Fiber Talk
Fiber Talk
Gary L. Parr
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A twice-weekly podcast for Fiber Art hobbyists.
Fiber Talk with Stephanie Bonneau
Stephanie Bonneau, of Atelier Saint Clare, is our guest this week. The show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery and Needle in a Haystack. Stephanie is talented needlework designer and educator who has worked in a wide range of embroidery and textile environments, primarily in the world of haute couture. She has created fashion embroidery […]
Oct 18
Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 10-14-20
It’s time to start that downhill ride to the weekend and a little needlework chat always helps accelerate things. This week, Beth and Gary talk about meditative stitching, Fiber Talk Monday Hearts, Gay Ann Rogers, a quote from Marta Harvey about special talents, how we approach stitching,threads, and a variety of other topics. Sunday’s guest: […]
Oct 14
Fiber Talk with Eileen Bennett
Eileen Bennett of The Sampler House is a widely recognized sampler history expert, skilled sampler reproducer, and talented designer of original samplers. In this week’s show, sponsored by Embroiderers Guild of America and Needle in a Haystack, we learn about Eileen’s impressive background of sampler research/genealogy, hear stories about how she’s uncovered many interesting aspects […]
Oct 11
Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 10-7-20
We have arrived at the middle of the week and Gary and Jenifer have decided to talk about the beauty of the From Dawn to Dusk design, upcoming Fiber Talk Meditates shows, tonight’s Gay Ann Rogers design introduction, a needlepoint finishing book by Eleanore Macnish, whether finishes need to be archival, and some of our […]
Oct 7
Fiber Talk with Karen Kluba II
It’s been more than two years since we talked with Karen Kluba of Rosewood Manor and it was great to get caught up with one of the hobby’s top cross-stitch designers. This week’s show is sponsored by Sassy Jacks Stitchery. Karen is not only one of the hobby’s best, but she’s extremely prolific and has […]
Oct 4
Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 9-30-20
We’re chatting once again on a Wednesday. This week Beth and Gary gush about Gay Ann Rogers and her designing talent and talk about meditative stitching, the Avlea Octokafe embroidery design, how history adds interest to needlework projects, and the Thistle Threads 17th Century Whitework Samplers course. Gay Ann Rogers will return for our next […]
Sep 30
Fiber Talk with Amina K
Amina K is a talented, multi-technique needle artist and designer who regularly offers thoughtful insights in her Stitch Floral blog. In our conversation we learn about her background, needlework interests, and get a sense of what the needle arts hobby is like in Russia. We also have an opportunity to explore some of her views […]
Sep 27
Fiber Talk Midweek Chat, 9-23-20
It’s the day before Thursday and Jenifer and Gary are talking about upcoming events, Jenifer’s experiences with From Dawn to Dusk, digital downloads and patternsonline.com, Crocifisso from Textured Treasures, Fiber Talk Meditates, Fiber Talk Monday Hearts, Cosmo threads, when to throw unfinished projects in the trash, and the role of partial cross stitches. Sunday’s guest […]
Sep 23