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February 26, 2024 17 mins

Alethia of Sew Much Talent has created a community of sewists that share their sewing and design skills through their joy of being a community. "Sew, Create, Inspire, Teach"

Have you seen their facebook group yet?

Sew Much Talent has continued since the periscope days and with Alethia's various moderators, sewing challenges and stash busting are among the various activities this group thrives on.

Alethia talks about how she loves t...

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In today's podcast Julie Eilber talks about sewing vintage styles and gives us some tips to sew fabric on the bias

In last week's episode you would have loved listening to Julie's knowledge of Claire McCardell and all the influences Claire had on American fashion in the early 1900s.

Julie is a fashion historian who re-creates 20th century designer looks.

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February 12, 2024 18 mins

Julie Eilber talks about Claire McCardell and all the influences Claire had on American fashion in the early 1900s.

Julie is a fashion historian who re-creates 20th century designer looks.

Julie is very fascinating and has sewn since she was 8 years old. I first followed Julie on her blog Jet Set Sewing.

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February 5, 2024 20 mins

Yvonne shares her story of finding a seated dressform.

She was also an amazing guest editor for SewOver50 recently too. Yvonne's guest post has been liked by over 1,300 accounts on the SewOver50 Instagram account. There were over 120 really insightful comments as well.

Please consider using #SewnShownSeated on your social media posts to provid...

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January 22, 2024 20 mins

Yvonne is an enthusiastic sewist and she's really keen to find makes that use #SewnShownSeated.

There are many people who also need to wear clothes that fit them well when they're seated so the need to sewn makes where you model them is a seated position is actually bigger than anyone realises.

In the next podcast, Yvonne is back to discuss some groundbreaking work she has been a part of.

I hope you enjoy Yvonne's sewing enthusiasm...

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January 8, 2024 10 mins

Lisa Walters is the owner and creator of A Sewing Life Sewing kits and sewing patterns for stuffed animals (

Her sewing journey started at the tender age of 8 years old when she sewed soft toys and sew each toys clothes. You could say those early days are what we’re able to now enjoy through the toy patterns Lisa creates.

On today’s episode you’ll hear h...

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November 27, 2023 19 mins

Jenny Rushmore is Cashmerette patterns. She's a supporter of the SewOver50 community on Instagram.

Representation is definitely very important to Cashmerette patterns and as Jenny says, 'while we can always improve, I'm pleased that we are doing a fairly decent job.'

Earlier this year Jenny helped SewOver50 with their ve...

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November 13, 2023 15 mins

Kathryn Hoang approached a few of us on Instagram to help her engineer a cutting tool to make the sewing process easier.

Did you comment on the 2 SewOver50 posts recently? Those 2 posts that many of you commented on, were designed to add a practical element to Kathryn's engineering project.

Kathryn's project scope was to design a product that ...

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November 6, 2023 22 mins

Today we hear how sewing vintage clothes takes time and is great to do no matter what your body shape is or what your age is.

Sewing and wearing vintage clothes is not age defined.

Make sure you go to Jo's Instagram account to marvel at the well constructed vintage clothes she keeps sewing and loves to wear.

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October 30, 2023 9 mins

Joanna found her style when she turned 50. Did you have the same experience when you turned 50? 

On the podcast, Jo talks about how her natural grey hair and vintage style preference makes her work as an 'extra' a fun part of her lifestyle.

Jo started working as an 'extra' at a time when she needed to closely care for her son.

Being an 'extra' can be confronting. Especially when you're on a production set getting your hair and make...

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October 23, 2023 21 mins

Christina not only sews her own activewear, she road tests them and will share those reviews on her Instagram account and on her YouTube account.

Here's how she reviews her work, "I started the day in a Rad CYOA slim and sweats (with an LBB and hellebore) and then changed for running into Sparks, Endurance, secret tank, pacific pullover. It started as 52F and overcast and poured rain when I was 3/4mi from home. Damp. The only thing...

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October 16, 2023 14 mins

Jody Halliday upcycles because there's really no need to create new clothes from fresh fabric.

The British Fashion Council tells us there are enough garments already on planet Earth to clothe the next six generations of humanity.

As Jody says, 'I invite you to join me in using upcycled, existing materials as you continue your sewing journey.'


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September 25, 2023 10 mins

Cassie of Primrose Dawn Designs recently developed a sewing pattern to create a breast form using her pattern developed for her sister-in-law called the Val breastform

Cassie had previously worked with Tina Bricolagedk (@bricolagedk) • Instagram photos and videos who we know is an advocate for sewing patterns that meet the needs of people living with the affects of cancer treatments.

You'll find previous breast cancer series podca...

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September 18, 2023 16 mins

Arounna Khounnoraj is running her 'Dye, Stitch and Sew' workshop at the Making Zen Online Retreat.

You'll be using materials you can find in your home. No need to purchase new supplies when you attend Arounna's dye workshop.

If you are able, consider supporting this podcast through our patreon account. Every podcast is free and the archive is gradually being uploaded on to the podcast YouTube channel.

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September 11, 2023 19 mins

Bianca Springer used the 2 times in her life when she was in recovery to develop embroidery designs to reflect her culture for all to share. Her story and stories are reflected in her book and you'll learn from her at the next Making Zen Online Retreat.

Good Hair Day!  is her workshop. You'll be adding 3D hair details and textures to your favorite people centred fabric.

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September 5, 2023 8 mins

It's all about textiles and ceramics for Deborah and I know you'll find her workshop at the next Making Zen Online Retreat worth watching again and again.

Making Zen Online Retreat 2023 is a five day event to inspire creativity and find zen from 25 to 29 September 2023. This is a week of textile workshops led by a selection of international artists.

If you are able, consider supporting this podcast through our patreon account. Ever...

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August 28, 2023 13 mins

Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ talks about how she went back to embroidery and as at last year, this is now her full time job. You'll hear how Melissa decided to make this shift in her life and career.

Melissa tells us how she values the use of therapy to manage the adjustment from being an employee to being a small business owner.

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August 21, 2023 17 mins

Who’s on the podcast for the upcoming Making Zen Online Retreat on 25 to 29 September 2023?

Kate Ward – founder of Making Zen Online Retreat and owner of Zen Stitching.

Arounna KhounnorajDeborah FisherBianca Springer and Melissa Galbraith

You’ll hear from each textile artist in the lead up to the next Making Zen Online Retreat.

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August 17, 2023 26 mins

The Big SewOff is back again. Join Sew Over It and the sewing community on Monday 4th September 2023 for a 24-hour sewathon to raise money for charity!

Alma from the Sew Over It team discusses all of this year's sewathon hubs, charities and local events.

If you are able, consider supporting this podcast through our patreon account. Every podcast is free and the archive is gradually being uploaded on to the podcast YouTube channel.


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August 14, 2023 12 mins

Janene - ooobop on Instagram - will be participating from her home sewing studio for this year's Big SewOff

Last year Janene was in awe of the sewing efforts by the Sew Over It team during their 24 hour sewing marathon to raise funds for Mind Charity.

This year Janene is road testing her patterns to see how many well-made garments she can sew for charity in a 24 hour period.

What are you doing to support this sewing charity event?


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