Episode 143: Making a Life with Melanie Falick

In this weeks episode LaChaun speaks with author and maker Melanie Falick. Melanie traveled across continents to meet quilters and potters, weavers and painters, metalsmiths, printmakers, woodworkers, and more, all to uncover truths that have been speaking to us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today.

Episode 133: Regenerative Storytelling with Amy DuFault

Amy is a sustainable textile industry writer. She works as the sustainability and communications Director for Botanical Colors as well as the  Communications Lead for TS Designs and co-runs the Southeastern New England Fibershed.

Episode 131: Letters from Our Community

Our team put together a really special episode for you to ring out this year, sharing some of our favorite customer stories that came into our email inbox this year.

Episode 130: Regenerative Fashion with Lydia Wendt of California Cloth Foundry

In this week’s episode, LaChaun is speaking with Lydia Wendt the Founder and Design Director of the California Cloth Foundry, who's mission is to positively change the industry one bolt of fabric and garment at a time.

Episode 129: Weaving Sustainability and Social Justice with Sarah Gotowka of Luna Fiber Studio

Sarah Gotowka is the Founder and Director of Luna Fiber Studio, a textile studio specializing in weaving and natural dyes, rooted in sustainability and social justice.

A Message On Voting in the 2020 Election with Sarah and LaChaun

In this week’s episode, LaChaun and Sarah give a short personal account of why they feel it is important to vote in the 2020 Electoral Campaign.

Episode 128: Emanating From The Textures with Torrey Beckham

Torrey is a Texas-born Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist who uses weaving, plants, and many other creative mediums to create a space for black and queer folks to see themselves reflected in the work emanating from the textures.

Episode 127: Historic Wild Indigo on Johns Island South Carolina with Leigh Magar

Indigo farmer,textile artist, and dressmaker Leigh Magar talks about her textile design studio “Madame Magar” which is inspired by art, nature, folkways, and history.

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 124: Accountability In Fashion with Lauren B. Fay of The New Fashion Initiative

Lauren B. Fay isthe founder and executive director of the New Fashion Initiative. The New Fashion Initiative is a foundation creating interdisciplinary education and communications initiatives to promote circulatory collaboration, and accountability in the fashion industry.

Episode 122: Indigo Growing and Natural Dyeing in Central Baltimore With Kenya Miles

Kenya is a textile artist, farmer, and the alchemist behind the Traveling Miles Studio.

Episode 121: Natural Fibers Sculpture and Gendered Iconography With Sydni Gause

ydni Gause, an interdisciplinary artist and Adjunct Professor in Sculpture at Alfred University.Sydni works with an array of materials that she uses in her sculpture, installation, and fiber-based practice.She uses her work as a means to respond to issues between power structures and gender inequality.

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