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 of and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines 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.

Episode Date
Sew & Tell: Episode 12: Selfish Sewing – Words Matter
Episode number: 12 Episode title: “Selfish” Sewing: The Words Matter Episode description: 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. Sponsored by BerninaUSA
Apr 18, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 11:Bunnies & Bag Sewing
Episode number: 11 Episode title: Bunnies & Bag Sewing Episode description: Are you team #bagsewing? Or do you prefer to buy your bags? Join the podcast hosts this week for a deep dive into all things bags: favorite materials, favorite patterns, bag sewing philosophy and more. Fair warning: you just might be inspired! We all wanted to sew more bags after this episode! Plus, to buy or to sew - jeans, bras, swimsuits? What's on your list?
Apr 04, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 10: Forget Stash Stigma
Episode number: 10 Episode title: Forget Stash Stigma Episode description: 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.
Mar 21, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 9: Wedding Episode with Mimi G of Mimi G. Style
Episode: 9 Title: The Wedding Episode with Mimi G Description: Meg’s getting married! And so is our guest host, Mimi G of Mimi G Style! Weddings are on our minds, so we’ll talk about sewing for the big day and discuss how much wedding DIY is too much wedding DIY. Sponsored by:
Mar 07, 2019
Sew & Tell Bonus Episode: Quilt Podcast
New bonus episode! Kate and Amanda  talk all things quilting with FW editor and co-host of the new The Quilting Company Podcast Tracy Mooney, including our mutual love of the perfect quilting/sewing crossover project, the #tamarackjacket. We're curious: do you sew and quilt? Sponsored by:
Feb 28, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 8: The Sewing Slump
Episode number: 8 Episode title: The Sewing Slump Episode Description: We talk inspiration every week, but what happens when you just can’t find any? Our hosts will discuss “sewist’s block” and how to deal with it. Brought to you by Bernina USA
Feb 21, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 7: Sew Romantic
Episode Number: 7 Episode Title: Sew Romantic Episode Description: Dial up the romantic mood Meg, Amanda and Kate dig into sewing for date night. Plus, let’s chat about menswear! Sponsored by Bernina OK
Feb 07, 2019
Sew & Tell Episode 6: Rock That Trend
Episode Number: 6 Episode Title: Rock That Trend Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Bernina
Jan 24, 2019
Sew & Tell Podcast Bonus Episode: Never Have I Ever
Episode: Bonus Episode: Never Have I Ever. Description: Play along with Meg, Amanda and Kate as they play a sewing-themed version of the quintessential party game "Never Have I Ever." Sponsored by Bernina
Jan 17, 2019
Sew & Tell Podcast Episode 5: When Sewing Sparks Fly
Episode Number: 5 Episode Title: When Sewing Sparks Fly Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Bernina
Jan 10, 2019