A Conversation with Cecelia Tkaczyk

Gail talks with Cece Tkaczyk of Cece’s Wool about her fiber journey from growing up on a dairy farm to her retail shop and how she incorporates her passion for wool and community. You can find Cece at:Web : www.ceceswool.comIG : ceces_woolFB : Cece’s Wool Farm Storeemail : ceceswool@gmail.comphone : 518-779-9985 Thank you to our sponsors:Cece’s […]

It’s a LOT of Wool!

 That’s a lot of wool! Having made the decision to jump in and purchase the entire Blue Pepper Farm clip for 2018 gave me several moments of wondering if I was just nuts. The first such came when I met Tyler Eaton, Shannon’s husband and partner at Blue Pepper, at a gas station off of exit […]

Gail talks with Robin Guy of Birch Hollow Fibers

Robin talks about fiber journey and about yarn and books and the message she hopes they convey. You can find Robin:www.birchhollowfibers.comIG @birchhollowfibers Sojourner TruthPhillis Wheatley Sweet Kulu by Celina KallukSulwe by Lupita Nyong’o Thanks to our sponsors Battenkill Fibers Carding & Spinning Mill  and Cornwall Yarn Shop, Ltd Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer […]

A Conversation with Tegan and Eric Frisino of Comfortcloth Weaving

Tegan and Eric Frisino of Comfortcloth Weaving describe their journey to create a successful artisanal weaving business with an eye on local sustainability. Program Notes: Find Tegan & Eric at www.comfortclothweaving.comIG: @comfortcloth American Craft Council Show Baltimore February 21-23, 2020 Booth 1406 Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer by Cathy Marczyk.  Listen to more […]

Studio Life Series #1: January: Time to Exhale

Deep breath, and another …deep, deep breath. After a frantic rush to complete 20 yards of Hudson Farm Cloth sewing yardage, 8 unique lap robes, 5 twin blankets, 4 baby blankets, and 4 queen sized blankets between November 12 and December 13, remembering to breathe can be challenging. The Christmas push in the studio is no […]

Lynn Edens of Little Creek Farm Alpacas talks about sustainable farming practices

Lynn Edens of Little Creek Farm Alpacas talks about sustainable farming practices, including climate beneficial farming, ways for small farms to increase profits. Program Notes:Contact Lynn at Little Creek Farm Alpacas website Resources:Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development CorpNew York City WatershedNYS WatershedsFibershed Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer by Cathy Marczyk.  Listen to more on […]

Cold Opens are always awkward but here’s Lilly Marsh :-)

Introducing oneself is always a little awkward. I’ve been part of the fiber world as a shepherd, a production artisan, an academic, and as a business owner over the last 30 years. I’m Lilly Marsh of Lilly Marsh Studios, Queensbury and Glens Falls, NY, and focusing on New York State wool weaving for about 4 years […]