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Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-16-19

1/16/2019
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The middle of the week has arrived on time and Debbie Rowley joins Gary to talk about not waiting until retirement to do needlework, preparing linen, Canvas A Needlepoint Adventure, the Needlearts Mystery Retreat, and several other topics, related or not. We also simply talked a lot. Regardless, we’re confident you’ll enjoy the conversation. Sunday’s … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-16-19

Duration:01:01:15

Fiber Talk with Margaret Bendig

1/13/2019
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This week’s guest is needlepoint designer and teacher Margaret Bendig of Margaret Bendig Designs. She specializes in charted/counted-needlepoint designs and has created several kimono designs, many geometrics, and a large collection of Christmas ornaments. She also stays very busy teaching at her local shop and at seminars, ANG chapter events, and other needlepointer gatherings across … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Margaret Bendig

Duration:00:56:37

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-9-19

1/9/2019
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It’s that day again and Vonna Pfeiffer joins Gary to talk about irons, the Linen and Threads SAL, stitching rotations, New Year projects, HAED projects, WIPs, and whether beginner pieces are necessary. If you started a new project on Jan. 1, post it on Instagram and use hashtag #fibertalk so we can see what our … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-9-19

Duration:00:46:48

Fiber Talk 100 with Debbie Rowley

1/6/2019
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Today we celebrate 100 Sunday shows. Returning to help with the celebration is Debbie Rowley, the person who was kind enough to record the first Fiber Talk show. In this show we covered a variety of needle arts topics, only a couple of which were on the list we put together for the show. Also, … Continue reading Fiber Talk 100 with Debbie Rowley

Duration:01:21:29

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-3-19

1/2/2019
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It’s the first Wednesday of 2019 and time to resume the midweek chats. This week’s topics include 2019 goals, Bendy’s monumental effort, Fiber Talk on the road, the Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery sampler, and a couple of tips. Sunday’s guest: Debbie Rowley for our 100th Sunday show Listen to the podcast: The podcast is … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-3-19

Duration:00:48:37

“Encore” Fiber Talk with Terri Bay

12/30/2018
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This podcast originally aired in February 2018. This is an encore presentation of a very enjoyable conversation Terri Bay of Terri Bay Needlework Designs about whitework, blackwork, hardanger, Lotus boxes, and Romanian point lace. Most of Terri’s designs are Ukrainian in their genesis, but she is starting to add other techniques, such as blackwork. She … Continue reading “Encore” Fiber Talk with Terri Bay

Fiber Talk with Vonna Pfeiffer V

12/23/2018
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It’s the final new show of 2018 and we’re more than happy to have Vonna Pfeiffer join us to end the year. In the show, we covered a mountain of topics including quilting, needlework finishing, stitching spaces, and ergonomics. It’s always fun to talk with Vonna and this time was no exception. Thanks to The … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Vonna Pfeiffer V

Duration:00:57:31

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-19-18

12/19/2018
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Wednesday has arrived and so has Debbie Rowley to fill in for Christine. We started with a list of topics and, after 45 min., discovered that we had basically ignored that list. However, you do get to learn about threads, thread tension, traveling and stitching, Debbie’s future studio, and a variety of other stitching and … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-19-18

Duration:00:50:55

Fiber Talk with Linda Stolz

12/16/2018
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Her name is Linda Stolz, her business is Erica Michaels Needleart Designs, she’s our guest this week, and you need to stitch a basket full of her Berries designs. Linda learned needlework and sewing the conventional way, from her mother and grandmother, and never stopped. It was a stint working at a local needlework store … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Linda Stolz

Duration:00:54:56

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-12-18

12/12/2018
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It’s another Wednesday and Arlene fills in for Christine. As always, we talk forever about needlework. We talk a lot about threads, Mary Corbet’s Thousand Flowers kits, Jean Lea, more about threads, retreats, and Arlene’s new success getting her designs included in the Hoffman Distributing catalog. Sunday’s guest: Linda Stolz of Erica Michaels Needlearts Designs … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-12-18

Duration:01:05:09

Fiber Talk with Mary Corbet V

12/9/2018
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For the fifth time, we have the distinct pleasure of an hour of needle arts conversation with Mary Corbet. Among the many subjects we discussed are our favorite stitching tools, Mary’s new studio, her summer classes and upcoming teaching plans, new designs from Needle ‘n Thread, stitching ergonomics, stitching on silk gauze, and Mary’s very … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Mary Corbet V

Duration:01:10:36

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-5-18

12/5/2018
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It’s two days before Friday and we have some chatting to do. This week we battle through our illnesses to talk about stitching on international flights, 150+ SALs already scheduled for 2019, our spending limiting techniques, and the impact, or not, of plastic on threads. Sunday’s guest: Mary Corbet. Listen to the podcast: The podcast … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-5-18

Duration:00:32:40

Fiber Talk with Linda Eaton II

12/2/2018
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As promised, Winterthur’s Linda Eaton returns, this time to talk about some of her favorite subjects, centered around whether needlework is art, the history of art and the role of women, how needlework fit and didn’t fit in art history, clothing embroidery, and a little bit about the upcoming “Costuming The Crown” exhibition. Linda Eaton … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Linda Eaton II

Duration:00:47:30

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-28-18

11/28/2018
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Wednesday returns and so does Arlene Cohen for another midweek conversation about needlework. Our topics include color and needlework design, stitching techniques, when to change needles, an embroidery book Arlene purchased, and her Gossamer lace design. Sunday’s guest: Linda Eaton from Winterthur returns. Listen to the podcast: The podcast is also available on FlossTube. Here … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-28-18

Duration:00:59:26

Fiber Talk with Alison Cole

11/24/2018
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Alison Cole is our guest this week. She has been doing needlework almost non-stop since she was a young girl and is considered one of the world’s leading embroidery designers, authors, and teachers. These days she specializes in goldwork and stumpwork designs, continues to travel the world sharing her talents, provides an ongoing schedule of … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Alison Cole

Duration:00:59:22

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-21-18

11/21/2018
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Wednesday certainly is persistent. But we’re keeping up with another Midweek Chat. This time our topics include Michelle Garrette’s charity fund-raising efforts, the Hexefoos design by Kurdy Biggs, using the Good Reader app for stitching, and interest amongst our youth in decorating clothing with embroidery. Sunday’s guest: Alison Cole Listen to the podcast: The podcast … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-21-18

Duration:00:42:57

Fiber Talk with Laura Mina

11/18/2018
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Laura Mina, associate textile conservator at Winterthur joins us this week. She gives us some insights into what it takes to become a conservator at a prestigious institution such as Winterthur, some of the many functions she performs restoring textile treasures and preparing them for exhibitions. She also help us apply her knowledge to our … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Laura Mina

Duration:01:02:20

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-14-18

11/14/2018
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It’s Wednesday and Gary is flying solo again. Topics are Bendy’s charity efforts, buying too many things, converting a hobby to a business, and regaining stitching motivation. It’s a stream of consciousness that will be food for thought or make you want to go watch Survivor. We’ll see. Sunday’s guest: Laura Mina, conservator at Winterthur. … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-14-18

Duration:00:37:16

Fiber Talk with Susan O’Connor

11/11/2018
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There is no dispute that Inspirations is the world’s most beautiful needlework magazine with every issue showing some of the most beautiful needlework designs available to stitchers today. Editor Susan O’Connor has been with the magazine for all 100 issues. She joins us this week to talk about the magazine’s history, what’s involved in assembling … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Susan O’Connor

Duration:00:53:35

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-7-18

11/7/2018
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Wednesday has arrived on schedule and we’re doing more of that needlework chit chat. This week it’s more about what to do with used charts, copyrights, and Trish Burr counterfeits (don’t buy them). We also talk about the tremendous charity work being done by Michelle “Bendy Stitchy” Garrette. This month she’s raising money for childhood … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-7-18

Duration:00:30:23