Series 2, Episode 23: Juliet Walsh is back with more sewing thread info. She also has tips for buying good quality threads. Juliet encourages us to experiment with our sewing threads so we get the best result for our projects. Did you know Gutermann have been producing sewing threads from PET bottles. They’ve been doing this for 10 years.
Carrie Cunningham for Sewover50: began sewing garments when she was 11 years old. She was self- taught until she started High School. She is the owner of Endless Dzns by Carrie, which is a custom garment, alterations, and accessory business that she began in 2007. She loves using photos and drawings of garments to bring them to life for her clients and family members. More about Carrie’s story is on her podcast blog post.
Tuesday 23 June 2020: Chloe discusses the various responses from the sewing community about the blog post ‘How do you motivate yourself when you lose your sewjo?’ There a call out for contributions from the sewing community about their ‘vintage collections‘. Have a read of this story for the full details before you email sewcialists. Their ‘who we are’ series is fascinating. There will be a blog post about the copy writing team behind the Sewcialists. They do so much work to make each blog post readable for the whole community.
Monday 22 June 2020: Louise Sparrow, Chair of ASG discusses the sewing challenges ASG has developed to keep their members engaged in sewing while we’re in social isolation. This month they’re having fun sewing stuffed toys. We also thank Helene for volunteering to produce the transcripts for each ASG podcast.