Crafty Planner Podcast

A podcast about crafting and the creative process.

Melissa Fehr of Fehr Trade {Episode #113}

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's guest is Melissa Fehr of Fehr Trade. Living on a boat in England, Melissa is a garment maker, thriving transplant athlete and runner. We talk about her passion for exercise, dealing with a major health issue and the empowerment of making activewear fit for you. We recorded in two segments so you may notice a difference at the end of the episode. I hope Melissa inspires you to follow your dreams and believe in your abilities. Thank you for listening.  

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Today's episode is sponsored by imagine gnats

imagine gnats is a one stop shop for apparel fabrics, printed and digital patterns, and notions. along with everything you need to stitch a handmade wardrobe, you can also find sewing and crafting inspiration on the imagine gnats blog, including pattern reviews, fabric information, and crafting tutorials. see it all at imaginegnats.com and use coupon code "memademay" for 10% off all regular priced items for the entire month of may.

 

 

 

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Deepika Prakash of Pattern Review {Episode #112}

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, community, makers

Continuing my garment sewing podcast series, today's guest is Deepika Prakash of Pattern Review. We talk about what motivated Deepika to create her website in 2001, why she feels that now is our time to sew, the technological changes since she started the website and what excites her about those changes and so much more. I hope you enjoy the episode.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Special thanks to imagine gnats for sponsoring this episode. imagine gnats is a one stop shop for apparel fabrics, printed and digital patterns, and notions. Along with everything you need to stitch a handmade wardrobe, you can also find sewing and crafting inspiration on the imagine gnats blog, including pattern reviews, fabric information, and crafting tutorials. See it all at imaginegnats.com and use coupon code “memademay” for 10% off all regular priced items for the entire month of May.

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Kelli Ward of True Bias {Episode #109}

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

In honor of Me Made May, I'm hosting a series of garment designers/industry leaders on the podcast. My first guest is Kelli Ward of True Bias. Living in Denver, Colorado, Kelli is a pattern designer, garment maker, wife and mother.  During our discussion, we talk about finding identity as a mother, following passion in your career, how she sources fabric and background on her Hudson pant, Southport dress and LoDo dress patterns. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

Special thanks to imagine gnats for sponsoring this episode.

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Dan Rouse {Episode 108}

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's guest is Dan Rouse. Living in Oakland, California, Dan is a textile artist, landscape designer, quilter, teacher and father. During our discussion, we talk about his exploration into raw edge applique quilts, advice about creating denim quilts, his design process for quilts and gardens along with the importance of making on your own terms. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

 

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Ashley Nell Tipton {Episode # 106}

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, diversity, community, makers
 

Today's podcast guest is Ashley Nell Tipton. Living in San Diego, Ashley is a fashion designer and winner of Season 14 of Project Runway. During our discussion, we talk about her design process for plus sized clothes, her experience on Project Runway and the importance of self acceptance. There are a few cuss words but I have not labeled this episode as explicit so I'm warning you now. I love Ashley's energy and perspective and hope you enjoy our conversation.

 

SPONSORED BY:

Simplicity Patterns is proud to sponsor this podcast episode with Ashley Nell Tipton. Ashley brings her bold fashion sense to our creative group and designs wearable plus sized clothes. She has a fantastic knit bodysuit pattern (Simplicity number 8344) and a dress, top and skirt combination pattern (Simplicity number 8345). We can't wait to see what she comes up with next! You can see her latest collection at simplicity.com

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

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Melody Miller {Episode #102}

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Melody Miller. Living in Atlanta, GA, Melody is the Creative Director and Founding Designer of Cotton and Steel, author of Ruby Star Wrapping, wife and mother. Since the debut of Cotton and Steel at the Spring 2014 Quilt Market, Melody has been at the forefront of a powerful commitment to the modern aesthetic. I wanted to hear how she created Cotton and Steel, her thoughts on fabric design and her personal and professional vision. While we talk about those questions and more are discussed in the podcast, I also came away with confirmation of the power of collaboration, the importance of pursuing your dreams and how friends can push you to be your vest best. I am grateful to the Modern Quilt Guild for providing a place to podcast at Quilt Con. It gave Melody and I an opportunity to record in person and Quilt con participants a behind the scenes glimpse at the recording process. I hope you enjoy our conversation.  

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
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Aneela Hoey {Podcast Episode #99}

 
Today's podcast guest is Aneela Hoey of comfortstitching. Living in England, Aneela is a textile designer, author of Little Stitches about hand embrodiery and an upcoming book called Stitched Sewing Organizers. She has designed fabric for Moda Fabrics and now designs for Cloud 9 Fabrics. She is also a pattern designer, wife and mother. During our conversation, we talk about her creative journey training as a commerical textile designer to today, her thoughtful design process including the story behind the cat print in her Hello Petal fabric line, her role in the e-zine Fat Quarterly, her decision to share her cancer diagnosis and so much more. 
 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
 
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 
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Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef / Quilty Box December Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, makers, quilty box

Today's guest is Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef Patterns. Living in southern California, Natalie is a quilter, author of A Modern Twist, teacher, dog mom, pattern and fabric designer.

During our conversation, we start out by talking about her creative journey as an interior designer and how she started Beyond the Reef after a relaxing morning in Hawaii. Exploring her organic design process, we also talk about how she records her inspiration and how her book came into fruition.  Known for her inclusiveness in the industry, she talks about the decision to work with "her nine" to produce pieces for her Windham Fabrics Handmaker Quilt Market booth along with why going to Quilt Market is important to her and the industry. She discusses what she included in her Quilty Box along with gives suggestions for those considering a career in design. I hope you enjoy the episode.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
 
Special thanks to Quilty Box for sponsoring this episode. 
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Podcast Episode # 95: Sam Hunter

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's guest is Sam Hunter of Hunters Design Studio. Living in Portland, Oregon, Sam is a pattern designer, teacher and mother. She also wrote Quilt Talk, a paper piecing alphabet book for Stash Books. Passionate about the value of craft, she created the "We Are $ew Worth It" series. During our episode, we talk about how she integrates her personal beliefs in her work, her process designing patterns, thoughts about derivative work and more. As a warning, there are a few swear words so the episode has been marked explicit. I hope you enjoy our conversation.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
 
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop and Project 48 for sponsoring this episode. 
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Carolyn Friedlander / Mighty Lucky December Edition

Today's podcast guest is Carolyn Friedlander. Living in Florida, Carolyn is an author, teacher, fabric and pattern designer. During our podcast, we talk about her design process, the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club challenge about project overwhelm and her advice on developing your own advice. I hope you love the episode!

 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
 
Special thanks to Lucky Spool Media, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia for sponsoring this episode. 
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Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis / Quilty Box November Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, makers, quilty box

For today's episode, my guest is Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis. With over twenty years of sewing experience, Tammy is a pattern and fabric designer, wife and mother. Tammy talks about her love for batik fabrics and her upcoming line with Island Batiks along with her tips for a successful sewing project and what she included in her Quilty Box. I hope you enjoy the episode. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com
 
Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
 
Special thanks to Quilty Box for sponsoring this episode. 
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Brenda Ratliff / Episode 92

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Brenda Ratliff. Brenda is one of the most prolific producers in the industry between owning Pink Castle Fabrics, designing fabric for RJR Fabrics, hosting Glamp Stitchalot, co-organizing Sew Pro, and being a wife and a mother. We talk about how she balances her family and work, designing her fabric lines, and her advice for someone starting out in the industry. You wouldn't want to miss this episode.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

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Patrick Lose / Episode 90

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, diversity, makers

Today's guest is Patrick Lose. Living in Arizona, Patrick is a quilter, pattern designer, fabric designer and teacher. During our podcast, we talk about his twenty years of experience in the sewing industry, how traditional and modern quilting interact along with why he is starting his own fabric company. Patrick and I barely scratched the surface with this conversation and hope for a part two in 2017. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 

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Sarah Nishiura / Episode 88

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, diversity, makers, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Sarah Nishiura. Living in Chicago, Illinois,  Sarah is quilter, teacher, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about how she integrated thrifted pieces into her quilts, her love for math and how she teaches others to quilt. I hope you love the episode. 

Special thank you to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring today's episode. 
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Liesl Gibson / Episode 85

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Liesl Gibson. Living in Madrid, Spain, Liesl is the owner of Liesl & Co whose pattern companies include Straight Stitch Society, Lisette, Oliver & S and Liesl & Co. She also designs fabrics and writes books along with being a wife and a mother. During our podcast, we talk about working with her husband, the importance of living genuinely and why you could buy and make what you love. 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.

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Annabel Wrigley / Episode 82

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Annabel Wrigley. Living in rural Virginia, Annabel is the author of the "We Love to Sew" series, owner of the Little Pincushion Studio, fabric and pattern designer, teacher, mother and wife. During our podcast, we talk about how she became a children's sewing teacher, the best lesson she has learned from teaching and how she finds balance in her life. I hope you enjoy the episode.

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
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Kathy Hall of Andover Fabrics / Episode 80

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting

Today's podcast guest is Kathy Hall. Living in New York, Kathy is a fabric designer, sewist, and Design Director for Andover Fabrics. During our podcast, we talk about her work as a fabric designer including the Little House on a Prairie fabric line, what she looks for in a new fabric designer, the process of creating a fabric line and her thoughts on modern and traditional quilting.

Thank you to Fat Quarter Shop and Andover Fabrics for sponsoring this episode!
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Charlotte Newland / Episode 72

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's guest is Charlotte Newland. Living in England, Charlotte is a garment sewist, quilter, wife, mother and a contest on this season's Great British Sewing Bee. During the podcast, we talk about the process of becoming a contestant for the show, her garment making journey and her adorable bunny slippers. We talk extensively about this season (and there are some swear words) so let this serve as your spoiler alert. 

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Norma Loehr of Orange Lingerie / Episode 69

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Norma Loehr of Orange Lingerie. Living in Boston, Massachusetts, Norma is a trained bra maker, pattern designer, author and wife. During our podcast, we talk about the misconceptions of bra fit, how to take care of your lingerie and tips for making your first bra.

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.
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Blair Stocker / Episode 65

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Blair Stocker of Wise Craft Handmade. Living in Seattle, Washington, Blair is an author, upcycle artist, maker, quilter, wife and mother. During our podcast, we talk about how she concentrated her craft work, her thrifted stash collection and how she prepares for presentations.I hope you love the episode!

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.

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Sarah Watts / Episode 62

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Sarah Watts of Wattsalot. Living in Atlanta, Georgia, Sarah is an illustrator, fabric designer, co-founder of Cotton + Steel, wife and mother to Pennie Pants. During our podcast, we talk about fabric hoarding, her path as an illustrator, the latest collaboration with Anna Bond and so much more. I hope you love the episode!

Podcast music by Mekanism Sound.
Special thanks to Cotton + Steel, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia for sponsoring this episode. 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com.
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Amy Gibson / Mighty Lucky May Edition

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers, mighty lucky

As part of my series for the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club, today's podcast guest is Amy Gibson of Stitchery Dickory Dock. Amy is an author, quilting teacher, pattern designer, host of Craftsy's 2012 Block of the Month Club, wife and mother of four. Living in Denver, Colorado, we talk about how her seemingly disparate background experiences led to her success today, how to find your "quilt voice" and the use of contrast to create visually appealing quilts. I hope you enjoy the episode.


This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool Media and Fat Quarter Shop


You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast. 

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John Q Adams / Episode 59

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, diversity, community, makers

Today's podcast guest is JQ Adams from Quilt Dad. Living in North Carolina, John is an author, pattern designer, quilter, husband and father of three children. During our podcast, we talk about how he balances a full time career and his quilting, his collaborations, and his thoughts on the quilting community.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by Creativebug, Fat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia. 

You can find the show notes on my website: craftyplanner.com/podcast.

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Jeni Baker of In Color Order / Quilty Box April podcast

Today's podcast guest is Jeni Baker of In Color Order. Jeni is a pattern and fabric designer along with wife and mom to George, the bunny. During our podcast, we talk about her creative journey, why she is no longer designing fabric and her love of color.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by QuiltyBox (quiltybox.com) 

You can find the show notes on my website (craftyplanner.com)

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Jen Beeman of Grainline Studio / Episode 57

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Jen Beeman of Grainline Studio. Living in Chicago, Illinois, Jen is garment pattern designer, maker, knitter, and wife. During our podcast, Jen and I talk about her journey to today, her advice for new designers and why being an entrepreneur is a perfect fit for her.

This episode is sponsored by A Gathering of Stitches retreat, Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 
You can find notes from this episode at craftyplanner.com/podcast.
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Alison Glass / Mighty Lucky April Edition

Today's podcast guest is Alison Glass. Living in Virigina, Alison is a wife, mother, author, fabric and pattern designerDuring our podcast, we talk about her motto to "live in the new", how she design fabric and why sewing is important to her. I hope you enjoy the episode.


This episode is sponsored by Lucky Spool MediaA Gathering of Stitches retreat and Fat Quarter Shop


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

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Brandon Mably / Episode 55

Today's podcast guest is Brandon Mably of Kaffe Fassett Studio. Living in London, England, Brandon is a knitwear designer for Rowan Yarns and Vogue Knitting. He also designs fabric for the Kaffe Fassett Collective. During our podcast, we talk about his instinctive use of color, how he never stops learning and his positive and inspiring perspective on life.

This episode is sponsored by Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 

You can hear the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

*Please note that the previous version omitted ten minutes at the end of the interview. This is the latest version. Thank you!*

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Valori Wells / Episode 54

Today's podcast guest is Valori Wells. Living in Sisters, Oregon, Valori is a fabric and pattern designer along with the daughter of Jean Wells. During our podcast, Valori talks about the day to day life of a fabric designer, working with her mother, the challenges of living in the moment when you are self employed and how traveling has changed her perspective. 

*This episode has been labeled explicit due to language.*


This episode is sponsored by Creativebug and Fat Quarter Shop. 

You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

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Violet Craft / Episode 52

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers

Today's podcast guest is Violet Craft (violetcraft.com)Living in Portland, Oregon, Violet is a wife, mother, fabric and pattern designer. During our podcast, we talk about growing up with crafty grandparents, the inspiration behind her fabric and pattern collections and the importance of doing what you love.


Music by Mekanism Sound. 

This episode is sponsored by CreativebugFat Quarter Shop and Sewtopia

You can find the show notes at craftyplanner.com/podcast.

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Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs / Episode 48

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs. Living in Nashville, Tennessee, she is a fabric and stationary designer. During our conversation, we explore how her childhood dreams of being a designer were revisited after a stressful work experience, how her parent's love for music influenced her Beatbox fabric line and the story behind her Girlfriends series. 


This episode is sponsored by 
Creativebug (creativebug.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com). 

Music by Mekanism Sound. 
You can find the show notes (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

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Cal Patch / Episode 47

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Cal Patch. Living in upstate New York, Cal is a teacher, author, textile artist and farmer. As a maker extraordinaire, we talk about her creative journey from fashion design to today, her passion for teaching both in person and through Creativebug along with describing her perfect day.


This episode is sponsored by Textillia (textillia.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Creativebug (creativebug.com).

Music by Mekanism Sound.

For more information, please check out the show notes here. (craftyplanner.com/podcast)


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Kathy Doughty / Episode 44

Today's podcast guest is Kathy Doughty of Material ObsessionLiving in Australia, Kathy is a quilt store owner, fabric and quilt designer, teacher, wife and mother. Well known for her love of color and modern interpretations of traditional quilts, Kathy and I talk about the promise of joy with each new project, her fabric crusade for the love of brown, how she shares the permission to be "you" and so much more. 


This episode is sponsored by Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com), Fat Quarter Shop (fatquartershop.com) and Free Spirit Fabric  (freespiritfabric.com)


Music by Mekanism Sound. 


You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com).

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Anna Maria Horner / Episode 38

Today's podcast guest is Anna Maria HornerDuring our conversation, we talk about how her childhood supported her career as an artist, the progress of her career starting out as a boutique fabric store owner to her new space at Craft South, the inner workings of the fabric industry, her advice about living your brand, why she loves recording Creative Bug classes and how she stays true to her brand and artistic vision. 


This episode is sponsored by 
Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) and Sew Modern (sewmodern.com). Music by Mekanism Sound. You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast).

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Sarai Mitnick of Colette Patterns / Episode 37

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing, makers

Today's podcast guest is Sarai Mitnick of Colette Patterns. During our fun conversation, we talk about how her background in user interface helps with her work now, the power of story tellings across multiple mediums, and why taking time to enjoy all aspects of the sewing experience is important to her. 

This episode is sponsored by Sewtopia (gosewtopia.com) and imagine gnats (imaginegnats.com). Music by Mekanism Sound. You can find the show notes here (craftyplanner.com/podcast). 
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Susanne Woods / Episode 33

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, community, makers

Today's podcast guest is Susanne Woods of Lucky Spool Media.  During our chat, we talk about how Lucky Spool produces each of their books, her perspective about the future of illustrated books, how she balances life and work and her latest project, Mighty Lucky.


For show notes, please check out this post.  My introduction music is by the Beastie Boys

If you want to donate to the podcast, you can find the details here. Thank you! 

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Craft Industry Alliance / Episode 31

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, community, makers
For today's podcast, I talk with Abby Glassenberg (while she naps) and Kristin Link (Sew Mama Sew) about their new collaboration, Craft Industry Alliance. We talk about how they came up with the idea for the organization, what they want to provide their members and why this is important to them both personally and professionally. This is not a sponsored post. I was curious about their trade organization and wanted to learn more. Even if you are not interested in joining, the discussion about their values and industry perspective is interesting and refreshing. 

For show notes, please check out this post.  My introduction music is by the Beastie Boys

If you want to donate to the podcast, you can find the details here. Thank you! 

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Lizzy House / Episode 30

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, quilting, modern quilting, makers
Today's podcast guest is Lizzy House. We talk about the perceived differences between artists and makers, societal expectations of women, the inspiration between her mystery and meadow quilts and so much more. This thought provoking conversation is one of the reasons I started the podcast. I hope you enjoy the conversation. 

For show notes, please check out this post.  My introduction music is by the Beastie Boys

If you want to donate to the podcast, you can find the details here. Thank you! 
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Amy Sinibaldi / Episode 29

Today's podcast guest is Amy Sinibaldi from nanacompany. We talk about her creative journey starting out as an etsy store owner to today, why she still loves blogging and how she balances her work and life with four children.
For show notes, please check out this post.  My introduction music is by the Beastie Boys

If you want to donate to the podcast, you can find the details here

I hope you enjoy the episode!
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Jen Kingwell / Episode 28

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing, modern quilting
Today's podcast guest is Jen Kingwell. We talk about her transition from being a midwife to a quilt store owner, how she designs her quilt patterns along with her approach to teach hand sewing classes. It is a very fun conversation and I hope you enjoy it. 

For show notes, please check out this post.  My introduction music is by the Beastie Boys

If you want to donate to the podcast, you can find the details here. Thank you! 
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Samarra Khaja

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, sewing

Today's podcast guest is Samarra Khaja. We talk about being the #quiltconartist, her creative inspiration from growing up around the world and being a crafty person without one niche. 


For more information, please check out this post.  Music by the Beastie Boys. 

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Vanessa Wilson of Crafty Gemini

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, diversity, community, makers

In Episode 12, I chat with Vanessa Wilson of Crafty Gemini, This is a "no holds barred" episode.  We cuss (hence the explicit rating) and talk about her childhood in New York and brief stay in the Dominican Republic. She describes about how she and her husband have been treated in quilting stores and her worse youtube comment received to date.  You might want to listen all the way until the end to hear about her newest adventure.


For more information, please check out this post.  Music by the Beastie Boys

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Paul Hallinger of Evil Demon Devil Dog

Posted by craftyplanner in sewing, quilting, modern quilting, diversity

In Episode 9, I talk with Paul Hallinger from Evil Demon Devil Dog about his creative journey, his "real life" job, and sewing for others.  For more information and show notes, please check out this post Music by Beastie Boys

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Jenelle Montilone

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, sewing

Episode 5!  My guest is Jenelle Montilone of Trash N 2 Tees.  We talk about textile recycling, the start of her business and our mutual love of gummy bears (although not the same brand! :) )  For more information and show notes, please check out this post.

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April Rhodes

Posted by craftyplanner in garment sewing, fabric design, sewing, quilting

Welcome to Episode 3 of the Crafty Planner podcast.  My guest is April Rhodes. We talk about the explosion of her Staple Dress on the garment sewing scene, the inspiration behind her two fabric lines and how our husbands play a role in our creative process.  For more information and show notes, please check out this post.  

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