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Series 2 episode 5: When you live in rural Australia and wouldn’t live anywhere else, you’ll hear how Maz of Maz lifestyle goes about her busy life, battling the elements and finding time to sew. On this podcast you’ll realise why we think Maz is the type of person you’ll want as your neighbour.

Maz tells us about so many stories about outback Australian life.
Meet Maz Lifestyle or Marion Saunders

Maz is a mum of 4 and a grandmother however she gives her time and energy to her community in Carinda so you’ll hear about they celebrate David Bowie each year at the Carinda pub.

You’ll also hear how her family manage her regular photo taking for her Instagram account.

There are so many heart warming stories in this podcast and also many stories about how the local community comes together to help their neighbours in times of need.

Maz is a Cossie Confidence ambassador, showing women that you should have fun and embrace who you are now.

Maz and her daughter Lizzie also have an online store Lizzy and me designs selling their handmade clutches, bags and earrings. It’s their way of bringing their outback aesthetic to you. 

Support us via Patreon so we can continue to produce more great podcasts.

Don’t forget to enter #BHMpatterndesigners before February 29!!!.

3 simple rules

  1. Must tag both @sewnaturaldane and @OneSewSweet and use the hashtag #BHMpatterndesigners in order to have your entry counted
  2. You must use a design by a Black pattern designer from any craft ie sewing, knitting, crotchet or any other craft that you love. Check with Myra at @OneSewSweet or Natieda at @sewnaturaldane
  3. You can only sew and post your item (garment/s, handbag, knitting etc) created from 1 – 29 February 2020. Your entry is due 29 February 2020.

This year has a theme – include details about someone who inspires your style.

Pattern designers include: Bayron Handmade, Montoya Mayo, Style Sew Me, Tabitha Sewer, Shannon Monique, Kama Sewtra, GG Made It, LeJanaroB patterns, Hey Brown Berry. During this challenge more designers may be discovered and we’ll list them here.

Don’t forget Tracey Reese, Beaute J’Ddore, Khaliah Ali and Sarah Trails.

Fabric companies include: Sew much fabric , Fabric Fix, Ankara and lace and My Daily Threadz

This challenge is supported by their four Ambassadors (new this year!) @crumpetsteaandsewing@crystalsewsandstuff@islandsewcialist@lejanarobpatterns

A HUGE thank you to 2020 #BHMpatterndesigner sponsors:
@mydailythreadzme@sewnmagazine@bayronhandmade@thanksImadethem@sewmuchfabric@stylesewmepatterns@claire_cochran@laststitch@montoyamayo. ⠀
Use BHM20 for a 20% discount and free shipping from Style Sew Me patterns

Go to Youtube to keep up to date with Nateida and Myra. Here’s a link to their kick off video.

You can also find our podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, iHeartradio, Castbox and Libsyn. Subscribe to our podcast to listen to our earlier podcasts and tell your friends about our podcast.

We publish podcasts each fortnight unless we have newsworthy podcast like this timely collaboration podcast.

Sew organised style podcast channel showcases people in our community that help others. You’ll hear a range of interviews about style and sewing from Anne Whalley and with people many people from the sewing community who are also working through various ways to manage issues affecting their lives. Our guests bravely share their strategies with our creative online community everyday.

Our growing resources page provides links to reputable organisations to help you when you need it. If you’ve used a reputable organisation that has helped you, please share the link with us.

If you want to share your experiences, contact us today.

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