Thursday, August 13, 2015

QOF Episode # 79 - Langley Quilt Guild Group Quilt

Join Brandy Lynn this week as she interviews Nora Fursevich of the Langley Quilt Guild about the incredible group quilt called Slice of Langley made by a group of 8 quilters. The slice quilt won the Award of Excellence for a Group Quilt at the CQA 2015 Show in Lethbridge, AB. 

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Episode 078 Quilter on Fire - Vintage Sewing Machines with Kim Jamieson-Hirst

Have you ever thought about buying one of those beautiful old fashioned vintage sewing machines? They can be a gorgeous piece of furniture, or even the sewing machine you use every single day. Join Brandy Lynn this week as she explores searching out, purchasing, fixing up an old machine and more. Vintage Sewing Machines with Kim Jamieson-Hirst. 

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Episode # 78 - The NEW Quilter on Fire Podcast

Happy Wednesday everyone! Join me this week as I transition from Canadian Quilt Talk into the ALL NEW Quilter On Fire Podcast for my 78th episode. For the second time, I'll be interviewing Canadian quilt teacher and pattern designer Kim Jamieson-Hirst of We'll talk about her latest new online course called The Joy of Vintage Sewing Machines on I have to say I've only ever had modern sewing machines for the last 24 years, but Kim has opened my eyes to the world of high quality vintage meant to last.

Kim Jamieson-Hirst
Kim Jamieson-Hirst is an avid quilter and collector of all things fabric. Since 2008 she has been designing quilt, hand embroidery and softie patterns under the name of Chatterbox Quilts in Calgary, AB. Kim enjoys creating Youtube videos where she shares information about quilting, book reviews and her love of vintage sewing machines, supervised by her two furry assistants, Charlie and Teeka. Kim owns too much fabric and believes that chocolate is an essential quilting tool. Her designs have been featured in such publications as Quilter's Connection magazine, Irish Quilting magazine, and the Bustle & Sew zine. 

You can check out KIM'S blog CHATTERBOX QUILTS and her post about how we finally met for the first time at Quilt Canada and she chats about being on the new Quilter on Fire podcast this week.  Super sweet, thanks Kim!                

Listen in to the podcast Thursday at 4pm pacific time to find out the winner of this week's Quilter's Corner who will receive 3 free pdf patterns from our special guest on her website They will get to browse the website to pick their 3 favourite patterns and there are dozens to choose from. 

AND NOW for some exciting news! Curious has offered a special discount just for you! Because you listen to the Quilter on Fire podcast you will be privy to a special 20% off deal to the annual subscription to! It’s such a great deal. 

And the final note for today . . . Have you ever dreamed of going to the International Quilt Festival in Houston? Join me this fall from October 27th to November 1st for a 5 night whirlwind of amazing quilt events you don't want to miss. You can GET MORE DETAILS HERE 

and book your trip today!

Until next time, dream big and work hard in the studio with the Quilter on Fire!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Episode 077 Canadian Quilt Talk - Tackling That UFO

Join Brandy Lynn this week as she shares her top 5 tips for tackling that pesky UFO. Don't let a quilt project disappear into the abyss of your quilt studio shelves. Bring it out, add some love and make it happen! 

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Episode 076 Canadian Quilt Talk - Carol Ann Waugh

Join Brandy Lynn this week as she interviews fibre artist Carol Ann Waugh to explore her book Stupendous Stitching, her workshops on Craftsy, her advice on marketing and time management for fibre artists and so much more...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Tuesday Preview - Canadian Quilt Talk Episode # 76

Happy Tuesday Everyone! 

Have you signed up for my monthly newsletter yet? You'll hear the latest on the podcast, great quilting products, book reviews, postcard exchanges, the Aloha Quilt Cruise and more. SIGN UP TODAY 

Join me this week for CQT Podcast # 76 with Carol Ann Waugh!
Carol Ann Waugh
When you hear the name Carol Ann Waugh your mind may jump instantly to vibrantly coloured and incredibly stitched fibre art. If that doesn't happen for you just yet then you are in for a surprise this week because her website and workshops will blow you away. This week on Canadian Quilt Talk - Stupendous Stitching with Carol Ann Waugh. 

Carol has 3 courses on Craftsy that have great reviews and a great price. Here's a run down of the online workshops she has to offer so you can check them out. 

Snazzy Stitched Portraits on Craftsy
Stitch & Slash on Craftsy
Stupendous Stitching on Craftsy
 We'll also chat about marketing, reinventing your own unique style, how she plans her day for success and so much more. It's an interview you don't want to miss. 

And now a note from our sponsor... When I was first invited to host a quilt cruise I had no idea how I was going to provide sewing machines for up to 60 quilters. After a little research and some very polite inquiries, Janome Canada has graciously sponsored 30+ machines for this cruise. And the classes are so fun and carefree that you will share a machine with your room mate, so we can host up to 60 quilters. This is going to be the cruise of a lifetime! 

Have you dreamed about going on a Quilting 
Cruise?  Join me and Cathy Miller, The Singing Quilter this fall for the 15-day Aloha Quilt Cruise sponsored by Janome. Includes 8 FULL DAYS of quilting workshops! Prices start as low as $2280 (based on double occupancy.)

And the winning story submitted for the Weekly Quilter's Corner was written by Alison Gurganus. The prize this week is Carol Ann Waugh's book - Stupendous Stitching. I own this book myself and I love it, so congrats Alison!

You could be a Quilter's Corner winner too! I give away all kinds of great prizes like Northcott Fabric, Quilter's Connection Magazines and more. Just send your short quilting story to for a chance to win. 

So be sure to listen in this week to Episode # 76 with Carol Ann Waugh on Canadian Quilt Talk this Thursday at 4pm Pacific time. Until next time, dream big and work hard in the studio with Canadian Quilt Talk!


Thursday, March 19, 2015

Episode 075 Canadian Quilt Talk - Elizabeth Ruth Long Arm Tips

Join Brandy Lynn this week as she chats with Long Arm Quilter Elizabeth Ruth to uncover her tips for bringing your quilt to a Long Arm Professional for the first time. 

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