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 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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Episode 24. Batik

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Dawn Jeans (4 in 1!) Pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns The Basque Dress by Stitch Witch Patterns Resources Batik, Wikipedia Sundanese people, Wikipedia Selection and Preparation of the Cloth for Batik, Batik Indonesia Brief History of Batik, Hari Batik Nasional 2018, PPI Australia Official on YouTube…

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Episode 22. Season 2 Mailbag

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Simplicity Pattern 8427 Men’s Fitted Shirt with Collar and Cuff Variations by Mimi G by Simplicity Simplicity Sewing Pattern S9426 Quilted Dog Coats by Simplicity Gilbert Top by Helen’s Closet Olya Shirt Pattern by Paper Theory Bloomsbury Blouse by Nina Lee Patina Blouse by Friday Pattern…

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Episode 20. Slow Fashion & Intergenerational Sewing with Nics Asawasudsakorn

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Linen Coaster DIY Sewing Kit by Fibr and Cloth Arden Pants by Helen’s Closet Clyde Pants by Elizabeth Suzann Luna Tank by Helen’s Closet Nikko Top by True Bias Fabric Stores mentioned Blackbird Fabrics, Canada-based, carries a variety of sustainable woven and knits Resources @shoplovanie on…

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Episode 19. History of the Sari

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Ogden Cami Sz 0-18, by True Bias Ogden Cami Sz 14-30, by True Bias Nikko Top and Dress, by True Bias Forget Me Knot Bag Pattern, by Pattern Division Emmie No. 3113, by Seamwork Fabric Stores mentioned Workroom Social, Brooklyn, NY-based, carries various fabrics, sewing patterns,…

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Episode 18. Meet Fiber Artist, Designer & Small Batch Studio Owner Joy Mao

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Birthright fabric mentioned by Nicole Amanda Gorman at Met Gala 2021 Ada’s bag plans: Klum House Naito Bucket Bag Kits and Pattern Nicole mentioned the Love You Sew Christine Sling Joy Mao’s details: Instagram @byjoymao Tik Tok @byjoymao www.joymao.com W.O.W. Project and Joy’s Residency Show Transcript…

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Episode 17. Imposter Syndrome in Sewing

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned R11087 by Simplicity Adrienne Blouse by Friday Pattern Company Watsonia Pants by Mood M8021 by McCall’s Multi-Sport Skort JALIE 2796 by Jalie Resources The Imposter Phenomenon, International Journal of Behavioral Science, 2011, Vol. 6, No. 1, 73-92, written by Jaruwan Sakulku and James Alexander The Imposter…

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