Textile Talk Podcast
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Textile Talk with Helen Godden

In our latest episode of Textile Talk we had the pleasure of speaking with Helen Godden, a renowned textile artist and award-winning quilter from Canberra, Australia. This conversation provides an in-depth look into Helen’s artistic journey, her unique approach to quilting, and her contributions to the textile arts community. For

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Crowning achievements embroidery kit by Sarah de Rousset-Hall

Textile Talk with Sarah de Rousset-Hall

Sarah de Rousset-Hall is a hand embroidery artist and teacher at the Royal School of Needlework. She also runs her own embroidery business called Sarah Stitches. She came to embroidery as a second career, but has been embroidering as long as she can remember. Following on from a cancer diagnosis

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Textile Talk With Jo Hamilton

Scottish artist Jo Hamilton moved to Portland, Oregon in the early 1990s, after earning her BFA from the Glasgow School of Art. Her technique combines years of fine art practice with the craft of crochet which she learned as a child from her Gran, rendering traditional categories, which include portraiture,

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Textile Talk with My X Stitch Jamie Chalmers

Textile Talk with Jamie Chalmers (Mr X Stitch)

Hello everyone and a very warm welcome to this Textile Talk podcast. I’m Gail Cowley and I’ll be your host today. Joining me is Jamie Chalmers, also known as Mr X Stitch. Just to give you a little bit of background on Jamie before we start to chat. Jamie Chalmers,

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Beautiful yarn and garment displayed with flowers, Textile Talk with Northern Yarns

Textile Talk with Northern Yarns

Hello, everyone, and a very warm welcome to this textile talk podcast. I’m Gail Cowley and I’ll be your host today. Joining me is Kate Makin, who owns Northern Yarn in Lancaster, England.  Northern Yarn is an independent wool shop situated in the historic city of Lancaster, with a strong

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Textile Talk With Zoe Ingram

Hello, everyone, and a very warm welcome to this textile talk podcast. I’m Gail Cowley and I’ll be your host today. Joining me for this episode is Zoe Ingram, who is a freelance artist, designer and illustrator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. To give you some background to Zoe before we

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Textile Talk with Appleton's Wools

Textile Talk with Appletons

Over on our Podcast you can now listen to our latest interview with Di and Debbie, from the world famous Appletons brand of crewel and tapestry wool. For nearly 200 years, they have been used across the globe in some of the most prestigious tapestries and embroideries in cathedrals, stately

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The Nettle Dress made by Allan Brown. A clip from the new film

Textile Talk Allan Brown

We recently caught up with Textile Artist Allan Brown on our Podcast – Textile Talk. Following his wife’s death, he spent seven years making a dress entirely from locally foraged stinging nettles: A process he describes as ‘transformational’. His journey and process of creating the dress and its personal importance

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Meredith Woolnough interview with the School of Stitched Textiles

Meredith Woolnough: A Natural Talent

Originally published November 27, 2019 and updated in September 2023. Meredith Woolnough is an internationally acclaimed, award winning artist and author from Newcastle, Australia. Her work is held in public, private and corporate collections worldwide. Inspired by the patterns, structures and shapes found in plants, coral, cells and shells Meredith’s

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Listen to our podcast, Textile Talk with Christen Brown, embroidery artist and author.

Textile Talk With Christen Brown

In episode 7 of our Textile Talk podcast – where we interview with inspiring artists – we talk to Mixed Media embroidery artist and author, Christen Brown. LISTEN NOW >> Textile Talk with Christen Brown Listen to the podcast now or read through the transcript below. Gail: Hello, everyone, and thank you so much

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