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Fiber Talk with Barbara Hutson II

8/18/2019
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Barbara Hutson, owner of Queenstown Sampler Designs, returns to join Vonna and Gary for a discussion about North American samplers and how they fit into the history of the needle arts. The show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. This week’s show is an enlightening discussion of Mexican samplers, their origins, designs/styles, and the role […]

Duration:01:01:01

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-14-19

8/14/2019
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We have reached the middle of the week once again. Vonna and Gary are the chatters and Sassy Jacks Stitchery is the sponsor. As for topics, Vonna bought a couple of samplers because she didn’t have enough and Gary bought another set of noise-canceling headphones and they’re the best ever! After we talked about those […]

Duration:01:08:23

Fiber Talk with Alison Cole II

8/11/2019
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Well-executed goldwork is jaw-dropping, whether you have a clue about needlework or not. It also often intimidating to needleworkers who are considering giving it a go. No need to fear. Alison Cole returns this week with a new book, “The Goldwork Masterclass,” and some words of advice that will eliminate your apprehension and give you […]

Duration:01:04:27

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 8-7-19

8/7/2019
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It’s that day that starts with a W and this week’s chatters are Gary and Debbie Rowley. Topics include working with metallic threads (Thanks for the tips, Debbie), needlework as gifts, needles, and a few stories. Remember to save 15% at Sassy Jacks on sampler kits we mentioned on our two most-recent Sampler Sunday shows […]

Duration:00:53:10

REPOST: Fiber Talk with Deb Jochim

8/6/2019
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NOTE: This is a repost of the Aug. 4, 2019 show. Due to a file uploading error, some podcast apps did not pick up the podcast. Here’s hoping this repost fixes things. Sorry for the hassle. Gary Our guest this week is Deb Jochim, owner and editor of Punch Needle & Primitive Stitcher magazine. This […]

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-31-19

7/31/2019
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Wednesday has arrived once again, as has Sassy Jacks to sponsor the show. Vonna and Gary talk about projects we’re stitching, reversible stitching, switching from Aida to linen, and Sampler Sunday. We also plan the next Sampler Sunday, which will feature all Quaker samplers. We invite you to suggest your favorites. If we talk about […]

Duration:01:05:47

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-24-19

7/24/2019
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It’s the day before Thursday and Arlene and Gary gather to play a game of You Have to Choose. In the game we choose our preferences for needlework technique, thread type, color we like, color we don’t like, and offer two tips we share with anyone, anytime. We also get to hear about two of […]

Duration:01:07:18

Fiber Talk with Nicola Parkman III

7/21/2019
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Sassy Jacks Stitchery is sponsoring this week’s show with Nicola Parkman of Hands Across the Sea Samplers. Nicola joins Vonna and Gary to walk about what she’s learned during her time acquiring and reproducing a large number of samplers. We also learn about her latest introduction, Mary Lea 1793, the new printing of the Hannah […]

Duration:01:11:03

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-17-19

7/17/2019
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It’s that day that occurs halfway between Sundays, the show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery, and Vonna and Gary have gathered to talk about The Queen’s Sampler Project sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery, Fiber Talk needle minders, Sampler Sunday on July 28, Needles, an ANG Fox Chapter project, and show we watch while stitching. […]

Duration:01:04:39

Fiber Talk with Ilke Cochrane II

7/14/2019
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Ilke Cochrane returns for a second visit this week. It’s rather common to talk to guests who have completed some form of education with the Royal School of Needlework. But Ilke is in the early stages of a certificate program, so I was anxious to talk to her and learn what she’s experiencing. Now I […]

Duration:01:16:30

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-10-19

7/10/2019
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We’ve found the middle of the week again and Debbie Rowley and I set out to do a show offering tips for beginning stitchers. The show ended up being an interesting discussion about topics such as project difficulty, how many tools we actually need, and maximizing stitching time. We enjoyed having the discussion and hope […]

Duration:00:57:48

Fiber Talk with Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett and Maegan Jennett

7/7/2019
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Needlework Press is a unique, multi-faceted business, created and operated by my guests Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett and Maegan Jennett. This week’s show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Needlework press, at its core, is a sampler-reproduction operation. But they go much beyond offering samplers to include writing articles, producing books, publishing a popular needlework calendar, […]

Duration:01:00:15

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 7-3-19

7/3/2019
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Wednesday has arrived once again, Sassy Jacks is sponsoring the show, and Vonna and Gary have gathered for another round of stitching chit chat. The list is long this week. It includes massive Fiber Talk audience growth, Fiber Talk needle minders, Sampler Sunday, what you can learn by entering competitions, the eve of the Queen’s […]

Duration:01:23:08

Fiber Talk with Margaret Lee

6/30/2019
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Chinese and Japanese embroidery are two of the finest forms of needlework art and my guest this week, Margaret Lee, is one of the more talented practitioners of both embroidery forms. Margaret shares a wide range of insights into the history and techniques that result in art pieces that never fail to captivate viewers. In […]

Duration:00:52:39

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 6-26-19

6/26/2019
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It’s Wishful Wednesday, Fat Quarter Shop is sponsoring the show, and Arlene and I are talking about some (note the operative word “some”) of the projects we have in our stash that we would really like to stitch but simply can’t seem to get into the rotation. If you’re curious about techniques other than the […]

Duration:01:06:14

Fiber Talk Sampler Sunday

6/24/2019
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It’s Sampler Sunday with Vonna and Gary. We’ve been planning for some time to do a Wednesday show in which we talk about what we like about the samplers we own. We never seem to get to it, so we decided to record a special show, thus our first Sampler Sunday. Even better is that […]

Duration:01:12:44

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Duration:01:00:46