Favourite Textile Podcasts
The next episode of our monthly Selvedge podcast is now available. In Episode 2: Plastic Fantastic Polly Leonard, Selvedge’s founder, talks to product designers redefining how we look at single use plastics - people who inspire us to look after and cherish our plastic. When you have listened to that, try some of our favourite podcasts below. With the Selvedge podcast, we join a thriving community of podcasters exploring textiles, craft and making so we wanted to recommend some of the shows that we enjoy. What are you listening to? What should we try next? Share your discoveries with us in the comments.
Knight Kraft with Erika Knight and Arabella Harris
Knitwear designer, author and innovator, Erika Knight chats about craft and creativity in the hand knitting industry and beyond with co-creator, daughter Arabella.
A series of programs from the artisan social enterprise based in Luang Prabang, Laos. The episodes are wide-ranging from Moroccan Carpet Hunting with Nina Mohammad-Galbert to Indigenous Pottery in Oaxaca.
Slow Fiber Studios produces regular podcasts of its ongoing lecture and event series offering real-world insight into the multifaceted and holistic practice of textile-making. Its lectures and demonstrations come from master artisans, artists, scholars, and specialists from diverse areas of textile production.
Sarah James from Craft Festival talks with makers and thinkers about what it means to be a maker and how it can change your life. Sarah is a craft addict, maker and event producer. New episodes every Thursday.
Material Matters features in-depth interviews with a variety of designers, makers and artists about their relationship with a particular material or technique. Hosted by writer and critic Grant Gibson.
Released weekly on Mondays, the IoClothes Podcast features interviews with the thought-leaders and innovators across the smart apparel, footwear and textile industries.
The Long Thread Podcast
The artists and artisans of the fiber world come to you in the Long Thread . Get the inspiration, practical advice, and personal stories of experts as we follow the long thread
Textiles in Lockdown is a new podcast by artist Ruth Singer on behalf of Gawthorpe Textiles Collection. Ruth’s research explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on professional and hobby textile makers with contributions from 300 people across the UK and beyond.
A chart-topping podcast. Each week, host Clare Press interviews designers, change-makers, academics, creatives and fashion insiders about fashion, ethics, social justice and environmental sustainability.
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