Helen Wilkinson and Caroline Somos host Love to Sew, a fun weekly podcast about making clothes, sewing community, and small business. They talk about their passion for sewing a handmade wardrobe and their daily lives as creative entrepreneurs. Listen to interviews with indie business owners and inspiring sewists who totally understand your obsession with sewing.
Choosing the Perfect Fabric
A great garment pairs a good design with the perfect fabric. In this episode, we guide you through pattern and fabric matchmaking, whether in-person or online.
What I Wish I Knew When I Started Sewing
What is the one thing you wish you knew when you started sewing? In this episode, Love to Sew listeners share the hard-earned advice they wish they had when they were new sewists - and Helen and Caroline commentate!
Mystical Stitches with Christi Johnson
Christi Johnson is a textile artist and teacher. We talk with her about mystical empowerment through wearable embroidery, clothing vs. fashion, and her new book!
Cutting Patterns & Fabric
Cutting is a big part of every sewist’s life. In this episode, we share tips for cutting patterns and fabric, recommend the best cutting supplies, and have a Team Rotary Cutter vs. Team Scissors smackdown!
Tailoring for Them with Emilia Bergoglio
Tailoring for everyone! Emilia Bergoglio makes amazing tailored garments. In this episode, they chat with us about tailoring techniques, degendering fashion, and their favourite learning resources.
Linings can make your clothes last longer, make sheer fabrics more versatile, and make your jackets warmer. In this episode, we review how to sew linings, how to draft linings, and how to choose the perfect lining fabric for your garment.
Hooked on this podcast
If you love to sew this is a true gem! Fun to listen and so inspiring and every podcast teaches me new things.
Since I’ve discovered podcasts this is the one I listen more often and with more attention. I just love what they do for the community. And is also a great source of information. Go listen to it!
Love to sew for sure!
I discovered this podcast last year and I am so glad I did. I thoroughly enjoy each episode even if the subject might not be for me.. They’ve kept me company through a lot of sewing and I turn the podcast on quite often when doing house chores to make those more fun as well! Thank you and keep up the good work! Love it😍