Stories about designing, making, and wearing your own clothing
Sewing Through the Generations
In this episode, we’ll hear stories from the Seamwork team about how past and future generations of sewists have impacted our sewing stories.
Sewing a Legacy, the Story of Folkwear
Folkwear has been creating patterns for nearly 50 years. Despite four changes in ownership and two recessions, this women-owned business is still making patterns today.
The Ways We Share
In this episode, we’ll hear stories about sharing, and how we share our craft with our loved ones. We asked you about a time that you sewed for someone else. Did it go as planned? Did they love it? How did they react?
STORY: Sewing for the Body I have Right Now, with Maggie
What would you do if your body kept changing? If you lost 30 pounds in a month or gained 90 pounds in a year? Maggie has a chronic illness that causes extreme changes in her body, which affects her motivation to sew clothes that fit, her beliefs about sustainability, and her relationship with a craft that she loves.
MINI: Finding Unexpected Connections Through Sewing
In this episode, we’ll hear stories about how sewing connects us. We asked you the question, when has sewing helped you form unexpected connections?
STORY: Daddy Dressed Me with Michael and Ava
It’s unlikely that you’ve met a father and daughter with a bond like that of Michael and Ava.
Ava is 9 years old, and absolutely loves her dad, Michael. Not only does she feel comfortable discussing her life with him and letting him in on what’s bothering her as she grows up, but they collaborate together on custom-sewn outfits just for her.