Sewing blogger Sonja Gingerich (of Ginger Makes) recently started an online fabric shop, Hell Gate Fabrics, specializing in fabrics that are healthier for the environment. This episode, Christine catches up with Sonja about sourcing better fabrics in the murky world of global textiles, as well as her recent transition into working in upholstery (at Five Finger Furnishings) and as a puppet costumer!
Music: “Redhead” by Jahzzar.
Notes from this episode:
A bench Sonja recently upholstered at Five Finger Furnishings.
A recent collaboration between Five Finger Furnishings and textile designer Maki Yamamoto.
Hemp can be beautiful! Here’s some of the strong-yet-pretty hemp knit Sonja has on the Hell Gate Fabric site.