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 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 141: Teaching and Designing Tapestry Weaving with Tommye Scanlin

Tommye Scanlin is a well-known tapestry weaver, tapestry teacher, and the author of The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver, as well as her newest book, Tapestry Design Basics and Beyond. 

Episode 140: Exploring Tapestry Weaving with Rebecca Mezoff

On this week's episode, Sarah speaks with Rebecca Mezoff. Rebecca is a contemporary tapestry weaver in Fort Collins, Colorado, and a tapestry weaving teacher, both in person and online.

Episode 139: Rhythm and Texture with Multimedia Artist and Musician Lea Thomas

On this week's episode, LaChaun speaks with Lea Thomas. Born in Hawaii and based in Brooklyn, Lea Thomas is a multimedia artist with a focus on music and weaving.

Episode 138: Introducing Twofold with Gist’s Very Own Christine Jablonski

Christine Jablonksi is the Director of Operations for Gist Yarn, and designer of Twofold, our upcoming subscription box for rigid heddle weavers. Her theme for this project is double weave. 

Episode 137: Entangling Craft and Tech with Shanel Wu

Shanel is a Taiwanese-American, nonbinary, queer, maker who uses their fiber skills to entangle craft and tech. 

Episode 136: Heirloom Naturally Colored Cotton in Shades of Pink with Maud Lerayer of Behind The Hill

Maud is the founder of Behind The Hill, a textile company based in Brooklyn, New York. Behind The Hill creates unique and contemporary pieces for home decor using a variety of heirloom cotton which grows wild in shades of pink, terra-cotta, green, beige, and white in Mexico and Guatemala.

Episode 135: Weaving Journals and Personal Life Struggles with Bryana Bibbs

Bryana is a Chicago-based textile artist, painter, and art educator who earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Fiber and Material Studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Episode 134: Weaving Monuments As Memory Signifiers with Carolina Jimenez

Carolina Jimenez is a Mexican-American textile artist and designer living in Brooklyn New York. In Carolina’s weaving practice she makes monuments as memory signifiers, and vessels into which the past is poured, molded or reshaped (woven, unraveled, or stretched).

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.


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