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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sew Fancy — Episode 54

Sew Fancy — Episode 54

2020-12-1001:07:53

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
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
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
Pants Party — Episode 51

Pants Party — Episode 51

2020-10-2901:04:451

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
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
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
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
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
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Alice Huber

Liked the episode! Got in over 8500 steps listening to it! We all feel all over the place in the phase of the pandemic. We all want to feel something that comes close to a new "normal." -Alice from Michigan

Aug 16th
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