Stash | Creative Conversations with Makers & Doers
By Stash | Creative Conversations with Makers & Doers
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In each episode of the Stash podcast, we’ll bring you an interview with someone who is hustling it out in their own creative business. We'll talk to people in the yarn industry, like knitwear designers and indie yarn dyers, as well as other people outside this industry. Think sewing and jewelry designers, photographers, wood carvers, and more! We’ll talk about how these creative entrepreneurs stay motivated and inspired, what projects they’re excited about, and cut to the heart of why they do what they do. Along the way you’ll also hear from The Stash Enhancers, the crew of incredible fiber artists from Stash. We’ll share what we’re working on, the yarns we’re coveting, and perhaps some tales from working behind the counter at a yarn shop.
||Episode 32: Sewist Meg McElwee||Meg McElwee is the sewing pattern designer behind Sew Liberated and is the author of two sewing books.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 31 : Knitwear Designer Ysolda Teague||Ysolda Teague is a knitwear designer and shopkeeper based in Scotland.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Season 2 Finale : Artist & Illustrator Lisa Congdon||Artist & Illustrator Lisa Congdon Welcome to our Season 2 finale episode of the podcast! Artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon knows what it’s like to be a beginner. To put her heart into her work on the canvas or page and to continue to do it da||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 029 : Announcing the Yarn Story Collection book!||In our new ebook, we showcase the stories of the 12 yarn artisans from the 2016 Yarn Story Collection. In-depth interviews, new content & full color photos.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 028: Teacher and Author Tara Swiger||Tara Swiger is a teacher, author and podcaster who works with makers and artists to create sustainable profitable businesses that they love.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 027 : Lorajean Kelley of Knitted Wit||Lorajean Kelley founded her yarn dying business, Knitted Wit, after being laid off from her day job.||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 026 : Kay Gardiner & Ann Shayne of Mason-Dixon Knitting||These two business besties chat about friendship, collaboration, and the power of community.||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 025 : Artist Amy T. Won||Exploring Creativity and Living an Inspired Life||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 024 : Cookbook Author Jessica Murnane||Jessica Murnane is a wellness advocate & author of a new cookbook, One Part Plant. We dish on endometriosis, finding your path & eating a plant-based diet.||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 023 : Pussy Hats, Craftivism & What's Next||A Conversation with Bristol Ivy & Kim Werker||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 022: Quilter Giuseppe Ribaudo||EPISODE 022 – Giuseppe Ribaudo Today’s guest is Giuseppe Ribaudo, former actor turned quilter and multimedia manager at Andover Fabrics. I was first drawn to his work by his bold, unconventional use of color and his modern aesthetic.||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 021: Saremy Duffy of Chicken Boots||EPISODE 021 – SAREMY DUFFY Today’s guest is Saremy Duffy, founder of Chicken Boots. Chicken Boots is a company where knitting and sewing meet: thoughtfully designed and handcrafted bags and accessories made with knitters in mind.||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 020 : Stasia Savasuk||Stylist & Women's Empowerment Expert||12/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 019: Shannon Cook of veryshannon.com||EPISODE 019 – SHANNON COOK Today’s guest is Shannon Cook, a knitting and sewing pattern designer, author and publisher, and the writer behind the popular blog VERYSHANNON.COM. When she’s not designing knitwear or sewing patterns or writing books||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 018: Felicia Lo of Sweet Georgia Yarns||In this conversation Felicia Lo shares her journey to figuring out and accepting her passions and how that led her to pharmacy school, competitive ballroom dancing, graphic design, a burnout, and then, finally: her biggest mission yet: owning Sweet Geo.||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 017: Kathy Dixon of Despondent Dyes||Kathy Dixon is the dyer behind the brightly colored and tongue-in-cheek named yarn that is Despondent Dyes.||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Season 2 Premier: Kim Werker of Make it Mighty Ugly||Episode 016: Kim Werker Kim Werker is a writer, editor, instructor and all around smart, creative lady. She is also a self-described camp counselor for grownups – a title we dive into in this episode. In this conversation Kim shares with us her desi||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||We're Back! Season 2 Preview||The Stash Podcast : Season 2 Preview I wanted to pop in today to say a couple of things. First: we’re still here! Season 1 of the podcast was so fun and inspiring to create. Our guests were as varied as the yarn on our shelves: from color pop supersta||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 015: Jenn Gauer of JaMpdx Ceramics||Episode 015: Jenn Gauer JaMpdx Ceramics is the creation of Jenn Gauer, a potter, and Meghan Radick, a former cake decorator. Their pieces combine beautiful hand thrown ceramic forms with a unique piping technique that looks like frosting on a cake.||3/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 014: Andrea Mowry of DreaRenee Knits||Episode 014: Andrea Mowry Andrea Mowry is the incomparable knitwear designer behind DreaRenee Knits. Known for her drool-inducing use of color, texture, and techniques like brioche, Andrea is gaining momentum quickly in the knitting world.||3/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 013 : Photographer Chris Becerra||EPISODE 013: Photographer Chris Becerra Chris Becerra is a professional photographer, dedicated father of 3, and all around passionate guy. Whether he’s remodeling his home, outfitting a van into the ultimate on-the-go photography studio,||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 012: Lauren Dahl||Episode 012: Lauren Dahl Lauren Dahl is a sewer, blogger, and mom to 3 small children living in Portland, Oregon. She started her creative journey making bags to sell at a Farmer’s Market and now runs a sewing blog and website designed to help sewing||2/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 011: The Spinsters of Spincycle Yarns, Kate and Rachel||Episode 011: The Spinsters of Spincycle Yarns, Kate and Rachel Tattoos. Rap music. Bad ass van. Rachel and Kate are rock star rebels in the fiber world. From the very beginnings of their company nearly eleven years ago,||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 10: Q & A with The Stash Enhancers||Episode 10: Q & A with The Stash Enhancers It’s hard to believe we’re already at Episode 10, which also happens to be our last episode for 2015! This has been such a fun project, and we’re all thrilled that you’re enjoying it.||12/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 009: Bristol Ivy||A conversation with knitwear designer and self-described cat lady Bristol Ivy||12/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 008: Thea Colman||Episode 008: Thea Colman Thea Colman is a knitwear designer living in Massachusetts with her husband and two daughters. After working in advertising, Thea took a break from the 9-5 life to work at home and raise her children. Since then,||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 007: Brooke Sinnes of Sincere Sheep||Episode 007: Brooke Sinnes In this episode Brooke Sinnes of Sincere Sheep produces naturally dyed fiber and yarn in Napa California. I was first drawn to Brooke’s yarn because of its unique color palette. The natural dye process results in a soft y||11/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Stash Minisode #2: Knitmas||Welcome to second Stash Enhancer Minisode! These fun-sized episodes will pop up in between our regularly schedule episodes. Consider them a quick chat with your knitting friends (aka the Stash Enhancers), the group of talented fiber artists who work at.||11/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 006: Cirilia Rose||Episode 006: Cirilia Rose Cirilia Rose’s love of fashion and yarn has made her a standout knitwear designer. She has worked for Webs, Berroco, and Skacel, and currently she splits her time between the New Zealand based Zealana and Nordstrom.||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Minisode #1 : Meet the Stash Enhancers||Stash Enhancer Minisode #1 Welcome to our first Stash Enhancer Minisode! These fun-sized episodes will pop up in between our regularly schedule episodes. We’ll chat with the Stash Enhancers, our group of talented fiber artists who work at Stash.||10/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 005: Scarlet Tang of Huckleberry Knits||Episode 005: Scarlet Tang In this episode: Scarlet Tang is the talented dyer behind Huckleberry Knits. In this episode she shares her origin story and her obsession with color and everything wool. We touch on the issues facing the American wool industr.||10/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 004: Jewelry Designer Liz Grant||In this episode Liz shares her struggles and successes as a work-from home and mom to two kiddos. She speaks openly about The Struggle, protecting her time, handling rejection, working under pressure, managing an attention disorder and much more.||10/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 003: Lee Meredith||Episode 003:Lee Meredith In this episode In Episode 003 of the Stash Podcast, we chat design, inspiration, and binge-watching Netflix with knit-wear designer Lee Meredith. She shares the challenges of editing one’s ideas,||9/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Stash | Episode 002: Stephen West & StevenBe||Episode 002: Stephen West & StevenBe In this episode: Stash founder Sonia Ruyts chats with Stephen West and Steven Berg during their recent visit to Oregon. We talk about pushing through the boundaries of what has been done before to create someth||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Introducing The Stash Podcast||Episode 1 : Happiness is in The Potential For many of us, knitting isn’t just about making things with yarn. It’s about expressing ourselves, crafting a creative legacy. It’s about creating something from nothing, with our own hands and imaginati||9/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Launch is a hit!
Congratulations on launching your podcast. The quality of these first 2 is so high and you're just getting started! It'll be exciting to watch/listen to you grow. Someday I hope you'll introduce us to your staff at Stash. Best Wishes!
New Favorite Podcast!
I love this!! As a Stash devotee, who LOVES the Stash store, I cannot tell you how fun it is to get to hear Sonia doing a podcast. It’s like sitting down with your dearest knitting buddies, a cup of something lovely, and some great conversation. WELL DONE, Sonia! Keep it up!
I love it.
Your podcast is so fun & informative. Great choice of guests. And your near me so I plan to visit your shop.