Episode #9 Levon Kafafian

On Today’s Episode I talk with Levon Kafafian. Levon is an artist, weaver, craftsman, and brains behind Detroit’s Fringe Society. I got to meet up with Levon in his studio and chat with him over coffee and girl scout cookies. We talk about how he got started, and where his weaving has led him. You can find out more about Levon at the following links.

http://www.levonkafafian.com/

http://www.fringesocietystudio.com/   <— Take a class!!

 

 

Winding a warp. #ittakesavillage #warped #forestgreen #loomlife

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Episode #7 Kimberly White-Jenkins

On this week’s episode I talk with small business owner Kimberly White- Jenkins. Kim along with her husband, own Helium Studio in Wayne Michigan. We talk about how Kim came to own a handmade gift shop, along with some of the ins and outs of managing and running a shop.

 

 

If you would like to find out more about Kim and her shop check out the links below.

http://www.shopheliumstudio.com

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Reads + Listens:

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Wanda Jackson

 

Episode #6 Sarah Ayers

On today’s episode I talk with Sarah Ayers. Sarah is a garment maker, designer, and small business owner. We discuss how she developed her business, the struggles of owning and running a business, and over coming those challenges.

 

 

You can find more about Sarah and William + Bonnie over at:

http://www.william-bonnie.com/

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This is a link to the book Sarah is reading:

The Lost Art of Dress

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Here is the music she is currently listening to!

Christine and the Queens:

 

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats: