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Sewing Out Loud

Learn the technical information you need to sew successfully and have some fun with Zede and Mallory Donohue of SewHere.com

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Sewing is Complex, Only Smart People Do It

Mal and Zede discuss how sewing is viewed differently than other skills and how much multi-tasking and knowledge is required. The post Sewing is Complex, Only Smart People Do It appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

31mins

30 Dec 2016

Rank #1

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Sewing and Managing a Chronic Illness

This post may contain affiliate links. When you click through and make a purchase, SewHere receives a commission at no cost to you. Zede and Mallory discuss Sewing and Managing a Chronic Illness. Learn about Zede’s personal struggles with chronic illness and listen to input from our community members about how they deal with chronic […] The post Sewing and Managing a Chronic Illness appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

44mins

1 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Blindhem and Overcast Feet

Mallory and Zede discuss the differences between the blindhem and overcast feet. They compare and contrast the physical attributes of each foot, what each of their stitches look like and when to use them. The post Blindhem and Overcast Feet appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

29mins

11 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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Knit Construction and Finishing Techniques

In this installment of Sewing Out Loud Zede and Mallory discuss construction and finishing techniques for knit fabrics. They dedicate the entire first half of the episode to neck binding and treatments. If this is an area of knit garment construction you struggle with or could use some new technique information, you are not going […] The post Knit Construction and Finishing Techniques appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

47mins

30 Mar 2018

Rank #4

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Hobby Shaming

In this episode Mallory and Zede explore the many facets of hobby shaming. They get personal and share how they have felt hobby shamed and have witnessed it in the sewing world, even by other sewers. That’s right, sewer on sewer hobby shaming. Zede and Mallory share their views and advice on the topic, including […] The post Hobby Shaming appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

49mins

9 Mar 2018

Rank #5

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Why We Don’t Like Burrito Pillowcases

Burritos with meat, cheese, lettuce, guac, etc. are all welcome in our sewing room- but not Burrito Pillowcases! Zede and Mallory discuss why some sewing trends aren’t always your friend. Have you made a burrito pillowcase? Do you disagree with us? Tell us in the comments! Keep in touch with us at: www.SewHere.com Self Sewn […] The post Why We Don’t Like Burrito Pillowcases appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

22mins

29 Apr 2016

Rank #6

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Fabric Snobbery

Zede and Mallory share what it means to them to be fabric snobs and how important fabric choice can be to your sewing success. The post Fabric Snobbery appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

23mins

23 Sep 2016

Rank #7

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Fabric Library Development

Zede and Mallory explore their fabric library “stacks” and Mallory quizzes Zede along the way. Zede does a great job recalling where the fabric is located and what she has made from it. The stacks sometime spill over and the many large bolts of dot sequin end up inhabiting the multiple corners of the library. […] The post Fabric Library Development appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

39mins

18 May 2018

Rank #8

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Sewing Don’ts

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36mins

12 Jul 2019

Rank #9

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Different Seam Finishes

Zede and Mallory discuss options for different seam finishes- and Zede schools Mallory on the order of operations! Pinking shears *Zede hates them* Double stitch Overcasting Hong Kong Finish Serged edge Five Thread Safety Stitch   The post Different Seam Finishes appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

25mins

3 Jun 2016

Rank #10

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Garment Sewing Skills Pattern Information

The second episode in our Garment Sewing Skills series. Zede and Mallory talk about reading pattern envelopes, multi-size patterns, and commercial paper vs. PDF patterns. The post Garment Sewing Skills Pattern Information appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

25mins

17 Jun 2016

Rank #11

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Zede’s Work Prep

Want to know what Zede does to get ready to sew? Check it out in this episode! Keep in touch with us at: www.SewHere.com Self Sewn Wardrobe Facebook Group @sewherecom on Instagram SewHere.com Facebook Page   The post Zede’s Work Prep appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

18mins

29 Jan 2016

Rank #12

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UPF Fabrics

From the importance of skin safety to the thrill of a cute swim outfit–the ladies talk about UPF fabrics that will work swimmingly in your watery wardrobes. The post UPF Fabrics appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

21mins

15 Jul 2016

Rank #13

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Needles For Stretchy Fabrics

This post contains affiliate links. When you click through and make a purchase, SewHere receives a small commission at no expense to you. Thanks!   Jersey/Ballpoint Needles A jersey needle is a ballpoint needle and vice versa, these names are used interchangeably. This needle was created for the first knitted fabrics. These first industrially made […] The post Needles For Stretchy Fabrics appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

43mins

4 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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How To Take Out Stitches

Zede and Mallory share their top tips for stitch editing (yes, we like to be fancy and call seam ripping that). When taking lock stitches (regular sewing machine stitches) out of woven or knit fabrics always pull the bobbin thread. They both agree snipping the thread every few inches and stitching with the longest stitch […] The post How To Take Out Stitches appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

44mins

25 May 2018

Rank #15

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Rulers

Mallory and Zede discuss their plans for sewing world domination and what type of Rulers they would be. Not really, but you could imagine how entertaining that would be. In this episode they explore a variety of measuring devices, most of which are rulers. Zede and Mal share some of their must-haves and how they use […] The post Rulers appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

24mins

21 Oct 2016

Rank #16

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Machine Marketing Buzzwords

Zede and Mallory talk about the language of marketing sewing machines and what it really means for the consumer. The post Machine Marketing Buzzwords appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

20mins

2 Sep 2016

Rank #17

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The Resurgence of Garment Sewing

Zede and Mallory talk about the resurgence in the popularity of garment sewing and how people used to scoff at them for trying to teach garment classes. Do you make your own clothes? Tell us about it at sewingoutloud.com or on Instagram @ZedesSewingStudio The post The Resurgence of Garment Sewing appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

26mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #18

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Bonus Episode: Easy T FAQ

Mallory and Zede answer questions about the Easy T class in anticipation of its launch on November First. Pre-Order the Easy T class now at www.sewhere.com/easyt/ The post Bonus Episode: Easy T FAQ appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

15mins

5 Oct 2016

Rank #19

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Should You Have a Serger? Which one?

Zede and Mallory get real about which sergers work for you instead of against you. Do you think that sergers have decorative stitches? Why is it important to have a serger with NO threading order? Why would you want automatic tensions on a serger? Does it seem to good to be true? How do these […] The post Should You Have a Serger? Which one? appeared first on sewhere.com.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

24mins

18 Mar 2016

Rank #20