Podcast Episode # 80: Kathy Hall

Sitting in the back of the room at the Lizzy House and Libs Elliott Schoolhouses at Spring Quilt Market was Kathy Hall. Quietly arranging samples and making sure Lizzy and Libs had everything they needed, Kathy was orchestrating the show. I found it irresistible to watch her work although my eyes should have been completely focused on the presentations. I have learned …

Podcast Episode # 62 : Sarah Watts

I remember watching this video about the Cotton + Steel collaboration and being excited about what was going to happen next. Five talented entrepreneurs set out to change the way fabric lines are designed through extensive collaboration and outstanding design. As the fabric lines have come out, I noticed my fabric hoarding collecting always includes the illustrations of Sarah Watts of …

Quilty Box April Podcast: Jeni Baker of In Color Order

When I first started to sew, I became obsessed with vintage floral sheets. Drawn to their softness, colors and childhood memories, the sheets were inexpensive enough that I felt comfortable sewing with them. They were also plentiful from local garage sales and flea markets. A google search of sewing with vintage sheets produced Jeni Baker of In Color Order’s website Her bubbly …

Mighty Lucky April Podcast : Alison Glass

Have you enjoyed the last three months of Mighty Lucky podcasts? I enjoyed my lessons in bias tape from Krista Fleckenstein, improv piecing from Season Evans and using color from Rossie Hutchinson. April’s designer is Alison Glass. Living in Virginia, Alison is a wife, mother, author, fabric and pattern designer. With her motto to “live in the new”, Alison explores traditional …

Podcast Episode #48: Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs

  When I think of Ann Kelle Designs, I immediately smile. It is hard not to when you see these bright, simple and cheery patterns. [one_half]  [/one_half][one_half_last][/one_half_last] I always thought anyone who could create such adorable designs must be a fun and playful person. After spending some time with Kelle Boyd, the designer behind Ann Kelle, I realized Kelle is …