This week Chloe Read, the Australian Editor for Sewcialists runs through this week's blog posts and talks about Renee and Kerry joining the temporary editor team in November.
Keep an eye out for Gillian's tee post. You'll love the variety of tees she has made.
As October is breast cancer awareness month, you have to read the post written by Alibobs.
The Australian Sewing Guild's October sewing challenge uses Charm Patterns by Gertie Harlow Pajamas. The Harlow pajama pattern by Gertie was sponsored by B&J Fabrics to give back to the sewing community.
These are a ’30s-inspired pajamas designed to be made in something slinky for optimum glamour. Alternatively go ahead and choose a fun cotton for a beachy retro vibe that suits our upcoming Summer conditions.
Gertie talks a...
You'll find Uli or schneckstein on Instagram, creating amazing mending on an amazing array of textiles. Uli lives in Kunststopfen, Kassel in Germany where she creates visible mends with such beauty. Uli has been featured in the Wednesday collage posted by Mending Mayhem's Katrine.
Uli uses embroidery, crotchet and weaving techniques to embellish that various mends she accomplishes each week.
Her love of mending began w...
Cennetta has been an active member of the sewing community even prior to her establishing her blog in 2007, through her reviews on Pattern Review. Her sewing is impeccable and Cennetta is paying it forward and teaching sewing in her local communit...
Angela Bell, National Manager of Ethical Clothing Australia and Tatyana Anderson of Tatyana Designs and School of Couture Sewing celebrate Ethical Clothing Australia Week with us. Ethical Australia Week is the inaugural yearly week to recognise ethically accredited Australian manufacturers and locally-made textiles, clothing and footwear.
This is Ethical Clothing Australia's 20 year milestone of accrediting Australian businesse...
Textiles of the World series continues and you'll appreciate fabrics and the cultures from which they are made. The November Mini challenge is announced -Tees. Sewcialists - a blog for everyone!
Chloe posts a round up of #Sewtheprecious - a year long challenge.
Keep an eye out for the series about the So...
Louise Sparrow, Chair of the Australian Sewing Guild, updates us on their ASG podcasts about 2 more online workshops developed by industry partners that support members. You have to bookmark their events page to stay up to date with all the new online workshops being announced.
ASG partners with Sure-Fit Designs to bring you this private online event. Join Glenda the Good Stitch in this LIVE broadcast on Saturday 24 October, starti...
You'll hear the lengths she goes through to make 2 projects work. Her passion for sewing and enthusiasm takes her sewing to the next level and Sue is always determined to make every project work.
You may know Marianne through her sewing blog or on her instagram account. She is a Sewover50 Stalwart and Marianne has written guests posts for Sewover50.
Her sewing heritage has come full circle from the time when her mother sewed and now through to her daughters. You'll hear how mending and recycling has played a key role through Marianne's generations.
Make sure you listen to our earlier Sewover50 podcasts.
Deb Kreiling describes herself as a sewing and cycling enthusiast, martial artist and sometimes sewing teacher. However she worked at Simplicity pattern company for 39 years and in her podcast, you'll be amazed at the level of detail that went into creating 13 collections per year when she first joined the company.
If Deb ever writes her memoirs, many people in the sewing community will spend hours reading about all of her expe...
There are so many ways to purchase second hand notions and fabrics but you'll need some tips to make sure you're not buying useless items. Katrine of Mending Mayhem is back to give us her tips for buying second hand items so you can keep to your tight budget, not add to landfill and make use of the things you need for future projects.
This podcast is part of Sue Stoney's Sewing Save Series we produce on Fridays.
Chloe Read, the Australian Editor of the Sewcialists, is back courtesy of technology working this time. More importantly Chloe updates us on 2 new initiatives that you can contribute to.
Firstly Textiles of the World is an idea that Monseratt Lopez launched last week.
Secondly you can send in your theme month suggestion for the November challenge.
Chloe also hints about the 2021 ideas that are being developed right now. Stay in tou...
Linda Jobson has taken her 24 years of custom bra making experience and package this into a series of videos that anyone can now own and always be able to learn from.
Linda is the owner of Linda's Lingerie - an Australian lingerie specialist that has turned her bra making workshops and experience into affordable learning resources that Australian Sewing Guild members can obtain a discount code to own. Linda's videos are ava...
This week's Sewover50 guest is Lisa Smith-Clare or Bobo_bun.
Lisa is an avid Sewover50 follower and has been a guest editor. You'll find Lisa on Instagram at Bobo_bun on Instagram.
What you'll realise is she's a vintage sewing enthusiast that works alongside sewing experts and her vintage sewing friends.
Louise Sparrow, the Chair of the Australian Sewing Guild, discusses an industry partner, Linda Jobson. Linda is a successful bra making tutor and she now offers bra making classes and she's offering ASG members a special discount.
Linda is an Aussie that has adapted from running face to face workshops to providing videos for anyone to access.
Catch up with every ASG podcast on their ASG podcast blog post.
Gabby Brown, the fit guru of the Sewcialists team is back. This podcasts continues the discussion on building in gender neutral terminology within the sewing community that Emilia started in an earlier Sewcialists podcast.
All chests welcome - the August Sewcialists theme month - raised a wide number of thoughts and issues from the sewing community and gender neutral terminology was one of the issues discussed. Sewcialists is a bl...
In October the Australian Sewing Guild's sewing challenge uses Gertie's Harlow Pajamas from her Charm Pattern range. This is a free pattern and Louise Sparrow, Chair of ASG discusses the benefits of using this pattern because of its style, size range and sewing project ease. Gertie's a fan of Aussies sewists so we're looking forward to seeing how you make this pattern suit you and your lifestyle.
Mending Mayhem is back from their Summer break. Katrine discusses this week's visible mending collage and the basics of mending.
Mend don't spend still applies. September is about sustainability and it's wonderful to have Mending Mayhem back on the podcast for the Sewing Save Series.
Di believes that everyone should feel able to sew regardless of their background, ability and especially income. Di makes 99% of her clothes and quite a few for her husband, son and wider family.
During the Covid crisis Di made 40 sets of scrubs for her local intensive care unit and then designed a face mask with a 'see through' visor to assist better communication with lip reading and enabling people seeing facial express...
Gabby Brown (or Dear Gabby) is the fit specialist in the Sewcialists team. When there's a fitting question from the sewing community, Gabby will research the question to provide various answers that we can refer to.
Gabby is a technical fashion designer, fit specialist, and prolific googler. She lives in Denver, raises tiny littles, reads, embroiders, makes, experiments, fails, learns, tries again. See her on instagram @...