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. 

Check out this episode!

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!