#28 Historical Costuming with American Duchess’s Lauren Stowell

“From my perspective, the whole point is to relive history. You look at the past and and you think, ‘My great grandmother, how did she live? What did she feel like in her clothing?’ One of the ways to connect

#28 Historical Costuming with American Duchess’s Lauren Stowell

“From my perspective, the whole point is to relive history. You look at the past and and you think, ‘My great grandmother, how did she live? What did she feel like in her clothing?’ One of the ways to connect

Episode #27 Susan Khalje’s Cocktail Party

Need advice on sewing for special occasions? Susan Khalje, the renowned couture sewing instructor (and my first repeat guest!), has you covered. This episode, Susan and I discuss her soon-to-be released online cocktail dress class, as well as the art

Episode #27 Susan Khalje’s Cocktail Party

Need advice on sewing for special occasions? Susan Khalje, the renowned couture sewing instructor (and my first repeat guest!), has you covered. This episode, Susan and I discuss her soon-to-be released online cocktail dress class, as well as the art

#26: Kollabora! An Interview with Nora Abousteit

As makers, the internet has profoundly influenced how we look for inspiration, learn, and share our newest creations. Nora Abousteit, a founder of BurdaStyle.com and now of the beautiful Kollabora.com—which focuses on fashion and home decor—has had a big impact in

#26: Kollabora! An Interview with Nora Abousteit

As makers, the internet has profoundly influenced how we look for inspiration, learn, and share our newest creations. Nora Abousteit, a founder of BurdaStyle.com and now of the beautiful Kollabora.com—which focuses on fashion and home decor—has had a big impact in

#25 Sewing for Kids (and Yourself!) with Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S

There’s something so refreshing about immediately connecting with someone, and I felt just that way about this week’s interview with Liesl Gibson, founder of the lovely children’s pattern company Oliver + S. Liesl is truly a warm, smart, and engaging

#25 Sewing for Kids (and Yourself!) with Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S

There’s something so refreshing about immediately connecting with someone, and I felt just that way about this week’s interview with Liesl Gibson, founder of the lovely children’s pattern company Oliver + S. Liesl is truly a warm, smart, and engaging

Episode #24: Stories in Cloth with Quilter Maura Grace Ambrose

 “Quilting is such a social process. It’s such a self expression, in that the quilts are beautiful designs and they can speak for themselves. There’s such a wonderful story behind them, whether it’s the maker, or what they were doing,

Episode #24: Stories in Cloth with Quilter Maura Grace Ambrose

 “Quilting is such a social process. It’s such a self expression, in that the quilts are beautiful designs and they can speak for themselves. There’s such a wonderful story behind them, whether it’s the maker, or what they were doing,

Episode #23: Modern Patchwork with Denyse Schmidt

One of my artist friends, who moonlights as a custom quilter, likes to call her creations bed paintings. I love this term, and I think it’s an apt description for the work of Denyse Schmidt, my most recent guest on

Episode #23: Modern Patchwork with Denyse Schmidt

One of my artist friends, who moonlights as a custom quilter, likes to call her creations bed paintings. I love this term, and I think it’s an apt description for the work of Denyse Schmidt, my most recent guest on

Episode #22: Woven Shibori, an Interview with Catharine Ellis

Back in March, I visited The Oriole Mill in North Carolina, where I recorded a couple episodes with Bethanne Knudson, co-founder of The Oriole Mill, and Libby O’Bryan, owner of the Western Carolina Sewing Company. While Libby and I were

Episode #22: Woven Shibori, an Interview with Catharine Ellis

Back in March, I visited The Oriole Mill in North Carolina, where I recorded a couple episodes with Bethanne Knudson, co-founder of The Oriole Mill, and Libby O’Bryan, owner of the Western Carolina Sewing Company. While Libby and I were