Welcome to QuiltMoxie … a modern spin on classic quilting. The podcast where QuiltMoxie meets Craftsy. Join your host Ariana, enrolled in many Craftsy.com classes and come along as she shares her Craftsy class progress with you. Craftsy is an online community dedicated to providing the best education and resources for crafters. You will find show notes and everything QuiltMoxie at www.QuiltMoxie.com . Get Social with QuiltMoxie and leave your comments and feedback at your favourite hangout, on iTunes or by email.

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23 Artemisia

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Seamless Artemisia Sweater

FMNH - Forget-Me-Not Sock Heel Recipe 

How many Craftsy classes does it take to make the Artemisia sweater ? —> 6

How many QuiltMoxie Fan Club Members share their generosity with you ? —>  3

How many Podcasters does it take for Ariana to launch her first knitting pattern ? —> 4

Look out for more awesome prizes including the organizer bag of your choice from Yazzii.com by participating in the Personal Craftsy Club on Ravelry.com.  Yes, there are awesome prizes.

This episode is about 6 Craftsy Classes: 

The Seamless Artemisia Sweater - Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark

Know Your Yarn, Choose The Perfect Yarn Every Time - Clara Parkes

Knit to Flatter - Amy Herzog

Knitting with Beads - Laura Nelkin

Heirloom Lace Edgings - Franklin Habit
     Seaming Beyond the Basics - John Bringar

 

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Direct download: 23Artemisia.mp4
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22 Bra Magic

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Topics include:

1. Top-Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir

2. Sewing Bras - Construction and Fit with Beverly Johnson

3. Frogs, Lizards and Acid

4. Prizes and Personal Craftsy Club 2015 BOM with Jinny Beyer

Ariana is wearing her Icelandic Sweater and talks about the finishing details.  This is from the class Top Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir made with Lopi wool. 

Ariana is excited to announce more collaborative action between QuiltMoxie.Etsy.com shop and Aussieyarning.Etsy.com shops.  She talks about a new collaboration with another Craftsy Indie Designer Ramona Rose.

Look out for more awesome prizes including the organizer bag of your choice from Yazzii.com by participating in the Personal Craftsy Club on Ravelry.com.  Yes, there are awesome prizes.

This episode is about 3 Craftsy Classes: 

1. Top-Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir

2. Sewing Bras - Construction and Fit with Beverly Johnson

3. 2015 Block of the Month Club with Jinny Beyer

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Direct download: 22BraMagic.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 1:31pm PDT
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21 Custom Yoke Steek

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Topics include:

BIG Thank You for supporting the Podcast !

1. QuiltMoxie Etsy Shop

2. Personal Craftsy Club and 2015 BOM with Jinny Beyer

3. Custom Yoke Sweater

4. Cut the Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

Thank you for your support is the theme of this episode.  Ariana is encouraged by your support and wants to personally thank everyone who has contributed to the podcast.

Thank you very much for your continued support which is so appreciated.

Ariana is excited to announce that the QuiltMoxie.Etsy.com shop is open and invites you to visit.  She continues talking about the Aussieyarning.Etsy.com shop and hints at the future collaborative projects with Joyce to come.

Look out for more awesome prizes including the organizer bag of your choice from Yazzii.com by participating in the Personal Craftsy Club on Ravelry.com.  The Personal Craftsy Club is similar in that you can share your finished Craftsy Projects with Ariana.  To be eligible for a prize, post your finished project with your Craftsy class details in the Personal Craftsy Club thread of the QuiltMoxie the Podcast Ravelry Group by March 31.

To qualify for the prizes:

This episode is about 3 Craftsy Classes: 

1. 2015 Block of the Month Club with Jinny Beyer

2. Custom Yoke Sweater with Amy Detjen

3. Top-Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir

Ariana talks about her custom yoke sweater based on one of hubby’s favourite sweaters.  She used the CroCUS cast on (which you can view on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/--5dCKoBlr0 ) in a contrasting color yarn which made it easy to finish the hem of the sleeves and body of the sweater.  The underarm is closed with a 3-needle bindoff .  

 

Ariana has uses her largest pair of scissors to cut the 3-stitch steek on her  Top Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir made with Lopi wool which she talked about in the last episode.  Now that the steel is cut, she has to decide on ribbon or fabric and buttons to complete the cardi.

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Direct download: 21CustomYokeSteek.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 1:53pm PDT
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20 Iceland

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Topics include:

1. Prizes - Personal Craftsy Club

2. Top Down Icelandic Sweater

3. Gallery - Etsy

Ariana starts the New Year 2015 with plans for more prizes for the podcast.  First time, a winner for the Yazzii.com Giveaway was selected from those who receive the podcast by email.  Wendy was the recipient of the fabulous Yazzii.com organizer bag of her choice.  Just to let you know that there will be more prizes and podcast by email subscribers will have the opportunity to win as well.  Congrats Wendy !

Look for a chance for more prizes by participating in the Personal Craftsy Club on Ravelry.com.  Inspired by The Traveling Sock Knitter Podcaster Hannah who hosted the Personal Yarn club where participants posted any finished project and were eligible for monthly prizes.  The Personal Craftsy Club is similar in that you can share your finished Craftsy Projects with Ariana.  To be eligible for a prize (TBD), post your finished project with your Craftsy class details in the Personal Craftsy Club thread of the QuiltMoxie the Podcast Ravelry Group by March 31.

Ariana has begun the Craftsy Class Top Down Icelandic Sweater with Ragga Eiriksdottir.  This is the 4th sweater class and has stranded knitting, steeking and adding ribbon for a button band. This is the first time with Lettlopi yarn from Iceland. The yarn was purchased from Craftsy.com. 

The podcast ends in the Gallery with the big announcement that Joyce of Aussieyarning Podcast and Ariana got together and each will open their Etsy shops in 2015.  Ariana shows off one of the beautiful zipper pulls that Joyce has been creating.  Check out Aussieyarning.etsy.com for unique stitch markers, zipper pulls and more.

If you are receiving your podcast by email, you will be invited to the Grand Opening of the QuiltMoxie Etsy Shop and be the first to check out the project bags.  Ariana designed project knitting bags with a “quilterly” flair which include unique hanging pockets for the knitter who enjoys knitting two-at-a-time (TAAT).  Most of the bags are completely reversible and can be machine washed if necessary.  

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Direct download: 20Iceland.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 2:57pm PDT
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19 Bead a Bead

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Topics include:

1. Gallery - Fireside Quilt and Christmas Ornament

2. Brilliant Knit Beads

3. Improve your Knitting

4. Giveaway Winners for Yazzii.com and My First Socks

5. Demo - Stranded Knitting : Trap Floats and Yarn Tension Management Re-visited

Ariana begins in the Gallery with her free-motion quilted, Inktense painted, trapunto quilt.  Find out more in Episode 11 - Lace She shows off Marlene's amazing beadwork over a glass Christmas Ornament.  Beautiful !

This time we bead beads with the Craftsy,com class Brilliant Knit Beads with Betsy Hershberg.  Lots of fun and you can create your own knitted and beaded Christmas ornaments.

Ariana loves the Craftsy Class Improve your Knitting with Patty Lyons.  She has been ramping up with many knitting techniques featured in this important Craftsy class in order to get ready for the many Sweater Knitting Craftsy Classes planned for 2015.  Mom has brought back luxurious baby Alpaca yarn to replenish the yarn coffers from her trek to Machu Picchu, Peru.  Way to go, MOM !

Ariana announces the winners for the two Giveways:  Yazzii.com and My First Socks by Lucy Neatby.  First time, a winner for the Yazzii.com Giveaway was selected from those who receive the podcast by email.  If this is you, please check your email.

The podcast ends with a demo for Stranded Knitting.  Ariana demonstrates her new favourite way to trap floats.  She takes this demo as the opportunity to re-visit how she does yarn tension management for continental knitting.

Wishing you holiday cheer for the festive season.  May you cherish the time you have to spend with family and friends.  Looking forward to the New Year 2015 with lots more crafty goodness. 

With heartfelt wishes from our family to yours, Ariana

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Direct download: 19BeadaBead.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT
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18 Afterthought Gusset Heel

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Topics include:

1. Yazzii Giveaway

2. My First Socks Giveaway 

3. Demo - Afterthought Gusset Heel

 

Yazzii exclusive … new product launch is the feature of the Yazzii Giveaway !  If you are enjoying your show notes by email, click to enter to win the Yazzii of your choice.  If not,  Join to receive podcast by email and you will be automatically entered .

My First Socks by Lucy Neatby is the latest Craftsy class that Ariana has enjoyed.  Lucy Neatby is giving a lucky member of QuiltMoxie the Podcast Group on Ravelry the chance to win a Free My First Socks Class Giveaway on Craftsy.  Tell us a sock knitting story and enter to win. 

The Easy Breezy Brioche KAL (knit a long) which began June 1st ended September 30th

 

Congrats to Mary Jo a.k.a. mjwebber who participated in KAL 3 Easy Breezy Brioche KAL which ended September 30, 2014.  Check out her entry on Ravelry.com .  Mary Jo is the recipient of the KAL Prize, which was a Knitting Project Bag and matching zipper pouch  which is uses while at sewing club.  Check out the pics.  Awesome ! 

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17 Socks

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Topics include:

1. Gallery - Yazzii Giveaway

2. My First Socks

3. KALs

4. Demo - CroCUS

 

Yazzii exclusive … new product launch in the Gallery and there is a Giveaway !  If you are enjoying your show notes by email, click to enter to win the Yazzii of your choice.  If not,  Join to receive podcast by email and you will be automatically entered .

My First Socks by Lucy Neatby is the latest Craftsy class that Ariana has enjoyed .  This was the class that helped her to graft her Brioche Infinity Cowl.  This fun pair of socks inspired 2 demos:  CroCUS - Crochet Cast on Ultra Stretchy and Crochet Cast off Demo and an upcoming demo for an afterthought gusset heel . Stay tuned.

Ariana enjoys the summer and excited about completing the Easy Breezy Brioche KAL (knit a long) which began June 1st and ends September 30th.  She talks about her Op-Art Socks KAL which she began January 2014 .

 

Congrats to Iryna a.k.a. Iris68 who participated in KAL 2 Easy Breezy Brioche KAL which ended August 31, 2014.  Check out her entry on Ravelry.com .  Yes, Iryna is the recipient of the KAL Prize, which was a Knitting Project Bag and she shared some pics.  Awesome !

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Direct download: 17Socks.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 7:50pm PDT
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16 Brioche Prizes

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Topics include:

1. Gallery - UFO

2. KAL Easy Breezy Brioche

3. Prizes

 

There is a UFO (UnFinished Object) in the Gallery. 

 

Easy Breezy Brioche KAL

 

Ariana enjoys the summer and excited about the participation in the Easy Breezy Brioche KAL (knit a long) which began June 1st and is still running throughout the summer.  Enjoy !

We are currently brioching through the 2 remaining KALs.   Do you know how to graft brioche ?  Ariana wants to turn her KAL 2 and KAL 3 scarves into infinity scarves.  Join the brioche fun and win some prizes.

Congrats to Parul a.k.a. PurlCrafty who participated in KAL 1 Easy Breezy Brioche KAL which ended July 31, 2014.  Check out her 2 entries on Ravelry.com .  Yes, Parul is the recipient of the KAL Prize, which was a Knitting Project Bag.

More Prizes.  Yes, we have 100 members in the QuiltMoxie the Podcast Ravelry Group and this means that if you entered the Free Craftsy Class Giveaway, Craftsy may be contacting you with your Free Craftsy Class (value up to $59.99).

Prizes coming soon !  If you are enjoying your show notes by email, get ready because Ariana is planning a Prize Giveaway for being on our mailing list.

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Direct download: 16BriochePrizes.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 1:46pm PDT
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Topics include:

 

1. KAL Easy Breezy Brioche

2. Contest - FREE Craftsy Class Giveaway

3. Montreal Quilt Exhibition Salon 2014 and Vermont Quilt Festival

 

The Easy Breezy Brioche KAL (knit a long) has begun and is slated to run throughout the summer.  Check out the fun and prizes ... Enjoy ! 

Easy Breezy Brioche KAL

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Direct download: 15briochequilt.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 1:35pm PDT
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14 Brioche KAL

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Topics include:

1. Podiversary

2. Heirloom Lace Edgings with Franklin Habit

3. KAL Easy Breezy Brioche

4. Contest - FREE Craftsy Class Giveaway

 

Ariana reminisces about how and why the podcast began and commits to another year.

Ariana completes Heirloom Lace Edgings by Franklin Habit.

The Easy Breezy Brioche KAL (knit a long) has begun and is slated to run throughout the summer.  Check out the prizes and Enjoy ! 

Easy Breezy Brioche KAL

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Direct download: 14Brioche.mp4
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 6:20am PDT
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