16 episodes

Jennifer Rosbrugh hosts discussions on fabrics, patterns, techniques, special guest interviews, and sewing motivation to help you in your historical costuming journey and inspiring joy in your creative life.

Historical Sewing Podcast Jennifer Rosbrugh: Historical costumer, sewing teacher, 19th C fashion enthusiast

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Jennifer Rosbrugh hosts discussions on fabrics, patterns, techniques, special guest interviews, and sewing motivation to help you in your historical costuming journey and inspiring joy in your creative life.

    Creativity Thru the Decades -Interview with Mom

    Creativity Thru the Decades -Interview with Mom

    As we age, those of us who have been creative over the years can look back at all we’ve accomplished and be amazed. We can ponder what we’d still like to learn, and even recall how sewing and crafting have been the bright light through dark times.

    Jennifer sits down with her mother to chat about the crafts, sewing projects and most loved tools she’s used over the last few decades. Reminisce with us about flour sacks, needlepoint projects, and the true reason we create and share.

    • 47 min
    Try Something New

    Try Something New

    Occasionally we get quite wrapped up in our main area of crafting. Right? Yet, other hobbies and interests in the creative fields call to us. You know, that “someday I want to learn” [fill in the blank] thought.

    We’re all about sewing around here. But every once in a while we want to tackle something different. A different skill, a new craft.

    Today I want to give you some inspiration and a kick in the pants to pursue that craft or hobby that continually calls to you but that you keep pushing aw

    • 18 min
    Bringing Historical Fashion into Your Modern Wardrobe

    Bringing Historical Fashion into Your Modern Wardrobe

    Perhaps you’ve been thinking about how to incorporate your love of historical fashion with your everyday lifestyle but find it challenging to wear a bustle dress to your weekly grocery store outing. You are not alone!

    Jennifer gets us started with ideas on approaching this idea of HistoryBounding for our modern wardrobes with encouragement that YES! it can be done with comfort and functionality.

    • 35 min
    Sewing Threads

    Sewing Threads

    Aside from fabric and needle, thread is the other absolute necessary component for sewing. lol But is there thread that’s better than others?

    Join Jennifer in this episode to find out her favorite threads to use for general sewing by machine and hand. Take notes for tips on colors, conditioners, and available quality products.

    • 31 min
    The Value of Mundane Sewing

    The Value of Mundane Sewing

    Not every project needs to be a BIG one. Even in the process of sewing basic things there is the advantage of keeping the mind fresh, exploring new techniques, and finding the joy again – with no pressure to “perform.”

    In this quick episode Jennifer gives a dose of encouragement where even if your current sewing is a bit boring, the consistency of moving forward can inspire and refresh you for new, bigger projects.

    • 16 min
    Tidying Your Sewing Space with the KonMari Method

    Tidying Your Sewing Space with the KonMari Method

    Feeling overwhelmed with piles of patterns, fabrics, trims, books and more in your sewing room? Ready to dump it all and start fresh? Or at least find a way to manage all the things?

    We’ll take a look at the popular KonMari Method of tidying and how it applies to sewing and crafting items to help give you a set of guidelines for dealing with the clutter and to free your mind and space for new creative projects.

    • 55 min

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