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Entries from July 2015

Episode #53: Sherri Lynn Wood

July 20th, 2015 · Comments

On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast we are talking about improvisational quilting with my guest, Sherri Lynn Wood. Sherri is an artist working in Oakland, California. She has been making and improvising quilts as a creative life practice for 25 years and is the author of the new book published by Abrams/ STC Craft, The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters - A Guide to Creating, Quilting, and Living Courageously. Sherri teaches all over the country including at the Penland School of Craft, QuiltCon, and numerous modern and traditional guilds.

Please note that this show used to be called the While She Naps podcast. The name has changed, but the content and host have stayed the same.

To get the full show notes for this episode, visit Craft Industry Alliance where you can learn more about becoming a member of our supportive trade association. Strengthen your creative business, stay up to date on industry news, and build connections with forward-thinking craft professionals. Meet with show host, Abby Glassenberg, each month for our Craft Business Roundtable, get access to courses and webinars taught by industry leaders, and much more.

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Episode #52: Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction

July 6th, 2015 · Comments

On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast we’re talking about running an independent publishing company with my guest, Amy Barickman.

Founder and owner of Indygo Junction, Amy Barickman is a creative leader in the fabric arts industry. In 1990, Amy founded Indygo Junction, a sewing pattern and book publishing company which has published over twelve hundred pattern titles and 80 books. We talk about the maker scene in Kansas City, the unique business model that Amy has developed for Indygo Junction, trade shows past, present, and future, self-publishing and more.

And, of course, Amy and I recommend great stuff we're enjoying right now. Thank you for listening!

Please note that this show used to be called the While She Naps podcast. The name has changed, but the content and host have stayed the same.

To get the full show notes for this episode, visit Craft Industry Alliance where you can learn more about becoming a member of our supportive trade association. Strengthen your creative business, stay up to date on industry news, and build connections with forward-thinking craft professionals. Meet with show host, Abby Glassenberg, each month for our Craft Business Roundtable, get access to courses and webinars taught by industry leaders, and much more.

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