Crafty Planner Podcast

A podcast about crafting and the creative process.

Ashley Nickels {Episode # 117}

Posted by craftyplanner in makers, surface design

The third interview in my surface design podcast series is Ashley Nickels. Living in San Francisco, Ashley is a quilter, writer and teacher.  She grew up in the quilting community and is the daughter of Sue Nickels, an award winning long arm quilter/author/teacher. During our conversation, we talk about being the daughter of a quilter, the value of personal challenges, how living in Spain changed her perspective, her passion for teaching, and her life's theme song.

Special thanks to Dharma Trading Company for sponsoring this episode. 
 
For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website craftyplanner.com. 
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Jane Dunnewold {Episode #116}

Posted by craftyplanner in community, makers, surface design

 

When I decided to produce a surface design podcast series, Jane Dunnewold was a natural choice. Spanning a thirty year career, Jane has worked in various surface design medias, written several books including Complex Cloth, Art Cloth and Creative Strength Training, is the Past President of the Surface Design Association, and founded the Surface Design Studio at the Southwest School of Craft. Living in San Antonio, Texas, she has her own teaching studio as well as works with her daughter on her Creative Strength Training courses. During our conversation, we talk about how personal challenges shape your work, the connection between psychology and creativity, how our work can be a reflection of our voice, and more. I hope you enjoy this episode.

Special thanks to Dharma Trading Company for sponsoring this series. As a second generation customer of their company, I know they have all of your fabric printing, painting and dyeing bases covered. Serving the fiber artist community since 1969 with great prices and the best customer support in the industry, Dharma Trading Company is your source for textile art supplies.You can find them online at dharmatrading.com or call toll free at 800-542-5227. Podcast Listeners can save 10% off their order with promo code Dharma10

 

For more information about this episode (including show notes), please check out my website
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Karen Lewis of Blueberry Park {Episode #115}

Posted by craftyplanner in fabric design, quilting, makers, fiber arts, surface design

The first in my three part series on surface design is Karen Lewis. Living in Leeds, England, Karen Lewis is a quilter, screen printer, teacher, fabric designer for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, wife and mother. During our conversation, we talk about how she designs her screen prints, the biggest unfounded fear about screen printing, the importance of handmade products and following her passion led to her fabric lines. 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 Dharma Trading Company for sponsoring this episode. Dharma has all of your fabric printing, painting and dyeing bases covered. Serving the fiber artist community since 1969 with great prices and the best customer support in the industry, Dharma Trading is your source for textile art supplies. You can find them online at dharmatrading.com or call toll free at 800-542-5227. Podcast Listeners can save 10% off their order with promo code Dharma10
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