Category: Podcasts

CraftSanity Episode 67: A Conversation with Lily Chin 1

CraftSanity Episode 67: A Conversation with Lily Chin

Tune in this week for a lively chat with Lily Chin, an internationally famous crochet and knitwear designer and champion promoter of both these wonderful art forms. On this episode of CraftSanity, Lily shares...

CraftSanity Episode 66 Meet Felt Food Maker Hilary Seabolt 1

CraftSanity Episode 66 Meet Felt Food Maker Hilary Seabolt

This week I’d like to introduce Hilary Seabolt, an inspiring young woman who discovered her felt toy-making talents about two years ago and launched a homemade business called Lilly Bean Market from her home...

CraftSanity Episode 65 Alynn Guerra on Printmaking 3

CraftSanity Episode 65 Alynn Guerra on Printmaking

Download the show (you may need to right-click the link) Listen to show in browser Subscribe to CraftSanity on iTunes RSS feed for podcast   Tune in this week for a conversation with printmaker...

CraftSanity Episode 64 A Casual Conversation with Susan B. Anderson 1

CraftSanity Episode 64 A Casual Conversation with Susan B. Anderson

At long last, I’m back podcasting. Here’s an interview I taped with one of my favorite knitters, Susan B. Anderson, when she made a return to trip to Grand Rapids in November. Susan who...

CraftSanity Episode 63 Debbie Stoller On Crafting for Men 0

CraftSanity Episode 63 Debbie Stoller On Crafting for Men

The yarn is expensive and fabulous, the color is exquisite, and the cable pattern is divine. So what’s the problem? Him. He won’t wear the damn sweater you spent hours stitching. Every now and...

CraftSanity Episode 62 Leftovers with Kristin Roach 1

CraftSanity Episode 62 Leftovers with Kristin Roach

This week I’m bringing you a chat with artist and crafter Kristin Roach, 24, of Moline, Illinois. Kristin is the creative force behind the website Craft Leftovers, where she posts free patterns weekly. Tune...

CraftSanity Episode 61 A Chat with "KnitKnit" Author Sabrina Gschwandtner 1

CraftSanity Episode 61 A Chat with "KnitKnit" Author Sabrina Gschwandtner

This week’s guest is Sabrina Gschwandtner, author of a “KnitKnit: Profiles + Projects From Knitting’s New Wave,” a fantastic book that just came out last month. It’s a wonderful collection of profiles of 27...

CraftSanity Episode 60 An Inspiring Chat with Amanda Blake Soule 2

CraftSanity Episode 60 An Inspiring Chat with Amanda Blake Soule

Many of you have requested her as a guest and now she’s finally here. Settle in for a chat with Amanda Blake Soule, that 31-year-old crafter, blogger, photographer, writer, unschooling mama extraordinaire who documents...

CraftSanity Episode 59 The Mother's Day Project: How One Woman Got Us All Stitching For Peace 0

CraftSanity Episode 59 The Mother's Day Project: How One Woman Got Us All Stitching For Peace

Frustrated by the growing list of soldiers dying in the war in Iraq, Anne Landre, 52, of Milwaukee, Wis., decided to pay tribute to growing list of female causalities by stitching each woman’s name...

CraftSanity Episode 58 The Art of Crafts' at BlogHer 0

CraftSanity Episode 58 The Art of Crafts' at BlogHer

CHICAGO – Women rocked the blogosphere at the BlogHer 2007 conference at Navy Pier and I was glad to be a part of it. There were mommy bloggers, food bloggers, exhibitionist bloggers, weight-loss bloggers,...

CraftSanity Episode 57 All Hail Carol Duvall, the 'Queen of Crafting' 1

CraftSanity Episode 57 All Hail Carol Duvall, the 'Queen of Crafting'

Many others have crafted since, but Carol Duvall was among the very first to craft before a live television audience. One of her hallmarks was her uncanny ability to teach television viewers how to...

CraftSanity Episode 56 Adventures in Soapmaking with Dee Bellini 0

CraftSanity Episode 56 Adventures in Soapmaking with Dee Bellini

This week we’re going to visit the kitchen of soap-making, super mom, Dee Bellini, 44, of Wyoming, Mich. She is a married, mother of five boys who works full-time as a parts manager for...

CraftSanity Episode 55 She’s Back — Amy Karol is back to chat about her new sewing book 1

CraftSanity Episode 55 She’s Back — Amy Karol is back to chat about her new sewing book

The wonderfully inspiring Amy Karol is back to star in another episode of CraftSanity. (She made her debut on episode 27, so be sure to check that out if you missed it.) Amy is...

CraftSanity Episode 54 A Conversation with children's book author, artist and maker Julie Jersild Roth 2

CraftSanity Episode 54 A Conversation with children's book author, artist and maker Julie Jersild Roth

Julie Jersild Roth is a soft spoken woman with big talent. Like Nell, the lovable character she created for her book “Knitting Nell,” Roth has a quiet voice. But listen up, folks, because Julie,...

CraftSanity Episode 53 Carol Souvion, the visionary behind the documentary 'Craft in America' 0

CraftSanity Episode 53 Carol Souvion, the visionary behind the documentary 'Craft in America'

This week you’ll meet Carol Sauvion, the executive director of the PBS series “Craft in America” that airs nationally Wednesday, May 30. Carol, 59, of Los Angeles, got her start in the arts as...