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Nicky Merrick: Event Photographer to Pole Wear – A Creative Journey

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Today on the Stitchery Stories podcast, Nicky Merrick Shares Her Life In Fabric & Thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her creative journey from an event photographer at pagan ceremonies, to building great success designing and making pole dancing costumes. And all the while managing her health after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This is such a wonderful story from a very inspiring lady.

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Julia Triston: Celebrating Marks & Memories In Old Clothing & Cloth

Julia Triston: Textile Artist Celebrating Marks & Memories In Old Clothing & Cloth SS015

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Julia Triston shares her life in fabric and thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her enduring fascination with fashion and clothing, and the stories and memories from them that inspire her textile art.

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Anne Kelly: Textile Art From Re-used Textile Treasures

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Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Anne Kelly shares her life in fabric & thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her inspiration drawn from everyday objects and textiles, international travel and folk art.

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Ami James: How Textile Art Changed Her Life

Ami James: How Textile Art Changed Her Life

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Ami James shares her life in fabric & thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about how textile art has changed her life, helped her recover from illness, and developing the courage to ‘go for it’ in 2017.

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Cas Holmes: Textile Artist & Tutor: Found-Stitch-Paint

Cas Holmes: Textile Artist & Tutor: Found-Stitch-Paint

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Cas Holmes shares her life in fabric & thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her textile art work which is summed up in her own words as being Found-Stitch-Paint. Using those key elements of found materials, stitch and paint, Cas explores the connections between land, place and environment through pieces for exhibition, her tutoring and her books.

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Dionne Swift: Artist Of Contemporary Embroidered Art

Dionne Swift: Artist Creating Contemporary Embroidered Art

Today on the Stitchery Stories podcast, contemporary textile artist & tutor, Dionne Swift shares her life in fabric & thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about developing rhythm and process as she recreates marks representing landscape not only in textiles but with paper and paint too.

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