Episode 44 – Steph Skardal

March 22, 2018

Welcome to Episode 44 of Sit & Sew Radio, a Quilt Addicts Anonymous podcast. This week we have two Stephanies on the show! Joining me is Steph Skardal, whose quilt “Going Up” won Best In Show at Quiltcon 2018 in Pasadena, Calif.

Before we learn more about Steph Skardal, we have some awesome news to report. Sit & Sew Radio was recently named a top five sewing podcast by the Art Gallery Fabrics creative blog. We are thrilled to get this sort of recognition for the podcast and want to thank all of our past guests and listeners for helping to make it possible. Click here to check out the top five list so you can add some other great sewing podcasts to your favorites.

Also, we have lots of great new stuff for you to check out at shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com. We’ve recently added Cotton+Steel basics, pre-cuts and canvas to our fabric lineup, in addition to Alison Glass Sun Print 2018 pre-cuts. Just go to our See What’s New section to check out all of our newest arrivals.

Steph Skardal, award-winning quilter

Steph Skardal likes to enter her quilts into shows simply just to share her work. Little did the mother of three young daughters know that she’d reel in Best In Show honors at QuiltCon 2018 for her original quilt “Going Up”. Skardal works part-time as an ecommerce software engineer and finds time to quilt an hour or two each day while the kids are at daycare.

She has only been quilting seriously for about 2 1/2 years. She joined a local open sew group through her local quilt shop which helped her perfect her technique and get to where she is today.

In the interview Steph and I discuss her award-winning quilt and the process that went into creating it and much more.

Learn more about Steph and see more of her work at her website stephskardalquilts.com.

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