Category: Podcasts

CraftSanity Episode 21 Ted Anderson, Walking Stick Maker

CraftSanity Episode 21 Ted Anderson, Walking Stick Maker

Countless artists and crafters make amazing creations in the privacy of their homes not for glory or fame, but just because they love it. Ted Anderson is one of those sort of people. He...

CraftSanity Episode 20 Artist Katherine Shaughnessy Has Crewel Intentions

CraftSanity Episode 20 Artist Katherine Shaughnessy Has Crewel Intentions

This week we’ll hear the story of an artist living a creative life on the outskirts of Marfa, Texas. Katherine Shaughnessy is the 36-year-old fine artist making a name for herself in the craft...

CraftSanity Episode 19 Whip Up Something Wonderful With Kathreen Ricketson

CraftSanity Episode 19 Whip Up Something Wonderful With Kathreen Ricketson

From a purple house with a bright red door in Canberra Australia, Kathreen Ricketson, a 34-year-old working mom, has created a new crafty portal that highlights the latest and greatest in the artsy, crafty...

CraftSanity Episode 18: Get Connected With Fiber Artist Lindsay Obermeyer

CraftSanity Episode 18: Get Connected With Fiber Artist Lindsay Obermeyer

So have you heard about the Red Thread Project yet? On this episode you’ll hear from Chicago fiber artist Lindsay Obermeyer, creator of the fantastic Red Thread Project, which is under way in Grand...

CraftSanity Episode 17 Get Cozy With Alicia Paulson, Creator of Posie: Rosie Little Things

CraftSanity Episode 17 Get Cozy With Alicia Paulson, Creator of Posie: Rosie Little Things

In March 1998, Alicia Paulson was happy with her life. She was a 29-year-old newlywed settling into a new editing job in a new city. Then the unexpected happened. She got hit by a...

CraftSanity Episode 16 Craftster Founder Leah Kramer Takes Us Behind the Scenes

CraftSanity Episode 16 Craftster Founder Leah Kramer Takes Us Behind the Scenes

If you craft, you probably know all about Craftster.org, the fantastically addictive web forum that’s like an online craft night that never ends. On this episode of CraftSanity, you’re going to hear from the...

CraftSanity Episode 15: Meet Drew Emborsky: The Crochet Dude

CraftSanity Episode 15: Meet Drew Emborsky: The Crochet Dude

Drew Emborsky, 38, is a shy dude who loves to crochet. He loves it so much that he crochets from morning till night, six days a week working very hard to build his reputation...

CraftSanity Episode 14 Crafting a Podcast with Sister Diane of CraftyPod Fame

CraftSanity Episode 14 Crafting a Podcast with Sister Diane of CraftyPod Fame

If you’ve ever considered launching your own podcast or you want to know more about what goes on behind the scenes, you’re in luck. This week CraftyPod producer Diane Gilleland, a.k.a. Sister Diane, and...

CraftSanity Episode 13 Greg Der Ananian Crafts "Bazaar Bizarre"

CraftSanity Episode 13 Greg Der Ananian Crafts "Bazaar Bizarre"

Don’t be fooled by Greg Der Ananian’s tattoos and body piercings, he knows how to get his craft on. A punk rocker of craft, Greg knits and cross stitches. And he does it his...

CraftSanity Episode 12: Melanie Testa Crafts for the Better

CraftSanity Episode 12: Melanie Testa Crafts for the Better

Life is a series of choices. Good and bad, the choices we make become experiences that shape our lives. This week’s show is about getting back on track the artistic way. Textile designer and...

CraftSanity Episode 11 Leigh Radford Knits with "One Skein"

CraftSanity Episode 11 Leigh Radford Knits with "One Skein"

Leigh Radford didn’t set out to be a knitwear designer. She’s been knitting since age 13, but it wasn’t until a layoff from a graphic design job that she found her bliss and realized...

CraftSanity Episode 10: Knit Graffiti with the Knittas

CraftSanity Episode 10: Knit Graffiti with the Knittas

Tag, you’re knIT. It may just be a matter of time before you pass a car on the highway with a stockinette stitch antenna cozy, spot a street sign with a striped pole, or...

CraftSanity Episode 9: Quilt Like You Mean It with Denyse Schmidt

CraftSanity Episode 9: Quilt Like You Mean It with Denyse Schmidt

“Denyse Schmidt Quilts.” That’s the name of her new book and boy does she ever. Denyse, 45, of Bridgeport, Conn., learned to sew as a child, but she didn’t set out to revolutionize the...

CraftSanity Episode 8: Knit Babes with Claire Garland

CraftSanity Episode 8: Knit Babes with Claire Garland

Move over Barbie. Plastic perfection is out and retro rag dolls are in. Thanks to English artist and author Claire Garland, we all can knit a super cute alternative to the mass produced, virtually...

CraftSanity Episode 7 Get Your Craft On with the Crafty Chica

CraftSanity Episode 7 Get Your Craft On with the Crafty Chica

Throw some glitter in the air, it’s time to get your craft on. Ever wondered what it’s like to live the ultimate crafty life? Well, you’re about to find out from one of the...