65 episodes

A podcast all about historic needlework and the gals who stitched it, hosted by your local historic needlework expert, Isabella Rosner.

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    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 25 Ratings

A podcast all about historic needlework and the gals who stitched it, hosted by your local historic needlework expert, Isabella Rosner.

    RSN at the Fashion and Textile Museum: An Interview with Dennis Nothdruft

    RSN at the Fashion and Textile Museum: An Interview with Dennis Nothdruft

    In this episode, Isabella interviews Dennis Nothdruft, Head of Exhibitions at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. The two discuss the museum's current exhibition, "150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk."

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com.

    • 42 min
    New London Needlework Reexamined: An Interview with Lynne Zacek Bassett

    New London Needlework Reexamined: An Interview with Lynne Zacek Bassett

    In this episode, Isabella interviews independent fashion and textile scholar and curator Lynne Zacek Bassett. The two discuss Lynne's current exhibition, "New London County Quilts & Bed Covers, 1750‒1825," and the exciting needlework discoveries to have come out of the research and display of the show. 

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com.

    • 57 min
    Stitching A Better World: An Interview with Stephanie Valencia of the Social Justice Sewing Academy

    Stitching A Better World: An Interview with Stephanie Valencia of the Social Justice Sewing Academy

    In the final episode of season 3, Isabella chats with Stephanie Valencia, Program Director of the Social Justice Sewing Academy. The Social Justice Sewing Academy, or SJSA, is an organisation that empowers individuals and works to create social change through textile production.

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com.

    • 55 min
    Resilient Stitching, Then and Now: An Interview with Claire Wellesley-Smith

    Resilient Stitching, Then and Now: An Interview with Claire Wellesley-Smith

    In this episode, Isabella interviews embroidery artist, author, and researcher, Claire Wellesley-Smith. The two discuss everything from Claire's community engagement textile projects and her new book Resilient Stitch to Louisa Pesel and the Bradford Khaki Handicrafts Club.

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com, and a Patreon, patreon.com/sewwhatpodcast.

    • 48 min
    Embroidery and the Body: An Interview with Rowan Riley

    Embroidery and the Body: An Interview with Rowan Riley

    In this episode, Isabella interviews artist and embroiderer Rowan Riley. The two discuss Rowan's artistic practice, stitching about and with one's body, and favourite contemporary textile artists. 

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com, and a Patreon, patreon.com/sewwhatpodcast.

    • 58 min
    Japanese Mending and Stitching: Sashiko and Boro

    Japanese Mending and Stitching: Sashiko and Boro

    In this mini episode, Isabella discusses the Japanese stitching traditions of sashiko and boro. Each mini episode focuses on a single needlework technique from each continent, with this week's continent being Asia.

    Images and sources are available at @sewwhatpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The podcast has a website, sewwhatpodcast.com, and a Patreon, patreon.com/sewwhatpodcast.

    • 17 min

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4.7 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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