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Collage Creative with Amy Small

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The Collage Creative podcast is a weekly interview show dedicated to uncovering the motivations, daily routines and practices of women who are living life on their own terms. They may do this through a business they’ve created or they may simply choose to live differently in some way.

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The Collage Creative podcast is a weekly interview show dedicated to uncovering the motivations, daily routines and practices of women who are living life on their own terms. They may do this through a business they’ve created or they may simply choose to live differently in some way.

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Best yet!

By Mary in New Mexico - Jan 25 2019
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I enjoy listening to your positive podcast when I am creating and your interview with Meagan Elizabeth was the best episode so far! Thank you

Love this podcast!

By HanoverStreet - Dec 16 2018
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I absolutely LOVE this podcast! The people Amy interviews are so interesting. I love their stories and find inspiration in every one. I am always excited to see a new episode! Keep them coming Amy!!

iTunes Ratings

79 Ratings
Average Ratings
72
4
0
2
1

Best yet!

By Mary in New Mexico - Jan 25 2019
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I enjoy listening to your positive podcast when I am creating and your interview with Meagan Elizabeth was the best episode so far! Thank you

Love this podcast!

By HanoverStreet - Dec 16 2018
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I absolutely LOVE this podcast! The people Amy interviews are so interesting. I love their stories and find inspiration in every one. I am always excited to see a new episode! Keep them coming Amy!!

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Collage Creative with Amy Small

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The Collage Creative podcast is a weekly interview show dedicated to uncovering the motivations, daily routines and practices of women who are living life on their own terms. They may do this through a business they’ve created or they may simply choose to live differently in some way.

Rank #1: Kristy Glass: Youtube, Rhinebeck Sweaters and Saying YES

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Today on the show I have Kristy Glass. Kristy does a lot, she is best known as a youtuber with a focus on yarn and knitting but she does many things far beyond this – my favorite being the baby wrangler, who knew that was a job. I also think you’ll enjoy hearing about the wonderful yes attitude her parents embraced and raised her with as a child.  Show notes:https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/41

Mar 08 2018
52 mins
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Rank #2: Andrea Mowry: Finding your voice & embracing gratitude

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Today's episode was such a good one! I have Andrea Mowry of all the knitting fame. She left me feeling so inspired by the life that she and her family have crafted just as they want it. There were 2 powerful themes that ran through this interview and left me even more in awe of Andrea than I was when I went into our call. Stick around for the end when I dive into these in a little more detail. I loved getting to know Andrea on a deeper level from what I see on social media and I know you will too!    Visit my site for the show notes and a few pics of Andrea and her family. https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/12

Aug 03 2017
50 mins
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Rank #3: Elise Cripe: On planning your creative time & so much more

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Today on the show I have Elise Cripe, the creator of the Get to work planner, the Elise gets crafty podcast and newest to her repertoire her ‘Encouraging creative kids e-course’. The epidsode is jam packed with good stuff. She gives us great tips for prioritizing creativity, productivity and shares many of her favorite books and podcast with us, all of which I had not heard of. For show notes, follow this link: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/24

Oct 26 2017
47 mins
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Rank #4: Julie Weisenberger: From her own knitwear line to building Coco Knits

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Today on the show I have Julie Weisenberger, the pattern designer and creator of Cocoknits. She is, I think, all of us will agree a knitting legend and we have so much fun s we dive as we dive into how she came up with her fancy Cocoknits technique and of course what lead her to create her gorgeous line of knitting related products. Lots of take aways and things to learn from this one! I think the knitters out there are really going to enjoy this one!

Jan 03 2019
57 mins
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Rank #5: Andrea Mowry is BACK!

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In today's episode I bring back previous guest, Andrea Mowry of Drea Renee Knits for a deep dive on burnout and what methods she's found to help her work through it. Get ready to be inspired!

May 03 2018
26 mins
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Rank #6: Karen Templer: growing Fringe Association, the Field Bag and why less is more

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Today on the show Karen Templer, the creator the Fringe Association Blog and of the infamous Field Bag. Her business arose from her almost instant interest in knitting and a wish to create practile and beautiful products she didn’t see in the world. Wether your a business owner looking for fantastic advice or you're just curious to hear more of Karen’s story, this is the podcast for you!

Aug 09 2018
44 mins
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Rank #7: Rachel Denbow: On her journey & why you must take time out for your creative curiosities

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Today on the show I have Rachel Denbow, the lady behind so many things – she’s a weaver, an author and ongoing contributor to the ABM blog. Stick around for the end when she give us her best advice for living a more creative life – it’s gold. Let’s dive in. Show notes at: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/29

Nov 30 2017
41 mins
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Rank #8: Jacqui Fink: Knitting BIG and getting to know yourself

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Today on the show I have Jacqui Fink, a fiber artist who makes super large scale knitted art as well a gorgeous yarn called K1S1. She talks about how her art has healed her, in effect its her mental health plan to having a life changing talk with her mother who was terminally ill that changed the course of her life. Don’t miss her advice to all of us creative folks at the end! Show notes: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/38

Feb 15 2018
54 mins
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Rank #9: Courtney Kelly: Kelbourne Woolens, appalling grades and becoming one kick butt biz lady

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Today on the show I have Courtney Kelley, the founder of Kelbourne Woolens, a yarn distribturor and pattern company to mention just a few of the things they do! This podcast episode ended up being very far ranging, we get into a bunch of different things. We get into her self described appauling grades in high school and her mother’s hands off parenting approach that lead the way for her to be one kick butt biz lady now. I think you’re really going to enjoy it, so let’s dive in!

Nov 16 2017
55 mins
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Rank #10: Maryanne Moodie: Starting small and looking in

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Today on the show I have Maryanne Moodie the weaver, who really needs no introduction beyond that because truly she is the Mick Jagger of the weaving world. She shares about how following her curiosity led her on this path and my favorite, how taking the time to look inward and work through all the emotions she feels has impacted her art and life. It’s so darn good! Stick around for the end where I’ll dive into my take always and announce a little giveaway I’m hosting this week over at Knit Collage. Show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/17

Sep 07 2017
54 mins
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Rank #11: Stephen West: On freeing yourself from social norms

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In this episode I dive into a wonderfully juicy conversation with Stephen West, the insanely talented designer behind West Knits. We get into how he became a designer, what influenced him to live such an unapologetically creative life and what his life on the road looks like now.  Hint, it involves a lot of knitting in every way and in every place imaginable!   Find out more about Stephen in my show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/7

Jun 29 2017
46 mins
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Rank #12: Kristal Hill ~ Free People Creative Director on diving in to release worry & stress

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Today on the show I have Kristal Hill, the creative director of lifestyle & design at Free People.  Kristal tells a story I bet all of us can relate to – how stress can affect our health. The way she got well is a huge inspiration that has left me feeling not the least bit guilty about taking time for myself. For show notes follow this link:  https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/22

Oct 12 2017
59 mins
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Rank #13: Esther Rodgers: On her fiber journey and coping with cancer

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Today on the show I have Esther Rodgers, the extrodinairy spinner and weaver behind Jazz Turtle creations. She’s a teacher, writer and expert craftswoman. In this episode we dive deep into how her fiber journey began and the incredible battle she’s had this year fighting cancer. It’s a deep one that I hope will make you think differently, let’s dive in! Show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/27

Nov 23 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #14: Susan B Anderson: The routines, attitudes and influences that helped her

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Today on the show I have Susan B Anderson, author, designer and now the owner of Barrett Wool Co. She opens up about a lot during our chat – from her morning routine that helped her juggle raising 4 kids and her growing her business to her mantra of WHY NOT ME – when it comes to just starting new things and putting yourself out there. I know you'll love this one and leave feeling more than a little inspired!

Nov 16 2018
37 mins
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Rank #15: Lindsey Campbell: Growing Hello Hydrangea and throwing out your to-do list!

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Hey there! Welcome to episode 48 of the Collage Creative Podcast, hosted by myself Amy Small. This podcast is a weekly interview show dedicated to uncovering the stories, motivations and practices of women and men who are living life on their own terms through work they love. Today on the show I have Lindsey Campbell, of Hello Hydrangea, she’s a weaver, designer and teacher. You’re going to love her advice on throwing out your to do list!  Show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/48

Apr 26 2018
40 mins
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Rank #16: Margaux Hufnagel: Knit Design, Calligraphy, The Rare Stitch & Roller Skates

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Today on the show I have Margaux Hugnagel of 1010 Studio. Margaux is not afraid to try new things and has mastered so many different creative art forms – from knitting to calligraphy and more! We get into a lot of different topics here - her huge appetite to learn new things, the role sports played in her life, living through the rare disease diagnosis of her son and of course how she embraces failure. Show notes here.

Sep 20 2018
57 mins
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Rank #17: Elizabeth Duvivier: On Owning your Happiness

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Today on the show I have Elizabeth Duvivier. She has many hats that she wears- from writer to teacher, teenage wisperer and of course she is founder of Squam, the beloved art retreat that happens twice a year on Squam Lake in NH. She’s recently relinquished her role there and we get into this decision and many more of the fascinating jumps she’s taken in her life. From sacred mornings to owning her own happiness, we cover so much to inspire you.

Aug 02 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #18: Elsie Goodwin: On giving yourself the gift of work you love

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In this episode I interview Elsie Goodwin of Reform Fibers. She delves into what motivated her to start her business after having her first daughter – and how authenticity and connection have helped her grow her business AND get through rough patches. I love Elsie so much and know you will enjoy this chat.    Find out more about Elsie in the show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/3     

Jun 04 2017
44 mins
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Rank #19: Vickie Howell: On vulnerability and leaning into your oddities

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In today’s episode I interview Vickie Howell, TV host, author, podcaster, the list goes on! She tells us so much – like how her first businesses unknowingly led to a great opportunity in TV. You’ll definitely want to stick around to the end when she fills us in on the biggest thing she learned hosting a Kickstarter campaign, the kooky way she unwinds as a serial multi-tasker, and my favorite why leaning into your oddities might just be the best option for all of us.   Find out more about Vickie in the show notes here: https://knitcollage.com/blogs/podcast/6

Jun 22 2017
53 mins
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Rank #20: Erin Barrett of Sunwoven Studios: Work that helps us grow

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Today on the show I have Erin Barrett, the extraordinary weaver and mastermind behind Sunwoven Studios. In this conversation, we talk about her desire to find work that fit into her life as mom started it all, the importance of selfcare and how having her business has helped her grow and learn more about herself and others.

Oct 05 2017
52 mins
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