Podcasts

 

Fabric Scraps

Episode 17. In this weeks episode we talk about our overflowing fabric scraps, and a few ideas we have for what to do with them!

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BrAugust 2019

Episode 16. In this weeks episode we discuss our very first handmade WIRED bras!

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Ginger Jean Weekend

Episode 15. In this weeks episode we talk about the Closet Case Ginger Jeans Workshop we took with THE Lladybird Lauren Taylor!

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Sew Extra

Episode 14. In this weeks episode we discuss a few of our more over the top sewing plans. We talk our ideas for elaborate projects, projects that won't fit into our day to day wardrobes, and projects that are just goofy.

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Making with Trends

Episode 13. In this weeks episode we talk about some current trends we are loving and speculate practical ways we can fold them into our making. 

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Coco Chanel

Episode 12. In this weeks episode we chit chat about historical figure/fashion icon Gabrielle Coco Chanel! After deciding to listen to some sewing themed audio books, we got a novel imagining her life and a factually grounded biography. We discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of what we learned about this influential, revolutionary, and controversial woman.

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Sewing and the Machines

Episode 11. In this weeks episode we answer a listener question about what sewing machines we use & how we feel about investing in machines vs classes. Beth reveals how Granny Marvel managed to use ALL of the decorative stitches in a single project!

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Blight of the Burrito Method

Episode 10. In this weeks episode we catch up on our Sway dress progress, and lament everything that has gone wrong with what should have been a simple sew.

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Refashioning Part 2!

Episode 9. In this weeks episode we share the results of our refashioning projects!

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Refashioning Part 1

Episode 8. In this weeks episode we layout plans to refashion some of our me made garments! These garments just aren't working for us, whether it be because of fit, wrong fabric choice, or just because it doesn't fit our lifestyle. So we are going to try to make them work!

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Working Towards a Curated Closet

Episode 7. In this weeks episode we discuss our attempts to stay focused on sewing up a wardrobe full of everyday outfits that actually work for our lifestyles!

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Hooray We Made Jumpsuits!

Episode 6. We finished our Yari Jumpsuits! In this weeks episode we talk about how that went, the alterations we made, and what we did when things went wrong! We also catch up on new pattern releases & introduce our next open sew project!

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Fabric Misadventures

Episode 5. In this weeks episode we discuss our fabric misadventures. The times we simply picked the wrong fabric for our projects and found ourselves with disappointing results. We discuss common fabric pit falls, what we should have done with that fabric instead, and a few times we rolled the dice and won!

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Pattern Pick Mishaps

Episode 4. In this weeks episode we discuss our pattern pick mishaps. The times when we have been really excited about a new sewing project, absolutely loved the patterns model pictures, and then been let down with the way the garment looks and feels on us. We break down our top disappointments and talk about the changes that we would make to the patterns in future for a second attempt to make that style work for us on our bodies.

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A Fitting Discussion

Episode 3. In this weeks episode we discuss the common problems we have when fitting ourselves, body shapes, and the resources we turn to for help. We give updates on our weekend projects, our Yari Jumpsuit progress, and Beth's new Maywood Totepack. 

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Yari Jumpsuits

Episode 2. In this weeks episode we discuss Beth's gorgeous new hack of the Roscoe dress by True Bias, some recent indie pattern releases, sewing project plans for the weekend, and our current plans for Yari Jumpsuits (pattern also by True Bias)! We also do a rundown of the Instagram challenge that gave us the kick to pick the Yari as our first open sew project: Sew Together For Summer. 

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Our Very First Episode!

Get to know us in our very first episode! Who we are, what we do, why we love sewing, our Hogwarts houses, favorite sewing tool, and why we decided to start a home sewers podcast!

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