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Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-19-19

6/19/2019
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It’s Wednesday, Sassy Jacks is sponsoring, and Vonna and Gary are the chatters. It’s a jam-packed show. Topics include May 2020 Nicola Parkman workshops, 2020 Lenten SAL with Jacob DeGraaf’s Agnus Dei design, the Queen’s Sampler, Vonna finishing designs, painted needlepoint canvas, Sarah Braizear, Jesus goes to the Fair, some math, and a Come-to-Jesus meeting. … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-19-19

Duration:01:15:24

Fiber Talk with Joanna Somers

6/16/2019
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Joanna Somers is a needlepoint stitcher; painted-canvas designer, painter, and curator; and owner of The Plum Stitchery, a terrific source for unique, artistic canvases. She’s a young designer who is contributing a new look to the painted-canvas landscape. You’ll enjoy learning how she got started in the needlepoint world, how she develops her own designs, … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Joanna Somers

Duration:01:02:59

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-12-19

6/12/2019
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It’s Wednesday and Debbie Rowley’s hiatus ends as she returns with a new grandchild and a new home. This week’s topics include the Queen’s Sampler, Fiber Talk needle minders, moving stash, standing and stitching, and several other topics. Sunday’s guest: Joanna Somers of The Plum Stitchery–Gary Listen to the podcast: The podcast is also available … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-12-19

Duration:00:52:14

Fiber Talk with Patricia Goodson

6/9/2019
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Patricia Goodson is our guest this week as we welcome our new sponsor, Fat Quarter Shop. Visit them at fatquartershop.com for all of your stitching needs. Our guest is a multi-faceted needle artist who learned how to stitch while she was growing up in Brazil. This week, in addition to learning about her needlework skills, … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Patricia Goodson

Duration:01:00:46

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-5-19

6/5/2019
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We tried to stop it, but Wednesday showed up anyway, so Vonna and Gary made the most of it by talking about needlework. A huge thanks to Kim Young and the team at Sassy Jacks for sponsoring the show. This week we talk about Gary’s trip to Sassy Jacks to attend a workshop presented by … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-5-19

Duration:01:20:48

Fiber Talk with Jacob DeGraaf

6/2/2019
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Jacob DeGraaf of Modern Folk Embroidery is an extremely talented cross-stitch designer who has a unique eye for single-color creations. Vonna Pfeiffer joins me this week to learn about Jacob’s background and what goes into his design work. He’s also a talented music composer and we get to learn a little bit about that aspect … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Jacob DeGraaf

Duration:00:54:15

Fiber Talk with Cecilia Turner

5/26/2019
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This week’s Fiber Talk guest is Cecilia Turner, the popular designer and owner of Heart in Hand Needleart. Cecilia’s career started with a prize winning design she submitted to “Classic Cross Stitch” magazine in 1991, and she’s provided a steady stream of innovative cross-stitch patterns since then. Among other series, Cecilia is known for her … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Cecilia Turner

Duration:00:58:52

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-22-19

5/22/2019
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It’s Wednesday, Sassy Jacks Stitchery is sponsoring the show, and Vonna and Gary are doing the chatting. Topics include the Bathya workshops, a Queen’s Sampler announcement that’s scaring Vonna to death, Sarah Braizear, satin stitches and laying tools, stands, lights, the Daylight Halo Magnifier light, Sulky threads, and shots in Vonna’s butt cheeks. Sunday’s guest: … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-22-19

Duration:01:00:28

Fiber Talk with Ronnie Rowe

5/19/2019
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Ronnie Rowe of Ronnie Rowe Designs is my guest this week and the show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Ronnie’s wide range of designs are some of the most unique in the needlework industry, particularly his pen-and-ink-based building designs. In addition to learning about the origins and inspirations for his designs and his needlework … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Ronnie Rowe

Duration:00:59:37

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-15-19

5/15/2019
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Arlene and Gary are this week’s chatting duo. Topics include the new Lindy Stitches design, two years of Works by ABC and whether it’s changed Arlene’s approach to needlework, a lot about Sulky threads, satin stitching in Sarah Braizear, and contributions from Pat in Texas about standing and stitching and stabbing with needles.–Gary Listen to … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-15-19

Duration:00:55:46

Fiber Talk with Jenny Adin-Christie

5/12/2019
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This week I’m joined by Jenny Adin-Christie. She is a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework and a veteran teacher at the school. Her primary needlework efforts these days involve creating her own designs and teaching all over the world, along with regular classes in her own studio. She also is a regular contributor … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Jenny Adin-Christie

Duration:00:54:36

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-8-19

5/8/2019
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It’s Wednesday and this Midweek Chat is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Vonna and Gary are doing the chatting and they talk about Vonna’s Jesus project, Sarah Braizear, the Saviours Praise sampler, Bathya, the Queen’s Sampler, Stitch Mania, Frozen Phoenix Art and standing and stitching.–Gary Listen to the podcast: The podcast is also available on … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-8-19

Duration:01:08:19

Fiber Talk with Kim Young II

5/5/2019
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Kim Young is my guest this week. Kim is the owner of Sassy Jacks Stitchery in Weaverville, NC, and always has some interesting insights into the dynamics of the needle-arts hobby, particularly today’s needleworker-LNS relationship and the role that the internet and social media is playing in how we learn about and buy needlework supplies. … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Kim Young II

Duration:01:05:59

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-1-19

5/1/2019
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It’s Wednesday once again and I have a very different show for you this week. First, a short podcast update about what has transpired for me in the past week in terms of needlework. Then, the main element this week is a video I recorded with Linda Vinson of Needlemade Designs in which we explore, … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 5-1-19

Duration:00:08:42

Fiber Talk with Brenda Côté

4/28/2019
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Brenda Côté is a prolific and talented needle artist, skilled needlework finisher, and a terrific blogger. Her Brenda’s Needlepoint Studio blog is a treasure trove of information and tips and a great place to simply ogle beautiful stitching. I’ve followed her for some time now and enjoy every post. I also enjoyed talking to her … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Brenda Côté

Duration:01:04:03

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-24-19

4/24/2019
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Before we head to the weekend, we need to do a little needlework chatting. This week Vonna and Gary talk about a free chart from the Kirks; a needlepoint retreat, the RSN online-class discount; stitching Jesus and when he’ll be finished, if ever; Amish pie, and several other topics related or unrelated to stitching. Enjoy … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-24-19

Duration:01:04:07

Fiber Talk with Lisa Dugua

4/20/2019
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Lisa Dugua is my guest this week. Lisa is owner of The French Needle, an online store that specializes in needlework designs, kits, linen, jewelry, and scarves from French designers and suppliers. Lisa spends considerable time in France and provides us with an excellent view of that country’s needle-arts hobby and industry. The designers she … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Lisa Dugua

Duration:00:51:01

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-17-19

4/17/2019
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It’s Midweek Chat time and Arlene and Gary talk about the Stitch Inn to Summer Needlepoint Retreat, a free download from Brendon and Karen Kirk, the Royal School of Needlework 10% discount, Stitchnanigans, the Kurdy Biggs pilot class, stitching knots, and the new Mary Hogg sampler from the Works by ABC factor, available exclusively at … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-17-19

Duration:00:58:10

Fiber Talk with Brendon and Karen Kirk

4/14/2019
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I’m glad to have Brendon and Karen Kirk join me this week. Brendon and Karen are the couple behind the very popular Linen and Threads Mystery SAL, an attractive collection of reproduction samplers under the Fox and Rabbit Designs name, and original and creative designs by Karen under the Blackberry Rabbit name. They are a … Continue reading Fiber Talk with Brendon and Karen Kirk

Duration:01:05:45

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-10-19

4/10/2019
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Wednesday’s timing is perfect once again. This week Gary and Vonna talk about the Royal School of Needlework online courses (save 10% with code talk10), teaching quilt making, Laura Taylor’s (ANG Fox chapter) finish of the Kurdy Biggs design Trilogy of Stitches One, prim style, stitching Jesus, hoops, and stands. Sunday’s guest: Brendon and Karen … Continue reading Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 4-10-19

Duration:00:53:18