Learn the technical information you need to sew successfully and have some fun with Zede and Mallory Donohue of SewHere.com
On Seamwork Radio, we share practical ideas for building a creative process, so you can sew with intention and joy.
The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing! Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, fitting conundrums, and more. Use your ears to become a better sewer! Hear the talent behind the world’s top garment-sewing magazine.
Jennifer Rosbrugh hosts discussions on fabrics, patterns, techniques, special guest interviews, and sewing motivation to help you in your historical costuming journey and inspiring joy in your creative life.
The Sewing Buddy is here to help you learn to sew. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Sewing Buddy has something for you. You can view our instructional videos produced by Simplicity.com (www.simplicity.com) or read our daily tips and share some of your own. www.sewingbuddy.blogspot.com
Welcome to the Sewing Tools And Equipment podcast, where amazing things happen. Cover art photo provided by Kris Atomic on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@krisatomic
Easy Sewing for Beginners Podcast: Learn to Sew Online; Tips and Techniques; Easy Sewing Projects; Resource Recommendations
A podcast all about sewing! My goal is to help you learn to sew with useful tips and techniques, easy sewing projects, book reviews, sewing tool recommendations and recommendations to other online sewing resources.
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This Californian sews for her lifestyle, one that includes hiking, biking, school, and a casual work environment. She prefers arty romantic styles, like embellished tee shirts. Laurel sews pretty clothes that make her wardrobe work. Her monthly “Enchanted By Sewing” shows are garment themed, and include chat about techniques and patterns, as well as short interviews with other local San Francisco Bay Area sewists.
Are you new to sewing and want to start quilting but have no idea where to start? Each Wednesday join me as I share the ins and outs of that quilt life. If you don’t have a sewing machine, can’t figure out how much fabric you need for that cool project you saw online, or you’re just trying to figure out where the heck to stick that bobbin this is the podcast for you.
This is a podcast for sewing creators with high ambitions and an eye for visually appealing projects. If you want to reach a higher level of sewing standards for a big dream or vision you want to create, subscribe today!
QuiltMoxie The podcast where QuiltMoxie meets Craftsy. Join your Host Ariana, who is enrolled in many Craftsy.com online classes, and come along as she shares her class progress with you. Craftsy is and online community dedicated to providing the best education and resources for crafters. You will find show notes and everything QuiltMoxie at www.QuiltMoxie.com . Get Social with QuiltMoxie and leave your comments and feedback at your favourite hangout, on iTunes or by email.
Wondering how to store all of your fabric in a way that's accessible and inspiring? Sarai and Haley share what works best for them, what doesn't, and three approaches to storing fabric, so you can find what works best for you.
Mallory shares her bed bug scare from her summer travels and how she treated her textiles. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Upcycling advocate and teacher Mary Ray discusses sustainability in the apparel industry and how home sewers can put the concept into practice.
Sarai and Haley explore why a messy space is such a block, and what makes clean-up hard for us, and they share Haley’s surefire, seven-step process for cleaning up your space in only 15 minutes.
Mallory and Zede debunk some common misconceptions about serger thread and only using cotton fabric for crotches. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
We're celebrating the 100th episode of Seamwork Radio with a Q&A with Sarai and Haley! They answer your questions about their jobs, personal life, and the podcast.
We often get asked how to help clothes look less "homemade," but what's the stigma behind homemade? In this episode, we explore that and share some tips for making your clothes look polished.
Zede shares some of her favorite ways to refashion t-shirts. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
In this episode, Sarai and Haley talk about their favorite go-to fabrics for sewing clothes, what makes them so versatile and useful, and their favorite manufacturers and shops to go to when they need them.
Two sewing pros discuss the handling and wearing of vintage couture and textiles, whether they are nostalgic or historically significant pieces.
In this episode, Sarai and Haley talk about how to tell if you are burned out or bored. They share the symptoms of burnout and how to recognize them, why it’s so easy to confuse burnout and boredom, and three questions you can ask yourself to use sewing and creative activities to move past both.
Zede and Mallory are back in sewing action just in time to finish up some last minute vacation items. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Being a beginner is as fun as it is intimidating. Not all beginners have the same amount of knowledge or the same amount of confidence. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share three levels of beginners, how to identify where you currently fall, and how to pick patterns that help you grow your skillset.…
Sarai and Haley talk about why it’s hard to pick the best projects that challenge you without frustrating you, how to identify the skills you need, and our favorite method for learning new skills, project by project.
If you love to sew, you probably love a helpful shortcut. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share a long list of shortcuts to help save you time and headspace while you sew clothes.
Wondering what kinds of sewing books are best for learning how to sew? In this episode, Sarai and Haley share a framework for building a sewing library, including three types of sewing books you should have.
Zede and Mallory answer/explore group member questions about capsule wardrobes and how to overcome tendencies of perfectionism/self criticism of things we sew. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Draping authority Karolyn Kiisel talks about her opera costuming work, the essential dress form, and even her preferred draping fabric.
You might have sewing goals in mind, but it’s easy to get distracted. If you are struggling to set and keep goals, Sarai and Haley share a bunch of ideas to help you uncover your most important sewing goal right now. They also talk about balancing having fun with your sewing while still working towards a larger goal.…
Zede and Mallory share how they navigate sewing with sticky fabrics and combat hungry thighs while making shorts. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
When you’re feeling crunched for time, it’s hard to make space for sewing. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share 14 different activities for when you're short on time but feel like doing something sewing-related.
Feeling stressed out? In this episode, Sarai and Haley talk about why it’s hard to sew when you’re stressed and share super practical tips for using sewing as a way to remove stress and not add to it.
Mallory and Zede answer questions about making Easy T shirts out of double gauze and may share a couple sewing tips and tangents. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Some of your future sewing projects will fail, so what can you do when you make a mistake? In this episode, Sarai and Haley share 3 simple steps to help you get past a mistake or failure.
Zede and Mallory are back to podcasting! Fiona the fatty tumor is introduced and bid farewell and Mallory shares her current costuming project for the musical Fun Home. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Syracuse University professor ChaCha N. Hudson talks about Fashion with Limits and the future of plus-size design.
Sewing is such an involved hobby, and with all the possibilities for mistakes, sometimes you can take it a little too seriously. That can kind of suck some of the joy out of sewing. Here are creative ways to make sewing more playful.
This episode talks about the four main reasons you might not want to wear something you've made, how to plan to make things you'll get more use out of, and a quick exercise you can do at home to help you brainstorm ideas for future projects.
Learn to create a lace jacket, a great-fitting pair of pants, and a smooth side-seam zipper from the next issue of Threads magazine. The editors of Threads discuss these and other stories in this Summer 2022 preview podcast.
What if you could bring your projects with you wherever you go? When Alexis Bailey asked this question, she had an idea. Now she's the owner of Fibr & Cloth, selling supplies and kits for hand sewing and a growing collection of zero-waste patterns.
Are there fabrics that are gathering dust in your stash? If you can already picture a few unused cuts of fabric, and you’re cringing, this episode shares 12 tips to help you use more of the fabric that you buy and buy fabric that you will most definitely use.
If you're struggling to get pants to fit, find out about Ruth Collins' Top Down, Center Out Method in this Sewing With Threads episode.
Sewing shines a bright spotlight on any changes your body might be going through. In this episode, Sarai and Haley share 9 tips for sewing through body changes, big and small.
Do you criticize your sewing projects more than you would someone else's? Our inner critics can be loud and diminish the joy that sewing brings us, so Sarai and Haley share some ideas to help quiet yours.
Before fast fashion lowered the cost of ready-to-wear clothing, sewing was an economical solution to expensive clothing. But in a time where cheap clothing is just a click away, that isn't necessarily the case. In this episode, Sarai and Haley talk about the types of sewists that really do save the most money, plus give a ton of tips that anyone ca…
Sarai and Haley talk with Jen about how she wove data and narrative together for her book This Long thread, to create a collection of stories, interviews, and essays that reflect the everyday crafts of BIPOC in a way that honors individuality.
What is "choose your adventure" for sewing? In simple terms, it's niche sewing. Sarai and Haley discuss how a beginner mindset can help you become more advanced, how to go about tackling a skill you've always wanted to learn, and how to combine different resources in order to become your own teacher.…
Zede and Mallory take a stroll around their sewing studio and share some of the oddities they have hanging around. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
Becky Fulgoni shares how imposing design constraints opens a path to increased creativity and enjoyment in sewing.
In part five of the Sewing by Design series, Sarai and Haley talk about finding your fit. Creating clothing that fits is such a motivating factor for why so many people sew. But learning about fit and applying those lessons to your own sewing practice can be intimidating. Sarai and Haley cover why fitting is a challenge for most people, then provid…
Zede and Mallory answer some Facebook group member questions about how to successfully sew buttonholes on jeans or thicker areas of fabric and how to notch fabric when you want to finish the edges with a serger. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy…
Have you ever wanted to tap into your inner designer? In this episode of Seamwork Radio, Sarai and Haley continue their conversation about the Sewing by Design framework and chat about how building a wardrobe with intention and purpose can transform your sewing practice. Sarai shares tips based on our Design Your Wardrobe program to help you tap in…
What's the secret to building (and keeping) your sewing momentum? Falling in love with sewing. In this episode, Sarai and Haley continue their conversation about the Sewing by Design framework and discuss how to build a sewing practice that you love. So that you can design an experience that's tailor-made for you.…
Mallory and Zede discuss the pros and cons of trading in a machine versus buying a new one. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
In part two of the Sewing by Design series Sarai and Haley discuss the first phase of the Sewing by Design framework, Laying Your Foundation. Sewing is ultimately a collection of component skills and by identifying the most vital techniques you can ultimately simplify the learning process. This episode covers the 8 skills needed to get your sewing …
Zede and Mallory explain the what and how of denim twisting and share ways to avoid it. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
If you love clothing with vintage detail but want to look modern, explore the offerings by Laura Nash of Sew Chic Patterns.
Learning how to sew can be hard! Especially when you lack a mentor to guide you on your journey. In this episode Sarai and Haley introduce the Sewing by Design framework and how it can be your roadmap for cultivating your sewing practice regardless of your skill level.
In continuation from the last veil episode Zede explains how to edge the veil, prep the comb and how she likes to attach the veil to the comb. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyΑπό τον Zede's Sewing Studio
In one of our favorite episodes from the podcast archives, learn how Jenny overcame childhood bullying and discovered her voice in the sewing community, founding Cashmerette patterns and changing the course of indie sewing history.