a podcast for weavers


  • Sell your weaving – Sarah Pilgrim - Weavecast

    22/01/2011 Duración: 46min

    The bright and shiny new year is often a time for making resolutions.  Is one of yours to finally get serious about selling your weaving?  If so, I’ve got a treat for you.  Sarah Pilgrim, a talented and successful Montana … Continue reading →

  • Spinning art yarns – Jacey Boggs - Weavecast

    21/12/2010 Duración: 44min

    We’ve got two great interviews for you this episode: Jacey Boggs, the leader of the new art-yarn movement talks about creating wild and yet structurally sound yarns, and then John Acord of Flatwater Electronics describes his new hardware interface that  … Continue reading →

  • Bead weaving – Claudia Chase - Weavecast

    19/11/2010 Duración: 48min

    This episode our guest is Claudia Chase, the founder and owner of Mirrix Looms.  We talk about tapestry and bead weaving, and her journey with Mirrix.  We also discuss politics, what it’s like to hear color, and other fascinating topics.  … Continue reading →

  • Polyester – Holly Brackmann - Weavecast

    16/10/2010 Duración: 51min

    Polyester is cool, find out why.  We chat with Holly Brackmann, weaver and surface designer, about devoré and transfer printing with disperse dyes on man-made fibers. Holly Brackmann’s website The Surface Designer’s Handbook by Holly Brackmann My New Favorite Yarn: Polyester? blog … Continue reading →

  • Painted warp imagery – Kathie Roig - Weavecast

    27/05/2010 Duración: 36min

    Nancy Smith Kilkenny interviews Kathie Roig, a weaver specializing in painted warp imagery and draw loom weaving.  I talk about the summer hiatus and when a weaver should use “the good stuff.” WeaveCast summer challenge. Kathie Roig’s website Nancy Smith … Continue reading →

  • OSLoom – Margarita Benitez - Weavecast

    28/04/2010 Duración: 20min

    This episode we talk with Margarita Benitez about OSLoom, an open-source jacquard loom initiative.  She’s looking to make jacquard weaving affordable by creating open-source plans that you can use to build your own loom! OSLoom website Kickstarter for OS Loom … Continue reading →

  • Tapestry – James Koehler - Weavecast

    02/03/2010 Duración: 37min

    This week we chat with James Koehler, a tapestry artist who does amazing things with depth and color.  We talk about his work, spirituality and inspiration, and his upcoming gallery show that will be launched at Convergence. James Koehler’s website … Continue reading →

  • Ply-split braiding – Linda Hendrickson - Weavecast

    23/01/2010 Duración: 43min

    This episode we chat with talented artist and teacher, Linda Hendrickson about tablet weaving and ply-split braiding, two off-loom ways to interlace threads in interesting patterns.  And with ply-split braiding you can even create three-dimensional vessels. 40th Birthday Party Details … Continue reading →

  • Kumihimo and Peruvian braids – Rodrick Owen - Weavecast

    27/12/2009 Duración: 31min

    This episode we chat with Rodrick Owen about kumihimo and Peruvian braids.  If you’re not familiar with kumihimo, it’s a Japanese style of braiding that creates beautiful and strong braids.  The most common form of kumihimo is woven on a … Continue reading →

  • Ecclesiastical weaving – Mary Louise Van Dyke - Weavecast

    19/12/2009 Duración: 26min

    This episode Nancy Smith Kilkenny brings us a wonderful story of Mary Louise Van Dyke, and the paraments she wove for the Christ Episcopal Church in Oberlin, OH.  We also hear from Alision Ricker, the sacristan charged with conserving and … Continue reading →

  • Weave structures – Sharon Alderman - Weavecast

    26/11/2009 Duración: 43min

    Happy Thanksgiving! This episode we catch up with Sharon Alderman and talk to her about her book, Mastering Weave Structures, her philosophies about weaving and some of the amazing projects she’s worked on. Sharon Alderman’s website Mastering Weave Structures

  • Rugs and tapestry – Michael Rhode - Weavecast

    21/11/2009 Duración: 51min

    This episode, Anna Zinsmeister brings us another great interview!  This time with Michael Rohde, a wonderful rug-weaver and tapestry artist.  He tells wonderful stories from his weaving life. Audio recording and production Anna Zinsmeister

  • Drawloom weaving – Joanne Hall - Weavecast

    06/11/2009 Duración: 55min

    Ensemble member Anna Zinsmeister interviews Joanne Hall about swedish looms and draw-loom weaving.  And Rose Meacher tells us the story of what the Weaver’s Guild of Greater Baltimore is doing to celebrate their 60th anniversary. Joanne Hall’s Website WeaveDesign Software … Continue reading →

  • Surface design – Marilyn Roberts - Weavecast

    29/10/2009 Duración: 14min

    Ensemble member Jennifer Jordan brings us an interview with Marilyn Roberts, a talented fiber artist working with dyeing and surface design.  In addition to her art and teaching, Marilyn co-owns the Eugene Textile Center with Suzie Liles. Audio Recording and Editing Jennifer … Continue reading →

  • Japanese weaving – John Marshall - Weavecast

    24/10/2009 Duración: 29min

    WeaveCast is back in the studio! I’m back from hiatus with new ideas for the show. We’ve got an interview with John Marshall, an expert on Japanese textiles and techniques, and cars play a surprisingly large part in this episode. … Continue reading →

  • Jacquard weaving – Alice Schlein - Weavecast

    17/07/2009 Duración: 44min

    This episode we talk with Alice Schlein, who is best known for her work on Network Drafting, but she is also an avid jacquard weaver.  Then we have a chat with Chris and Richard Jeryan, two weavers who restored a … Continue reading →

  • Computers and weaving – Jannie Taylor – Marg Coe - Weavecast

    20/06/2009 Duración: 01h08min

    This episode we talk about all the ways we can use computers in our weaving, whether we’re weaving on a computer-assisted loom, designing new drafts on a computer, or simply using it to connect to other weavers.  We chat with … Continue reading →

  • Weave a Real Peace – Linda Temple - Weavecast

    26/05/2009 Duración: 44min

    This episode we journey to a meeting of Weave a Real Peace (WARP), a networking organization for folks working with indigenous weavers around the world to preserve traditional crafts and provide them a fair wage.  In additon, we hear from … Continue reading →

  • Color and design – Cameron Taylor-Brown - Weavecast

    10/04/2009 Duración: 58min

    This episode we speak with Cameron Taylor-Brown, a talented weaver and educator who loves to break down boundaries, whether it’s the innovative way she blends color and weave structure in her artwork, or how she gets students to collaborate in … Continue reading →

  • Color matters – Kaffe Fassett - Weavecast

    04/03/2009 Duración: 46min

    This episode we talk with master colorist Kaffe Fassett and gain insight into how to combine colors in exciting and pleasing ways. I share news from the weaving world, talk a bit about the launch of the new WeaveZine site, … Continue reading →

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