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 12. Natural Dyeing with Ella from Handmade Millennial

Listen to the episode Links  Patterns & Designers mentioned Wide-Strap Maxi by Peppermint Magazine & Elbe TextilesClyde Work Pant by Elizabeth SuzanneRedwood Coast Quilt by Strawberry Creek QuiltsReynolds Dress by Helen’s Closet Fabric Shops Mentioned Blackbird Fabrics Resources Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe, Sasha Duerr Natural Palettes: Inspiration from…

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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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