35 episodes

The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing!

Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, fitting conundrums, and more.

Use your ears to become a better sewer! Hear the talent behind the world’s top garment-sewing magazine.

Threads Magazine Podcast: "Sewing With Threads" Threads Magazine

    • Design
    • 4.4, 130 Ratings

The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing!

Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, fitting conundrums, and more.

Use your ears to become a better sewer! Hear the talent behind the world’s top garment-sewing magazine.

    Shapewear and Wardrobe Building from a Patternmaker | Episode 30

    Shapewear and Wardrobe Building from a Patternmaker | Episode 30

    Sewing instructor and fitting expert Pamela Leggett discusses her latest shapewear and other patterns, shares sewing tips, and talks about how her business has weathered the pandemic, in the Sewing With Threads video podcast, Episode 30.

    • 39 min
    Fearless Experimentation | Episode 29

    Fearless Experimentation | Episode 29

    Threads Digital Ambassador Becky Fulgoni muses about design experimentation—planning, testing, and executing beautifully made garments, without stress or anxiety—in the Sewing With Threads video podcast, Episode 29.
    Becky is tall—6 feet tall—and has been sewing since childhood, when she realized she'd never find ready-to-wear clothes to fit her lanky frame. She talks about learning to sew with her mother and eventually moving on to a career in costume construction. She credits her training in the theater with teaching her to sew quickly and to think analytically about the engineering aspects of garment construction.

    • 36 min
    Patternmaker Liesl Gibson Designs with Fit in Mind | Episode 28

    Patternmaker Liesl Gibson Designs with Fit in Mind | Episode 28

    Garment pattern designer Liesl Gibson says she thinks about the fit whenever she creates a new pattern. In Episode 28 of Sewing With Threads, the founder and chief designer of Liesl + Co., Inc., describes a few fitting factors she considers when pattern drafting: the amount of ease needed, style, and a sewer's personal preferences.

    • 30 min
    Sewing for Beginners | Bonus Podcast 5

    Sewing for Beginners | Bonus Podcast 5

    During this time of social isolation, creative people are keeping busy making useful and beautiful things. It's the perfect time for beginner sewers to improve their skills. As sewing machines fly off the shelves across the country, Threads has brought together lots of online content to get you started making clothes, accessories, and home décor items to suit your style. You'll enjoy the process now, and you'll end up with handmade projects to be proud of for years to come.
    In this bonus podcast episode of Sewing with Threads, editors Sarah McFarland, Carol Fresia, and Jeannine Clegg steer listeners to some favorite posts and videos for sewing newbies.

    • 23 min
    Sewing Inspiration on YouTube | Bonus Podcast 4

    Sewing Inspiration on YouTube | Bonus Podcast 4

    With most of the country currently sheltering in place, we need to find inspiration to keep our creative juices flowing. In this bonus episode of the Sewing with Threads podcast, Threads editors Carol Fresia, Sarah McFarland, and Erica Redfern share some of their favorite YouTube content.
    Threads also invites listeners to visit our own YouTube channel for tips, how-to content, and project videos.

    • 22 min
    Watching Making the Cut | Bonus Podcast 3

    Watching Making the Cut | Bonus Podcast 3

    The new reality fashion show Making the Cut is creating a buzz these days. The 10-episode Amazon Original series challenges 12 designer contestants to show off their talents and skills—and survive elimination, to win a $1 million final prize.
    In this bonus podcast episode of Sewing With Threads, homebound editors Sarah McFarland, Erica Redfern, and Jeannine Clegg chatted remotely about Season 1 of the TV series. Threads is sharing bonus podcasts on Fridays through the month of April, and possibly beyond, as the world shelters in place during the coronavirus outbreak.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
130 Ratings

130 Ratings

A Victorious View ,

We are going to need more!

I’ve listened to two episodes of the podcast. I really enjoy it. We are going to need more! Once a month just will not be enough. Thank you for establishing a relevant selling podcast that lovers of sewing can relate to. Keep up the good work!

PodTink ,

Just for garment sewers

For a podcast that claims its for people who like to sew, it lacks a love for anything not garment sewing. It’s a great podcast for garment sewers. However about every 4-5 episodes one of the hosts will spend time going on about how she doesn’t get quilting, etc. Perhaps she should try investing time in it. It’d make her a better teacher.

Sew Shannon ,

The best podcast for sewers

My only complaint is that the podcast are not often enough! Very knowledgeable speakers and great information.

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