42 – Your Questions Answered from the Giveaway contest


I answer a whole mess of questions from the giveaway post! ย Thanks so much for calling in and asking questions, this was a really fun episode to do. I hope to do another one in the future!

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Call in to the podcast using the link above (or call direct 813-428-8131) and ask a question for me to answer on a future podcast.


  1. Hi Katie, I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Blog Award! See this post for more info:

  2. Tami in Denver says:

    Katie, Wow, you covered a lot of info in this podcast. I loved hearing your listeners voices.

    I wanted to give you some insight on the Pfaff machines. I have the quilt expression 4.0. I can be quite persnickety about thread and needles. It has problems with free motion quilting; you can’t go too fast and a single hole needle plate is a must (for everything you use a straight stitch for). You can buy a free-motion/darning foot that does help. Regarding the IDT: It is great for piecing but falls short to substitute for a walking foot for quilting. If you look at it you see that it has only a very small area of “teeth” right behind the needle. A walking foot has “teeth” on both sides of the needle. There is not a separate walking foot to add. I just wanted to let you know what I’ve learned by using this machine. Overall it is a good machine.

    The day that someone makes a sewing machine that has everything I want and nothing I don’t want is the day I’ll spend some real money on a machine.

    Also, my dealer has been very helpful in solving my issues; tips, tricks, free single hole plate….. I highly recommend going through a reputable dealer.

    Thanks again for the podcast and I hope you make it back to Denver someday. Thanks for the compliments about our drivers!

    • Oh thanks for the Pfaff info! I didn’t know that. The ones I “test drove” seemed fine but I didn’t use them for very long. I guess there is no one perfect machine like you said. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Fantastic episode ๐Ÿ™‚ I really enjoyed it. Thanks for all the info on what it takes to make a podcast.

  4. This was a great episode. Seems like a reverse interview. Very fun listen. Thanks.

  5. Hey Katie. Thanks for the great episode. Quick question on something I should have wrote down. You mentioned an online shop that offers scraps by the pound in bundles. What was the name of this shop? Thanks!