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Fiber Talk Update with Gary Parr

8/19/2018
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This week, as a result of our trip to Sassy Jacks, we have broken our normal format. We don’t have a guest today, but Gary gives an update, some advice on how to handle/save podcast files, and we provide you with a video tour of MH 1656, a band sampler from Hands Across The Sea … Continue reading Fiber Talk Update with Gary Parr

Duration:00:15:42

Fiber Talk with Gay Ann Rogers II

8/12/2018
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Gay Ann Rogers returns for an enlightening discussion about how she designed Queen Victoria, Royal Bride. But this is much more than a discussion about a design. It’s an hour of insight into what it takes to create the visual impact we all want in our stitching projects. Gay Ann shares how she makes color … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Gay Ann Rogers II

Duration:01:11:51

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-8-18

8/8/2018
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Wednesday has arrived once again so we’re chatting. Topics include Theresa Venette’s new sampler zine, our Sassy Jacks visit, finding needlework stores while traveling, scissor sharpening, stitch-guide writers, and the “stabby” design–Gary and Christine Sunday’s guest: Gay Ann Rogers Listen to the podcast: The podcast is also available on FlossTube. Here are some links: Stitching … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-8-18

Duration:00:39:25

Fiber Talk with Trisha Rothoff

8/5/2018
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This week’s guest is Trisha Rothoff of Three Owl Threads, a multi-faceted business that provides unique charts, project bags, and a wide variety of threads. Trisha knits and quilts, in addition to doing cross stitch. In the conversation, Gary learns how to pronounce her name and all of us learn about her unique approach to … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Trisha Rothoff

Duration:00:53:42

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-1-18

8/1/2018
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It’s the middle of the week once again and we’re talking about being Stabby, setting up stitching in St. Louis, Fiber Talk at Sassy Jacks in August, the RSN Book of Embroidery, Victoria Becker’s Gay Ann Rogers Queen Elizabeth I project, and bullet boxes for storing Kreinik spools. Sunday’s guest: Trisha Rothoff, Three Owl Threads. … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-1-18

Duration:00:52:37

Fiber Talk with Melinda Cole

7/29/2018
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Melinda Cole of Merry Wind Farm joins us this week. We really enjoyed talking with Melinda about stitching in general, how she got hooked on reproduction samplers, her charting process, how she chooses colors, and a variety of other topics. Merry Wind Farm produces some beautiful samplers and we hope you enjoy our conversation with … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Melinda Cole

Duration:00:50:06

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-25-18

7/25/2018
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Have you ever wondered why it’s spelled Wednesday instead of Wendsday? We don’t talk about that this week, but we do talk about lost needles, canvas on the top or bottom of stretcher bars, Christine’s magnet-gluing skills, and the RSN method for adding side tension to scroll bars. Sunday’s guest: Melinda Cole, Merry Wind Farm. … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-25-18

Duration:00:45:28

Fiber Talk with Theresa Venette

7/22/2018
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This week’s guest is Theresa Venette of Shakespeare’s Peddler. It’s a wide-ranging discussion about all things needlework including cross-stitch design, samplers, reproduction samplers, framing, male stitchers, Dimension kits, and needlework police. We also learn about Theresa’s upcoming zine publication “Samplers Yesterday and Today.” It was a real treat to talk with Theresa and we’re confident … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Theresa Venette

Duration:01:05:22

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-18-18

7/18/2018
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It’s amazing how Wednesday shows up at this time every week. Do not fear. We are prepared with an other Midweek Chat. Christine’s paying job in the way this week so Arlene Cohen of Works by ABC was kind enough to fill in for a conversation about FlossTube techniques, Coloris, stitching history, Jane Wood, Arlene’s … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-18-18

Duration:00:57:52

Fiber Talk with Jessica Chaney

7/15/2018
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Jessica Chaney of Lycette Designs is our guest this week. Jessica is a talented needlepoint canvas designer/painter, owner of a new shop, and active promoter of needlework through social media. She is one of many who are reaching out to the younger generations to show them the pleasures and benefits they can derive from needlework. … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Jessica Chaney

Duration:00:55:23

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-11-18

7/11/2018
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Yes, we’ve found our way to Wednesday once again. We talk about Krista Gramer, a couple in our community who have passed away, Stitchville USA, and what to do with those leftover threads. This is also a special Wednesday for those who are stitching the Sarah Braizear 1829 sampler from Hands Across the Sea Samplers, … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-11-18

Duration:00:50:44

Fiber Talk with Gay Ann Rogers

7/8/2018
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Talented needlework designer Gay Ann Rogers is our guest this week. Known throughout the hobby for consistently delivering outstanding designs such as Eleanor of Aquitaine, Catherine the Great, the Downton Abbey geometric series, a number of striking original samplers, and the sophisticated Echoes I and II, Rogers has had a storied career in the needlework … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Gay Ann Rogers

Duration:00:50:36

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-4-18

7/4/2018
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It may be a holiday here in the States, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s a Wednesday, so we’re chatting. This week’s topics include the stitcher on the plane, Debbie Rowley’s Ablaze design and the blue colorway, Christine’s limp Rhodes stitches, and next week’s Sarah Braizear SAL launch. Sunday’s guest: Gay Ann Rogers. … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-4-18

Duration:00:43:03

Fiber Talk with Jeannine Cheney

7/1/2018
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We are joined this week by Jeannine Cheney, owner of the Acorns & Threads needlework shop in Portland, OR. Jeannine has built a dynamic business with a loyal following and with a very active schedule of stitching groups, workshops, and guest teachers. Acorns & Threads offers an extensive selection of charts and threads, in addition … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Jeannine Cheney

Duration:00:59:41

Fiber Talk with Kim Young

6/24/2018
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We begin a new week by talking with Kim Young of Sassy Jacks Stitchery about the needlework hobby, exciting growth areas and why they are growing, and the role the internet and social media play for hobbyists and business owners. People keep referring to needlework as a dying hobby, but we’re not seeing it and … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Kim Young

Duration:01:03:19

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-20-18

6/20/2018
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We’re half way between Sundays and Christine and Gary are talking about Vonna, Pinterest, Krista Gramer, DMC floss cones, and Instron currency. We hope you enjoy the show. Sunday’s guest: Kim Young, Sassy Jacks Stitchery–Gary and Christine Listen to the podcast: The podcast is also available on FlossTube. Here are some links: Vonna’s Finishing Service … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-20-18

Duration:00:45:03

Fiber Talk with Carole Lake

6/17/2018
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It’s Sunday and that means it’s time for a guest. Joining us this week is needlepoint designer and teacher Carole Lake of Stitchplay Designs. Carole is an icon in the needlework community with an extensive career studying, designing, and educating stitchers in partnership with Michael Boren and now on her own. She also has authored … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Carole Lake

Duration:01:07:25

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-13-18

6/13/2018
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We’ve arrived, once again, at that day that falls in the middle of the week and we’re offering up more stitching chat. Among this week’s topics are Gary and his Anasazi Song project, Michelle Garrette’s Alzheimer’s Awareness fund raising, Nicola Parkman’s sampler history story, beginning and ending threads, and Christine’s fabric-dying efforts. Sunday’s guest: Carole … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-13-18

Duration:00:52:42

Fiber Talk with Jeannette Douglas

6/10/2018
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Jeannette Douglas is our guest this week. Jeannette has been stitching since she was a teenager and creating cross stitch/counted thread designs for 20 years. In addition to designing, she keeps up a regular schedule of teaching in Canada and the U.S., participates in stitching cruises, and offers Craftsy classes. Among her more exciting designs … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Jeannette Douglas

Duration:00:58:25

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-6-18

6/6/2018
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It’s that day-after-Tuesday day and we’re chatting once again. This week we’re talking about being proud of your stitching, no matter what thread or ground cloth you use; helping Michelle Garrette (Bendy Stitchy) raise massive amounts of money for Alzheimer’s research; buying Gay Ann Rogers designs; visiting Sassy Jacks; scroll frames; and dying linen. Sunday’s … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-6-18

Duration:00:49:51