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Philip has been an artist and fabric designer for over four decades since he graduated from the Hornsby college of art and design with a degree in textiles and fashion. Over his incredible career, he has designed fabric and wallpaper for the world's great fabric houses.Join the Kaffe Fassett Collective Facebook Group here: out the Free Spirit Fabrics Website here: those amazing Kaffe inspired BERNINA machines here: the contest giveaway here:
Join me as I interview Liza Prior Lucy of the Kaffe Fassett Collective to find out how she came to be friends with Kaffe as we dive into best bits of her story.Liza Prior Lucy is a traditional quilt maker with a contemporary sense of colour and design. She is known worldwide for her work in collaboration with Kaffe Fassett in dozens of quilting and patchwork books since 1993.Join the Kaffe Fassett Collective Facebook Group here: out the Free Spirit Fabrics Website here: those amazing Kaffe inspired BERNINA machines here: the contest giveaway here:
Join me as I interview Vanessa Genier the founder of Quilts for Survivors, a simple project to make 18 quilts that blossomed into a non-profit organization.The survivors are profoundly affected by these quilts. Vanessa mentions in the podcast how one survivor who received a quilt said, "To be honoured and respected for something I've been ashamed of my whole life means a lot."Go to the Quilts for Survivors website at the weekly podcast giveaway at Quilting Barn (sponsor) website (sponsor) website
Jacquelynne Steves is an artist and illustrator who designs quilting and sewing patterns. She writes and illustrates books, featuring creative ideas, like quilt patterns, craft projects, and recipes. She has a popular club called Art of Home and is just an all around lover and designer of handmade things.Check out her website HERE: the weekly prize giveaway here:
Kestrel Michaud is a classically trained and award-winning fine artist. She's a graphic designer and illustrator with a passion for creating imaginative realism, art quilts.From winning her first art show as a nine year old through discovering fabric in high school rediscovering fabric in college, and finally transitioning to fine art quilting. Today's guest might just leave you inspired to try some sketch to fiber art, creative play. Welcome to the quilter on fire podcast.Enter the Podcast Giveaway HEREGo to Kestrel's website HERE
Brandon Wolf is a commercial quilter who works with interior designers and decorators to create unique pieces for gorgeously designed homes and he happens to be autistic. Join me as I interview this great Canadian quiltmaker, researcher and  advocate for people with autism.Link to Brandon's websiteLink to the podcast giveaway
Have you ever been to quilt Canada? Well, I just attended this Canadian quilt show last week. And I've got a recap episode in store for you today. I'm Brandy. Maslowski also known as the quilter on fire today. I'll share some stories of my trip to Vancouver for quilt Canada, 2022. I had so much fun from staying with friends on a boat and taking in the show to meeting past podcast guests for the first time and about to share it all with you.Enter the weekly podcast prize giveawayCheck out all of the winners of Quilt Canada 2022Sign up for the Quilter on Fire Email List
There is so much to learn about quilt history, curation of shows, care of quilts and preservation. And I love the topics and guests that the six know-it-alls have on their show.These talks just work because these six knowledgeable women come at the topics from all different angles. It is important to them to bring the viewer along to learn quilt history. They want to bring about an understanding. They want to let quilt makers know how much value they can get by looking at older quilts.Link to the Weekly GiveawayLink to the Six Know-It-Alls Facebook PageLink to the Quilt District Website
This week's guest is the owner and founder of Luana Rubin. She has been a designer in the quilt, textile and garment industries since 1980. She's a BERNINA Ambassador,  and a Chair Holder in the Color Marketing Group and International Color Forecasting Association. She is a Textile Design Consultant and has designed for Robert Kaufman, Timeless Treasures, and many other quilt fabric companies for well over two decades in the quilting industry, and has their own exclusive line of digital printed fabrics. Luana is an  industry expert on digital textile design. She has her finger on the pulse of the quilting world from quilt travel and quilt activism to the latest trends. She has a strong voice for our earth and on this episode we're going to dive right into her story.Enter the weekly podcast giveawayCheck out Luana's website
Today's guest is Abby Glassenberg president and co-founder of the Craft Industry Alliance. I started following Abby's blog While She Naps well over a decade ago while I was fumbling away in my tiny studio in Manitoba.And I was dreaming of doing my passion full-time she has since co-founded Craft Industry Alliance, and now serves as the President, she's a sewing pattern designer, teacher and journalist. She's dedicated to creating an outstanding trade association for the crafts industry. And I'm so happy to share her story with you.JOIN the Craft Industry Alliance right here: weekly podcast giveaway:'s Etsy Shop:
Christa Watson is award-winning quilt maker, pattern and fabric designer, teacher and speaker who has created a really great business and website with loads of educational content.Christa will fill your toolbox with an abundance of great new quilting skills. She has an ask me anything approach, which really tackles current problems where quilters are stuck and helps her students and followers grow. Be sure to join her on Facebook, YouTube and check out her website at the weekly giveaway here: out Christa's website here:
My special guest is Alex Anderson! Laughter is plentiful in this in-depth interview with the one and only Sweetheart of Quilting.OK yes, there are many sweethearts in the quilting world, but Alex has risen to the top for decades with her caring, happy demeanour and this interview "simply" makes my heart sing. That's an old school pun on her first show.Enter the contest giveaway for a chance to win $100 in store Visit Alex Anderson's websiteGo to the Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson Check out the Facebook LIVES by Alex here 
This week's guest is Mary Fons, famous for learning to quilt from scratch on a public stage, bringing new quilters into their comfort zone, and pushing the boundaries of how quilting is taught with her engaging, delightful personality. Her quirky demeanour takes a front stage in her content again and again. She has been a TV host, a writer, magazine editor, a lecturer, and has a passion for quilt history research.She creates original, raw engaging content across all media, which is astonishing because social media changes every single day and on the podcast I share the best bits of her story with you.Link to the Prize Giveaway: to Mary's website: to Quiltfold Magazine:
Deborah Fisher is the docent and ringmaster of a crazy mixed up cabinet of curiosities, the circus juggler and the museum curator. And it's the perfect description of herself. Actually, her lines of fabric, quilt patterns and handcrafted items create the perfect menagerie of joy that just makes you want to collect it all.Link to the Prize Giveaway: to the Fish Museum and Circus website:
Bridget O'Flaherty is an award-winning textile artist and all around creative inspiration who specializes in thread painting. Bridget has a Bachelor of Arts with an Environmental Studies Major and she just graduated with Honours.This is such a valuable conversation to have, and she really has her toes in the water when it comes to the topic of sustainability and she carries that expertise into quilting.  She brings the conversation forward, not to say that we should never buy fabric again, but with the notion that we can have a good conversation about how we can take little steps to start making a difference.Enter the contest giveaway here: Bridget's Website here:
Anna Maria Horner is best known for her unique fabric designs. She uses bold colours and a gorgeous, vibrant mix of designs and patterns to create instantly recognizable fabric. Her pattern designs are bold and beautiful and her trunk show  was just filled with eye candy and very inspiring. This is the story of a mom of seven with a passion for fabric design, quilt, pattern design, and an entrepreneur with a thriving quilt shop. And on top of all that goodness, she takes the time to nurture and mentor upcoming designers in her field. I love it when it quilter's story is filled with hard work well-deserved success and a mindset of abundance. Enter the contest here: out her website here:
My special guest today is Stephanie Hackney Director of Sales and Marketing for Hobbs Bonded Fibers. She is a brand professional known for her expertise on batting. She has lectured at many major quilt shows such as Quilt Market, Quilt Festival, Road to California, AQS Paducah and many more. She also delivers this great content to guilds and retail stores all over North America. She really has a passion for providing quilters with the info they need to choose the best batting for their quilted, sewn and crafted projects. I have invited her twice to be a part of my recent lecture series - once in December featuring holiday projects and once in January featuring everything you could every want to know about batting and I just can’t get enough of this information, so I had to have her on the podcast. Enter the contest giveaway right here: out the Hobbs Bonded Fibers website here:
This week my special guest is Tracy Mooney. When I first met her recently at quilt festival in Houston, I learned first hand that it is very cool to meet a podcast personality and hear their voice in person for the first time. I'd been listening to the Quilt'n'Tell Podcast for a while. I started to feel like I was getting to know her and her fellow hosts.  It's kind of hard to believe you're meeting that person behind the voice on the podcast. Tracy Mooney is the Editor of Quiltmaker Magazine and Fons and Porter's Quick and Easy Quilts. She is Producer and one of the three hosts of the Quilt & Tell podcast with Lori Baker and Ginger Sheehy-Tatic.She thrives in her roles because she is a deadline driven writer and journalist with over a decade of experience. So let's take a listen to her story...
Join me for an episode all about of my visit to QuiltCon 2022 in Phoenix, AZ. You'll hear my favourite moments, interviews with influencers, quilters, vendors, the organizers of the show and some special exhibits as well. LINKS to things I mention in this episode:Social Justice Sewing Academy with Sara Trail: Navajo Quilt Project with Susan Hudson: AccuQuilt on the Go! QuiltCon Part 1: AccuQuilt on the Go! QuiltCon Part 2:
EQ Educator Yvonne Menear. She has had a passion for EQ for over 20 years. She speaks to quilt guilds, at retreats, at regional, national and international sewing and quilt shows. She does projects and blogs for EQ and teaches at their annual retreat. She creates bespoke workshops to give the student exactly what they need. And today we are going to talk everything EQ! Link to the Youtube Trailer - I'm travelling so it's COMING SOON!Link to the Northcott fabric prize giveaway: COMING SOON!Link to the EQ 20% off discount with code: FIRE20 until March 31st:
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