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Liz Nies is a very well hobbied person. We had her on a few months ago to talk about fly fishing. She's also a very avid quilter. Join me as we talk about quilting, how to start, tools you need, tips n tricks, and anything else you need to know about quilting.
Some of the language of quilting is also kind of fun and we'll talk about that as well. Different ways of piecing the top of the quilt, the parts of a quilt, the best kind of fabric for quilting and whether or not you can travel and continue on quilting as your hobby (yes, you can).
Host: Shirley Gutkowski
Producer: Gaylene Baker
Quilting can date back as far as ancient Egypt and China. The use of a layered fabrics with stitching were used for quilted armor and petticoats.
Join us at the Campfire for a brief look into Quilting History and we have a Guest Appearance by Stacie Baumeister; the Owner of QuiltWorks Northwest who will be one of the exhibitor's at the upcoming "Sewing & Stitchery Expo" in Puyallup later this month, Feb 28th through March 3.
Join us for a brief journey through quilting history, the current event and it's important connection to culture and tradition.....
WEBSITE: Storytellers Campfire
Website: The Sewing & Stitchery Expo
Let's learn together about some custom fabric treatments that are available to you to decorate your home. Tina Lehman, Sales Manager of Virginia Quilting, will be this weeks guest on Blog Talk Radio. There is so much more to Virginia Quilting. And Tina will let us know about all of the wonderful things they have to offer.
Virginia Quilting, Inc. was founded in 1968 as Northern Virginia Quilting and changed to Virginia Quilting, Inc. in 1975. The growth of Virginia Quilting has allowed them to acquire state-of-the-art equipment to produce premium products at reasonable prices. Their computer quilting and comforter machines enable them to offer a broad range of patterns. The width of their quilting machines allows them to match fabric and quilt patterns and to utilize a premium seamless lining. Virginia Quiting has recently added a design-training center that exhibits many of their products. These and other innovative products are explained in greater detail in their catalog.
Welcome to Episode 40 of the Launch Ladies Online Marketing Cafe podcast. This week's episode is dedicated to an interview Meredith did with Karen Dennison who is an SEO Ninja (who also teaches quilting online). Her website is keywordyourwaytotraffic.com In fact, it was her need to get attention for her quilting courses that led her to learn how to do SEO - now people are coming to her to find out how she is so successful in her own SEO and asking her do SEO for them!
Karen talks about the new Google Hummingbird update and the effect on search of mobile applications like Siri which are increasingly becoming the main way that people are searching - and how search is becoming more and more about answering people's questions.
We also introduce our new email and business systems automation platform especially designed for coaching businesses - 'Coaching Magic' by The Magic Marketing Machine - http://magicmarketingmachine.com - Think Infusionsoft but much more affordable! We are inviting people who are interested to sign up to be the first to be notified as soon as the platform is launched - check out the link above to see just how much it does!
Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live
On the path to a LifeWork of passion and purpose what part does your imagination play? What if it was a vital step to love the life you life, would you know how to tap into your imagination?
Join us for an imaginative and inspiring On Purpose Show interview with Peg Conley who clearly knows how to tap into the power of imagination. Peg is the authore of Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live, Then Live It: 52 Inspired Habits and Playful Prompts. She is also an artist, writer and CEO of her own company, Words and Watercolors, in San Francisco. Her work is on cards, calendars, journals, wallpaper, wrapping paper and now quilting fabric.
Susyn Reeve is the best-selling author of The Inspired Life: Unleashing Your Mind's Capacity for Joy. She has 35 years experience as a Corporate Consultant, Self-Esteem Expert and InterFaith Minister. She has been a delegate to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. (www.SusynReeve.com)
Rikk Hansen is one of the nation's leading experts in guiding midlife professionals and entrepreneurs to discover a life work that's truly their CALLING. As founder of Brilliant NEXT, he has pioneered a system called New Fire Discovery that guides midlife women and men to find certainty of purpose and and exciting direction for their next fulfilling work - in a short period of time despite any obstacles or fears. (www.BrilliantNEXT.com)
Join me on Thursday, September 4th at 6pm EST. I'll be speaking with Amish Country's Most Beloved Storyteller, Wanda Brunstetter.
Wanda Brunstetter is an award-winning romance novelist who has led millions of readers to lose their heart in the Amish life. She is the author of over 60 books with more than 7 million copies sold. Many of her books have landed on the top bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, CBA, ECPA, and CBD. Her latest novel, The Healing Quilt is book 3 in The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club series.
The Healing Quilt:
Join retired Amish newlyweds Emma and Lamar Miller in Florida for the winter as they lead another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students: Jennifer, a pregnant new mom; Mike, a charter boat owner; Erika, a wheelchair bound teen; Kim, a waitress; Noreen, a newly-retired widow, and BJ, an artist facing illness. When old friends visit from Indiana, will romance also become a subject of class discussions?
The Emmy Award-winning actress has played Traci Abbott on the #1 daytime Drama, The Young and the Restless for 31 years. She is an avid equestrian and animal lover. In addition that that, she is heavily involved in programs to keep the arts in schools. She has written a book about quilting and teaches people that anyone can be creative. Join Rob as he chats with the multi-talented Beth Maitland.
We all have busy lives and there never seems to be enough time to use the water closet practically, but finding a new skill, talent, hobby, or interest may just save your life some day.
A big percentage of retirees without established hobbies or interests die sooner than those who already have established activities. These activities need to be ones specifically done for themselves. In other words it needs to be something that is not necessarily dependent on others, such as babysitting your grandchildren.
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Betty Wilson was born in Philadelphia, raised in West Philly graduated from Temple University she's an educatior, she has taught in the Philadelphia and Camden Schools and quilting became a hobby and pastime she has been doing this for 34 years off and on. She teaches quilting in the public library. On May 9th 2014 6-9pm 7.00 addission at the Urban Art Gallery 262 South 52nd St Philadelphia PA 19139 she will be displaying her wonderful quilt collection for the public to see and purshace!!!
Up and coming actress Melanie Robel gets trapped in The Phantom Zone with Nikki Meow & Jay Luna! In this weeks side splitting episode, Melanie tells us all about her life growing up all over the country and different parts of the world, and what motivated her to become an actor, as well as her upcoming films, A Blood Story, Technopolis & Post Mortem America 2021 just to name a few... And her hobbies include being a cat lady and a talented quilter. She's the self proclaimed " Quilting Scream Queen " of the indie horror scene!
Army Brat, Androgynous, Modern Day Gypsy, Nomad, Actor. That's Melanie Robel... the usual madness, music and mayhem ensues! Tune in to find out more about this lovely lady!
Charred Remains Horror host Char Hardin welcomes back the Indie actress/model Melanie Robel. Melanie is no stranger to the hot seat on Charred Remains and knows what she is getting herself into. Should be a fun chat with Melanie as she is a real "firecracker".
Melanie will be sharing news of up coming events, cons, festivals, how her likeness became part of the new cover art of Sue Dent's novel and more. So save the date and tune in Friday, April 25th at 6:30 pm Pacific, 8:30 pm Central, 9:30 Eastern. Chat room will be available, so join the Charred Remains chatters and the phone lines will be open to call in and speak with Melanie. (347) 324-5036.
Friday night's show is sponsored by author Donna Emerich. Her latest novel is available on Amazon. Look for and get your copy of "It's A Family Tradition".
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