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Me Being Crafty is a podcast about creativity and what that means to people. Listen for stories from artists, quilt shop owners, fabric designers, quilt designers, clothing designers, musicians, and more. We'll talk about being a creative person, building a community to support you in your creative journey, stepping out of your comfort zone, working in various creative industries and more. This show is published twice a week.

Me Being Crafty is a podcast about creativity and what that means to people. Listen for stories from artists, quilt shop owners, fabric designers, quilt designers, clothing designers, musicians, and more. We'll talk about being a creative person, building a community to support you in your creative journey, stepping out of your comfort zone, working in various creative industries and more. This show is published twice a week.
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Me Being Crafty is a podcast about creativity and what that means to people. Listen for stories from artists, quilt shop owners, fabric designers, quilt designers, clothing designers, musicians, and more. We'll talk about being a creative person, building a community to support you in your creative journey, stepping out of your comfort zone, working in various creative industries and more. This show is published twice a week.

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Episodes

050: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Catching Up!

7/14/2015
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Let's visit about what has been going on! I had tech difficulties, and we had friends visiting, and the end of the school year, and a quilt for a teacher. Stop by my instagram feed and let me know how you were creative today! https://instagram.com/tsoniki/ http://mebeingcrafty.com

Duration:00:26:53

049: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Let's Recap! 8-21

6/9/2015
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I am recapping a lot of episodes today - episodes 8-21! Here are the links to the previous...

Duration:00:22:43

048: Kerry Green: Very Kerry Berry

6/2/2015
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Kerry Green of Very Kerry Berry and I visit about her sewing journey, she started sewing at a young age and was lucky enough to attend a school that put sewing as a part of the every day curriculum. She is a fantastic seamstress and also designs paper pieced patterns along with Penny for their Sew Ichigo website. You can find the show notes at: 048: Kerry Green: Very Kerry Berry Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:54:41

047: Jess Van Den: Create and Thrive

5/19/2015
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Jess Van Den of Create and Thrive and I visit about her jewelry line, the Thriver Circle, and all that Create and Thrive offers. She offers various courses to help you build your creative business, such as running your mailing list, getting started with social media, and product photography. Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:35:29

046: Lisa Clarke: Polka Dot Cottage

5/12/2015
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Lisa Clarke of Polka Dot Cottage on her introduction to polymer clay, her knitting and crochet patterns, the beautiful crochet hooks she decorates, knowing when to end a business, and so much more. You can find the show notes at: 046: Lisa Clarke: Polka Dot Cottage Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:40:37

045: Sylvia Schaefer: Flying Parrot Quilts

5/5/2015
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Slyvia Schaefer of Flying Parrot Quilts talks about her quilting journey, entering quilt shows, and patterns she has available. Check out the show notes for this episode here: 045: Sylvia Schaefer: Flying Parrot Quilts http://mebeingcrafty.com/2015/045-sylvia-schaefer-flying-parrot-quilts/ Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:30:38

044: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: 100 Days Plus Making

4/28/2015
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Today - an update on the 100 Days of Starquilts and the Year of Making. I am still doing the year of making though I fell off the sharing a picture of my making, I need to get back to that. And I recently started the 100 days project. I love this, a bite size amount of time (if you can consider 100 days a bite size) and I am really so happy to learn something new about myself. Links to what I mention in the show - Meighan's What's Your Story podcast, the 100DayProject on instagram, my...

Duration:00:12:14

043: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: An Interview with Crafty Planner

4/21/2015
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Today I am directing you to an interview that I did with Sandi Sawa Hazlewood of the Crafty Planner. I am thrilled to be a part of the conversation she is having around diversity in the quilting and creative community. Link to my interview - http://craftyplanner.com/2015/04/20/tsoniki-podcast/ Send me an email with your thoughts! tsoniki@gmail.com

Duration:00:02:29

042: Terri Ann Swallow: Childlike Fascination

4/14/2015
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Terri Ann Swallow, founder of QuiltAlong.net, and I visit about her quilting journey and the creation of the QuiltAlong.net website. She also writes at Childlike Fascination and shares tutorials and patterns she has written. Check out the show notes for this episode here: 042: Terri Ann Swallow: Childlike Fascination Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:31:35

041: Debbie Jeske: A Quilter's Table

4/7/2015
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Debbie Jeske of A Quilter's Table is a prolific quilter and we visit about her learning to sew as a young girl, majoring in Home Economics in college, and the wide variety of sewing she does now. She updates her website frequently, showing the quilts and quilt blocks she makes for bees, as well as occasionally sharing recipes in Tuesday's at the Table. Check out the show notes for this episode here: episode 041: Debbie Jeske: A Quilter's Table What Would Awesome You Do -...

Duration:00:29:44

040: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Seven App Recommendations

3/31/2015
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Here are my favorite apps that are currently getting a lot of use - flixster, the podcast app, pic stitch, a beautiful mess, pocket, amazon music, evernote, and dropbox. Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:10:43

039: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: On Saying No

3/26/2015
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Today's episode is all about saying no so you are available to say yes to your creative work. Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and sign up for the free newsletter so you are the first to know about the baby quilt pattern club, other business products for your creative business, and don't forget to let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:10:15

038: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Getting Past The Fear

3/24/2015
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Getting Past The Fear - Fear of missing out, fear of putting something out there, fear of getting started. How can you move past the fear to create something amazing. See this episode's show notes here: 038: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Getting Past The Fear Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:09:47

037: Allison Dutton: Allison Sews

3/19/2015
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Allison Dutton of Allison Sews shares her experience as an attendee at QuiltCon 2015. She also gives tips for first time attendees. I share what I do to stay connected to the quilting community when I don't live near anyone who also quilts. Check out the show notes for this episode here: episode 037: Allison Dutton: Allison Sews Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:28:39

036: Carina Envoldsen-Harris: Carina's Craftblog

3/17/2015
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Carina Envoldsen-Harris of Carina's Craftblog and I visit about her embroidery work and the subscription based Alphabet Motif Club. This is a great model for craft based businesses because we all know how difficult it can be to get a fair price for the actual handmade items that we make. Check out the show notes for this episode here: episode 036: Carina Envoldsen-Harris: Carina's Craftblog Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:18:11

035: Jessie Keating: Tiny House

3/12/2015
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Jessie Keating of Tiny House on what it was like to be a super volunteer during QuiltCon, a now annual event held in a different location for the next couple of years. Jessie spent four days volunteering for sixteen hours at QuiltCon, in addition to hanging out with friends, meeting new people, enjoying Austin, TX, and attending lectures. Volunteering can be a really great way to meet even more people than you usually would and you can sometimes do cool things like touch all the...

Duration:00:21:57

034: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Being Creative When You Want to Lay on the Couch

3/10/2015
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Being Creative When You Want To Lay On The Couch - when laying on the couch means you are sick (or your family is sick), you have no motivation, or you are battling burnout. We had a couple of weeks of being sick and it was tough to still be creative because I am working on the year of making and I didn't want to miss a day. Maybe the easiest way to get some motivation back is to get out of the house for a bit, even a fifteen minute walk can be great. And fighting burnout can be tough, but...

Duration:00:14:00

033: Renelle White Buffalo: White Buffalo Art

3/5/2015
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Renelle White Buffalo grew up on the Rosebud Reservation in White River, SD, and is now living in New York City. She is an artist and has been creative since she was a child. Renelle has worked with various collaborators on new products, the latest is a tote bag created with her drop cloths and sold by Chop Siouxy. Renelle has great advice for young Native artists as well. Renelle's website is http://www.whitebuffaloart.com/, stop by and check out the prints that she has so you can add...

Duration:00:22:18

032: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: A Subscription for Your Creative Business

2/17/2015
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Today let's talk about inspiration. that can be so cliche to ask someone or to have someone ask you - what inspires you? But if you change the phrase you can get new answers, and think of something different to say yourself. A subscription service can be a great addition to your creative business. I've written about this recently - see 5 Mistakes to Avoid, 4 Advantages, and 3 Questions to Ask - and I encourage you, creative business owner, to offer subsctiptions! Stop by...

Duration:00:09:55

031: Tsoniki Crazy Bull: Let's take another look back

2/12/2015
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Join me for a look back to some of the early episodes, this time I am talking about episodes 08-014. It's fun to look back on who I have talked to and again I am thankful for my friends for agreeing to be on the show! Stop by http://mebeingcrafty.com and let me know how you were creative today.

Duration:00:09:08