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Conversations with quilters, designers, tool-makers, all kinds of people connected to the quilting industry. Hobby quilters, famous quilters, and everyone in between. A research podcast from Tulane Law School hosted by Elizabeth Townsend Gard. Yes, some talk about copyright and intellectual prope…

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    Famous Fabric Designer and Artist Anna Maria Horner checks in with us

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 64:20


    Anna Maria Horner, fabric designer of FreeSpririt, and owner of Craft South in Nashville, NT https://www.craft-south.com/ joins us to talk about her life, owning a business during COVID-19, and a little bit of copyright too.

    Quilter Mary Elizabeth Kinch talks about her life and also the work of Gwen Marsten

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 49:31


    Mary Elizabeth Kinch is a quilter and written. See https://www.maryelizabethkinch.com/. She also knew well Gwen Marston, who was a famous quilter, known for Liberated Quilting, and who passed away in April 2019.

    Famous Quilter Marianne Fons joins us to talk about her quilting and writing life

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 52:09


    Marianne Fons joins us to talk about her life during COVID-19, and the exhibit of Fons and Porter quilts at the International Quilt Museum, October 2021-February 2022, https://www.internationalquiltmuseum.org/exhibition/fons-porter. Marianne has been on the show before. Listen to her previous interviews here: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/16253743. For more on Marianne Fons, go to http://www.mariannefons.com/.

    Quilter Lee Chappell Monroe of May Chappell checks in with us

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 48:24


    Lee Chappell Monroe of May Chappell joins us to talk about her life during COVID-19 and after. http://www.maychappell.com/. She's been a guest before (see her first interview here: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/15250111.

    Barbara Garlock and Virginia Hodge of DC Quilters talks about the DC Statehood Quilt Challenge

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 18:34


    Barbara Garlock and Virginia Hodge of DC Quilters talk to us today about a quilting challenge for DC statehood, disenfranchisement, and the importance of voting and staying informed on local politics. Learn more about them at https://lwv-va.org/2021/07/30/quilts4dc-statehood-quilt-challenge/

    Quilter Tara Miller of the Quilt District catches up with us about her new projects

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 24:17


    Tara Miller of the Quilt District joins us to talk about her new projects including the Quilt District on the Road and the series Six Know It Alls (quilters of course). Her website: http://www.quiltdistrict.com. She also talks about American Quilt Study Group, which is she very involved. https://americanquiltstudygroup.org/.

    Sara Seuberling of Electric Quilt join us to talk about the new edition of Barbara Brackman's classic

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 56:14


    Sara Seuberling has worked at EQ since college, and tells us about the software company, the relationship with AccuQuilt, and the creation of the new edition of the Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns, https://electricquilt.com/online-shop/encyclopedia-of-pieced-quilt-patterns/. We also talk about EQ Academy, which has its upcoming session in Ohio on September 9-11.

    Quilter on Fire Brandy Maslowski joins us to talk about TikTok, Embrodiery, and Podcasting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 56:26


    Brandy is a fellow quilt podcaster, and also is active on TikTok as Quilter on Fire. She joins us to talk about her latest project, and the role of social media in building her brand. See https://www.quilteronfire.com.

    Famous Quilter and Entrepreneur Christa Watson comes by to visit and catch up on the last year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 62:21


    Christa Watson, who has been on the show twice before, comes back to tell us about her year. (See Episodes https://www.spreaker.com/episode/15172864 and https://www.spreaker.com/episode/17863739. She's a fabric and pattern designer, and an entrepreneur. Come here her discuss her last year, and her thoughts on the future.

    Famous Quilter Dora Carey of Orange Dot Quilts catches us up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 49:24


    Dora Carey, of Orange Dot Quilts, http://www.orangedotquilts.com, come back to chat with us about her COVID-19 year, where she made a mask pattern and video that got 2 million hits, transforming her business almost instantly. Now, she's getting ready to open a shop. Listen to her original interview from 2018 here: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/14253174.

    Quilter Stacy Harding catches up on her life over the last year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 30:42


    Stacy Harding, a long time member of the Quilting Army, talks about the last year, and how she's starting to get back into the quilting grove.

    Sewtites inventors (who are sisters) join us to talk about their entrepreneurial (quilting and sewing) journey

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 52:41


    Jamie and Jessica, sisters, join us to talk about Sewtites, a magnetic system for quilting that eliminates the need for pins. See https://sewtites.com/. We talk about their entrepreneurial journey of how this idea became a big hit in the sewing and quilting world.

    Quilters Jeannette Floyd and Robin Farmer Siler catch up on their quilting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 38:40


    Quilting Army quilters Jeannette Floyd (from California) and Robin Siler (from Nevada) catch up with Elizabeth on how they are feeling about quilting and how their year was. It's just three quilters hanging out and catching up.

    Quilters Joel Sellers and Wendy Starn catch up on their Quilting Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 22:41


    Joel Sellers and Wendy Starn, both quilters and part of our Quilting Army (what we call ourselves) join us for a brief chat at the beginning of Season 4. Come join us at our Facebook group, Just Wanna Quilt, http://www.facebook/groups/justwannaquilt. We'd love to get to know you.

    Crafter and Product Developer Nichole Schneider from Checker Distributor joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 49:16


    Nicole Schneider from Checker Distributors talks with us about her job as a developer and previously as a buyer, and also about the Gypsy Quilter line of products. Gypsy Quilter link on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3gfDCzU. She also talks about Creative Grids,https://amzn.to/2RzDXVQ, which is also an exclusive Checker Distributor line. https://www.checkerdist.com.

    We catch up with Quilter Amy Reitzel, a long time member of the Quilting Army

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 15:39


    Quilting Army member Amy Reitzel gets us started with Season 4, and we talk about coming back out into the world after COVID, and we fangirl about Cassandra Beaver's " Zoo Family Portrait" pattern, which is English Paper Piecing. (We'll have Cassandra on as a guest soon, but you can find the pattern on Etsy! http://bitly.ws/e2ff). Listen to Amy's first podcast with us here:Amy Reitzel, quilt pattern maker and part of our Quilting Army talks about her quilting lifehttps://www.spreaker.com/episode/15471890 (from 2018).

    We're Back! Season 4 begins now.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 6:40


    Elizabeth Townsend Gard, host of Just Wanna Quilt, and law professor at Tulane University Law School says a quick hello to begin Season 4.

    Scott Fortunoff of Jaftex Corporation catches us up and tells about the Facebook Live Video Challenge for shops

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 56:04


    Scott Fortunoff, of Tales of a Fourth Generation Textile Executive (https://scottfortunoff.com/) and President of Jaftex Fabric Company joins us to talk about the fabric industry and COVID-19, his weekly trivia contest for 20 weeks, and his relationship with the Quilt Shops and with fans. 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of Jaftex in the fabric industry, and he is especially interested in the 3rd year of the Facebook Live Video Challenge for shops. It's not to late to enter and participate.

    Scott Fortunoff of Jaftex Corporation catches us up and tells about the Facebook Live Video Challenge for shops

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 56:04


    Scott Fortunoff, of Tales of a Fourth Generation Textile Executive (https://scottfortunoff.com/) and President of Jaftex Fabric Company joins us to talk about the fabric industry and COVID-19, his weekly trivia contest for 20 weeks, and his relationship with the Quilt Shops and with fans. 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of Jaftex in the fabric industry, and he is especially interested in the 3rd year of the Facebook Live Video Challenge for shops. It's not to late to enter and participate.

    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit - Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2020 278:26


    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit: Part 2On June 17, 2020 and June 20, 2020, Tulane University held the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit, organized by the Just Wanna Quilt team of Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Hailey Barnett, Whitney Chatmon, John Spartz, and Becky Blank. Hosted by Newcomb Institute, and co-hosted by the Phyllis Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, and the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. More information can be found at http://www.justwannaquilt.com.Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit is where we celebrate the entrepreneurial activities of the mask makers around the country, talk to industrial hygienists about how to safely move around in this world (including how many people should be in an elevator at one time), talk to the scientists, and connect the compassion of caring and making masks with BLM.The audio link to Day One: Part 2 Guests include:The Story of One HospitalDr. Robin Womedou, Chief Medical Officer, Methodist University Hospital, Memphis.TN.The Science of Mask RecapHailey Barnett with Dr. Jocelyn Songer (MakerMask.org)Masks in PrisonsAngelique Thomas, Innocence Project New Orleanswith Hailey Barnett Artists and Performer ProfilesJulian McCleary, professional performer on cruise ships that turned to making masksCeeley Pedescleaux is a quilter who is everything I aspire to be.  Her pieces are nationally known. She is the heart of the Beecher Memorial Quilt Group  in New Orleans, and she has, like so many of us, been making masks.  She made quilts after Katrina, and she is now working on projects about COVID as well.Wendy Starn is a fiber artist.  We’re going to talk to her about her COVID-19 piece.Will Nemitoff is the owner Curious Form, a local art fabrication and design business based in New Orleans. He pivoted from making large-scale artworks for events to addressing the PPE shortage with the production of over 10,000 Face Shields.Industry PivotsMattie Rhodes, Quiltsmart, creates products printed on about interfacing and creating custom patterns for them.  The mondo bag is legendary in the sewing world.  She pivoted to making printed cotton patterns for masks.Chris Larson, Mattress King, is a mattress maker who began using the same materials to shift and make masks. Inventions and 3d PrintingJuan Borbon, who began making bias tape for local groups making homemade masks with a personal 3D printerAlan Puccinelli s the founder of Operation Shields up where he fabricates PPE face fields for front line caregivers.  Broadway, Film, and Designers RepurposingRachna Chandra of Taj Cottage, a clothing brand that shifted to making masks
Alison Parker costumer in the film industry, and  is also the founder of Ric Rack, a local group whose focus is educating the public on textile recycling.
Jeff Whiting gave studio space to Broadway costumers to make masks. Jeff is the owner and Artistic Director of The Open Jar Institute, a music theatre training program founded in 2003 for the development of music theatre artists of all ages.  Jeff is extraordinarily impressive with a long  resume of directing and choreography credits on broadway.   
Sewist in ActionChelsea Cooper, new to sewingRaymond Houston, an author of quilt books, and quilt designerMisty-Anne Harold, wildlife biologists and quilterMeghan Romere, Texas law student who started making masksBeth Strand, long-time quilter who made capsMaddie Kertay of BadAss QuiltersSeth Hackler of Quilting on a Budget and Million Masks a DayJeannete Floyd, art quilterTamy Silvers, quilt businessJudy Walker, quilterEdith Gross, art quilterThe Story of AccuQuiltPam Heller and Joy BanfieldPreservationFrances Dowell and Amy Milne, Quilt AllianceMask Making and CultureRachel McCrafty, Executive Director at Ace Makerspace, a 10-year-old space in Oakland, CA. She has participated in several large mask making projects including an ongoing project serving at-risk communities. Learn more at thecraftyavenger.comThe Power of Students and What’s Happening NextSunshine Best, Ph.D. student, Tulane School of Public HealthHailey Barnet, 2020 Tulane Law School graduateWhitney Chatmon, 2L Tulane law SchoolAlexa Magyari, Ph.D. student, U.S. Berkeley School of Public HealthBecky Blank, alumni, Tulane UniversityElizabeth Townsend Gard, Professor of Law, Tulane University

    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit - Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2020 278:26


    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit: Part 2On June 17, 2020 and June 20, 2020, Tulane University held the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit, organized by the Just Wanna Quilt team of Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Hailey Barnett, Whitney Chatmon, John Spartz, and Becky Blank. Hosted by Newcomb Institute, and co-hosted by the Phyllis Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, and the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. More information can be found at http://www.justwannaquilt.com.Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit is where we celebrate the entrepreneurial activities of the mask makers around the country, talk to industrial hygienists about how to safely move around in this world (including how many people should be in an elevator at one time), talk to the scientists, and connect the compassion of caring and making masks with BLM.The audio link to Day One: Part 2 Guests include:The Story of One HospitalDr. Robin Womedou, Chief Medical Officer, Methodist University Hospital, Memphis.TN.The Science of Mask RecapHailey Barnett with Dr. Jocelyn Songer (MakerMask.org)Masks in PrisonsAngelique Thomas, Innocence Project New Orleanswith Hailey Barnett Artists and Performer ProfilesJulian McCleary, professional performer on cruise ships that turned to making masksCeeley Pedescleaux is a quilter who is everything I aspire to be.  Her pieces are nationally known. She is the heart of the Beecher Memorial Quilt Group  in New Orleans, and she has, like so many of us, been making masks.  She made quilts after Katrina, and she is now working on projects about COVID as well.Wendy Starn is a fiber artist.  We’re going to talk to her about her COVID-19 piece.Will Nemitoff is the owner Curious Form, a local art fabrication and design business based in New Orleans. He pivoted from making large-scale artworks for events to addressing the PPE shortage with the production of over 10,000 Face Shields.Industry PivotsMattie Rhodes, Quiltsmart, creates products printed on about interfacing and creating custom patterns for them.  The mondo bag is legendary in the sewing world.  She pivoted to making printed cotton patterns for masks.Chris Larson, Mattress King, is a mattress maker who began using the same materials to shift and make masks. Inventions and 3d PrintingJuan Borbon, who began making bias tape for local groups making homemade masks with a personal 3D printerAlan Puccinelli s the founder of Operation Shields up where he fabricates PPE face fields for front line caregivers.  Broadway, Film, and Designers RepurposingRachna Chandra of Taj Cottage, a clothing brand that shifted to making masks
Alison Parker costumer in the film industry, and  is also the founder of Ric Rack, a local group whose focus is educating the public on textile recycling.
Jeff Whiting gave studio space to Broadway costumers to make masks. Jeff is the owner and Artistic Director of The Open Jar Institute, a music theatre training program founded in 2003 for the development of music theatre artists of all ages.  Jeff is extraordinarily impressive with a long  resume of directing and choreography credits on broadway.   
Sewist in ActionChelsea Cooper, new to sewingRaymond Houston, an author of quilt books, and quilt designerMisty-Anne Harold, wildlife biologists and quilterMeghan Romere, Texas law student who started making masksBeth Strand, long-time quilter who made capsMaddie Kertay of BadAss QuiltersSeth Hackler of Quilting on a Budget and Million Masks a DayJeannete Floyd, art quilterTamy Silvers, quilt businessJudy Walker, quilterEdith Gross, art quilterThe Story of AccuQuiltPam Heller and Joy BanfieldPreservationFrances Dowell and Amy Milne, Quilt AllianceMask Making and CultureRachel McCrafty, Executive Director at Ace Makerspace, a 10-year-old space in Oakland, CA. She has participated in several large mask making projects including an ongoing project serving at-risk communities. Learn more at thecraftyavenger.comThe Power of Students and What’s Happening NextSunshine Best, Ph.D. student, Tulane School of Public HealthHailey Barnet, 2020 Tulane Law School graduateWhitney Chatmon, 2L Tulane law SchoolAlexa Magyari, Ph.D. student, U.S. Berkeley School of Public HealthBecky Blank, alumni, Tulane UniversityElizabeth Townsend Gard, Professor of Law, Tulane University

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Chad Roy explains the science of the virus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2020 43:08


    Dr. Roy is the Director of Infectious Disease Aerobiology at the Tulane National Primate Research Center and faculty in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine. His career focus is on respiratory health and the aerobiology of airborne infectious diseases, including biological threat agents such as anthrax and ricin to name a few. He is currently leading a research team to advance vaccine development for COVID-19. He talks to us about his latest work, and how we should think about the virus in relationship to masks.

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Chad Roy explains the science of the virus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2020 43:08


    Dr. Roy is the Director of Infectious Disease Aerobiology at the Tulane National Primate Research Center and faculty in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine. His career focus is on respiratory health and the aerobiology of airborne infectious diseases, including biological threat agents such as anthrax and ricin to name a few. He is currently leading a research team to advance vaccine development for COVID-19. He talks to us about his latest work, and how we should think about the virus in relationship to masks.

    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit: Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2020 291:32


    On June 17, 2020, Tulane University held the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit, organized by the Just Wanna Quilt team of Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Hailey Barnett, Whitney Chatmon, John Spartz, and Becky Blank. Hosted by Newcomb Institute, and co-hosted by the Phyllis Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, and the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. More information can be found at http://www.justwannaquilt.com.Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit is where we celebrate the entrepreneurial activities of the mask makers around the country, talk to industrial hygienists about how to safely move around in this world (including how many people should be in an elevator at one time), talk to the scientists, and connect the compassion of caring and making masks with BLM.The audio link to Day One: Part 1 Guests include:Our Call to ActionEdith Gross, Judy Walker, Seth Hackler, Whitney Chatmon, Hailey Barnett, and @Tal Sherman.Mask MobilizationAlexa Magyari, co-organizer, a Ph.D. public health student at U.C. Berkeley, and an early organizer between hospitals and makers of masks.Becky Blank of We Have Masks, The Mask Makers Collective, Gina Livingston of Sewing Masks for Area Hospitals - AtlantaCathy Dickey of Face Mask Shortage (New Orleans local area) Sewing InitiativeSophie Faroushani and Alex Woodbridge TUSOM COVID Response Group, Tulane Medical StudentsJayna Zweimal of Masks4humanity@Scott Bishop, @Chippawa Thomas, and @Christine Schnittka from Auburn University.Science and MedicineDr. @Roy Rando, industrial hygienist Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineDr. Mark Wilson, industrial hygienist @ Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineDr. Chad Roy, Director of Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Tulane National Primate Research CenterDr. Scott Segal, Prof of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest, with a forthcoming article on evaluating homemade mask materials. Keynote: Dr. Jocelyn Songer, Masks Unmasked: A Look at the Science Behind Fabric Masks for COVID-19, founder of MakerMask.org (a great site of information). Dr. Jocelyn Songer is the founder of MakerMask.org, a group of volunteers providing science-based mask information and designs to community mask makers by studying and testing them. She holds a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology from MIT.Joel Sellers: Q and A with Dr. Songer (with sample masks)A Culture of Caring: From Masks to BLMSaru Matambanadzo, Tulane Law School.That was Day 1.

    Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit: Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2020 291:32


    On June 17, 2020, Tulane University held the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit, organized by the Just Wanna Quilt team of Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Hailey Barnett, Whitney Chatmon, John Spartz, and Becky Blank. Hosted by Newcomb Institute, and co-hosted by the Phyllis Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, and the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. More information can be found at http://www.justwannaquilt.com.Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit is where we celebrate the entrepreneurial activities of the mask makers around the country, talk to industrial hygienists about how to safely move around in this world (including how many people should be in an elevator at one time), talk to the scientists, and connect the compassion of caring and making masks with BLM.The audio link to Day One: Part 1 Guests include:Our Call to ActionEdith Gross, Judy Walker, Seth Hackler, Whitney Chatmon, Hailey Barnett, and @Tal Sherman.Mask MobilizationAlexa Magyari, co-organizer, a Ph.D. public health student at U.C. Berkeley, and an early organizer between hospitals and makers of masks.Becky Blank of We Have Masks, The Mask Makers Collective, Gina Livingston of Sewing Masks for Area Hospitals - AtlantaCathy Dickey of Face Mask Shortage (New Orleans local area) Sewing InitiativeSophie Faroushani and Alex Woodbridge TUSOM COVID Response Group, Tulane Medical StudentsJayna Zweimal of Masks4humanity@Scott Bishop, @Chippawa Thomas, and @Christine Schnittka from Auburn University.Science and MedicineDr. @Roy Rando, industrial hygienist Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineDr. Mark Wilson, industrial hygienist @ Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineDr. Chad Roy, Director of Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Tulane National Primate Research CenterDr. Scott Segal, Prof of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest, with a forthcoming article on evaluating homemade mask materials. Keynote: Dr. Jocelyn Songer, Masks Unmasked: A Look at the Science Behind Fabric Masks for COVID-19, founder of MakerMask.org (a great site of information). Dr. Jocelyn Songer is the founder of MakerMask.org, a group of volunteers providing science-based mask information and designs to community mask makers by studying and testing them. She holds a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology from MIT.Joel Sellers: Q and A with Dr. Songer (with sample masks)A Culture of Caring: From Masks to BLMSaru Matambanadzo, Tulane Law School.That was Day 1.

    Covid-19 Masks: Executive Director of Tech Transfer @ Tulane, John Christie explains it all

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2020 24:56


    John Christie, the Executive Director of Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development talks to us about the science during Covid-19, and how NDS, provisional patents, and other legal tools allow for sharing information between scientists in this very difficult times.

    Covid-19 Masks: Executive Director of Tech Transfer @ Tulane, John Christie explains it all

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2020 24:56


    John Christie, the Executive Director of Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development talks to us about the science during Covid-19, and how NDS, provisional patents, and other legal tools allow for sharing information between scientists in this very difficult times.

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Songer of Maker Masks joins us for Part 2 of our discussion on Polypropylene fabric and masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 88:54


    Dr. Songer joins us for part 2 of our discussion of Polypropylene and masks. For more information, go to: http://makermask.org/. There is lots of cool science and mask information.

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Jocelyn Songer of Maker Mask joins us - Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 65:04


    Dr. Songer is the founder of MakerMask.org, a group of volunteers providing science-based mask information and designs to community mask makers. She's been studying and testing masks, and we talk to her about all kinds of things, especially Polypropylene. This is Part 1 of 2. For more information go to: http://makermask.org/.

    Covid-19 Masks: Michael Hecht of GNO, Inc joins us to talk about COVID-19 and entrepreneurship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 22:54


    Michael Hecht, the President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc, the economic development agency for southeast Louisiana, joins us to talk about the health of the city and entrepreneurship during Covid-19. Here is more about Michael: http://gnoinc.org/uploads/M.Hecht.Biography.pdf and https://gnoinc.org.

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Songer joins us for Part 2 of our discussion on Polypropylene fabric and masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 88:53


    Dr. Songer joins us for part 2 of our discussion of Polypropylene and masks.

    Covid-19 Masks: Dr. Jocelyn Songer of MaskMaker.org joins us - Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 64:57


    Dr. Songer is the founder of MakerMask.org, a group of volunteers providing science-based mask information and designs to community mask makers. She's been studying and testing masks, and we talk to her about all kinds of things, especially Polypropylene. This is Part 1 of 2.

    Covid-19 Masks: Michael Hecht of GNO, Inc joins us to talk about COVID-19 and entrepreneurship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2020 22:54


    Michael Hecht, the President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc, the economic development agency for southeast Louisiana, joins us to talk about the health of the city and entrepreneurship during Covid-19. Here is more about Michael: http://gnoinc.org/uploads/M.Hecht.Biography.pdf and https://gnoinc.org.

    Covid-19 Masks: Professor Roy Rando, an industrial hygienist from Tulane talks to us about masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2020 49:54


    Professor Roy Rando, an industrial hygienist from Tulane talks to us about masks. We have a great conversation about how to think about Covid-19.

    Covid-19 Masks: Professor Roy Rando, an industrial hygienist from Tulane talks to us about masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2020 49:54


    Professor Roy Rando, an industrial hygienist from Tulane talks to us about masks. We have a great conversation about how to think about Covid-19.

    Covid-19 Masks: Mark Wilson, an industrial hygienist and professor at Tulane, talks to us about our environment.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 40:44


    Dr. Mark Wilson, an assistant professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is a molecular toxicologist and industrial hygienist that have been deeply involved in how we keep our home and especially our work environment safe(r) with Covid. A fascinating chat. He will also be a panelist at the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit. And he's got a lot to say about Covid-19: Volunteered on the frontline of NOLA coronavirus testing response: Here's an article: https://www.nola.com/news/coronavirus/article_0452555c-6b9b-11ea-b1f3-db5e17d5412e.html. He has as a daily COVID podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHxkG1SlFxM Here is an article he was a part of for PPE, but it does not mention homemade PPE: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/05/04/we-must-redefine-frontline-providing-ppe-all-workers. And the T-Cell Clinic at Tulane Featured in TIME:https://news.tulane.edu/pr/tulane-t-cell-clinic-featured-time.

    Covid-19 Masks: A team from Auburn University talks about their incredible teamwork on making masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 40:57


    Professor Chris Schnittka of Science Education, Professor and Director of Faculty Engagement, Chippewa Thomas, and Scott Bishop, Director of Lifelong Learning joins us to talk about the mask making efforts at Auburn University. It is remarkable. https://www.auburn.edu.

    Covid-19 Masks: Bailey Boynton from Glowforge talks to us about 3D laser printers and their 2 Million Essential Ears initiative

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 24:39


    Bailey Boynton from Glowforge talks to us about 3D laser printers and their 2 Million Essential Ears initiative (glowforge.com/earsavers). https://glowforge.com

    Covid-19 Masks: Marianne Addy from the Ronald McDonald House New Orleans joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 22:15


    How was the Ronald MacDonald House in New Orleans coping with Covid-19? We asked Marianne Addy.

    Covid-19 Masks: Mark Wilson, an industrial hygienist and professor at Tulane, talks to us about our environment.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 40:44


    Dr. Mark Wilson, an assistant professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is a molecular toxicologist and industrial hygienist that have been deeply involved in how we keep our home and especially our work environment safe(r) with Covid. A fascinating chat. He will also be a panelist at the Homemade Mask (Virtual) Summit. And he's got a lot to say about Covid-19: Volunteered on the frontline of NOLA coronavirus testing response: Here's an article: https://www.nola.com/news/coronavirus/article_0452555c-6b9b-11ea-b1f3-db5e17d5412e.html. He has as a daily COVID podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHxkG1SlFxM Here is an article he was a part of for PPE, but it does not mention homemade PPE: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/05/04/we-must-redefine-frontline-providing-ppe-all-workers. And the T-Cell Clinic at Tulane Featured in TIME:https://news.tulane.edu/pr/tulane-t-cell-clinic-featured-time.

    Covid-19 Masks: A team from Auburn University talks about their incredible teamwork on making masks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 40:57


    Professor Chris Schnittka of Science Education, Professor and Director of Faculty Engagement, Chippewa Thomas, and Scott Bishop, Director of Lifelong Learning joins us to talk about the mask making efforts at Auburn University. It is remarkable. https://www.auburn.edu.

    Covid-19 Masks: Bailey Boynton from Glowforge talks to us about 3D laser printers and their 2 Million Essential Ears initiative

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 24:39


    Bailey Boynton from Glowforge talks to us about 3D laser printers and their 2 Million Essential Ears initiative (glowforge.com/earsavers). https://glowforge.com

    Covid-19 Masks: Marianne Addy from the Ronald McDonald House New Orleans joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2020 22:15


    How was the Ronald MacDonald House in New Orleans coping with Covid-19? We asked Marianne Addy.

    Covid-19 Masks: Lauren Skinner, a nurse and designer of the BaLA mask joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2020 42:01


    Lauren Skinner, a nurse, talks to us about her life, and the BaLA mask. She started a facebook group, BaLa N95 Cover for Frontline Healthcare Workers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890875771382856/. Hailey Barnett interviews her.

    Covid-19 Masks: Lauren Skinner, a nurse and designer of the BaLA mask joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2020 42:01


    Lauren Skinner, a nurse, talks to us about her life, and the BaLA mask. She started a facebook group, BaLa N95 Cover for Frontline Healthcare Workers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890875771382856/. Hailey Barnett interviews her.

    Covid-19 Masks: Shannon Kittrick makes masks in the Phish Community, beeswax wraps, and so much more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2020 31:09


    Shannon Kittrick is a chemistry and biology teacher, who owns a custom clothing line, www.youenjoymygoods.com, and a Beeswax Wrap Company www.beegoodwraps.comHer sewing Group, You Enjoy My Goods Sewing and Crafting Community has been sewing masks for Doctors and Nurses in the Phish Community.Her husband, Bryan Sylvain has also designed special custom fabric to make masks. Note: we talk about miscarriages and still births, and it gets a bit sad. (That's my fault).

    Covid-19 Masks: Shannon Kittrick makes masks in the Phish Community, beeswax wraps, and so much more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 31:09


    Shannon Kittrick is a chemistry and biology teacher, who owns a custom clothing line, www.youenjoymygoods.com, and a Beeswax Wrap Company www.beegoodwraps.comHer sewing Group, You Enjoy My Goods Sewing and Crafting Community has been sewing masks for Doctors and Nurses in the Phish Community.Her husband, Bryan Sylvain has also designed special custom fabric to make masks. Note: we talk about miscarriages and still births, and it gets a bit sad. (That's my fault).

    Covid-19 Masks: Heather Grant of the Strategic Sewing and Quilting Summit joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 39:07


    Heather Grant is the Executive Director of the Strategic Sewing and Quilting Summit, a non-profit organization of high-power industry leaders thinking through ways to increase consumer participation. We talk about the impact of Covid-19 on the sewing community. For more info, see https://www.sewquiltsummit.org/.

    Covid-19 Masks: Heather Grant of the Strategic Sewing and Quilting Summit joins us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 39:07


    Heather Grant is the Executive Director of the Strategic Sewing and Quilting Summit, a non-profit organization of high-power industry leaders thinking through ways to increase consumer participation. We talk about the impact of Covid-19 on the sewing community. For more info, see https://www.sewquiltsummit.org/.

    Covid-19 Masks: Alison Parker from Ric Rack joins us to talk about the NOLA response from film costumers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2020 36:28


    Alison Parker joins to to talk about the amazing efforts of Ric Rack, a local group whose focus is educating the public on textile recycling. She is part of the costumers in the film community here, and she used her organizing skills in amazing ways. For more, see https://www.ricracknola.com.

    Covid-19 Masks: Alison Parker from Ric Rack joins us to talk about the NOLA response from film costumers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2020 36:28


    Alison Parker joins to to talk about the amazing efforts of Ric Rack, a local group whose focus is educating the public on textile recycling. She is part of the costumers in the film community here, and she used her organizing skills in amazing ways. For more, see https://www.ricracknola.com.

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