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Entries from January 2016

Episode #65: Phoebe Wahl

January 18th, 2016 · Comments

On today's episode we're talking about illustration with my guest, Phoebe Wahl. Phoebe Wahl is an illustrator whose vibrant work focuses on themes of comfort, nostalgia and connection to nature and one another. A kindergarten dropout, Phoebe complained that there "wasn't enough time to draw" in school. She spent the majority of her childhood running wild in Pacific Northwest backyards, before attending Rhode Island School of Design and graduating with a BFA in Illustration in 2913. Phoebe works in a variety of mediums, from watercolor and collage to fabric sculpture. An obsession with detail, pattern and texture is present throughout.

Check out Phoebe's work on her website: http://www.phoebewahl.com

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Today's episode is sponsored by Spoonflower, the print-on-demand fabric company.Upload your own designs or peruse the Spoonflower Marketplace (including Phoebe's Spoonflower shop!). Get 15% off every item in your next order when you use the code abby15 at checkout.

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Episode #64: Ali DeJohn, Founder of the Makerie

January 4th, 2016 · Comments

On today's episode we're talking about creative retreats and event planning with my guest, Ali DeJohn, the founder of the Makerie. Ali DeJohn is constantly inspired by anything handmade, homemade and everything cozy. The smallest, most meaningful moments in life are the most magical to her and she feels really lucky to live in beautiful Boulder, Colorado with her husband and two young children. She started a creative retreat filled with a fabulous, changing variety of modern creative workshops called the Makerie to give people the gift of uninterrupted creative time shared with a loving community that is often hard to carve out of our everyday lives.

Visit the Makerie online to find out about upcoming retreats and to learn more at themakerie.com.

Today's episode is sponsored by Mielke's Fiber Arts. Mielke's Fiber Arts has tools for weavers, spinners, felters, and lacemakers. From looms to spindles, and shuttles to fiber, view their offerings 24/7 on their extensive website where they offer world-wide shipping at mielkesfiberarts.com.

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