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17: Cynthia Alberto

5/21/2018
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Cynthia is Filipina, an artist, weaver, weaving activist, teacher, and founder/director of the Brooklyn-based weaving studio, Weaving Hand. Show Notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-17

Duration:00:28:36

16: Jessica Wilson

5/14/2018
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Jessica Wilson is a weaver in Houston, Texas and founder of the Houston Fiberfolk Meetup. Show Notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-16

Duration:00:29:13

15: Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

5/7/2018
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Fiber artist and weaver Consuelo Jimenez Underwood is the daughter of migrant agricultural workers, a Chicana mother and a father of Huichol descent. In our conversation, we discuss Consuelo's dreams of becoming an artist as a child working in the fields, why she insisted on making a space for weaving as art in academia, her series of works commemorating the people who lose their lives crossing the highways near the border between Mexico and California, and so much more. Show Notes:...

Duration:00:49:11

14: Bhakti Ziek

4/30/2018
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Bhakti Ziek is a well known artist, weaver, and teacher who currently lives and works in Vermont. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-14

Duration:00:40:28

13: Kathrin Weber

4/16/2018
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Kathrin Weber is the the owner and artist behind the beloved hand-dyed warp yarn company Blazing Shuttles. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-13

Duration:00:32:40

12: Lindsey Campbell

4/9/2018
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Lindsey Campbell is the fiber artist and weaver extraordinaire behind Hello Hydrangea. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/epsiode-12

Duration:00:28:16

11: Rebecca Mezoff

4/2/2018
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Rebecca Mezoff is a contemporary tapestry weaver who lives in Fort Collins, Colorado. In our conversation we discussed Rebecca's experience as an artist in residence at a National Park, her process of communicating with clients on custom tapestries, how she approaches her work as a weaving teacher, and so much more. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-11

Duration:00:36:46

10: Treenway Silks

3/26/2018
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Treenway Silks is widely known in the weaving community as a source for exquisite silk yarns and fiber hand-dyed every color of the rainbow. On this episode I talk to Susan Du Bois today about the story behind her business, where her love of color comes from, tips she has for weaving with silk, and so much more. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-10

Duration:00:35:09

9: SARAH NEUBERT

3/19/2018
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Sarah Neubert is a fiber artist who lives at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado, and is also the founder and facilitator of The Weaving Kind. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-9

Duration:00:35:54

8: Nikita Sheth

3/12/2018
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Nikita Sheth is a weaver based in Sydney, Australia, who creates stunning weavings from recycled saris that she collects from elderly Indian women in her community. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-8

Duration:00:23:44

7: Avery Williamson

3/5/2018
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Avery Williamson is an artist and weaver who explores the history of black Americans, specifically women, in personal and institutional archives. Show Notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-7

Duration:00:35:21

6: Indigo Handloom

2/26/2018
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Smita is the founder of Indigo Handloom, which works with over 500 weavers in rural India to produce beautiful, handwoven textiles using ancient techniques. In this episode, we talk about how Smita went from working as a journalist to founding Indigo Handloom, the challenges that weaving communities in India are facing, how she works with both emerging designers and large brands to build out a market for handwoven fabric, and much more. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-6

Duration:00:40:51

5: Rachel Snack

2/19/2018
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Rachel Snack is the designer and weaver behind Weaver House Co, and the Creative Director at Harrisville Designs. On this episode we talk about her journey to weaving, a day-in-the-life working at Harrisville Designs, a weaving cooperative she worked with in Peru, and lots more. Show notes: www.gistyarn.com/episode-5

Duration:00:30:32

4: Mirrix Looms

2/12/2018
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I had so much fun talking the mother-daughter team behind Mirrix Looms, Claudia Chase and Elena Zuyok. Claudia founded Mirrix Looms in 1996 when she wanted a portable loom that she could take to weave with at her children’s sports games. 22 years later Mirrix looms are a beloved company and loom used by tapestry weavers and bead weavers all over the US and around the world. On this episode I chatted with Claudia and her daughter Elena about how their company has developed, what it’s like...

Duration:00:35:58

3: Tien Chiu

2/5/2018
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Weaving Color and Complex Patterns with Tien Chiu. Tien Chiu is an award-winning textile artist and writer who lives and works in the Bay Area. Her weaving has appeared on the cover of Handwoven Magazine, her handwoven wedding dress was part of an exhibit at the American Textile History Museum, and she writes regularly for weaving journals. She is also President of the Board at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.

Duration:00:31:32

2: Omar Chavez

2/5/2018
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Natural Dyeing and Tapestry Weaving with Omar Chavez. Omar is a master weaver and natural dyer from Teotitlan Del Valle, in Oaxaca, Mexico. I met Omar last May when I was lucky to get to spend a week learning tapestry weaving from Omar and his parents Fe and Lola in their studio in Teotitlan. I was so inspired by the stunning creativity and the sheer amount of planning and hard work that goes into creating each of their tapestries.

Duration:00:29:28

1: Meghan Bogden Shimek

2/5/2018
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Meghan Bogden Shimek is a weaver, fiber artist, and tarot reader living and working in Oakland, California. She creates stunning large-scale wall hangings and sculptural objects from wool roving. Meghan’s work has been exhibited throughout the US and internationally.

Duration:00:44:34

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1/30/2018
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Duration:00:01:49

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