Podcast Episode #8: Katrina Hertzer

Katrina Hertzer (pictured above on the right with the amazing Yoshiko Jinzenji) is a Navajo American living in Canada.  We became virtual friends over instagram (you can find her here) and met in real life at QuiltCon 2015.  Her Anniversary quilt won first place there and can be found below:   We talk about Navajo American design, her childhood growing …

Podcast Episode #5: Jenelle Montilone of Trash N 2 Tees

One of the recurring themes in the garment sewing podcasts is the idea of textile sustainability.  Last year at Craftcation, I met Jenelle.  She was helping students using the supplied Bernina sewing machines.  I heard snippets about her work but never a full description.  After the conference, I looked up her website and discovered she is truly a textile recycling champ. …

Podcast Episode #2: Jaime Jennings of Fancy Tiger Crafts

Last week, we started with a comprehensive post about the many different garment fabric types and when you might use them.  Today, we continue our garment sewing challenge with a conversation with Jaime Jennings from Fancy Tiger Crafts.  Fancy Tiger Crafts is a modern craft shop in Denver, Colorado with classes and community craft nights.  Since they teach garment sewing classes …

Crafty Planner Podcast!

I started a podcast! As a distraction from the tedium of driving in traffic, I started listening to podcasts.  When I started looking for collaborators for the Learn More, Sew More skill challenge, I asked whether an interview could be a possible collaborative tool.  Many crafters were interested in interviews and let’s face it… I like talking with others in the …