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Fiber Talk with Lizzy Pye

1/26/2020
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Lizzy Pye of Laurelin Embroidery and Needlework joins us this week to talk about her years of study and teaching at the Royal School of Needlework, how she developed her design and education business, the many techniques she offers, working on Kate Middleton’s wedding gown, and her new book “Goldwork Embroidery.” We’re confident you’ll enjoy […]

Duration:01:13:52

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-22-20

1/22/2020
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It’s chatting day and Arlene and Gary have things to talk about. Our subjects include Australian fund-raising efforts, stitching on high-thread-count linen, Nashville designs, and modifying a project so it reflects your vision. Join Vonna and Gary this Friday for Friday Night Live and don’t miss Sunday’s guest, Lizzy Pye of Laurelin Embroidery.–Arlene and Gary […]

Duration:00:47:32

Fiber Talk with Allie Dudley

1/19/2020
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Allie Dudley is our guest this week and the show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Allie is a multifaceted textile artist and a weaver at heart. She practices several needlework techniques, designs needlework, and reproduces antique samplers for the Sassafras Samplers brand, owned by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Allie is also venturing into a new […]

Duration:00:49:05

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-15-20

1/15/2020
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It’s Wednesday, Sassy Jacks is the sponsor, and Gary and Vonna are the chatters. Topics include Australian Fire fund-raising charts, a new live show on Saturday, Men’s Night at the Attic, beer, our many current projects and a lame plan to finish them, and several other things that fell out of our heads. Sunday’s guest […]

Duration:01:04:41

Fiber Talk with Lianne van Leyen

1/12/2020
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Our guest this week is Lianne van Leyen of 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers and our show is sponsored by The Attic Needlework shop, where samplers rule. Be sure to check out the January Sampler of the Month (not the December Sampler as Gary said), Pour Ta Fete from Lindsay Lane Designs. Lianne van Leyen has a […]

Duration:00:57:46

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 1-8-20

1/8/2020
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We’ve reached the middle of the week once again. This time the conversation is with Debbie Rowley and the topics include the Sassy Jacks Australian benefit chart, a limited-edition design from Glendon Place (order before 1-14-20), ground-cloth storage containers, this week’s Friday Night Live show, Men’s Night at the Attic, stitching Debbie’s Royal Garden design […]

Duration:00:54:37

Fiber Talk with Kate Tume

1/5/2020
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Kate Tume, of Mother Eagle Embroidery, is our guest this week. Kate is a a true needlework artist in that she uses whatever technique, thread, or embellishment delivers the look/texture/design she needs to express her vision. Her work these days is focused on our endangered and vanished wildlife as her way of calling attention to […]

Duration:01:11:08

Fiber Talk with Clare Hunter II, Encore

12/29/2019
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During our holiday break, we offer an encore of the second show we did with Clare Hunter, author of “Threads of Life.” In this show, sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery, we talk with Clare about the inspiration behind her book, the work that went into assembling all of the historical information, writing a history book […]

Duration:00:59:53

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-24-19

12/24/2019
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Yes, it’s a new Midweek Chat. Cathe Ray of Needle in a Haystack generously offered a terrific package of needlework goodies to give to our listeners and we said Thank You! Instructions for how you can be included in the drawing are in the podcast (submissions go to vonna@wetalkfiber.com), along with a discussion about the […]

Duration:01:00:40

Fiber Talk with Ilke Cochrane III

12/22/2019
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Ilke Cochrane returns for a third visit this week. We learn more about her RSN activities, her upcoming embroidery SAL, slate and scroll frames, and a variety of other topics. We also establish proper terminology for how you position your seat/fanny frames and learn about another seat-frame option. It’s an informative and fun-filled conversation with […]

Duration:01:07:35

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-18-19

12/18/2019
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It’s the third day after Sunday, Sassy Jacks is the sponsor, and Gary and Vonna are the chatters. The subjects include our Friday Night Live shows; recent videos; favorite podcasts; a book suggestion from Gary; Vonna’s dreams; Vonna’s Big Foot obsession and a visit from the elusive one, captured by Doug, the Floss Jedi, and […]

Duration:01:03:22

Fiber Talk with Krista West

12/15/2019
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Our guest for this week’s show, which is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery, is Krista West of Avlea and Krista West Vestments. Krista is a multi-faceted, multi-talented needle artist who specializes in Greek Orthodox vestments and altar adornments. She has created custom work for clergy and churches all over the world and makes annual trips […]

Duration:01:01:56

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 12-4-19

12/4/2019
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We have once again made our way to Wednesday and Sassy Jacks is sponsoring another of those Gary and Vonna chats. Topics include Vonna’s 25 Days of Christmas stitching of Jane Stanwix 1843 from Samplers Revisited (she has no willpower), Mary Ann Frame 1796 from Sassafras Samplers, the Modern Folk Embroidery Bristol Monkey Sampler, Floche […]

Duration:00:58:30

Fiber Talk with Carol Storie

12/1/2019
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Carol Storie, designer and owner of Heartfelt Designs, joins us this week to talk about her needlework career, design approach, and the Canadian needlework community. It’s an enjoyable conversation with a very talented designer. Be sure to visit Carol’s website and Etsy store to enjoy her varied and creative designs.–Gary and Vonna Listen to the […]

Duration:00:37:34

Fiber Talk Remembers Kimberly Ann Carter

11/24/2019
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Kimberly Ann Carter passed away a little more than a week ago at the age of 36, leaving behind her husband and two young children. In addition to keeping Kimberly’s family in our prayers, we remember her by sharing a show we did with her in September 2018. If you would like to help her […]

Duration:00:57:45

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-20-19

11/19/2019
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It’s Wednesday, Sassy Jacks is the sponsor, and Gary and Vonna are the chatters. The subjects are the Sassy Jacks Agnus Dei kit, Gary’s butt stand setup, the Queen’s Sampler and various things we’ve learned, making a quilter’s knot, Friday Night Live shows, and our upcoming Sampler Sunday. Sunday we remember Kimberly Ann Carter of […]

Duration:01:03:46

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-13-19

11/13/2019
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It’s Wednesday once again and Arlene and Gary are chatting. This week Arlene patiently answers Gary’s dumb-guy questions about designing. We also discuss making changes from original designs, HAED stitching, and the question that has haunted stitchers for decades: Is there a difference between DMC and Anchor black threads? Sunday’s guest: Clare Hunter and her […]

Duration:00:54:41

Fiber Talk with Clare Hunter I

11/10/2019
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Clare Hunter of Sewing Matters is our guest this week and our sponsor is The Attic Needlework shop. Clare has been an active participant and difference-maker in the greater needlework community for almost all of her life. She has contributed as a community artist on more than one occasion, an exhibition curator, banner maker, teacher, […]

Duration:00:53:10

Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 11-6-19

11/6/2019
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We have climbed the hill toward the weekend, Sassy Jacks is sponsoring, and Vonna and Gary are chatting. This week we talk about our Instagram Live plans; an excellent charity auction; Gary’s fanny stand; Vonna’s retreat weekend (watch the Instagram Live video below), sponsored by Cross My Heart LTD; stitching SaraB, the Queen’s Sampler, and […]

Duration:01:03:57

Fiber Talk with Claudia Dutcher Kistler

11/3/2019
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Claudia Dutcher Kistler, of Dutch Treat Designs, joins us this week for a show that is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Claudia, best known these days for her extensive knowledge and experience with Bristol Orphanage samplers, shares with us the other aspects of a significant and successful needlework career. We talk about stitching models for […]

Duration:01:00:06