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Fiber Talk with Jennifer Riefenberg

Jennifer Riefenberg’s popular Carrots design.
Our guest this week is the multi-talented Jennifer Riefenberg. In the needlework world she is known for her creative designs, extensive knowledge of color, and teaching skills. She is also an accomplished and award-winning painter and a highly-skilled photographer, specializing in fine-art photographs, especially nature and black & white photos. Jennifer is a National Academy of Needlearts (NAN) Certified Teacher/Designer and NAN-Certified Judge. She has taught at National Seminars for ANG and NAN and won numerous awards for her needleart and other artwork. Jennifer is also the photographer for NAN and EGA Seminars. Riefenberg is a fourth-generation Colorado native and has degrees in engineering and mathematics.
Jennifer is a board member of Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC) and member of the American Impressionist Society, Women Artists of the West, and Oil Painters of America. She is currently exhibiting her work at the Framed Image in Denver. We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation with Jennifer Riefenberg.
–Christine and Gary

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Jennifer Riefenberg’s Colorplay design.

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Jennifer Riefenberg’s Apples design.

We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation with Jennifer Riefenberg. We’re always looking for guests, so let us know if there is someone you’d like us to have on the show.–Gary and Christine

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Fiber Talk with Barbara Benson

Barbara Benson’s new book, Mosaic & Lace Knits
More two-needle fiber arts this week with knitting designer Barbara Benson. Barbara is an independent knitwear designers who lives in Tucker, GA. Her designs focus on detailed, creative and innovative knitted accessory patterns that are well written, yarn conscious, and fun to knit. Barbara’s designs can be found in books, collections, and magazines including Knitscene and Twist Collective, in addition to Ravelry and wholesale through Stitch Sprouts. She is author of a new knitting book, Mosaic & Lace Knits, which will be available March 31, 2017. You can connect with Barbara at any of the links below. We hope you enjoy our conversation with Barbara Benson and will tell others about Fiber Talk.–Christine and Gary

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The Isochronal Arch shawl by Barbara Benson from the new book Mosaic & Lace Knits. Photo: Tom Moore
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We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation with Barbara Benson. We’re always looking for guests, so let us know if there is someone you’d like us to have on the show.–Gary and Christine

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Fiber Talk with Jennifer Lucas

Jen’s new book, Stunning Stitches, available in May

This week we go to the knitting world to talk with knitting designer Jennifer Lucas of Jen Lucas Designs. Jen has been knitting since 2004 and designing since 2008. She is author of the popular Sock Yarn Shawls books and a big fan of crock-pot cooking. We hope you enjoy our conversation with Jen Lucas and will tell others about Fiber Talk.–Christine and Gary

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Jen Lucas’ Lokum design.

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We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation with Jen Lucas. We’re always looking for guests, so let us know if there is someone you’d like us to have on the show.–Gary and Christine

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Fiber Talk with Elizabeth Bozievich

Poppies and Lavender, stitched by Elizabeth Bozievich.
This week’s guest is Elizabeth Bozievich, owner, publisher, and editor of Needlepoint Now magazine. Join us as we learn about the magazine, how Elizabeth came to own the publication, her stitching interests, the annual tour she hosts, and trends she’s seeing in the hobby. We also talk about Gary’s obsession with having stretcher bars and canvas square and a variety of other topics. We had a terrific conversation with Elizabeth and are confident you’ll enjoy the show. Below are several links to help you follow Elizabeth and Needlepoint Now. We also appreciate it if you share our podcasts with your stitching friends.–Christine and Gary

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Tudor Lady, stitched by Elizabeth Bozievich.

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We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation with Elizabeth Bozievich. We’re always looking for guests, so let us know if there is someone you’d like us to have on the show.–Gary and Christine

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