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Helen Wilkinson and Caroline Somos host Love to Sew, a fun weekly podcast about making clothes, sewing community, and small business. They talk about their passion for sewing a handmade wardrobe and their daily lives as creative entrepreneurs. Listen to interviews with indie business owners and inspiring sewists who totally understand your obsession with sewing.

Helen Wilkinson and Caroline Somos host Love to Sew, a fun weekly podcast about making clothes, sewing community, and small business. They talk about their passion for sewing a handmade wardrobe and their daily lives as creative entrepreneurs. Listen to interviews with indie business owners and inspiring sewists who totally understand your obsession with sewing.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Helen Wilkinson and Caroline Somos host Love to Sew, a fun weekly podcast about making clothes, sewing community, and small business. They talk about their passion for sewing a handmade wardrobe and their daily lives as creative entrepreneurs. Listen to interviews with indie business owners and inspiring sewists who totally understand your obsession with sewing.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-844-739-9428


Episodes

Episode 173: Past Guest Pep Talk

3/2/2021
We have assembled a fantastic pep squad of sewists to reignite your sewing passion! In this episode, there are nine pep talks from former guests Brooks Ann Camper, Jasika Nicole, Elise Blaha Cripe, Aaronica Cole, Jenny Rushmore, Julian Collins, and Denise Archer, as well as your hosts, Helen and Caroline.

Duration:01:05:30

Love To Sew Favourite: Fearless Making with Jasika Nicole

2/16/2021
The episode was originally released on December 5, 2017. In this Love to Sew Favourite, Jasika Nicole joins us to chat about shoemaking and red carpet DIY. She’s a fearless maker who will try anything!

Duration:01:07:02

Love to Sew Favourite: Sewing with Knits

2/2/2021
This episode was originally released on October 9, 2018. In this Love to Sew Favourite, we cover different types of knit fabrics, the tools you need, and tips for getting a professional finish while sewing. You will be making your own tees, leggings, and sweaters in no time!

Duration:01:02:58

Love to Sew Favourite: Fabrics 101

1/19/2021
This episode was originally released on February 6, 2018. In this Love to Sew Favourite, we cover all the basics such as construction, content, weight, drape, and stretch. We also offer tips for successful fabric shopping online and in person.

Duration:00:51:48

Love To Sew Favourite: Start Now with Elise Cripe

1/5/2021
This episode was originally released on January 1, 2019. In this Love to Sew Favourite, Elise Cripe joins us to talk about setting and achieving goals! Elise also shares her sewing journey and what led her to create the Get To Work Book, the ultimate planner for your life and your creative projects.

Duration:01:17:08

Love To Sew Favourite: Sewing Coats

12/22/2020
This episode was originally released on December 11, 2018. In this Love to Sew Favourite, we discuss everything you need to know about sewing a coat, from beginner tips to advanced tailoring techniques. We also discuss wool coating fabrics and how to mentally prepare for a big project like a coat!

Duration:01:03:18

Love To Sew Favourite: You Can Hack It

12/8/2020
The episode was originally released on May 28, 2018. In this Love to Sew Favourite, we break down our favourite simple and advanced hacks that will let you get the most mileage out of your patterns! Everything you need to know, from must-have hacking tools to how to mix your favourite patterns. You can hack it!

Duration:00:54:44

Episode 172: Sewing Motivation

11/24/2020
Do you need some sewing motivation? We discuss the many ways you can reignite your sewjo, and share our personal experiences in staying motivated to sew!

Duration:00:44:09

Episode 171: Sewing Revelations

11/17/2020
Has a tool or resource completely changed your sewing practice? We share your revelatory stories on what has altered your sewing game, and ours too!

Duration:00:46:44

Episode 170: Sewing Accessories

11/10/2020
We discuss the many exciting options for sewing your own accessories! From sewing bags to making your own shoes, we round-up some amazing project ideas and share our favourite me-made accessories too.

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 169: Sewing for Kids

11/3/2020
Planning on sewing for kids? We discuss some differences between sewing for kids and adults, considerations for making kids garments, and special techniques you may encounter in the sewing process. We also share our tips and experience in sewing for young ones.

Duration:00:33:16

Episode 168: Sewing and Chronic Illness with Andie Wells

10/27/2020
Andie Wells joins us to talk about their sewing practice and how the community can better support sewists living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. They also discuss fat sewing, who they love following in the online sewing community, and some of their favourite sewing resources!

Duration:01:00:26

Episode 167: Elastic

10/20/2020
Learn all about elastic! We dive into different types of elastic, and which ones you should be using for your next project. Plus, we share our tops tips for sewing with elastic, along with our favourite elastic sources!

Duration:00:41:47

Episode 166: Feedback Fest 5

10/13/2020
We share some of the amazing feedback we have received over the past 6 months in this semi-annual feedback fest! We cover sewing confessions, sewing tips, helpful resources and so much more!

Duration:00:41:58

Episode 165: Sewing Loungewear

10/6/2020
Get comfortable because we are chatting all about loungewear! We talk about the importance of sewing loungewear as a form of self-care and what sewing patterns you can sew up for maximum comfort!

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 164: Wool

9/29/2020
Learn all about wool! We discuss common characteristics of wool, how to care for your wool garments, and why you should wear wool even in warmer weather. We also touch on some tips and tricks for sewing with wool and our favourite wool makes!

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 163: Maker Affirmations with Maressa Fernandez

9/22/2020
Maressa Fernandez joins us to talk about maker affirmations! She shares how maker affirmations can help us to work through creative struggles, and also inspire a breakthrough in your creative practice!

Duration:00:59:20

Episode 162: Sewing Undies

9/15/2020
We discuss our favourite sewing tips for sewing undies and the supplies you need to sew your own undies. From period panties to boxer briefs, we’ve got you covered in our sewing patterns round-up too!

Duration:00:53:01

Episode 161: Social Justice Sewing Academy with Sara Trail

9/8/2020
Sara Trail from the Social Justice Sewing Academy joins us to talk about how SJSA’s workshops and programs support youth in their exploration of social justice issues through quilting as textile artivism. We also talk about the SJSA business incubator and exciting ways that you can help and get involved!

Duration:00:43:35

Episode 160: Free Sewing

9/1/2020
From sewing patterns to online educational sewing content, we cover lots of free sewing resources to help you save costs and keep sewing!

Duration:00:35:22