During our podcast, we talk about how she looks for artists to showcase in her magazines, how defeat should be a badge of honor and the importance of knowing your own truth. 

Annabel Wrigley / Episode 82

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Annabel Wrigley. Living in rural Virginia, Annabel is the author of the "We Love to Sew" series, owner of the Little Pincushion Studio, fabric and pattern designer, teacher, mother and wife. During our podcast, we talk about how she became a children's sewing teacher, the best lesson she has learned from teaching and how she finds balance in her life. I hope you enjoy the episode.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Jacquie Gering / Mighty Lucky September Edition

As part of the ongoing Mighty Lucky Quilting Club series, today's podcast guest is Jacquie Gering. Living in Kansas City, Jacquie is the co-author of Quilt Modern and author of an upcoming book called Walk, quilter, teacher, Chair of the Modern Quilt Guild, wife and mother to two sons. During the podcast, we talk about how her design style has changed, her Mighty Lucky challenge to explore negative space, the Modern Quilt Guild's blog post about derivative work and how to see quilts from a compositional perspective.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Special thanks to Lucky Spool Media and Sewtopia for sponsoring this episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Kathy Hall of Andover Fabrics / Episode 80

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting

Today's podcast guest is Kathy Hall. Living in New York, Kathy is a fabric designer, sewist, and Design Director for Andover Fabrics. During our podcast, we talk about her work as a fabric designer including the Little House on a Prairie fabric line, what she looks for in a new fabric designer, the process of creating a fabric line and her thoughts on modern and traditional quilting.

Thank you to Fat Quarter Shop and Andover Fabrics for sponsoring this episode!

Heather Jones / Episode 79

Today's podcast guest is Heather Jones. Living in Cincinnati, Ohio, Heather is a quilter, two time finalist for the Martha Stewart American Made Awards, author, teacher, fabric and pattern designer. During our podcast, we talk about why she declined her first book offer and waited to write Quilt Local, how she followed her heart and pursued art as a career and her thoughts about the idea of "derivative" work in modern quilting.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Gotham Quilts for sponsoring this episode!

Amy Barickman / Quilty Box August Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, fabric design, quilting, makers, quilty box

Today's podcast guest is Amy Barickman. Living in Kansas City, Amy owns Indygo Junction and designs both patterns and fabric. During our podcast, we talk about the role her mother has played in her career, her design process, what she included in her Quilty Box and the changes she has seen in the last twenty five years in the industry. I hope you love the episode!

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.
Special thanks to Quilty Box for sponsoring this episode. 

Melissa Mora of Melly Sews / Episode 77

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing

Today's podcast guest is Melissa Mora of the blog Melly Sews. Living in Texas, Melissa is a sewist, teacher, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about the creative energy in Austin, the real life of a football coach's wife, her garment making history and how she gives everyone permission to make clothes that fit you. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

Sarah Fielke / Mighty Lucky August Episode

Posted by craftyplanner in makers, mighty lucky
As part of the ongoing Mighty Lucky Quilting Club series, Today's podcast guest is Sarah Fielke. As a quilter, self proclaimed applique lover, teacher, author, pattern and fabric designer living in Australia, we talk about her design challenge to make applique blocks inspired by pieced blocks, her passion for quilt history, moving on from Material Obsession and what she would do if she had a day free of obligations.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Lucky Spool Media and Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Lea Redmond / Episode 75

Posted by craftyplanner in makers

Today's guest is Lea Redmond of Leafcutter Designs. Living in Oakland, California, Lea is a maker, creative thinker, and inspiring person. We talk about her book, Knit the Sky, how she raises awareness through small acts and her creation of the World's Smallest Post Office project.  There is also a giveaway for a copy of her book. Please check out my website, craftyplanner.com, for more information. 

Kim Werker / Episode 74

Posted by craftyplanner in makers

Today's podcast guest is Kim Werker. Living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Kim is a maker, crochet genius, creative thinker, wife, mother and just all around fun person. During our podcast, we talk about her book, Make it Mighty Ugly, how she became the first editor of Interweave Crochet and how everyone is creative in their own way. As a warning, this episode has been labeled explicit due to colorful language. 

Kathleen Starr of Starr Design Fabrics / Quilty Box July Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, makers, quilty box

Today's guest is Kathleen Starr of Starr Design Fabrics. Living in a small town in Northern California, Kathleen is a quilter, pattern designer, wife, mother and hand dye expert. During our podcast, we talk about her hand dye practice, how the industry has changed in the last twenty years and how she designed the fabrics and patterns in her Quilty Box. I hope you enjoy the episode.

This episode is sponsored by Quilty Box. 

Charlotte Newland / Episode 72

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's guest is Charlotte Newland. Living in England, Charlotte is a garment sewist, quilter, wife, mother and a contest on this season's Great British Sewing Bee. During the podcast, we talk about the process of becoming a contestant for the show, her garment making journey and her adorable bunny slippers. We talk extensively about this season (and there are some swear words) so let this serve as your spoiler alert. 

Cheryl Arkison / Mighty Lucky July Edition

As part of my continuing series of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's guest is Cheryl Arkison. Cheryl is a Canadian pattern designer, author, wife and mother. For this month, she is teaching the "One Fabric, One Quilt" design challenge where she tackles the beauty of using one fabric in a quilt. It's also a great way to use up your large scale quilting cottons. During our podcast, we talk about her sketchbook process, being a QuiltCon judge and developing your quilt voice.


Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Special thanks to Lucky Spool Media, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia for sponsoring this episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes and the Aurifil thread box giveaway!), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Sonya Philip of 100 Acts of Sewing / Episode 70

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, diversity, makers

Today's podcast guest is Sonya Philip of 100 Acts of Sewing. Living in San Francisco, California, Sonya is a maker, garment pattern designer, wife and mother.  During our podcast, we talk about her journey, how the act of sewing changed her perspective about herself, her thoughts on "fast fashion" and the empowerment of making for yourself.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode and a chance to win a subscription to Creativebug, please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Norma Loehr of Orange Lingerie / Episode 69

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Norma Loehr of Orange Lingerie. Living in Boston, Massachusetts, Norma is a trained bra maker, pattern designer, author and wife. During our podcast, we talk about the misconceptions of bra fit, how to take care of your lingerie and tips for making your first bra.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Heather Givans / Quilty Box June Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, makers, quilty box

Today's podcast guest is Heather Givans of Crimson Tate. Located in Indianapolis, Heather is a fabric and pattern designer, store owner, wife and dog momma. During our podcast, we talk about designing her fabric collections, what is in her Quilty Box, why you don't want to be "like Pauline" and so much more. 


Music by Mekanism Sound.

This episode is sponsored by Quilty Box and StoryPatches.


Elizabeth (Libs) Elliott / Episode 67

Today's podcast guest is Elizabeth (Libs) Elliott. Living in Toronto, Canada, Libs is a fabric and quilt designer, teacher, wife and mother. During the podcast, we talk about her work with textiles and the design world, her relationship to music, how she designs her quilts using a computer program and so much more. 

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Special thanks to Andover Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Angela Walters / Mighty Lucky June Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, makers, mighty lucky

As part of my continuing series of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's guest is Angela Walters of Quilting is my Therapy. Living in Missouri, Angela is a longarm quilter, fabric designer, author, teacher, wife and mother. For this month, she is teaching about Quilting with Words for her design challenge. During our podcast, we talk about her teaching style, why she decided to open up a store and the importance of finishing as opposed to perfection. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Lucky Spool Media for sponsoring this episode.
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Blair Stocker / Episode 65

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Blair Stocker of Wise Craft Handmade. Living in Seattle, Washington, Blair is an author, upcycle artist, maker, quilter, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about how she concentrated her craft work, her thrifted stash collection and how she prepares for presentations.I hope you love the episode!

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Jack Edson / Episode 64

Posted by craftyplanner in diversity, makers, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Jack Edson. Living in Hamburg, New York, Jack is an art collector, self taught sewer/quilter and trained librarian. During our conversation, we talk about taking chances while making, art versus craft, gender and the inspiration behind his quilts .


Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

AnneMarie Chany / Quilty Box May Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, makers, quilty box
Today's podcast guest is AnneMarie Chany of Gen X Quilters. Living in Columbus, Ohio, AnneMarie is a pattern designer, quilter, author, teacher, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about her modern interpretation of traditional quilts, her love of sampler quilts and her transition from engineering to quilting.

For show notes, please check out my website (craftyplanner.com/podcast).


This episode is sponsored by QuiltyBox and RJR Fabrics.


Thank you for listening!

Sarah Watts / Episode 62

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Sarah Watts of Wattsalot. Living in Atlanta, Georgia, Sarah is an illustrator, fabric designer, co-founder of Cotton + Steel, wife and mother to Pennie Pants. During our podcast, we talk about fabric hoarding, her path as an illustrator, the latest collaboration with Anna Bond and so much more. I hope you love the episode!

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Cotton + Steel, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Amy Gibson / Mighty Lucky May Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers, mighty lucky

As part of my series for the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's podcast guest is Amy Gibson of Stitchery Dickory Dock. Amy is an author, quilting teacher, pattern designer, host of Craftsy's 2012 Block of the Month Club, wife and mother of four. Living in Denver, Colorado, we talk about how her seemingly disparate background experiences led to her success today, how to find your "quilt voice" and the use of contrast to create visually appealing quilts. I hope you enjoy the episode.


This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool Media and Fat Quarter Shop


You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast. 

Vickie Howell / Episode 60

Posted by craftyplanner in community, makers, fiber arts

Today's podcast guest is Vickie Howell. Living in Austin, Texas, Vickie is a fiber artist, teacher, tv host, author, wife, and mother. As the host of Knitty Gritty, she helped me see fiber art as a craft for a younger generation while encouraging me to explore color. During our podcast, we talk about her definition of success, internet jealousy, her thoughts of art versus craft and how she wants to give people permission to see positivity.  I hope you enjoy the episode. 


This episode is sponsored by Creativebug. 

You can find the show notes can be found on my website: craftyplanner.com/podcast 

John Q Adams / Episode 59

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, diversity, community, makers

Today's podcast guest is JQ Adams from Quilt Dad. Living in North Carolina, John is an author, pattern designer, quilter, husband and father of three children. During our podcast, we talk about how he balances a full time career and his quilting, his collaborations, and his thoughts on the quilting community.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by Creativebug, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia. 

You can find the show notes on my website: craftyplanner.com/podcast.

Jeni Baker of In Color Order / Quilty Box April podcast

Today's podcast guest is Jeni Baker of In Color Order. Jeni is a pattern and fabric designer along with wife and mom to George, the bunny. During our podcast, we talk about her creative journey, why she is no longer designing fabric and her love of color.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by QuiltyBox (quiltybox.com) 

You can find the show notes on my website (craftyplanner.com)

Jen Beeman of Grainline Studio / Episode 57

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Jen Beeman of Grainline Studio. Living in Chicago, Illinois, Jen is garment pattern designer, maker, knitter, and wife. During our podcast, Jen and I talk about her journey to today, her advice for new designers and why being an entrepreneur is a perfect fit for her.

This episode is sponsored by A Gathering of Stitches retreat, Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 
You can find notes from this episode at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

Alison Glass / Mighty Lucky April Edition

Today's podcast guest is Alison Glass. Living in Virigina, Alison is a wife, mother, author, fabric and pattern designerDuring our podcast, we talk about her motto to "live in the new", how she design fabric and why sewing is important to her. I hope you enjoy the episode.


This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool MediaA Gathering of Stitches retreat and Fat Quarter Shop


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Brandon Mably / Episode 55

Today's podcast guest is Brandon Mably of Kaffe Fassett Studio. Living in London, England, Brandon is a knitwear designer for Rowan Yarns and Vogue Knitting. He also designs fabric for the Kaffe Fassett Collective. During our podcast, we talk about his instinctive use of color, how he never stops learning and his positive and inspiring perspective on life.

This episode is sponsored by Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 

You can hear the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

*Please note that the previous version omitted ten minutes at the end of the interview. This is the latest version. Thank you!*

Valori Wells / Episode 54

Today's podcast guest is Valori Wells. Living in Sisters, Oregon, Valori is a fabric and pattern designer along with the daughter of Jean Wells. During our podcast, Valori talks about the day to day life of a fabric designer, working with her mother, the challenges of living in the moment when you are self employed and how traveling has changed her perspective. 

*This episode has been labeled explicit due to language.*


This episode is sponsored by Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 

You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

London Kaye / Episode 53

Posted by craftyplanner in makers, fiber arts

Today's podcast guest is London Kaye. She is a New York based street artist and yarn bomber. During our podcast, London and I talk about how she went from a full dance scholarship at New York University to a street artist/yarn bomber, the story behind her past projects and the passion she brings to her work. 


Music by Mekanism Sound. 


This episode is sponsored by Creativebug

You can find the show notes on my website: (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Violet Craft / Episode 52

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Violet Craft (violetcraft.com)Living in Portland, Oregon, Violet is a wife, mother, fabric and pattern designer. During our podcast, we talk about growing up with crafty grandparents, the inspiration behind her fabric and pattern collections and the importance of doing what you love.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by CreativebugFat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia

You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

Rossie Hutchinson- Mighty Lucky March Edition

As part of my continuing series of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's guest is Rossie Hutchinson. Living outside Ann Arbor, Michigan, Rossie is an improv quilter, wife and mother to many animals. For this month, she is teaching "One Wrong Color" about using color in your work. During our podcast, we talk about crafts of self sufficiency, love of color and the importance of credit and respect in the community.

This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool Media (luckyspool.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) 
Music by Mekanism Sound. 
You can find show notes on my website (craftyplanner.com)

Diversity in the Quilting World Panel Discussion - Episode 50

Posted by craftyplanner in diversity

Today's podcast is different than any of the other episodes. It is a recording of the Diversity in the Quilting World panel discussion from Quilt Con West. Since we stripped the audio from a periscope recording, I apologize in advance for it not being the best. I still hope you will be able to enjoy the discussion. Thank you for listening.

Drew Steinbrecher / Episode 49

Today's podcast guest is Drew Steinbrecher. Living in Cincinnati, Ohio, he is a graphic designer, knitter and quilter. During our conversation, we talk about his crafty history, the inclusion of his Letting Go quilt in Sherri Lynn Wood's Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters and what he is working on now.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by Creativebugthe Precut Store and Sewtopia

You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs / Episode 48

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs. Living in Nashville, Tennessee, she is a fabric and stationary designer. During our conversation, we explore how her childhood dreams of being a designer were revisited after a stressful work experience, how her parent's love for music influenced her Beatbox fabric line and the story behind her Girlfriends series. 


This episode is sponsored by 
Creativebug (creativebug.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com). 

Music by Mekanism Sound. 
You can find the show notes (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Cal Patch / Episode 47

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Cal Patch. Living in upstate New York, Cal is a teacher, author, textile artist and farmer. As a maker extraordinaire, we talk about her creative journey from fashion design to today, her passion for teaching both in person and through Creativebug along with describing her perfect day.


This episode is sponsored by Textillia (textillia.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Creativebug (creativebug.com).

Music by Mekanism Sound.

For more information, please check out the show notes here. (craftyplanner.com/podcast)


Season Evans - Mighty Lucky February Edition

As part of my ongoing series with the designers of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's guest is Season Evans. She will be teaching this month's lesson on minimal improv quilting. We talk about how she fell in love with quilting, her favorite fabrics and how she designs her quilts. 

This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool Media (luckyspool.com) and Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com). 
Music by Mekanism Sound. 
You can find show notes on my website (craftyplanner.com)

Frank Palmer / Episode 45

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, diversity, makers

Today's podcast guest is Frank Palmer of Full Frontal Quilt and Dyeworks. Living in Florida, Frank owns a long arm quilting business creating unique and fun quilts. During our conversation, we talk about how each quilt tells him how they want to be quilted, the importance of fulfillment in your work and his thoughts on the recent discussions about men in the quilting industry. As a warning, there are cuss words so I have labeled the episode as explicity.


This episode is sponsored by 
Bill Volckening (willywonkyquilts.blogspot.com), Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) and Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com). 


Music by Mekanism Sound. 


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Kathy Doughty / Episode 44

Today's podcast guest is Kathy Doughty of Material ObsessionLiving in Australia, Kathy is a quilt store owner, fabric and quilt designer, teacher, wife and mother. Well known for her love of color and modern interpretations of traditional quilts, Kathy and I talk about the promise of joy with each new project, her fabric crusade for the love of brown, how she shares the permission to be "you" and so much more. 


This episode is sponsored by Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Free Spirit Fabric  (freespiritfabric.com)


Music by Mekanism Sound. 


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com).

Cristy Fincher / Episode 43

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Cristy Fincher of Purple Daisies Quilting. 

She is a quilter, teacher and quilt designer. During the podcast, we talk about being the daughter of master quilter, Sharon Schamber, what skills she recommends for all quilters, and her thoughts on teaching.


This episode is sponsored by 
Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) and Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com/). 


Music by Mekanism Sound. 


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Krista Fleckenstein - Mighty Lucky January Edition

Today's podcast is the first in a new series about the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, founded by Lucky Spool Media. Our first teacher is Krista Fleckenstein of Spotted Stone and author of Beyond Cotton. During our conversation, we talk about how she has always been artistic, her award winning quilts at Quilt Con 2013 and why she is teaching others about the many uses of bias tape.


This episode is sponsored by 
Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com). 

Music by Mekanism Sound. 

You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

Bill Volckening / Episode 41

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, community

Today's podcast guest is Bill Volckening. As a self proclaimed "quilt magnet", Bill is a quilt collector, appraiser, author and exhibit curator. During our conversation, we talk about why he started collecting quilts, the beauty of imperfect quilts, his books and what he sees is the next trend in quilting.


This episode is sponsored by Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) and The Modern Quilt Guild (themodernquiltguild.com/). Music by Mekanism Sound. You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).


I will be taking two weeks off for the holidays. See you in the New Year!

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