Crafty Planner Podcast

A podcast about crafting and the creative process.

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!

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! 

Denyse Schmidt / Episode 27

Today's podcast guest is Denyse Schmidt. We talk about how vintage fabrics influence her design process, her approach to teaching improv sewing and the connection between the past, being present one moment at a time and her work. 

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! 

Victoria Findlay Wolfe / episode 25

Posted by craftyplanner in modern quilting, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Victoria Findlay Wolfe. We talk about how her double wedding ring quilts serve as a vehicle to share her experiences, the inspiration she finds with her 15 minutes of play and the lessons she wants everyone to know about improv sewing.


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!

Sherri Lynn Wood / episode 24

Posted by craftyplanner in modern quilting, improv quilting
Today's podcast guest is Sherri Lynn Wood. We talk about her journey from divinity school to today, the idea of empowering yourself through creative pursuits and her perspective on the connection between patter, improv and quilting as a life practice. 

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

Jacquie Gering / Episode 23

Posted by craftyplanner in modern quilting, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Jacquie Gering. We talk about where she finds inspiration, the impact of the Gee's Bend quilters on the modern quilt movement, improv as a design process and making quilts with messages. 


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

Malka Dubrawsky / Episode 22

Posted by craftyplanner in modern quilting, improv quilting

Today's podcast guest is Malka Dubrawsky of A Stitch in Dye. We talk about her journey exploring hand-dyed fabric and improv quilting along with her creative process and her desire to have her work connect with people. 


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

Christina Cameli of A Few Scraps

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, community

Today's podcast guest is Christina Cameli of A Few Scraps. We talk about how her grandmother introduced her to quilting and continues to influence her work, her quilt design process and why her dual professions as a midwife and quilter are a reflection of her values. 

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

Becca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting
In episode #15, I chat with Becca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts. We talked about how a dream inspired her to write Modern Rainbow, how she designs quilts and her favorite sewing treats.  

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

Giuseppe Ribaudo of Giucy Giuce

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

In episode #14, I chat with Giuseppe of Giucy Giuce, we talk about his creative journey as both a knitter and quilter, how he designs his projects and his experiences as a gay, male maker.


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

Mary Fons

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

In Episode 13, I chat with Mary Fons. We talk about the "soul" of quilts, "activism through consumerism", why she left Quilty and what she is working on now. 

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

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

Latifah Saafir

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, diversity

In Episode 10, I chat with Latifah Saafir about the founding of the Modern Quilt Guild, how quilts are judged at Quilt Con, and her experiences as an African American woman in this industry and society overall.  For more information and show notes, please check out this post Music by Beastie Boys

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

Tsoniki Crazy Bull of Me Being Crafty

Posted by craftyplanner in modern quilting, diversity

In Episode 7, I talk with Tsoniki Crazy Bull about her experience growing up on a reservation, how she found her creative community while frequently moving and what she feels seeing other people interpret Native American work.  For more information and show notes, please check out this post.  Music by Beastie Boys

Katrina Hertzer

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, diversity

In Episode 8, I talk with Katrina Hertzer about her experience growing up next to a reservation, how she infuses her Navajo culture into her work and how she builds and celebrates community.  For more information and show notes, please check out this post.  Music by Beastie Boys

Chawne of Cauchy Complete

Posted by craftyplanner in quilting, modern quilting, diversity

Welcome to Episode 6 of the Crafty Planner podcast.  My guest is Chawne of Cauchy Complete. We talk about where she sews, her quilts at Quilt Con and diversity in the community. For more information and show notes, please check out this post.  

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