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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, Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard 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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Live from Sewcation — Episode 82
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On this episode of the Sew & Tell podcast, we are LIVE in Boulder Colorado at SEWCATION! We have a heated pocket conversation and then play our favorite game, the bowl sewing generator. Episode Summary  Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Pocket talk!  Discussion Segment 2: The Sewing Bowl Game SewJo Show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/live-from-sewcation-episode-82 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Sewing & the Art World — Episode 81
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Today on the podcast, we have got a very special guest: Julian Majewski. He’s an art handler, artist, embroiderer, and of course, Meg's husband. We are going to chat about the crossover between sewing and the art world including textile art, sustainability, and more!  Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing and the Art World  SewJo  Listener question: Have you ever used sewing or embroidery to create art in your home? Show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-and-tell-episode-81/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
Sewing Silliness — Episode 80
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we’ve got some sewing silliness for you! Sewing trivia, this or that, and then a round of what do I make with this fabric. It’s going to be a good time — play along! Then we'll share our sewjo and listener comments!  Episode Summary  Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: This or That  Discussion Segment 1: What do I do with this fabric?  SewJo  Show Notes: www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-silliness-episode-80 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Sew Biz — Episode 79
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we welcome Kimberly Payne of Straight Stitch Designs to discuss the business of sewing. Kimberly is a pattern designer, teacher, retreat organizer, and everything in between — including designing patterns for Sew News. Then we will share our sewjo and answer a listener question. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment 1: Sewing Biz with Kimberly Payne SewJo Question: What’s your favorite pattern hack? Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-biz-episode-79/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
Spring/Summer 2022 Trends — Episode 78
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In this episode of Sew & Tell, we’re covering Spring/Summer 2022 trends! Yes, it’s the trend report episode, where we discuss the latest runway looks and discuss how (and if!) we want to incorporate them into our seasonal sewing. Then we will share our sewjo and answer a listener question!  Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Spring/Summer 2022 Trends  SewJo  Question: What’s the most tedious part of sewing or your least favorite sewing task?  Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/spring-summer-2022-trends-episode-78 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
Sewing by Hand — Episode 77
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In this episode of Sew & Tell, we are talking about hand sewing with very special guest Alexis Bailey of Fibr + Cloth Studios. Then we share our sewjo and answer a listener question. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment 1: Hand Sewing SewJo Question: What’s the most tedious part of sewing or your least favorite sewing task? Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-by-hand-episode-77/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2022
Sew on the Go — Episode 76
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In this episode of Sew & Tell, we are talking about travel sewing! We offer tips about how you can sew on the go: how to pack your machine, fabric, and notions, plus we share our travel stories, too! Then we will share our sewjo and read listener comments. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment 1: Travel Sewing SewJo Show notes: www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-on-the-go-episode-76/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2022
Pajama Party — Episode 75.5
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Enjoy a surprise mini-episode with your hosts Amanda Carestio and Meg Healy! Today we’re discussing our upcoming Sewcation event and all the memade pajamas we plan to make and bring. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Memade Pajamas Show Notes: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
Sewing & Spending — Episode 75
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Today on the podcast we are diving into something a little scary... sewing budgets! We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question.   Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing Budget  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What are your tips for sewing while broke?  Show notes link — https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-and-spending-episode-75/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2022
Zero-Waste Sewing — Episode 74
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Welcome to the first episode of 2022! In this episode, we’ll be talking about zero-waste sewing — what it is, pattern suggestions, and how to implement it in your sewing practice. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Zero Waste Sewing  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What’s the first thing that you sewed (or are going to sew) in 2022?  Episode link — https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-tell-74-zero-waste-sewing  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2022
Sewing Reflections 2021: Episode 73
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, it’s time for our sewing year in review! Feel free to play along at home as we ponder our 2021 makes, learning opportunities, favorite podcast episodes, and more! Episode Summary:  Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing 2021 in Review  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What’s your sewing resolution for 2022?  Show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/episode-73-2021-year-in-review/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 25, 2021
Listener Questions, Part 2 — Episode 72
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, Meg, Kate, and Amanda celebrate three years of Sew & Tell with a collection of listener questions, from deep sewing questions to first pets. Stay tuned after for a discussion of holiday home décor and sewing style. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer one more listener question.  Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Listener Questions  Discussion Segment 2: Holiday Sewing Style  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What’s your best zipper tip?  Link to show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/listener-questions-part-2-episode-72 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2021
Menswear Sewing with Julian Collins — Episode 71
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, special guest Julian Collins joins Amanda, Meg and Kate for a discussion of menswear sewing. Follow along for tips on everything from getting started in menswear to finding patterns and TNTs to sourcing fabrics and sewing machine collecting. Then we’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment and answer a listener question.  Link to show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/menswear-sewing-julian-collins-episode-70/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing Menswear SewJo  Sew & Tell: What’s your best zipper tip? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2021
Sew & Tell Special Episode: Copycat Jeans LIVE Workshop Event
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Do you have a favorite pair of jeans? A pair that fits perfectly that you never want to get rid of? Well, now you can make a copycat pair! Follow along with Meg Healy in this LIVE workshop to learn the sewing techniques you need to copy an existing garment’s pattern pieces and shapes without destroying it. By the end of the live workshop, you’ll want to copycat your entire wardrobe! Join us LIVE on 11/18 at 4pm EST! Register here: https://www.sewdaily.com/product/how-to-copycat-jeans-live-workshop/ What you’ll get: Zoom access to attend the LIVE taping The ability to ask questions during a Q&A session following the workshop Sewing pattern downloads for tops to pair with your jeans! An embroidery design pack to embellish your copycat jeans! Exclusive access to the recorded watch party after the event Grab your sewing supplies, your favorite pair of jeans and register to join us LIVE on November 18th! Learn more about Meg's method of creating copycat jeans here: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewing/copycat-jeans-sew-more-of-your-favorite-pair/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
Coat Convo — Episode 70
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, Meg, Kate and Amanda talk all about sewing outerwear. Coats, jackets, shackets, we cover all the outerwear genres, discuss our favorite makes, revisit our fails and talk future outerwear plans. Then we’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, answer a listener question, and have a lovely conversation with Director of eLearning and Education for SVP North America Soni Grint to discuss their JoyOS software and new machine launches, including the dreamy Amber Air™ S600.   Link to show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/coat-convo-episode-70/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing Outerwear SewJo  Sew & Tell: What are your Christmas gift sewing plans? Episode sponsored by Singer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2021
Sewing on Camera — Episode 69
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On this episode of Sew & Tell we are talking about sewing on camera! What types of sewing videos we like to watch and learn from as well as our experiences being in front of the camera. Then we will have a discussion about taking pictures and documenting your sewing projects. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. Link to Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-on-camera-episode-69/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Unpopular Sewing Opinions  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing on Camera  Discussion Segment 2: Taking pics/Documenting Your Makes SewJo  Sew & Tell: Any time-saving tips for pattern adjustments? They take forever!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2021
Pantstober — Episode 68
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we’re talking all about PANTS! That’s right, it’s Pantstober on sewdaily.com. We’ll discuss trends in silhouettes and fabrics, then we’ll go over our personal favorites and how those may have changed over the last year and a half, and our favorite me-made pants from the year so far. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. Link to Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/pantstober-episode-68/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Unpopular Sewing Opinions  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What are your Halloween sewing plans?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2021
Unpopular Sewing Opinions — Episode 67
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we’re sharing unpopular sewing opinions sourced from our sewing community and hosts Amanda, Kate and Meg. To prewash or not? Sewing over pins? Wearable muslin or no? It’s going to get juicy! We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. And enjoy an inspiring chat with Singer Ambassador Brandon Hayden of Happily Dressed about how he got his start sewing, his approach to upcycling and his two loves: the ruffler foot and his heavy duty Singer. Link to Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/unpopular-sewing-opinions-episode-67/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Unpopular Sewing Opinions  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What is your dream sewing project? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2021
Sew Organized — Episode 66
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we are talking all about sewing spaces! How we best utilize them, organize them and everything in between. We will also cover some fall fabric tips and what’s in our stash that we are sewing up for the new season. Episode show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-organized-episode-66/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment 1: Sewing Studio Organization  Discussion Segment 2: Fall Fabric Tips  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Answers to last episode’s question: “What do you sew when you don’t need clothes but you want to keep sewing clothes?” This episode’s question: ”What’s one pattern in your stash that you haven’t sewn and why?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
Sewing for Good — Episode 65
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we’re discussing sewing for good, mask sewing and beyond. We’re joined by a very special guest, Days for Girls President and CEO Celeste Mergens,to discuss the work and impact of this amazing organization doing good work in the world. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question, finished with an epic battle of who can say goodbye last. Show Notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-for-good-days-for-girls-epsiode-65/ Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Days for Girls with Celeste Mergens  SewJo  Sew & Tell  Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode's question: “What new sewing technique have you learned recently?” This episode's question: “What do you sew when you don’t need clothes but you want to keep sewing clothes?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
Sewing Fall 2021 in Fashion — Episode 64
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we are diving into the fall 2021 fashion report, going through all 10 trends and how we can incorporate them into our fall sewing plans. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. Anamda then chats with Singer Ambassador Jessica Shaw about how sewing can be, embracing mistakes, and her memorable first encounter with a Singer sewing machine. Episode sponsored by Singer. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: Fall 2021 Trends  Sewjo Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode's question: “If you are from a family that sews, what is your most cherished item passed down?” This episode's question: “What new sewing technique have you learned recently?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
Office Style and Sewing Shifts — Episode 63
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we discuss post-pandemic sewing (note that the pandemic status has changed even since we recorded this episode!): what’s going back to the old “normal”, what the pandemic has changed forever, and how that’s changed our personal sewing. We’ll each share a little something in our Sewjo segment, then we’ll answer a listener question. Follow along with the show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/office-style-sewing-shifts-episode-63/ Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: Sewing for Kids Sewjo Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode's question: “What are your sewing-for-kids tips and tricks?” This episode's question: “If you are from a family that sews, what is your most cherished item passed down?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
Sewing for Kids — Episode 62
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we discuss sewing for kids with special guest Lindsey Essary of Ellie and Mac Patterns. Then, we each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment and share reader comments in the Sew & Tell segment. We’ll also chat with Singer educator Bethany McCue about her passion for crafting, how she got started with Singer and how the new series, Stitch Lab, fits her personal crafting philosophy. Episode sponsored by Singer. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: Sewing for Kids Sewjo Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode's question: “What’s your favorite Tshirt pattern and fabric?” This episode's question: “What are your sewing-for-kids tips and tricks?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
Crossover Episode from Fiber Nation: Home Economics vs. Hitler
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This week, we're bringing you a special episode from our sister podcast, Fiber Nation. Fiber nation explores the connections between fiber, history, and humanity. In this episode, host Allison Korleski explores the radical origins behind home economics with guest Danielle Dreilinger, author of The Secret History of Home Economics. Hear how home ec. became important enough to have its own federal agency and learn how one particular sewing magazine became a game-changer during WWII.  Find more episodes of Fiber Nation wherever you get your podcasts, and check out the past show notes at https://www.interweave.com/category/fiber-nation/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: Jump Into Sewing Swimwear (Episode 18)
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In between episodes of Sew & Tell, we’re re-releasing some favorite episodes that we still love today. Summer is here, and we’ve got sewing swimwear on the brain. It might seem intimidating, but we've got lots of tips and recommendations to get you through it! We hope you’ll give this throwback episode a listen and answer the Sew & Tell question to share whether you've taken the plunge. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: Why sew your own swimwear?  Discussion Segment: Swimwear sewing tips and tricks SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question: Answers to last episode’s question: What’s your favorite fabric to sew with? This episode’s question: Have you or do you plan to sew your own swimwear? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
Tee Time — Episode 61
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we are talking about the sewist holy grail, the knit shirt! We’ll talk favorite patterns and fabrics, and Meg will share her findings from sewing three popular tshirt sewing patterns. Then, we’ll each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment and share reader comments in the Sew & Tell segment. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: T-shirt comparison Sewjo Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode's question: What’s on your home décor bucket list? Or what have you already enjoyed making? This episode's question: “What’s your favorite Tshirt pattern and fabric?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: Selfish Sewing — Words Matter (Episode 12)
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We’re resurfacing our favorite past episodes in between releases to highlight topics you might have missed! Is sewing for yourself selfish? Or is it self-care? We’ll talk about the stigma of so-called #SelfishSewing and why you should never feel bad about using your skills to make yourself happy. Plus, hear the tales of our greatest sewing fails. This episode originally aired 4/18/2019. Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Sewing for Yourself: Selfish or Self-Care? Discussion Segment: Dealing with Sewing Fails SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question: Answers to last episode’s question: What’s your best bag sewing tip? This episode’s question: How does your sewing support your mental health? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
Sew for the Home — Episode 60
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On this episode of Sew & Tell, we’re discussing sewing for the home with designer and special guest Sadie Fox Metter. From upcycling to easy pillows to poufs and more, the home decor inspiration is flowing! Then, we’ll each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment and share reader comments in the Sew & Tell segment. Episode sponsored by Pfaff. Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: Sewing for the Home  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Answers to last episode’s question: What serger skills are you working on? This episode’s question: What’s on your home décor bucket list? Or what have you already enjoyed making? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: Sustainable Sewing (Episode 15)
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We’re resurfacing our favorite past episodes in between releases to highlight topics you might have missed! Reducing one’s carbon footprint is an admirable goal. We’ll talk about how to apply it to your sewing hobby by getting into slow fashion and sustainable sewing. Plus, we play a game of Sewing Would You Rather. This episode was originally published 5/30/2019. Episode sponsored by BERNINA. Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Sustainable Sewing Game Time: Sewing Would You Rather? SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question: Answers to last episode’s question: What are you planning to sew for summer? This episode’s question: What steps do you take to encourage sustainable sewing in your sewing room? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
Serge Ahead with Katrina Walker — Episode 59
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Today on the podcast we’re talking all things sergers and serging, with a very special guest – Pfaff educator, Sew Daily instructor, serger and machine embroidery expert Katrina Walker. Then, we’ll each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment and share reader comments in the Sew & Tell segment. Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: National Serger Month  Discussion Segment: Serger Only Patterns  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question: Answers to last episode's question: What are your seasonal sewing plans? Are you following any of the trends? This episode's question: What serger skills are you working on? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: When Sewing Sparks Fly (Episode 5)
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We’re resurfacing our favorite past episodes in between releases to highlight topics you might have missed! Do you have a pattern you sew again and again? We do! Learn about Meg, Amanda and Kate’s tried-and-true patterns and maybe discover something to add to your repertoire. Plus, play along with our Sewing Controversy and Trend Lightning Round. This episode originally aired 1/10/2019. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: Tried and True Patterns Game Segment: Sewing controversy and trend lightning round SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question Answers to last episode’s question: What are your sewing resolutions?; This episode’s question: What are your tried-and-true patterns? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
Runway Rundown: Spring 2021 Trends — Episode 58
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Today on the podcast we’re gearing up for the new season and talking about the upcoming trends, then we will discuss what we are planning on sewing for the warmer weather. After that, we’ll each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment and share reader comments in the Sew & Tell segment. Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: Spring & Summer Trends  Discussion Segment: Warm Weather Sewing Plans — The Highlights  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Question: This episode’s question: What are your seasonal sewing plans? Are you following any of the trends? Last episode’s question: What fit issues have you conquered? Or what are you still struggling with? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: Sewing Body Positive (Episode 19)
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We’re resurfacing our favorite past episodes in between releases to highlight topics you might have missed! Our conversation from 2019 about embracing the unique shape of our own bodies feels as relevant as ever. 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 app founder Erica Schmitz about the power of seeing your body represented. Amanda, Kate and Meg delve into how sewing for yourself allows you to learn about and embrace your own unique shape and sew body positive. This episode originally aired 8/7/2019. Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Body Positivity Interview: Erica Schmitz of mybodymodel.com SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Sew & Tell: Last Episode's Question: Have you or do you plan to sew your own swimwear? This Episode's Question: How has sewing helped you embrace your body? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
Squee! Another Sew & Tell Live Event: Let's Get Sew-stainable!
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Join Kate, Amanda and Meg for a Sew & Tell Live: Let’s Get Sew-stainable! Tune in on February 18, 3:30 PM MST via Zoom! We’re discussing creative ways to use your scraps, how to commit to sewing from your stash and unique upcycling ideas — we’ll be coming to you live from the hosts’ sewcially-distanced studios! Plus, grab a free pattern (available on the show notes page) to sew your own undies — with us! — from knit scraps. To register for Sew & Tell Live: Let’s Get Sew-stainable, CLICK HERE, or visit the link to our show notes and click the "Register Here" link. Then download the pattern and prep your pattern pieces, or plan to simply join for the conversation and some afternoon sewing togetherness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
Curvy Sewing with Cashmerette — Episode 57
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Today on the podcast, we have a very special guest: Jenny Rushmore of Cashmerette Patterns. Jenny joins us for a discussion on the curvy sewing community and all things Cashmerette, as well as some recent and exciting changes. After that, we’ll each share inspiration in our Sewjo segment, and have a fun chat with Hope Yoder to hear all about the new Embellish License to Create box. This episode was sponsored by RNK Distributing. Thank you to RNK and their License to Create program from Embellish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
Sew & Tell Classic: The Sewing Slump (Episode 8)
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We’re resurfacing our favorite past episodes in between releases to highlight topics you might have missed! Our conversation from two years ago about overcoming the slump when inspiration is scarce rings as true now. We talk inspiration every week, but what happens when you just can’t find any? Our hosts will discuss “sewist’s block” and how to deal with it. This episode originally aired 2/21/2019. Episode Summary Welcome Discussion Segment: The Experience of Sewist’s Block Discussion Segment: Finding Your Inspiration and Breaking the Block SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell Last Episode's Question: What’s your favorite menswear pattern? This Episode’s Question: Do you ever suffer from Sewist’s Block and how do you deal with it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
Happy Sew Year! — Episode 56
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Today on the podcast, we are talking about goals and resolutions, how we did in 2020 and how we’re approaching goal setting this year. We’ll also discuss our thoughts on what sewing is going to look like in 2021, from industry to fashion trends. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Goals and Resolutions  Discussion Segment: Sewing Forecast  SewJo Sew & Tell Sew & Tell This Episode's Question: What are your sewing goals for 2021?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
Treat Yourself — Episode 55
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Today on the podcast, we’re talking treat yourself! First, we'll discuss how our sewing practice changed through 2020 and the pandemic, then we’ll talk about ways to treat yourself through sewing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
Sew Fancy — Episode 54
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Today on the podcast, we’re talking sew frosting! There’s always a good reason to make something special, in a special fabric. We’ll cover our favorite fancy patterns as well as which fancy fabrics we have sewn. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Sew Frosting Patterns  Discussion Segment: Sew Frosting Fabrics  SewJo Sew & Tell This episode’s question: What’s your take on sew frosting this year? Last episode’s question: What’s your favorite free pattern? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
Join Us: Sew & Tell Live Holiday Sewcial!
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Join us on Friday, 12/4 at 3pm MST for a Sew & Tell Live Holiday Sewcial over Zoom! We’re talking all things holiday sewing: chat me-made holiday gifts, grab a free pattern and sew along to create an apron perfect for gifting (more info below), win free stuff, get a digital goodie bag and more! Learn more and register: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/join-sew-tell-holiday-sewcial/ You can just hang out, or plan to participate in our very first live Sew Along! Together, we’ll be sewing up a Gingham Gourmet apron — a perfect gift that also includes instructions for an adorable matching potholder and towel set. Download the free pattern on the registration page. Brought to you by Maywood Studio. Thank you for making this possible! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
Sewing Freebie Fest — Episode 53
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We’re diving into free sewing, yes that’s right, free! We talk about our favorite online free sewing resources including garments, accessories, and even embroidery designs that are all free to download. Sponsored by SVP Worldwide. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Favorite Free Patterns  SewJo  Sew & Tell Last episode’s question: What’s on your holiday sewing wish list? This episode's question: What's your favorite free pattern? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2020
Handmade Holidays — Episode 52
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We’re getting into the holiday season nice and early with a discussion of gifts — the kinds sewists like to make and the kinds they like to receive!  Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Gifts to Sew  Discussion Segment: Gifts to Receive  SewJo Sew & Tell Last episode's question: What’s your favorite pants pattern?  This episode’s question: What’s on your sewing wishlist? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
Pants Party — Episode 51
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We’re talking all things pants! That’s right: it’s pants month on Sew Daily, and we’re jumping in, too. We’ll start with our Pants TNTs, and then welcome special guest Rae Cumbie to discuss pants fitting tips and pitfalls. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Pants TNTs  Interview Segment: Rae Cumbie of Fit for Art Patterns  SewJo  Sew & Tell: What’s your favorite pants pattern? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
50 Episodes On — Episode 50
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We’re so excited about this episode, because it is officially our 50th episode! We’ll talk about what we loved about the first 49 episodes and how the podcast has changed us over the past two years, then – of course – we'll play some of our favorite games.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020
Pass on the Sewing Passion — Episode 49
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We’re talking about passing our love of sewing onto the next generation — as moms, aunts, sewing instructors and more. We’ll discuss fun first sewing tasks and then welcome special guest Regena Carlevaro from Janome to talk about next steps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
Fashion in the Fall of COVID — Episode 48
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It's our traditional fall fashion trends episode! We look at some of the hottest trends for Fall 2020, share how we feel about them and discuss how likely we are to incorporate them into our own sewing. Then we go through our own sewing plans for this fall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
Falling in Love with Prints — Episode 47
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We’re talking prints! We did a deep dive into this subject while working on the August/September issue of Sew News, so we have a lot to say about it. We discuss some of our favorite ways to use (and create!) prints, then we play a fun random print-mixing game. Welcome  Discussion Segment: Prints  Game Segment: Print Yay/Nay + Random Print Mixing  SewJo  Sew & Tell Last episode’s question: What’s your must-have me-made basic?  This episode’s question: What’s your favorite print to work with? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
The Beauty of Basics — Episode 46
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We talk the beauty of basics with a very special guest, Adrianna Appl of Hey June Handmade. Then we switch gears from summer sewing to discuss fall & winter basics. Welcome  Discussion Segment: Beauty of Basics  Discussion Segment: Fall & Winter Basics  SewJo   Sew & Tell: What’s your must-have me-made basic? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2020
Skirt It! — Episode 45
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Today we’re all about skirts – summer skirts, winter skirts, best skirt fabrics, favorite skirt patterns, and Meg’s recent skirt pattern comparison.  Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Skirt Seasons, Fabrics and TNT Patterns  Discussion Segment: Meg’s Skirt Comparison  SewJo  Sew & Tell This week's Sew & Tell question: What's your favorite skirt style and pattern? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2020
The Art of Fabric: Painting, Potatoes & More — Episode 44
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Join us for a deep discussion about fabric manipulation with designer Bianca Springer. From screen printing to dyeing to wax resists and more, we talk through techniques, tools you need and ways to build experimentation into your sewing time. Then jump in for a fun game of What Would You Make based on prompts from the fish bowls. An inspiring show all around! Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Fabric Manipulation with Bianca Springer  Discussion Segment: What Would You Make game with Fish Bowls  SewJo  Sew & Tell This week's question: What fabric manipulation technique are you excited to learn more about? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2020
No Fabric is Safe: Refashioning for Fun and Sustainability — Episode 43
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We’re talking about one of our favorite things: refashioning garments, whether me-made or ready-to-wear, to give them new life and flair. Welcome  Discussion Segment: Refashioning  Discussion Segment: Alternative Fabric Sources  SewJo   Sew & Tell This episode's question: “What’s your favorite thing you’ve refashioned?”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Sewing Machines: Beginner & Beyond — Episode 42
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We’re talking about sewing machines for new sewists — what we started out using and what we think are the best features to look for. Then we’ll talk with Regena Carlevaro with Janome about what to keep in mind when you’re ready for an upgrade. Welcome  Discussion Segment: Sewing Machines for Beginners  Interview Segment: Regena Carlevaro  SewJo  Sew & Tell This episode's question: What tips do you have for someone looking to buy a new machine? Episode sponsored by Janome Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2020
Sheer Summer Style — Episode 41
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We’re talking about our favorite summer layer – the swimsuit coverup! We’ll talk favorite patterns and fabrics and discuss how to successfully sew sheer fabrics. In our Sew & Tell segment, we address the conversation taking place in the nation and within the sewing community regarding racism and racial injustice. Note: While we were recording, Amanda was having a sound delay that resulted in a few awkward pauses and some overtalking. Please forgive our rhythm being a bit off in this episode! Welcome  Discussion Segment: Cover-ups  Discussion Segment: Sewing Sheers  SewJo  Sew & Tell In this episode, we’re taking a pause on our standard Sew & Tell format to address the conversation taking place in the nation and within the sewing community regarding racism and racial injustice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2020
Capsule Time — Episode 40
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We’re talking capsule collections and wardrobes: we discuss what they are and how to create them. Then we dive into a Q & A with Amanda, who couldn’t chime in on our listener questions episode in January. Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Capsule Collections & Wardrobes  Q&A Segment: Listener Questions for Amanda  SewJo  Sew & Tell Last episode’s question: What’s your best online sewing-fabric shopping tip? This episode’s question: What would your dream capsule’s theme be? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2020
Online Fabric Shopping Tips — Episode 39
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We talk about online fabric shopping, since it’s harder to buy in fabric stores right now. We all share our tips for finding what you want and recommend some of our favorite online stores. Then we talk about the makers in our lives and sharing our love of sewing with them. Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: Buying Fabric Online  Discussion Segment: The Makers in Our Lives  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell: Last episode’s question: What’s your favorite way to hack a pattern?  This episode’s question: What’s your best online fabric-buying tip? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2020
MeMadeMay
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Join us for a discussion of all things MeMadeMay. We'll talk a little bit about the history of the challenge, dig into our approaches in previous years and discuss our plan this year, from #isewlation. From everyday wardrobe inspiration to wearing not-so #secretpajamas all day, every day, the sewing discussion is lively! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2020
Hack It! — Episode 38
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We’re talking about pattern hacks, why we love them and how to get started with them. Then, by special listener request, we to talk about the funny mistakes we made as beginner sewists, which evolves into a discussion about how we never stop making mistakes — even basic ones! Episode Summary Welcome  Discussion Segment: Pattern Hacking  Discussion Segment: Beginner Mistakes  SewJo  Sew & Tell:  Sew & Tell Last episode’s question: “What are your summer sewing plans?”  This episode’s question: “What’s your favorite way to hack a pattern?”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2020
Sewing Dreams: Summer & Beyond — Episode 37
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We’re looking forward to summer by talking through our summer sewing plans. Then we play a game that allows us to dream about the time when we can travel again!  Episode Summary:  Welcome  Discussion Segment: Summer Sewing Plans  Game Segment: Random Draw Outfits  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell Last episode’s question: How you using sewing to support your mental health right now?  This episode’s question: What event would you love to sew for and what would you make for it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
Small Yardage Patterns
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In this bonus episode of Sew & Tell, we’re discussing patterns that use small yardage so you can really make the most of the fabric you have at home already. We also look at some of the smaller pieces of fabric we have in our stashes and help each other figure out what to do with them.   Episode Summary:  Welcome  Discussion Segment: Small Yardage Patterns  Discussion Segment: Stash Fabric Help/Ideas  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2020
Quarantine Sewing — Episode 36
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We’re talking sewing in quarantine (what else would we talk about?) – how to use sewing for self care, and how you can use your skills to sew your support. We also get into how we’re weathering the stay-at-home paradigm and what our isolation wardrobes are like.  Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: Quarantine Sewing  Discussion Segment: Getting Involved & Helping Out  SewJo  Sew & Tell Sew & Tell: Last episode’s question: What’s your favorite (and least favorite) color to sew with?  This episode’s question: How are you using sewing to support your mental health right now? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
Getting Started Sewing
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Episode Summary:  Welcome  Discussion Segment: Getting Started  Discussion Segment: Patterns for Beginners  Show Notes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020
Sewing the Spectrum — Episode 35
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We talk all things color: your top picks, your least faves, color ruts, color seasons and more. Then we kick off the #sewyourroll challenge for your spring sewing.  Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Color! Game Segment: #sewyourroll SewJo  Show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-the-spectrum-episode-35/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020
No Pattern Necessary — Episode 34
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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 pattern sewing patterns? Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/no-pattern-necessary-episode-34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
Sew the Spring Runway —Episode 33
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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 https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-the-spring-runway-episode-33 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
Hoop It — Episode 32
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
Host Q&A — Episode 31
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2020
Sewing 2020 — Episode 30
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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? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2020
Playing Favorites — Episode 29
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 26, 2019
A Sewist’s Gift Guide — Episode 28
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2019
Keep Learning — Episode 27
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2019
Sew Cozy — Episode 26
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2019
Sew Spooky — Episode 25
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2019
The Honeymoon Phase – Episode 24
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Flex Your Costume Sewing Muscles – Episode 23
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2019
Jean It! – Episode 22
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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 Husqvarna Viking® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2019
Fall Fashion Trends – Episode 21
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2019
Find Your (Sewing) People – Episode 20
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2019
Sewing Body Positive – Episode 19
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2019
Jump into Sewing Swimwear – Episode 18
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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® Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2019
UPDATE — Back in 2 Weeks
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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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2019
Gauze, Cork & Spandex (Oh My!) – Episode 17
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2019
Jumpsuits And Mad Sewing Skills – Episode 16
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2019
Sustainable Sewing: Simple Strategies — Episode 15
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Reducing one’s carbon footprint is an admirable goal. We’ll talk about how to apply it to your sewing hobby by getting into slow fashion and sustainable sewing. Plus, we play a game of Sewing Would You Rather. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What steps do you take to sew more sustainably? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2019
Bonus Episode: Sewing For Cosplay with Cheryl Sleboda
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We welcomed Cheryl Sleboda (@sewmuchcosplay) to the studio for a special cosplay-themed convo! Catch the mini-episode, out now! If you don't know much about cosplay, start here, then watch Cheryl's new Con Crunch series, free at Sew Daily TV! Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2019
Summertime Sewing — Episode 14
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Join the hosts for an inspiring conversation on all things summer, from trends to personal plans to 90s-inspired fashions. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What are you planning to sew for summer? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2019
Great Sewing Pattern Debate — Episode 13
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Paper or digital? Indie or Big 4? What are your favorite kinds of patterns to sew? Hear from co-hosts Meg, Kate and Amanda on their faves, plus guest co-host Deepika Prakash of PatternReview.com weighs in as well. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: Big four, indie, paper, digital: what's your preference? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2019
Selfish Sewing: Words Matter — Episode 12
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Is sewing for yourself selfish? Or is it self-care? We’ll talk about the stigma of so-called #SelfishSewing and why you should never feel bad about using your skills to make yourself happy. Plus, hear the tales of our greatest sewing fails. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: How does your sewing support your mental health? Sponsored by BerninaUSA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2019
Bunnies & Bag Sewing — Episode 11
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Are you team #bagsewing? Or do you prefer to buy your bags? Join the podcast hosts this week for a deep dive into all things bags: favorite materials, favorite patterns, bag sewing philosophy and more. Fair warning: you just might be inspired! We all wanted to sew more bags after this episode! Plus, to buy or to sew - jeans, bras, swimsuits? What's on your list? Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your best bag-making tip? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2019
Forget Stash Stigma — Episode 10
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Do you suffer from stash stigma? We’ll discuss the ups and downs of collecting fabric, plus we’ll challenge each other (and you) to help us figure out what to do with some of our favorite stashed fabrics. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite stash-busting technique? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2019
Wedding Sewing with Mimi G. — Episode 9
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Meg’s getting married! And so is our guest host, Mimi G of Mimi G Style! Weddings are on our minds, so we’ll talk about sewing for the big day and discuss how much wedding DIY is too much wedding DIY. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: How much wedding DIY is too much wedding DIY? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2019
Bonus Episode: The Quilting Company Podcast
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New bonus episode! Kate and Amanda talk all things quilting with FW editor and co-host of the new The Quilting Company Podcast Tracy Mooney, including our mutual love of the perfect quilting/sewing crossover project, the #tamarackjacket. We're curious: do you sew and quilt? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2019
The Sewing Slump — Episode 8
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We talk inspiration every week, but what happens when you just can’t find any? Our hosts will discuss “sewist’s block” and how to deal with it. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: Do you ever suffer from sewist's block and how do you deal with it? Sponsored by Bernina USA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2019
Sew Romantic — Episode 7
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Dial up the romantic mood! Meg, Amanda and Kate dig into sewing for date night. Plus, let’s chat about menswear. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite menswear pattern? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2019
Rock That Trend — Episode 6
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Take advantage of Meg’s fashion expertise to dig into the new spring trends and get a look at what’s hot for 2019. Then join us for a chat with maker and all-around awesome person Tiffany Pratt. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What is your favorite spring trend and will you sew it? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2019
Bonus Episode: Never Have I Ever
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Play along with Meg, Amanda and Kate as they play a sewing-themed version of the quintessential party game "Never Have I Ever." Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2019
When Sewing Sparks Fly — Episode 5
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Do you have a pattern you sew again and again? We do! Learn about Meg, Amanda and Kate’s tried-and-true patterns and maybe discover something to add to your repertoire. Plus, play along with our Sewing Controversy and Trend Lightning Round. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What are your tried-and-true patterns? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2019
Get On The Planning Train — Episode 4
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We'll discuss our favorite makes of 2018 - from, discuss our sewing goals for 2019 and dip into wardrobe planning with special guest, Erica Bunker. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What are your sewing resolutions? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2018
In The Holiday Zone — Episode 3
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Get ready for the holidays with a discussion of what to sew for your seasonal parties and what’s great and not-so-great about sewing gifts. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What is the best homemade gift you ever gave or received? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2018
Italian Lace with Lime Green Bling-Bling — Episode 2
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Go to Italy with Meg on a fashion sewcation, then sit in on a chat with Kelli Ward from True Bias about the best clothes to sew and pack for travel. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your essential garment to take when you travel? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2018
Deadiy Under 36 Inches — Episode 1
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Get to know the hosts of Sew & Tell and learn where Meg, Amanda and Kate got their respective sewing starts. Show notes available here. Sew & Tell Question: What made you want to start sewing? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2018
Coming Soon: Sew & Tell Podcast!
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There’s a new sewing podcast in town starting November 15! Hosted by three sewists from different backgrounds, the Sew & Tell Podcast features sewing topics and conversation, interviews with big names from the sewing world, sewing trivia, insights from the online sewing community and more. Hear from hosts Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and explore modern sewing, seam by seam. Sponsored by Bernina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2018