Episode 142: Traditions in Cloth with Melvenea Hodges

In this week's episode, LaChaun speaks with Melvenea Hodges. Melvenea creates clothing and accessories using traditional techniques such as block printing, sewing, weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. On a small scale, Melvenea grows processes and spins naturally colored cotton that she weaves with. 

Episode 126: Poetic Political Quilt Making with Mathematician Chawne Kimber

Chawne Kimber isan African-American mathematician and quilter, known for expressing her political activism in her quilts.

Episode 119: The Warmth of Weaving on the Scottish East Coast with Yarrow Magdalena

Yarrow Magdalena lives a soft, slow life in Scotland and creates rituals and ceremonies for the big and small milestones in life.

Episode 110: Custom Stitches Of All Kinds With Michelle Brooks Of The Stitchering Shop

Michelle creates custom textile art pieces using a variety of fiber techniques such as tufting, embroidery stitching and weaving.

Episode 108: The Aesthetic Simplicity of Hand Stitching of with Judy Martin

Judy is a full-time professional textile artist in Ontario, Canada. She uses dye, thread, and cloth as primary materials to produce works through stitching these materials by hand. The process is time-consuming, but the healing meditation inherent in the method gives her the vitality to fulfill her large scale projects.

Episode 74: Ancestral Textile Making with Miriam Vegara

Miriam Vegara isa Brooklyn-born Mexican American textile artist and educator.