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ModSew:: #FLUTFOURRR – Florida/Utah Four Friends Round Robin Quilt

There are rare times in my life I get to go away to magical places. Okay one time but it was amazing. I got an email from Pamela who coordinated the sewing retreat, Quilt Bliss. She wanted to trade out advertising for a ticket to the retreat. I said yes before asking anyone in my… Read More


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ModSew:: Scrap Bin Quilt – A collaboration with my mom

Growing up my mom I remember my mom sewing a lot of my clothes. Well, maybe just all the amazing girly dresses I asked for. She would even make them for friends if she was in the mood. I remember there being quilts made by my mom, my grandma, and maybe my great grandma but I don’t remember them actually working on them. I just remember they had sewing machine and were always working on projects but I don’t remember any particular one.


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MS episode 149:: Love to Sew podcast with Caroline Somos and Helen Wilkinson

I am a huge fan of Helen and Caroline and when they started their podcast, Love to Sew, I knew I needed to have them on for a chat. It is so much fun to listen to their conversations on their podcast and I have to admit it makes me want a cohost! lol I wanted to have them on to talk about why they started the podcast, their own businesses, and pretty much everything in between. It is so much fun to have another podcaster on the show because they are usually in my shoes so turning the tables is so much fun for us both. You are going to love this episode and I am pretty sure you will be subscribing right away to the Love to Sew podcast.


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MS episode 148:: Minky Kim

I am chatting with Minki Kim today on the podcast. I need to warn you to get ready for some inspiration. Minki Kim is someone I have followed online for a really long time so when the opportunity came to have a chat with her I was so excited. She was a little nervous about chatting because English is her second language. I thought she did an amazing job of sharing more about her journey into sewing. how she gets inspired in her creative process, and so much more. I ask all of the questions on photography, illustrating with thread, business, oh and her amazing fabric collections. I can’t wait for you to listen to this episode because it is just full of so much great information and inspiration.


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MS episode 147:: a note from Stephanie

HI! Stephanie here. I am popping in on todays episode to tell you a little bit about what is coming up in 2018 for Modern Sewciety. I have been working behind the scenes on some things and I can’t wait to share some sneak peaks with you. I also share a little bit about what worked for me and what didn’t work in 2017. AND one big THANK YOU to you, my amazing listeners, for all of your support. Just a quick note from the podcaster who loves you!


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Love Patchwork and Quilting – Batik Blast Quilt

I love working with Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine. I have had the honor of several quilts being featured their magazine and every single time it is like Christmas when I get to see my quilt in the magazine. I worked with Me + You Fabrics for the first ever batik quilt in LP&Q. Yea! I… Read More


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Utility Style, Quilts for Everyday Living Blog Hop and Giveaway

I am so excited to be on the blog hop for Sharon Holland’s new book, Utility-Style, Quilts for Everyday Living. Sharon designs amazing fabrics for Art Gallery Fabrics so I wasn’t surprised at how amazing her book was when it showed up on my doorstep. I am so excited to share what I made with you… Read More


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MS episode 146:: Wendy Ward

Wendy Ward is on the podcast today chatting about sewing your own clothes. Wendy is a teacher and the creative behind the website Wendy Ward, her website full of so many great resources for getting starting on your own wardrobe. I love to sew my own clothes and think that sometimes it seems scary to quilters. I don’t think it has to be and Wendy has several books that will help you get started. We chat about her books on making skirts, dresses, and her upcoming book about sewing with knits. We also chat about her business and why she thinks it is important to use ethical and sustainable materials in your projects. You won’t want to miss this episode.


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MS episode 145:: Lindsey Neill from Pen & Paper Patterns

Lindsey Neill from Pen and Paper Patterns is on the podcast today and it is full of inspiration. I have been a fan of Lindsey for some time. I mean her instagram is full of awesomeness and makes me want to sew every second of every day. I wanted to have Lindsey on to chat about her patterns, her amazing photography skills, and what she has going on over at the Pen and Paper Studio. Lindsey shares a lot of business information with us which is always so much fun. I love learning what is working for others in their online businesses. You have to check out this fun chat with Lindsey.


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MS episode 144: Patricia Belyea from Okan Arts

Patricia Belyea is on the podcast today to chat about Japanese Inspired Designs and Fabrics. She is the owner and fabric curator of Japanese fabrics at Okan Arts her online shop filled with one of a kind yukata cottons. She recently wrote an amazing book, East Meets West Quilts, centered around yukata cottons and how they inspire her creative work. The book features yukata cottons, but also featuring modern fabrics, in a unique way with various projects. Patricia and I chat about how her collection of yukata cottons started, what inspires her creative process, her experience with the book writing process, and why she has a Quilt Manifesto in the book. This is such an inspiring chat filled with so much inspiration.