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030: Fabric Spotlight - Jersey
Hello and welcome to this episode of the Sew Mindful podcast and thank you so much for joining me. This week I wanted to focus on one of my favourite fabrics to work with and that is Jersey. I wanted to do a bit of research and share with you some...
029: The Secrets Behind the 2021 Pantone Colour of the Year
Pantone started as a graphics standards system for designers to provide a way to standardise how we define and refer to colours. It has become so influential that it is now a primary influencer in the colour trends followed by the fashion industry. In...
028: How to Buy Fabric (part 2) with Claire Hutchinson
This week is the 2nd part of my chat with the wonderful Claire Hutchinson about her tips on buying fabric particularly when in shops. If you haven't already listened to episode 27 for part 1 of our chat then I'd highly recommend doing so as Claire...
027: How to buy fabric (part 1) with Claire Hutchinson
In this week's episode Claire Hutchinson returns to continue our chat about her fabric stash. Claire first joined me in Episode 24 to share her process for picking and making garments and as we spoke it was clear that Claire loves to buy fabric.I wanted...
026: How to Choose a Sewing Machine
One of the most often asked questions when people are learning to make their own clothes is which is the best sewing machine to buy. Choosing a sewing machine can seem really daunting as there are so many to choose from so in this episode I talk about...
025: How I deal with my sewing failures
I love sewing but it can be easy to feel defeated if your project doesn't turn out as planned. There can be lots of reasons why sewing failures can happen but because you have often invested time and money into it the frustration can feel magnified when...
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Unfinished/ WIP projects
I got a box with 10s of 1/2 finished:started projects, they live there with the following reasons:- I am bored with this! I am out of time. I am not sure how to finish this.....arrrag... etc 😅
I love these podcasts...... so much information all presented in an informal manner. Buying fabric can be so tricky. As mentioned, buying plains can be problematic and leave you with polyester (and associated static) the only choice. I too have found a garment made from top quality fabric and properly lined, will last in good condition for years and represents brilliant value for money. I must visit the podcast on buying fabric online!
Great sewing podcast
I love this podcast it is full of information on sewing, fabric, style, everything a you need to know when sewing or not, there is something for everyone whether beginner or advanced, be sure to listen to it. No doubt it will interest you or at least get you thinking. Very creative and informative. 🧵🪡