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Conversations with quilters, designers, tool-makers, all kinds of people connected to the quilting industry. Hobby quilters, famous quilters, and everyone in between. A research podcast from Tulane Law School hosted by Elizabeth Townsend Gard. Yes, some talk about copyright and intellectual property law too and how it connects to quilting.

Conversations with quilters, designers, tool-makers, all kinds of people connected to the quilting industry. Hobby quilters, famous quilters, and everyone in between. A research podcast from Tulane Law School hosted by Elizabeth Townsend Gard. Yes, some talk about copyright and intellectual property law too and how it connects to quilting.
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Conversations with quilters, designers, tool-makers, all kinds of people connected to the quilting industry. Hobby quilters, famous quilters, and everyone in between. A research podcast from Tulane Law School hosted by Elizabeth Townsend Gard. Yes, some talk about copyright and intellectual property law too and how it connects to quilting.

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English


Episodes

Famous Quilter Sue Bleiweiss talks about her new book Modern Art Quilts

11/4/2018
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Sue talks to us about her new book and I read to her the copyright notice in her book.

Duration:00:40:08

Eileen Keane of the Appliqué Society talks to us about all things Appliqué

10/26/2018
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Eileen talks to us about the Applique Society and all things applique. She will talk you into trying applique, no question. For more on the Applique Society: https://www.theappliquesociety.org. She also talks about being a long arm business too, www.designingquilts.com, which includes t-shirt quilts and long-arming.

Duration:00:42:09

Scott Fortunoff, President of Jaftex, joins us to talk about Houston Quilt Market

10/25/2018
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Scott was on his way from the airport to Missouri Star's 10th Anniversary celebration. He talked to us about Houston Quilt Market, the big business-to-business convention. Jaftex is the company that recently bought Free Spirit. For more on Scott, see our previous​ interview: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/14198489

Duration:00:25:33

Maddie Kertay of BadAss Quilter's Society talks with us quilting and very tiny kittens

10/22/2018
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Maddie is all things awesome. She is the genius behind BadAss Quilters, as well as working with in the industry in various capacities. She also cares for tiny kittens, and is renovating​ her own house--like doing all of the work herself.

Duration:01:09:43

Famous writer and podcaster Frances O'Roark Dowell joins us

10/17/2018
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Frances hosts the Off Kilter Quilt, as well as QuiltFiction podcasts. She also is an award winning children's author, and also write quilts fiction. She, of course, also quilts. We talk about her process, being a quilter, and being a writer.

Duration:01:10:57

Karla Overland of Cherrywood Fabrics and Cherrywood Challenges talks to us

10/16/2018
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Karla talks to us about the hand dye fabric business, Cherrywood Fabrics, and also her Cherrywood Challenges, which now on their fourth one, this year was Prince. For more, see http://cherrywoodfabrics.bigcartel.com.

Duration:00:53:13

Georgina Lewis, talks to us about marketing and asks about trademark (we do a search), Part 2 of 2

10/16/2018
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This is part 2 of our Georgina Lewis interview. We talk a lot about the basics of trademark, and we also talk about marketing. We do a search at the USPTO. www.uspto.com. Just some basics.

Duration:00:46:29

Hello Stitch Studio talks to us about a sewing maker space

10/15/2018
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Stacy and Kristen talks to us about creating a sewing maker space in Berkeley, CA. For more information, see www.hellostitchstudio.com.

Duration:00:28:31

Georgina Lewis, talks to us about strategies for shops and her own experiment with marketing - Part 1 of 2

10/15/2018
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Georgina does marketing for her real-life​ job for big-deal companies. She's now thinking about how to help shops in the online world, and she, like I, have learning about the quilting world over the last year. This is the first part of two. The second interview we focus on trademarks and copyright!

Duration:00:49:18

Angie Wilson of the Gnome Angel talks to us about the quilting industry and sew-alongs

10/10/2018
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Angie talks to us in depth about her thoughts on the quilting industry, doing sew-alongs, and gives us a pep talk too! For more on Angie, go to https://www.gnomeangel.com/. For more on the podcast and project, go to www.justwannaquilt.com.

Duration:01:58:17

Award-winning Quilter Claudia Pfeil talks to us about her quilting life

10/9/2018
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Claudia joins us from Germany, where she lives. She is an award-winning quilter, and also a teacher and designer. She talks to us about her process. Currently she has award winning quilts in three major shows.

Duration:00:39:09

New Quilting Army member Anne Vandermey talks to us about her quilting life

10/8/2018
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Anne calls in from Canada to talk to us about her quilting life. She found us through the Tula Pink interview. She has joined our quilting army!

Duration:00:44:17

Famous Quilter Alex Anderson comes to chat with us!

10/2/2018
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Famous Quilter, Alex Anderson chats with us about the Quilt Show, along with her experiences on HGTV, fans, and being famous. For more, go to the https://thequiltshow.com. For more on Just Wanna Quilt, go to www.justwannaquilt.com.

Duration:00:53:47

Natalia Bonner talks to us about writing quilt books with her mom and so much more

10/1/2018
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Natalia Bonner talks to us about writing quilt books with her mom and some copyright things too. Go to their website: http://www.piecenquilt.com/about-us.htm. For more, go to www.justwannaquilt.com.

Duration:00:29:34

Scholar Giancarlo Frosio comes to talk to us about culture and history

9/25/2018
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Giancarlo is a Fellow at Stanford's Center for Internet and Society (where I've been affiliated since 2004), and he talks about his new book, Reconciling Copyright With Cumulative Creativity: The Third Paradigm. I teach him a little about quilting too and explain how I think quilting fits into his thesis of cumulative creativity.

Duration:00:37:28

Quilting Army and Long-Armer Susan Ainsworth Smith talks to us about her quilting life, Part 2 of 2

9/24/2018
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Susan talks to us about being a long-armer and her quilting life. This is part 2. We interviewed her daughter, Camille Ainsworth.

Duration:00:47:51

Camille Ainsworth talks about her quilting life, including making passage quilts, Part 1 of 2

9/24/2018
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Camille talks to us about her quilting life, including making passage quilts. She also talks about her quilting life with her mom, who is a long-armer. Part 1 is Camille. Part 2 is Susan Ainsworth Smith, her mom!

Duration:00:22:15

Famous Quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe talks about her quilting life

9/19/2018
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Victoria comes to us from New York, where she talks to us about her life as an artist and as a quilter. We talk about her view of copyright, along with her thoughts on being a public figure, versus her more introverted artist self.

Duration:01:00:12

Nancy Williams, long arm quilter and volunteer for Social Justice Sewing Academy

9/18/2018
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Nancy talks to us about the Social Justice Sewing Academy, where she is part of the team that turns kids' impressions of their world into amazing quilts for exhibition. She is the long-armer on the project. She talks to us about that and also her long-arm business.

Duration:00:30:39

Dawn Pereira of the Warm Company talks to us about batting!

9/13/2018
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Dawn goes through the basics of batting -- what terms mean and how batting differs. It's super super interesting (really!), especially if you want to understand the differences in the various kinds of batting. For more information: https://warmcompany.com. She even suggests how you can become a tester of batting with the Warm Company!

Duration:00:52:58