Appalachian weaving – Pam Howard

This episode we chat with Pam Howard, the resident weaver at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. We talk about Appalachian weaving traditions, the history of the folk school, Pam’s own weaving journey, and a bit of tablet weaving.

Musical Guests

Industrial weaving – Tom Beaudet

This episode we learn about weaving in industry. We talk to weaver and textile engineer Tom Beaudet about growing up in a New England mill town, and his career in mills that wove garment and industrial fabrics. I talk about the holidays and share my new year’s resolutions, weaving and otherwise.

Musical Guest

“A Pirate Christmas” by Tom Smith