Episode 16. Building an Impactful Fabric Shop with Sandeep Sandhu of Sister Mintaka

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Sandeep Dress and Skirt by By Hand London Sicily Slip Dress PDF Sewing Pattern by Sewing Patterns by Masin kdornbier Grace Dolman Quilted Jacket PDF (Beginner) by kdornbier sewing patterns B4386 Misses’/Misses’ Petite Sheath Dress by Butterick Zeena Dress by By Hand London Adaptive patterns Pipit…

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Episode 15. Running a Sewing Studio with Jennifer Wiese of Workroom Social

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Billie Dress by Tabitha Sewer  Mindfully Made – Luxe Cotton Labels by Intensely Distracted Verano Tank & Dress by Christine Haynes Learn more about Workroom Social Follow Workroom Social on Instagram @workroomsocial and check out Jennifer’s YouTube Channel: Workroom Social TV.  Visit Jennifer’s website at workroomsocial.com…

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Episode 11. The History of the Qipao / Cheongsam

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Seabright Swim by Friday Pattern Company Ogden Cami by True Bias Qipao patterns by Porcupine Patterns, a Singapore-based, Asian-owned indie sewing pattern designer Resources and Sources ASC Researcher Cindy’s Resources: Pinterest board: 100 Cheongsam ideas in 2021 | cheongsam, qipao, old shanghai  Her handmade cheongsam  Her…

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Episode 10. Size Inclusivity with Leila Kelleher @leila_sews

Listen to the episode This Week’s Guest: Leila Kelleher (@leila_sews) of Muna and Broad (@munaandbroad) On this week’s podcast, we’re talking to Leila Kelleher about identity and size inclusivity. You can follow Leila on Instagram @leila_sews and find her patterns at Muna and Broad’s website (@munaandbroad). Leila has been featured on the Sewcialists & NPR,…

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Episode 9. Asian Dress in Pop Culture: Raya and the Last Dragon with Nam & Duy

Listen to the episode This Week’s Guests: Nam of @nammai and @evermorewigs & Duy of @cafededuy On this week’s podcast, we’re talking to Nam and Duy about their viral Raya and the Last Dragon costume. You can check out the costume: Photos of the Raya costume: #1, #2, #3 Preview of the shoot Behind the…

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Episode 8. Silk

This is our first textiles episode! Today, we’re talking about silk: its history, production and the various silk fabrics you can use in your sewing practice.

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Episode 7. Bag Making with Ellie Lum @klumhouse

In this episode, we talk all things bag making with Ellie Lum of Portland-based Klum House (@klumhouse). We talk about her background and experience as a mixed race Asian American entrepreneur.

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Episode 6. Cultural Appropriation in Sewing: Part Two

Listen to the episode Links Patterns & Designers mentioned Adriene Blouse by Friday Pattern Company Acacia Underwear by Megan Nielsen Patterns Resources and Sources 12 Most Notable Philippine Folk Dances That Will Get You Grooving, written by Cielo Fernando and posted on Zenrooms. The originals and traditions of Chinese oil-paper umbrellas, from the Global Times…

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Episode 5. Quilting with Bhiravi Rathinasabapathi of Strawberry Creek Quilts

Listen to the episode This Week’s Guest: Bhiravi of Strawberry Creek Quilts On this week’s podcast, we’re talking to Bhiravi Rathinasabapathi of Strawberry Creek Quilts. You can purchase her patterns and handmade goods on her website: strawberrycreekquilts.com. You can follow Bhiravi on Instagram at @strawberrcreekquilts. Links Patterns & Designers mentioned South Shore Romper by Ellie…

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Episode 4. Sewing and Self-Care

Listen to the episode Links Style Sew Me – Nikki Blazer Paper Theory – Zadie Jumpsuit Is Self-Care Just a Trend?, written by Dr. Shainna Ali, LMHC How You Can Honor the Radical History of Self-Care, written by Martha Tesema Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less, written by Dr. Alex Soojung…

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Episode 3. Pattern Testing with @divinedita

Listen to the episode This Week’s Guest: Nandita of @divinedita On this week’s podcast, we’re talking to Nandita of @divinedita about pattern testing. Nandita has written for the Curvy Sewing Collective and Sewcialists: Sewing for my curves Sew Over/Under: Patterns and Pillowcases Textiles of the World: Paithani You can follow Nandita on Instagram at @divinedita. …

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Episode 2. Mental Health Awareness with @Angelica_Creates

Listen to the episode This Week’s Guest: Angelica of @Angelica_Creates On this week’s podcast, we’re talking to Angelica of @Angelica_Creates about mental health. Angelica is a seamstress, pattern designer, fiber artist, DIY maker and blogger:  AngelicaCreates ShopAngelicaCreates [Etsy] You can follow Angelica on Instagram at @Angelica_Creates, and see Angelica’s Renaissance Faire Costume here! Links Patterns…

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Episode 34. This Long Thread

Links  Learn more about Jen Hewett & This Long Thread Jen’s website – jenhewett.com  Instagram – @jenhewett  Jen’s books:  This Long Thread Print, Pattern, Sew *Please note, we are a Bookshop.org affiliate, so we may make a small commission if you choose to purchase books via these links. Patterns & Designers mentioned The Tie Tee…

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Episode 33. Gatekeeping in Sewing

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned The Capulet Dress by Stitch Witch Patterns Resources Kimberlé Crenshaw, Wikipedia Episode 52: Financials of Sewing, Love to Sew Podcast Episode 160: Free Sewing, Love to Sew Podcast Is it Cheaper to Sew Your Own Clothes?, Seamwork The Art of Thrifty Sewing: How to Save Money…

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Episode 32. Vintage Sewing Machines Part 2

Listen to the Episode Links Patterns & Designers mentioned Sandhill Sling by Noodlehead  Sofia Sweetheart Knit Dress and Top by Staystitch Patterns Lola Racer Tank by Staystitch Patterns Weiland Tank by Elbe Textiles Fabric Stores mentioned The Wasteshed, Chicago-based Creative Reuse Center Resources  *Views and Opinions expressed by each author are theirs and may or…

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Episode 31. Vintage Sewing Machines Part 1

Listen to the Episode Links Patterns & Designers mentioned Sandhill Sling by Noodlehead  Sofia Sweetheart Knit Dress and Top by Staystitch Patterns Lola Racer Tank by Staystitch Patterns Weiland Tank by Elbe Textiles Fabric Stores mentioned The Wasteshed, Chicago-based Creative Reuse Center Resources  *Views and Opinions expressed by each author are theirs and may or…

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Episode 29. Interview with Gwen of @GwenStella.Made

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned S9550 by MimiG for Simplicity S9551 by MimiG for Simplicity V1783 by Vogue M7969 by McCall Orion Hat by GwenStellaMade Resources MimiG – VP of Design and Brand Management of Patterns at Simplicity Aaronica Cole – @needleand Gabriella Hearst – High fashion sustainable designer America’s Individualism…

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Episode 28. Bra Making with Lily Fong of Lilypad Designs

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Coco Bias Skirt by Staystitch Pattern Co Qipao Jumpsuit by Porcupine Patterns Koma Wireless Bra Pattern (A-DD)/(DD-GG) by LilypaDesigns Fabric Stores mentioned Melanated Fabrics, U.S.-based, woven solids and prints, knits, denim, suiting, notions, etc Resources A Bra that Fits, Reddit / Website2022 Great Bra Sewing Bee…

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Episode 26. Interview with Andrea Tsang Jackson @3rdStoryWorkshop

Listen to the episode Links Resources Show Notes from recording: Andrea’s Website 3rd Story Workshop Interview with Andrea Tsang Jackson Art Pays Me podcast Gemology – Andrea’s book 3rd Story Workshop Kurt Pio Kat Jones MJ Kinman Gemstone Quilt Inspiration Here and Elsewhere immigrant quilt Andrea’s Bee Quilt MQG bee quilt winner Archives of past…

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Episode 25. Color Theory and Palettes

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern by Strawberry Creek Quilts Range Quilt PDF Pattern by Modern Handcraft Medlow Robe Sewing Pattern PDF by Muna and Broad Veronik Robe Pattern by Closet Core Patterns Resources Color Theory, Interaction Design Foundation The Curated Closet and Color Me Beautiful, Jasika NicoleColor…

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