18 episodes

Threaded Together is a podcast that delves into the intersection of garment construction, high fashion, and sustainability. Hosted by two passionate creators, Tracy and Rebecca, the show brings a fresh perspective to the industry, sharing their expertise and experiences to spotlight the unique work of designers and advocate for a more conscious approach to fashion. From home sewing techniques to high fashion construction, the podcast explores it all and touches on the importance of sustainability in the fashion industry. With each episode, Threaded Together aims to inspire and educate listeners on the value of thoughtful and sustainable garment construction.

Threaded Together Rebecca Thayer & Tracy

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Threaded Together is a podcast that delves into the intersection of garment construction, high fashion, and sustainability. Hosted by two passionate creators, Tracy and Rebecca, the show brings a fresh perspective to the industry, sharing their expertise and experiences to spotlight the unique work of designers and advocate for a more conscious approach to fashion. From home sewing techniques to high fashion construction, the podcast explores it all and touches on the importance of sustainability in the fashion industry. With each episode, Threaded Together aims to inspire and educate listeners on the value of thoughtful and sustainable garment construction.

    Plan Your Perfect Summer: Sewing Projects to Elevate Your Wardrobe

    Plan Your Perfect Summer: Sewing Projects to Elevate Your Wardrobe

    Join us in today's episode as we explore how to craft the ultimate summer wardrobe through thoughtful sewing projects. We're talking about everything from choosing patterns that will become your new favorites, year after year, to keeping your looks vibrant and fresh. Learn how to seamlessly blend trendy designs with timeless staples, like floaty dresses and breezy palazzos, to create a wardrobe that’s as functional as it is stylish. We also break down the concept of dopamine dressing—think bold prints and vivid colors that make you feel good just by wearing them. Plus, we discuss how upcycling and learning new sewing techniques can help you beat the heat in style. Whether you’re dreaming of airy maxis, playful jumpsuits, or chic culottes, we've got the tips to help you sew your way into a summer of endless fashion possibilities.

    Full show notes at Threadedtogetherpodcast.com

    • 34 min
    Dive into Crafting Custom Swimwear

    Dive into Crafting Custom Swimwear

    Dive into the vibrant world of DIY swimwear in this engaging episode of the Threaded Together Podcast! As summer approaches, we're here to guide you through the art of crafting custom swimwear that stands out. From technical tips to fashion-forward advice, this episode is packed with invaluable insights for anyone looking to enhance their sewing skills and wardrobe.
    Key Topics We Cover:
    Material Selection: Understand the four enemies of swimwear and master choosing the right fabric and elastic for durable, stylish results.Swimsuit Fit Adjustments: Learn effective ways to update the rise of your swimsuit for the perfect fit and explore how to personalize your swimwear to your preferences.Sewing Essentials: Discover why you don't necessarily need an overlocker to create a swimsuit, debunking common myths about swimwear production.Fashion Forward Swimwear: Elevate your swimwear from basic to high fashion, with tips on incorporating current runway trends into your designs.
    Full show notes with links: https://threadedtogetherpodcast.com/2024/05/28/dive-into-crafting-custom-swimwear/

    • 37 min
    The Met Gala: Iconic Vintage Fashion and Their Modern Echoes

    The Met Gala: Iconic Vintage Fashion and Their Modern Echoes

    Join the Threaded Together Podcast as we dive into the enchanting theme of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fundraiser: 'Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.' Discover the legacy of vintage garments and explore how they influence modern fashion and entertainment. We'll also delve into iconic fashion moments, like the Alexander McQueen dress interpretations and the impact of Chanel's historical pieces at the Met Gala. We'll discuss famous reinterpretations recently seen at the Met Gala, the designer codes behind these creations, and how you can incorporate these themes into your own sewing projects. Whether you’re creating your own Met Gala look or sewing from home, this episode is a must-watch for anyone interested in fashion design, fashion history, DIY sewing projects, and Met Gala highlights.

     

    Full show notes and links on ThreadedTogetherPodcast.com

    • 42 min
    High Fashion, Low Waste: A ScrapTastic Voyage into Sustainable Garment Making

    High Fashion, Low Waste: A ScrapTastic Voyage into Sustainable Garment Making

    Welcome to a SCRAPTASTIC episode that not only fulfills its promise but redefines it, offering a sophisticated guide to sewing up your scraps with a focus on innovation, creativity, and environmental responsibility. Join us where high fashion meets sustainability, as we delve into the realm of creative scrap sewing. Inspired by the insights from our first episode of the year (Episode 13), which introduced the pivotal role of sustainability in sewing, this episode is designed to transcend the ordinary, offering a rich source of inspiration and high-level techniques for repurposing your fabric remnants. Whether you’re a new home sewer or a budding designer, this episode promises to furnish you with the elevated tips and tricks essential for your scrap sewing voyage. Prepare to be propelled into a world of creativity and eco-conscious elegance. Let’s challenge the norms of sustainability in sewing and initiate a revolution with each stitch we place. 

    Full show notes on http://www.ThreadedTogetherPodcast.com

    • 42 min
    Elevating Your Sewing Game: A Guide to Choosing and Using a Dress Form

    Elevating Your Sewing Game: A Guide to Choosing and Using a Dress Form

    Should you, or shouldn't you, utilize a dress form in your sewing practice? We answer that question and share stories about our own experiences with dress forms in the latest episode. From their rich history to their pivotal role in high fashion and sustainability, we cover everything you need to know about choosing, customizing, and even creating your own dress form.

    • 30 min
    Embracing Sustainable Fashion: What does it mean to focus on sustainable sewing and garment creation in 2024?

    Embracing Sustainable Fashion: What does it mean to focus on sustainable sewing and garment creation in 2024?

    In the first epsidoe of the new year we're diving headfirst into the world of sustainability, a theme we're passionate about exploring in 2024. Join us as we uncover the origins of our interest in sustainable fashion, discussing the challenges and rewards of upcycling, and the importance of sustainable practices in our sewing projects.

    We'll explore the nitty-gritty of sourcing eco-friendly materials, share insights on minimizing waste in sewing, and provide practical tips for extending the life of garments through mending, upcycling, and thoughtful alterations. Plus, we'll take a look at how high fashion is embracing sustainability and upcycling, and what we can learn from it.

    This episode isn't just about sewing; it's about making thoughtful choices that impact our planet. Whether you're a seasoned sewist, a fashion enthusiast, or someone just starting to dip your toes into the sustainable fashion pool, this episode is packed with inspiration, practical advice, and our own personal experiences. So, grab your thread and needle and join us on this enlightening fashion adventure towards a more sustainable future!

    Find the full show notes and links here: https://threadedtogetherpodcast.com/2024/01/29/embracing-sustainable-fashion-what-does-it-mean-to-focus-on-sustainable-sewing-and-garment-creation-in-2024/

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Itnevarap ,

Delightful and informative

This podcast is wonderful to listen to. The hosts provide useful information (I’m a struggling sewist) in an easy to understand way. Tracy and Rebecca’s personalities shine through and their different approaches to sewing let you know there are options. Topics are thoughtfully chosen and are explored well.

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