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Making Conversation with Quayln Stark

Making Conversation with Quayln Stark

Today we talk with Quayln Stark of QUOE. As an artist and designer, Quayln’s passion for self-expression and inclusivity shine through each of his creations. From sewing and quilting to knitting and crochet, Quayln pairs traditional fiber arts techniques with imaginative designs, colors, and textures. You can find his free Crochet Lentil pattern–an adorable amigurumi cat designed for Making–when you log in at

Quayln is featured in the inaugural issue of our newest publication BRIGHT, a bi-annual magazine centered on diverse voices, repurposing, craftivism, and the future of making - now available for 2022 subscriptions at You can follow Quayln’s process on the Making app, Instagram @portquoelio, and TikTok @quoe, and on his website

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/ giveaway: purl soho /

This week's giveaway is sponsored by Purl Soho, and we're giving away 5 skeins of their Tussock yarn in Blue Fjord - a deep navy blue 60/40 superfine kid mohair and silk blend. The winner will also receive a pair of Purl Soho Rose Gold Fabric Shears made in Sheffield, England perfect for making precise cuts on your most precious fabrics.

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 the episode blog post at

The biggest of thanks to everyone involved in this weeks episode, Quayln, Purl Soho, the Making team and our producer Alice Anderson. I hope you'll join me each week as we talk and learn from more fascinating makers. For podcast notes and transcription, visit Have a wonderful week!

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