Episode 002: Beth Homa-Kraus

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By Amy Umbel and Brien Beidler, Amy Umbel, and Brien Beidler. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Beth Homa-Kraus is a Minneapolis-based birch bark weaver. Beth introduces filthy basket talk, weaver fever and some very important bark removal techniques. She touches on the usefulness of trying new crafts and how important harvesting and processing material is to the final product. Adventures with skunks, floating down the Mississippi as a basket missionary, staining baskets with wine, and her guinea pig, Kip are woven into her story.

See more of her work at

www.homa-style.com and on Instagram @birchbarkbeth. She LIVEstreams basket weaving on Instagram at 7PM Central Time.

Beth’s craft crushes include April Stone and Dennis Chilcote.

Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/cutthecraftpodcast)

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