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  • 00:29

    Quilting History Stitchery and Sew

    in Culture

    Quilting can date back as far as ancient Egypt and China. The use of a layered fabrics with stitching were used for quilted armor and petticoats.
    Join us at the Campfire for a brief look into Quilting History and we have a Guest Appearance by Stacie Baumeister; the Owner of QuiltWorks Northwest who will be one of the exhibitor's at the upcoming "Sewing & Stitchery Expo" in Puyallup later this month, Feb 28th through March 3.
    Join us for a brief journey through quilting history, the current event and it's important connection to culture and tradition..... 
    WEBSITE: Storytellers Campfire
    Website: The Sewing & Stitchery Expo
     

  • 00:30

    Decorate Your Castle-Custom Fabric Treatments with Virginia Quilting

    in Design

    Let's learn together about some custom fabric treatments that are available to you to decorate your home. Tina Lehman, Sales Manager of Virginia Quilting, will be this weeks guest on Blog Talk Radio. There is so much more to Virginia Quilting. And Tina will let us know about all of the wonderful things they have to offer.


    Virginia Quilting, Inc. was founded in 1968 as Northern Virginia Quilting and changed to Virginia Quilting, Inc. in 1975. The growth of Virginia Quilting has allowed them to acquire state-of-the-art equipment to produce premium products at reasonable prices. Their computer quilting and comforter machines enable them to offer a broad range of patterns. The width of their quilting machines allows them to match fabric and quilt patterns and to utilize a premium seamless lining. Virginia Quiting has recently added a design-training center that exhibits many of their products. These and other innovative products are explained in greater detail in their catalog.

  • 00:37

    Business Nuggets 101 Special Edition

    in Business

     


    Dr. Kenzoe Brian Selassie has a Doctorate of Philosophy in communication and culture from Howard University, a Master of Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Public Administration from Walden University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass media communication from the University of Mount Union (formerly Mount Union College). He currently resides in Washington, D.C. and serves as a commissioner for the Washington, D.C. Commission for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and board member of The Gatekeepers’ Initiative.


    Pastor Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University and a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers  University Law School. 


    Reverend Wilson, a strategist, speaker, and writer, serves as the Senior Pastor of Magnolia Road United Methodist Church and as Chair of the UMC Greater NJ Commission on Religion and Race. She is a Nationally Certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer. With extensive leadership experience in higher education, nonprofit and faith based organizations, she provides consulting and training in Nonprofit Management, Human Resources, Inclusion & Diversity, Grants – Acquisition, Management & Compliance, as well as Strategic Planning. She is involved with legislative advocacy for marginalized groups including women and children, the poor and for criminal justice reform. Her interests include African American History, Quilting as a Spiritual Discipline and Multicultural Communications; her hobbies are creating beautiful tablescapes, reading, the arts and hosting tea events. She enjoys teaching etiquette to young people. Reverend Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Community Development from Rutgers University and a Juris Doctorate Rutgers University Law School, has studied graduate level Finance and Marketing 

  • 01:09

    TRANSFORM your LIFE w/Coach Tamarra: What my Natural Hair Journey Taught Me

    in Motivation

    THIS BROADCAST HAS BEEN PRE-RECORDED


    This broadcast will sure to be a wonderfully intriguing and honest conversation between sisters, friends and family. A conversation that’s usually had while at the hair stylist or between girlfriends getting together for some TLC. The decision surrounding whether a Black/African- American woman changes the texture of her hair is about much more than a hair style. It's a conscious decision to be free! Listen in on this discussion on Tuesday, April 21st at 7 pm. Any questions or comments can be shared on the Life Coach Radio Network Facebook page or emailed directly to Tamarra@Dare2doitnow.com


    Denise Bennett is an HR Consultant, Adjunct Instructor and the owner of D. Antoinette Designs, a custom design jewelry business.  She shed her chemically treated hair in 2001 and has never looked back! (DAntoinetteDesigns.com)


    Monique Causley is an Asbestos Management consultant by day and licensed beautician by night. She helps women lift their self-esteem by expressing their inner beauty through the care of their hair. She has been “natural” since 2005.


    Delores Crawford is a Tax Examiner for the State of New Jersey. She’s also a wife and mother of two beautiful boys. She’s been “natural” since 2003


    Lisa Shepard Stewart is an author and owner of Cultured Expressions, a specialty company that promotes the use of authentic African textiles and embellishments in sewing, quilting and crafts. She embraced her natural hair in 2000. (www.CulturedExpressions.com).


    Tamarra Causley Robinson is a Certified Professional Coach who helps professional women make career moves that matter (www.dare2doitnow.com). She’s been “natural” since 2009.


     

  • 01:29

    Reap What You Sew, Really!

    in Entertainment

    I've often wondered whyit is that, when I am going through something; it is in those timesthat I feel most creative? Is it possible that in those times a person becomes more aligned with his/her inner being? 


    We've all heard the expression "Reap What You Sew" right? But what does that "really" mean. Author Chris Boersma Smith joins me to discuss the connection between creativity and healing. As she shares the inspiration behind her newly release book "Reap As You Sew" on this episode of "Real Talk With Tammie".


     


     


    www.reapasyousew.com

  • 02:59

    EGUA - Marketplace: Our Guest is Nailah Sankofa of Tiwantiwa Abibiman Village

    in Education

    In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace, our guest is Iya Nailah Sankofa owner of Tiwantiwa Abibiman Village and Artisans Collective which includes KA-ASO Afrikan/Adulawo Women's Textile Guild.


    Excerpt from her website:


    "KA-ASO Afrikan/Adulawo Women's Textile Guild is a social crafting club, network and studio program in which women of Afrikan ascent can come to hone their skills, refresh or learn new ones,  network and study numerous techniques to create and adorn quality hand-crafted textiles from knitting, crochet, weaving, hooking and embroidery to tie-dye, batik, fabric painting, felting, beading, quilting, and more..." 


    TiwanTiwa Abibiman Village is one of the businesses in our OKOM Economic Development initiative. 


    Visit Iya Nailah's website at:


    www.tiwantiwa.webs.com


     


    Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan 


    Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu


    Akwamu Nation in North America


    www.odwirafo.com 
     

  • 00:33

    Author, Creativity Coach Chris B. Smith stops by Good Deeds w/ Dr. Renee Sunday

    in Motivation

     


    After years of relentless striving and burn-out, and then some wake-up calls and deep spiritual work, Chris Smith stopped holding back her authentic self and focused on freeing others to be the unique work of art each was created to be. Chris has made over 125 quilts and works of textile art, including award winners and some that have raised tens of thousands for charity. Her new book, Reap As You Sew: Spirit at Work in Quiltmaking, contains stories and practical exercises showing quilting and spirituality working together for women of different faiths and creative styles. A former attorney, Chris is also a Holy-Spirit led coach who combines the best of Kaizen-Muse™ Creativity Coaching and Convergence™ Coaching. For those open to it, she helps women through emotionally healing heart work and life-changing spiritual cleansing. At an energetic 65, Chris embodies her belief that it's never too late to express your creative potential and fulfill your sacred calling.

  • 00:36

    What do Quilting & SEO have in common? (Interview)

    in Business


    Welcome to Episode 40 of the Launch Ladies Online Marketing Cafe podcast. This week's episode is dedicated to an interview Meredith did with Karen Dennison who is an SEO Ninja (who also teaches quilting online). Her website is keywordyourwaytotraffic.com In fact, it was her need to get attention for her quilting courses that led her to learn how to do SEO - now people are coming to her to find out how she is so successful in her own SEO and asking her do SEO for them!


    Karen talks about the new Google Hummingbird update and the effect on search of mobile applications like Siri which are increasingly becoming the main way that people are searching - and how search is becoming more and more about answering people's questions.


    We also introduce our new email and business systems automation platform especially designed for coaching businesses - 'Coaching Magic' by The Magic Marketing Machine - http://magicmarketingmachine.com - Think Infusionsoft but much more affordable! We are inviting people who are interested to sign up to be the first to be notified as soon as the platform is launched - check out the link above to see just how much it does! 

  • 00:31

    Reader's Entertainment Radio Presents: Wanda Brunstetter

    in Books

    Join me on Thursday, September 4th at 6pm EST.  I'll be speaking with Amish Country's Most Beloved Storyteller, Wanda Brunstetter.  


    Wanda Brunstetter is an award-winning romance novelist who has led millions of readers to lose their heart in the Amish life. She is the author of over 60 books with more than 7 million copies sold. Many of her books have landed on the top bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, CBA, ECPA, and CBD.  Her latest novel, The Healing Quilt is book 3 in The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club series.


    The Healing Quilt:


    Join retired Amish newlyweds Emma and Lamar Miller in Florida for the winter as they lead another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students: Jennifer, a pregnant new mom; Mike, a charter boat owner; Erika, a wheelchair bound teen; Kim, a waitress; Noreen, a newly-retired widow, and BJ, an artist facing illness. When old friends visit from Indiana, will romance also become a subject of class discussions?


     

  • 00:34

    Roving Report Laura Days in Pepin WI 2014

    in Travel

    Join host Sarah Uthoff as she reviews the recent Laura Days event in Pepin, WI. Whether you like sailing, Laura Ingalls Wilder, quilting, or fiddle playing you'll enjoy Laura Days. Laura Days in Pepin WI will be held next year Sept. 12-13, 2015.

  • 00:30

    On Purpose: Your Path to Fulfilling LifeWork

    in Work

    Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live


    On the path to a LifeWork of passion and purpose what  part does your imagination play?  What if it was a vital step to love the life you life, would you know how to tap into your imagination?

    Join us for an imaginative and inspiring On Purpose Show interview with Peg Conley who clearly knows how to tap into the power of imagination.  Peg is the authore of  Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live, Then Live It: 52 Inspired Habits and Playful Prompts.  She is also an artist, writer and CEO of her own company, Words and Watercolors, in San Francisco. Her work is on cards, calendars, journals, wallpaper, wrapping paper and now quilting fabric.


     


    Susyn Reeve is the best-selling author of The Inspired Life:  Unleashing Your Mind's Capacity for Joy.  She has 35 years experience as a Corporate Consultant, Self-Esteem Expert and InterFaith Minister.  She has been a delegate to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. (www.SusynReeve.com)


    Rikk Hansen is one of the nation's leading experts in guiding midlife professionals and entrepreneurs to discover a life work that's truly their CALLING.  As founder of Brilliant NEXT, he has pioneered a system called New Fire Discovery that guides midlife women and men to find certainty of purpose and and exciting direction for their next fulfilling work - in a short period of time despite any obstacles or fears.  (www.BrilliantNEXT.com)