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Making Conversation with Leila Raven

Making Conversation with Leila Raven


Today we talk with Leila Raven. An artist, knitter, designer and maker, Leila leads a life where her creative and technical sides often converge in unlikely ways. Through personal connection and mindful process, Leila has found herself leading many creative endeavors in her career, pushing past personal and societal boundaries, into a space of self-love, spiritual, and physical healing.

Through her story, Leila shares her excitement and love for creating honest, meaningful work and digs deeper to uncover a need for connection and communication among a diverse range of voices and backgrounds. Leila's fingerprint is embedded in our Making publications, as well as in the hearts of our team and our community, through her contributions, creative direction, and open and honest friendship. You can follow her work at and on Instagram @leila_raven

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/ giveaway: peace fleece /

This week's giveaway is sponsored by Peace Fleece, and they're giving away a sweater's quantity of peacefully twisted yarn and the color of your choice. Peace Fleece comes in both DK and worsted weight. Perfect for color work projects, garments, hats and accessories.

To enter this giveaway, download our new app, Making, and leave a comment on today's podcast episode post.

Find us in the Apple App Store with a search for "Making." And if you don't have an iPhone–not to worry. We'll be releasing the Android app in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can enter by commenting on this blog post. I hope you'll join me as we talk and learn from more fascinating makers.

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