Episodes
It's the grand finale of Series One and Mel and Andy get serious about Quilt Con with M.Q.G heavy hitter Heather Kinion all the way from Chicago. Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on instagram...
Published 05/14/20
Mel adds some Hugh Grant into the mix, and the gang chat quilts and hobbies with the curator of the Quilters Guild Museum Collection, Heather Audin.  Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on...
Published 05/07/20
Mel gets a delivery from comedian Lucy Porter, and Andy re-lives his most embarrassing teenage nightclub moment. Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on instagram by tagging @MelGQuilting or using...
Published 04/30/20
Published 04/30/20
Mel reminisces about her big day with some fabric from a 1960’s wedding dress, and Andy gets his quilting mojo back. Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on instagram by tagging @MelGQuilting or...
Published 04/23/20
Andy considers giving up the needle and thread for a glue gun, while Mel cuts off Daisy Dukes' head and delivers a quilting bombshell.  Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on instagram by...
Published 04/16/20
Andy and Mel settle into isolation sewing with some silk from Dawn French, a dance shirt from listener Zoe and a nook visit from Mel's daughter. Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on instagram by...
Published 04/09/20
Andy and Mel continue quilting in isolation with your shout outs, a Dutch tea towel, some heart-felt crochet and some very embarrassing celebrity encounters.   Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and stories with us on...
Published 04/02/20
Andy and Mel add patches to their quilt with fabric donations from baking royalty and a British indie icon, plus a magical delivery from listener Natalie and her daughter Amy.   Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting! *COVID-19* : Quilters! Rest assured we are still quilting in isolation but for now please don't send us your fabric as we can't get to our mailbox right now! We still want you to be 100% involved in the show though so please share pictures and videos of your fabrics and...
Published 03/26/20
Welcome to Episode Five of Mel Giedroyc Is Quilting! Andy and Mel add more patches to their growing quilt, creating (with difficulty) a patch from Andy’s “leather” man bag, adding in some tear-jerking fabric from Mel’s Mum and probably hearing far too much about bodily waxing.    Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting!   Mel needs your material! Add to our quilt by sending your fabric and stories to:   Quilting,  Somethin’ Else,  20-26 Brunswick Place,  London N16DZ   Follow us on...
Published 03/19/20
Welcome to Episode Four of Mel Giedroyc Is Quilting! Andy and Mel make more patches for their growing quilt, with some brushed cotton left over from the quilt that listener Annette made for her first grandchild and a section of velvet from Mel’s greatest sporting achievement. We also find out Mel’s celebrity crush, what’s going to happen to Andy’s man bag and have a good old sing song. Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting!   Mel needs your material! Add to our quilt by sending your...
Published 03/12/20
Welcome to Episode Three of Mel Giedroyc Is Quilting! Andy and Mel add more patches to their wonderful quilt, with some rich velvet from listener Jochen and a piece of a bitter sweet footballing memory for comedian Lee Mack. There’s also (quite disgusting) news about Mel’s dog, the tray game and a big question for you about Andy’s prized ‘man bag’.    Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting!   Mel needs your material! Add to our quilt by sending your fabric and stories...
Published 03/05/20
Welcome to Episode Two of Mel Giedroyc Is Quilting! Andy and Mel add more patches to their wonderful quilt, despite losing a needle and forgetting Mel’s glasses. We marvel over a section of Hugh Dennis’s shirt, get emotional stitching in a piece of Andy’s daughter’s first baby grow and Andy makes peace with a childhood memory of drummer from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club drummer Nick Jago.    Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting!   Mel needs your material! Add to our quilt by sending...
Published 02/27/20
Welcome to Episode One of Mel Giedroyc Is Quilting! Andy and Mel make a start on their quilting journey by prepping the first three patches. One is a test of Mel’s marriage, one is a test of Andy’s commitment to Everton, and one is a test of…the impression Mel made on David Hasselhoff in the 90’s.    Needles at the ready gang – we are quilting!   Mel needs your material! Add to our quilt by sending your fabric and stories to:    Quilting,  Somethin’ Else,  20-26 Brunswick Place,  London...
Published 02/20/20
Mel Giedroyc is quilting. No really, she’s making a quilt.   Each week on this brand new podcast follow along as Mel Giedroyc and her presenter pal Andy Bush add to their patchwork quilt with new squares of material donated by friends, famous types and most importantly the listeners! They’ll find out the stories behind the fabrics, develop their sewing skills and naturally, have a big old chat. And a cup of tea. And probably some biscuits.    Needles at the ready gang – Quilting is coming on...
Published 02/11/20