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Sew & Tell

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Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy, Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

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Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy, Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
56
9
2
2
1

Enjoyable interaction & motivation

By Phepper - Jun 30 2019
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Love learning new techniques & products

Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing

By Mitte27 - Jan 21 2019
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Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
56
9
2
2
1

Enjoyable interaction & motivation

By Phepper - Jun 30 2019
Read more
Love learning new techniques & products

Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing

By Mitte27 - Jan 21 2019
Read more
Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing
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Sew & Tell

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

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Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy, Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.

Rank #1: Great Sewing Pattern Debate — Episode 13

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Paper or digital? Indie or Big 4? What are your favorite kinds of patterns to sew? Hear from co-hosts Meg, Kate and Amanda on their faves, plus guest co-host Deepika Prakash of PatternReview.com weighs in as well.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: Big four, indie, paper, digital: what's your preference?

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May 02 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #2: Sew Spooky — Episode 25

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We’re celebrating Halloween with scary sewing horror stories. Think they don’t exist? We promise you’ll be flinching at these tales. Then we’ll talk through our worst sewing fears.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell: What is your greatest sewing fear?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Oct 31 2019

54mins

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Rank #3: Fall Fashion Trends – Episode 21

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Tune in for a lively discussion of all the fall fashion trends, from head-to-toe pistachio to crayon legs. No matter where you stand on trends, this episode is guaranteed to kick your fall sewing into high gear!

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What fall trend are you looking forward to sewing?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Sep 05 2019

51mins

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Rank #4: Find Your (Sewing) People – Episode 20

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We talk sewing communities, both in-person and online, get into why they’re valuable and discuss how to find the perfect community for you. 

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite thing about your sewing community?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Aug 22 2019

43mins

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Rank #5: Forget Stash Stigma — Episode 10

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Do you suffer from stash stigma? We’ll discuss the ups and downs of collecting fabric, plus we’ll challenge each other (and you) to help us figure out what to do with some of our favorite stashed fabrics.

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Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite stash-busting technique?

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Mar 21 2019

56mins

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Rank #6: The Honeymoon Phase – Episode 24

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We're talking all wedding - from DIY to disasters - with co-hosts Meg, Kate and Amanda and very special guest Mimi G. Learn what went right and wrong for these inspiring sewists and what they'd change if they did it all again.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What sewing pattern would you or did you use to make your wedding look?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Oct 17 2019

58mins

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Rank #7: Summertime Sewing — Episode 14

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Join the hosts for an inspiring conversation on all things summer, from trends to personal plans to 90s-inspired fashions.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What are you planning to sew for summer?

Sponsored by Bernina

May 16 2019

52mins

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Rank #8: Sewing Body Positive – Episode 19

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Has sewing changed your relationship with your body? Join the hosts for a discussion on how sewing has impacted how they feel about their body, then listen to an inspired interview with My Body Model founder Erica Schmitz.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: How has sewing helped you embrace your body?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Aug 08 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #9: Get On The Planning Train — Episode 4

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We'll discuss our favorite makes of 2018 - from, discuss our sewing goals for 2019 and dip into wardrobe planning with special guest, Erica Bunker.

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Sew & Tell Question: What are your sewing resolutions?

Sponsored by Bernina

Dec 27 2018

50mins

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Rank #10: In The Holiday Zone — Episode 3

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Get ready for the holidays with a discussion of what to sew for your seasonal parties and what’s great and not-so-great about sewing gifts.

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Sew & Tell Question: What is the best homemade gift you ever gave or received?

Sponsored by Bernina

Dec 13 2018

41mins

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Rank #11: Sustainable Sewing: Simple Strategies — Episode 15

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Reducing one’s carbon footprint is an admirable goal. We’ll talk about how to apply it to your sewing hobby by getting into slow fashion and sustainable sewing. Plus, we play a game of Sewing Would You Rather.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What steps do you take to sew more sustainably?

Sponsored by Bernina

May 30 2019

59mins

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Rank #12: Jumpsuits And Mad Sewing Skills – Episode 16

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We dive into the jumpsuit trend (Patterns! Fitting tips! Plans!), then we get into some skills we’d like to develop and the best way to do it.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What sewing skills do you want to improve?

Sponsored by Bernina

Jun 13 2019

57mins

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Rank #13: When Sewing Sparks Fly — Episode 5

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Do you have a pattern you sew again and again? We do! Learn about Meg, Amanda and Kate’s tried-and-true patterns and maybe discover something to add to your repertoire. Plus, play along with our Sewing Controversy and Trend Lightning Round.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What are your tried-and-true patterns?

Sponsored by Bernina

Jan 10 2019

40mins

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Rank #14: Selfish Sewing: Words Matter — Episode 12

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Is sewing for yourself selfish? Or is it self-care? We’ll talk about the stigma of so-called #SelfishSewing and why you should never feel bad about using your skills to make yourself happy. Plus, hear the tales of our greatest sewing fails.

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Sew & Tell Question: How does your sewing support your mental health?

Sponsored by BerninaUSA

Apr 18 2019

55mins

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Rank #15: Rock That Trend — Episode 6

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Take advantage of Meg’s fashion expertise to dig into the new spring trends and get a look at what’s hot for 2019. Then join us for a chat with maker and all-around awesome person Tiffany Pratt.

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Sew & Tell Question: What is your favorite spring trend and will you sew it?

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Jan 24 2019

54mins

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Host Q&A — Episode 31

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Meg and Kate answer listener-submitted questions, from when they got their first sewing machines to their favorite musical groups.

Episode Summary:

  • Welcome
  • Discussion Segment: Q&A with Meg and Kate!
  • SewJo

This week’s Sew & Tell question: Why do you like to listen to Sew & Tell? 

Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/host-qa-episode-31

Jan 23 2020

55mins

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Sewing 2020 — Episode 30

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Join Kate, Meg and Amanda for a discussion of sewing resolutions and sewing challenges in 2020. From sewing your stash to sewing more for your home to taking on more challenging projects, join the hosts for a lively discussion, find out their plans for the new year and more.

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This episode’s question: What sewing challenge are you going to tackle in 2020?

Jan 09 2020

52mins

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Playing Favorites — Episode 29

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We’re getting into the day-after spirit and talk about sewing loungewear. We also take some time to review our 2019 sewing success, failures and favorites. 

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Sew & Tell Question: What was your greatest sewing accomplishment in 2019?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking.

Dec 26 2019

1hr

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A Sewist’s Gift Guide — Episode 28

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Guest host Brittany J. Jones joins us for an episode dedicated to gift-sewing! We discuss our suggestions for your own wish list as well as items for the sewists in your life, and then each share the best sewing gifts we’ve personally received.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What’s on your sewing wish list this holiday season?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Dec 12 2019

56mins

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Keep Learning — Episode 27

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We talk about taking your skills from basic to advanced via continuing sewing education, from types of sewing courses you can take to other things you can study to boost your abilities.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What kind of sewing courses would you like to take?

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Nov 28 2019

54mins

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Sew Cozy — Episode 26

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We’re snuggling into our winter sewing and talking about the fabrics and patterns to use for the coziest possible me-mades. Plus we’re celebrating our first podiversary!

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Sew & Tell Question: What's the coziest thing you've ever sewn?

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Nov 14 2019

54mins

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Sew Spooky — Episode 25

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We’re celebrating Halloween with scary sewing horror stories. Think they don’t exist? We promise you’ll be flinching at these tales. Then we’ll talk through our worst sewing fears.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell: What is your greatest sewing fear?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Oct 31 2019

54mins

Play

The Honeymoon Phase – Episode 24

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We're talking all wedding - from DIY to disasters - with co-hosts Meg, Kate and Amanda and very special guest Mimi G. Learn what went right and wrong for these inspiring sewists and what they'd change if they did it all again.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What sewing pattern would you or did you use to make your wedding look?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Oct 17 2019

58mins

Play

Flex Your Costume Sewing Muscles – Episode 23

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Halloween is one time of year when you can really show off your sewing skills. Get your creative juices flowing with a conversation about costumes of all kinds - cosplay, historical, Halloween - with co-hosts Kate and Amanda and guest host Ginger.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What's your dream me-made costume?

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Oct 03 2019

47mins

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Jean It! – Episode 22

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Join co-hosts Meg, Amanda and Kate for a discussion of jeans making. We'll explore handmade jeans on all the levels: what's intimidating, what style we each prefer (skinny or wide leg, high or low rise, rigid or stretch), our favorite jeans sewing patterns and resources for taking the plunge. After that, dive into wedding stories and a lively round of would you rather. Fun stuff!

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: Have you or do you plan to sew jeans?

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Sep 19 2019

54mins

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Fall Fashion Trends – Episode 21

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Tune in for a lively discussion of all the fall fashion trends, from head-to-toe pistachio to crayon legs. No matter where you stand on trends, this episode is guaranteed to kick your fall sewing into high gear!

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What fall trend are you looking forward to sewing?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Sep 05 2019

51mins

Play

Find Your (Sewing) People – Episode 20

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We talk sewing communities, both in-person and online, get into why they’re valuable and discuss how to find the perfect community for you. 

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite thing about your sewing community?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Aug 22 2019

43mins

Play

Sewing Body Positive – Episode 19

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Has sewing changed your relationship with your body? Join the hosts for a discussion on how sewing has impacted how they feel about their body, then listen to an inspired interview with My Body Model founder Erica Schmitz.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: How has sewing helped you embrace your body?

Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®

Aug 08 2019

1hr 1min

Play

Jump into Sewing Swimwear – Episode 18

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We're talking about the big summer sewing milestone today: sewing swimwear! Discover the many reasons why sewing swimwear is a great idea, why not to be intimidated and helpful tips - from Meg - on swimsuit sewing techniques.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: Have you or do you plan to sew your own swimwear?

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Jul 25 2019

49mins

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UPDATE — Back in 2 Weeks

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We're taking a quick break from the podcast. But don't worry: we'll be back in two weeks with some fresh sewing inspiration, conversations and bad sewing puns. Until then, happy stitching!

Jul 11 2019

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Gauze, Cork & Spandex (Oh My!) – Episode 17

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We talk about some of our favorite tricky fabrics to sew and give you tips for sewing success. Learn how to sew double gauze, cork and spandex, just in time for summer.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite fabric to sew with?

Sponsored by Bernina

Jun 27 2019

49mins

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Jumpsuits And Mad Sewing Skills – Episode 16

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We dive into the jumpsuit trend (Patterns! Fitting tips! Plans!), then we get into some skills we’d like to develop and the best way to do it.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What sewing skills do you want to improve?

Sponsored by Bernina

Jun 13 2019

57mins

Play

Sustainable Sewing: Simple Strategies — Episode 15

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Read more

Reducing one’s carbon footprint is an admirable goal. We’ll talk about how to apply it to your sewing hobby by getting into slow fashion and sustainable sewing. Plus, we play a game of Sewing Would You Rather.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What steps do you take to sew more sustainably?

Sponsored by Bernina

May 30 2019

59mins

Play

Bonus Episode: Sewing For Cosplay with Cheryl Sleboda

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We welcomed Cheryl Sleboda (@sewmuchcosplay) to the studio for a special cosplay-themed convo! Catch the mini-episode, out now! If you don't know much about cosplay, start here, then watch Cheryl's new Con Crunch series, free at Sew Daily TV!

Sponsored by Bernina

May 23 2019

17mins

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Summertime Sewing — Episode 14

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Join the hosts for an inspiring conversation on all things summer, from trends to personal plans to 90s-inspired fashions.

Click here to view the show notes.

Sew & Tell Question: What are you planning to sew for summer?

Sponsored by Bernina

May 16 2019

52mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
56
9
2
2
1

Enjoyable interaction & motivation

By Phepper - Jun 30 2019
Read more
Love learning new techniques & products

Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing

By Mitte27 - Jan 21 2019
Read more
Enjoy this podcast has many tips and tricks for sewing