A podcast focused on deep conversations exploring spiritual healing through art making and the medicinal powers of returning to our earth bodies through intimacy, vulnerability, play and compassion. Hosted by Emma Freeman, intuitive artist, poet, writer and healer. She works with fibers, textiles, s… read more
In this episode of Reflections from my Art Table, I talk about my love of textiles and fibers and all of the different ways I have explored them within my life and my art practice. I share my favorite materials and books on textiles and fibers that I love.
Patreon page to support this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/emmafreeman.
Etsy Shops I buy supplies from:
-I get many of my Japanese sashiko and Kogin embroidery threads here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/kimonomomo
-I get beautiful handmade papers from around the world from this shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/tornedgepaper
-Hand dyed recycled rope and other interesting fibers: https://www.etsy.com/shop/UnfetteredCo
Textile and Fiber Books I talk about:
-Rug Money:How a Group of Maya Women Changed Their Lives through Art and Innovation by Mary Anne Wise and Cheryl Conway-Daly
-Women Artisans of Morocco: Their Stories, Their Lives by Susan Schaefer Davis
-The Hand Stitched Surface by Lynn Krawczyk
-Layered Cloth: The Art of Fabric Manipulation by Ann Small
-Three Dimensional Embroidery by Janet Edmonds
-Poetic Cloth by Hannah Lamb
-Embroidering within Boundaries: Afghan Women Creating a Future by Rangina Hamidi and Mart Littrell
-A Textile Travelers Guide to Peru and Bolivia by Cynthia LeCount Samake
-Sheila Hicks / Lifelines
-The Intentional Thread: A Guide to Drawing, Gesture, and Color in Stitch by Susan Brandeis
-Joomchi & Beyond by Jiyoung Chung
-Natural Processes in Textile Art by Alice Fox
-Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley Smith
-Bojagi and Beyond II by Chunghie Lee
-Threads Around the World From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe
-Kigami and Kami-ito: Japanese Handmade Paper and Paper Thread by Hiroko Karuno
-Stamp, Stencil, Paint by Anna Joyce
-Hand Dyed by Anna Joyce
-Lotta Prints: How to Print with Anything from potatoes to linoleum by Lotta Jansdotter
-Mending Matters by Katrina Rodabaugh
-Every Thread a Story: Traditional Chinese Artisans of Guizhou Province by Karen Elting Brock, Linda Ligon and Wang Jun
-The Secret Language of Miao Embroidery by Zeng Li
-Anni Albers On Weaving
Emma Freeman is an intuitive mixed media artist, poet and teacher who makes art as healing practice to process emotions and thoughts and connect to her soul and the amazing natural world that we are all rooted in. She is a Wisconsin-based artist who is Buddhist, sober, queer and a highly sensitive person. She makes fabric meditation books, contemplation cloths she stitches by hand over many months, buried earth books, fiber sculptures, weavings with nature, poetry and more.
You can see her work and all of her classes at www.creativeunearthing.com.
Find her on Instagram at www.instagram.com/emmafreemanart.--- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/emma-freeman-art/message
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