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Release Date: 08/05/2020

Meet Lindzeanne show art Meet Lindzeanne

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Lindsay Anne is an English literature teacher by day, self-taught hand-stitcher by night living in Tokyo Japan. Growing up, Lindsay was always described as the “creative one” and she suggests that new starters should use what they have at hand. Machine thread is what Lyndsay uses for her embroidery pieces. The important thing is to start!

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Liz Haywood on Sewcialists podcast show art Liz Haywood on Sewcialists podcast

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Today's Sewcialists podcast is the first of 2 Zero Waste podcasts to support the first 2021 theme month - Zero Waste Sewing. You'll hear from Liz Haywood, the Australian author of Zero Waste Sewing. Her Zero Waste Sewing book was a recipient of a 2020 NYC Big Book Award in the craft/hobby category.  Liz is a trained pattern maker and has over 20 years experience in the clothing industry. Her clothing manufacturing experience spans Australia and the UK.

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Maria Yap is back show art Maria Yap is back

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You'll know Maria's sewing work through her Instagram account and her blog. In this next episode with Maria (Finished Seams) she talks about the creative process she uses when planning sewing projects. She uses examples from a recent endless combination contest she entered in November 2020.

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World Frocktails 2021 show art World Frocktails 2021

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Topstitch Studio and Lounge are the hosts of World Frocktails running from 8 to 13 February 2021. The $2 and $5 charity raffle supports - Build a Nest, Textile Exchange and Global Fund For Women as they support sustainable practices, ethical working conditions, women’s rights, social and racial justice.

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Sewcialists 2021 podcast launch show art Sewcialists 2021 podcast launch

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Sewcialists was started amongst a group of friends in 2014 and Gillian Whitcombe relaunched Sewcialists in 2017 with its well established blog. The Sewcialists then developed their Instagram account with an impressive 40,000 plus followers. In 2021 these podcasts will provide a voice to reinforce their fun theme months 4 times a year, host discussions about diversity, and feature posts by our community!

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Christmas in Norway show art Christmas in Norway

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Katrine of Mending Mayhem shares the Christmas traditions practiced in Norway. These include traditions from their forefathers. Recipes are on the podcast website.

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Sewcialists in December show art Sewcialists in December

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Chloe Read, the Australian Editor for the Sewcialists has so much to update us about. We celebrate Gabby Brown's 30th blog post. Gabby or Dear Gabby is the technical fit specialists that lives and breathes her craft while freely sharing her knowledge on Sewcialists. We learn about the new editors including Sue Stoney and the Top 5 blog series.

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Raquel take 2 show art Raquel take 2

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Raquel contributes to Sewover50 everyday and she was on the podcast in episode 2. This time Raquel talks about how she participates in the Sewover50 community. She also participates in MAGAM Sewalong as well. Raquel is really enjoying being a Minerva Maker and this challenges her from refashioning. She sews everyday!

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Doing things the 'right' way show art Doing things the 'right' way

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Dear Gabby or Gabby Brown of Sewcialists, has written a 'wrap up' blog posts as she reflects on process. Gabby encourages us to vet your information sources. When you read Gabby's post on Sewcialists, you'll understand why she encourages us to 'always be questioning' (ABQ). If you're new to sewing, or not, Gabby provides links to reliable patternmaking books and class sources to ensure you are learning sewing and patternmaking skills that will give you successful projects more often in the future.

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Meet Finished Seams show art Meet Finished Seams

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Maria Yap also known as Finished Seams, has a sewing blog that chronicles her sewing efforts. Maria found the Sewover50 community on Instagram 2 years ago and she's enjoying sharing her sewing journey with likeminded people from around the world. Many people know Maria through her sewing reviews and through her participation in sewing contests. Contests fuel her creativity and extend her sewing skills.

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More Episodes

Karen Dolen wrote a 2-part guest post about Style for Sewover50. On today's podcast, Karen talks more about the path to finding your signature style without needing to pay a 'style consultant'. There are so many resources online and you can have a look at Karen's style board on Pinterest.

Go to the Sewover50 podcast blog post to catch up on all the Sewover50 podcasts available featuring Judith Staley, Sandy Bach and Susan Young. You'll find great Sewover50 stalwarts you've already seen on instagram.