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Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

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United States

Description:

Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

Twitter:

@sewdaily

Language:

English

Contact:

303-956-6242


Episodes

No Pattern Necessary — Episode 34

3/5/2020
Join us for a discussion of no pattern sewing patterns. We cover sewing from dimensions, draft your own patterns based on your measurements and draping. Then take part in a fun sewing fill in the blanks featuring silly summer fashion trends. Episode Summary: Discussion Segment: No Pattern Necessary – Sewing without a pattern, draping, draft your own Discussion Segment: Sewing Fill in the Blanks – Silly Summer Fashions SewJo This week’s Sew & Tell question: What’s your experience with no...

Duration:00:52:36

Sew the Spring Runway —Episode 33

2/20/2020
We talk fashion trends for spring and summer 2020 and how to incorporate them into your sewing plans. Then we each review a favorite pattern for the upcoming seasons. Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Trends Discussion Segment: Pattern Reviews: Kielo Wrap Dress, Roscoe Blouse, Copper Mountain Coat SewJo This week’s Sew & Tell question: What 2020 trend are you most likely to incorporate into your sewing plans? Show notes available at...

Duration:00:52:06

Hoop It — Episode 32

2/6/2020
Meg, Kate and guest host Ginger talk all things machine embroidery, from favorite projects to how to make your machine go back in time. Episode Summary Welcome -- Special Guest Host Ginger Sheehy Tatic Discussion Segment: All About Embroidery Discussion Segment: Machine Embroidery Q&A with Kate SewJo This week's Sew & Tell question: What is your favorite embroidery style? Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/hoop-it-episode-32

Duration:01:11:58

Host Q&A — Episode 31

1/23/2020
Meg and Kate answer listener-submitted questions, from when they got their first sewing machines to their favorite musical groups. Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Q&A with Meg and Kate! SewJo This week’s Sew & Tell question: Why do you like to listen to Sew & Tell? Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/host-qa-episode-31

Duration:00:54:28

Sewing 2020 — Episode 30

1/9/2020
Join Kate, Meg and Amanda for a discussion of sewing resolutions and sewing challenges in 2020. From sewing your stash to sewing more for your home to taking on more challenging projects, join the hosts for a lively discussion, find out their plans for the new year and more. Click here to view the show notes. This episode’s question: What sewing challenge are you going to tackle in 2020?

Duration:00:51:58

Playing Favorites — Episode 29

12/26/2019
We’re getting into the day-after spirit and talk about sewing loungewear. We also take some time to review our 2019 sewing success, failures and favorites. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What was your greatest sewing accomplishment in 2019? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking.

Duration:00:58:50

A Sewist’s Gift Guide — Episode 28

12/12/2019
Guest host Brittany J. Jones joins us for an episode dedicated to gift-sewing! We discuss our suggestions for your own wish list as well as items for the sewists in your life, and then each share the best sewing gifts we’ve personally received. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What’s on your sewing wish list this holiday season? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:56:09

Keep Learning — Episode 27

11/28/2019
We talk about taking your skills from basic to advanced via continuing sewing education, from types of sewing courses you can take to other things you can study to boost your abilities. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What kind of sewing courses would you like to take? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:54:32

Sew Cozy — Episode 26

11/14/2019
We’re snuggling into our winter sewing and talking about the fabrics and patterns to use for the coziest possible me-mades. Plus we’re celebrating our first podiversary! Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's the coziest thing you've ever sewn? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:54:10

Sew Spooky — Episode 25

10/31/2019
We’re celebrating Halloween with scary sewing horror stories. Think they don’t exist? We promise you’ll be flinching at these tales. Then we’ll talk through our worst sewing fears. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell: What is your greatest sewing fear? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:54:54

The Honeymoon Phase – Episode 24

10/17/2019
We're talking all wedding - from DIY to disasters - with co-hosts Meg, Kate and Amanda and very special guest Mimi G. Learn what went right and wrong for these inspiring sewists and what they'd change if they did it all again. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What sewing pattern would you or did you use to make your wedding look? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:58:13

Flex Your Costume Sewing Muscles – Episode 23

10/3/2019
Halloween is one time of year when you can really show off your sewing skills. Get your creative juices flowing with a conversation about costumes of all kinds - cosplay, historical, Halloween - with co-hosts Kate and Amanda and guest host Ginger. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your dream me-made costume? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:47:22

Jean It! – Episode 22

9/19/2019
Join co-hosts Meg, Amanda and Kate for a discussion of jeans making. We'll explore handmade jeans on all the levels: what's intimidating, what style we each prefer (skinny or wide leg, high or low rise, rigid or stretch), our favorite jeans sewing patterns and resources for taking the plunge. After that, dive into wedding stories and a lively round of would you rather. Fun stuff! Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: Have you or do you plan to sew jeans? Sponsored by...

Duration:00:54:48

Fall Fashion Trends – Episode 21

9/5/2019
Tune in for a lively discussion of all the fall fashion trends, from head-to-toe pistachio to crayon legs. No matter where you stand on trends, this episode is guaranteed to kick your fall sewing into high gear! Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What fall trend are you looking forward to sewing? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:51:24

Find Your (Sewing) People – Episode 20

8/22/2019
We talk sewing communities, both in-person and online, get into why they’re valuable and discuss how to find the perfect community for you. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite thing about your sewing community? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:43:43

Sewing Body Positive – Episode 19

8/8/2019
Has sewing changed your relationship with your body? Join the hosts for a discussion on how sewing has impacted how they feel about their body, then listen to an inspired interview with My Body Model founder Erica Schmitz. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: How has sewing helped you embrace your body? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:01:01:05

Jump into Sewing Swimwear – Episode 18

7/25/2019
We're talking about the big summer sewing milestone today: sewing swimwear! Discover the many reasons why sewing swimwear is a great idea, why not to be intimidated and helpful tips - from Meg - on swimsuit sewing techniques. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: Have you or do you plan to sew your own swimwear? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Duration:00:49:43

UPDATE — Back in 2 Weeks

7/11/2019
We're taking a quick break from the podcast. But don't worry: we'll be back in two weeks with some fresh sewing inspiration, conversations and bad sewing puns. Until then, happy stitching!

Duration:00:00:44

Gauze, Cork & Spandex (Oh My!) – Episode 17

6/27/2019
We talk about some of our favorite tricky fabrics to sew and give you tips for sewing success. Learn how to sew double gauze, cork and spandex, just in time for summer. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite fabric to sew with? Sponsored by Bernina

Duration:00:49:17

Jumpsuits And Mad Sewing Skills – Episode 16

6/13/2019
We dive into the jumpsuit trend (Patterns! Fitting tips! Plans!), then we get into some skills we’d like to develop and the best way to do it. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What sewing skills do you want to improve? Sponsored by Bernina

Duration:00:57:18