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March 26, 2020
Episode Summary:  Welcome  Discussion Segment: Getting Started  Discussion Segment: Patterns for Beginners  Show Notes
March 19, 2020
We talk all things color: your top picks, your least faves, color ruts, color seasons and more. Then we kick off the #sewyourroll challenge for your spring sewing.  Episode Summary: Welcome Discussion Segment: Color! Game Segment: #sewyourroll SewJo  Show notes: https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sewing-the-spectrum-episode-35/
March 5, 2020
Join us for a discussion of no pattern sewing patterns. We cover sewing from dimensions, draft your own patterns based on your measurements and draping. Then take part in a fun sewing fill in the blanks featuring silly summer fashion trends. Episode Summary: Discussion Segment: No Pattern Necessary – Sewing without a pattern, draping, draft your own Discussion Segment: Sewing Fill in the Blanks – Silly Summer Fashions SewJo This week’s Sew & Tell question: What’s your experience with no pattern sewing patterns? Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/no-pattern-necessary-episode-34
February 20, 2020
We talk fashion trends for spring and summer 2020 and how to incorporate them into your sewing plans. Then we each review a favorite pattern for the upcoming seasons. Episode Summary: Welcome  Discussion Segment: Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Trends  Discussion Segment: Pattern Reviews: Kielo Wrap Dress, Roscoe Blouse, Copper Mountain Coat  SewJo  This week’s Sew & Tell question: What 2020 trend are you most likely to incorporate into your sewing plans? Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/sew-the-spring-runway-episode-33
February 6, 2020
Meg, Kate and guest host Ginger talk all things machine embroidery, from favorite projects to how to make your machine go back in time.  Episode Summary Welcome -- Special Guest Host Ginger Sheehy Tatic  Discussion Segment: All About Embroidery  Discussion Segment: Machine Embroidery Q&A with Kate  SewJo  This week's Sew & Tell question: What is your favorite embroidery style?  Show notes available at https://www.sewdaily.com/sewandtell/hoop-it-episode-32
January 23, 2020
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
January 9, 2020
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. Click here to view the show notes. This episode’s question: What sewing challenge are you going to tackle in 2020?
December 26, 2019
Episode Number: 29 Episode Title: Playing Favorites Episode Description: 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.
December 26, 2019
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.  Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What was your greatest sewing accomplishment in 2019? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking.
December 12, 2019
Episode Number: 28 Episode Title: A Sewist's Gift Guide Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
December 12, 2019
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®
November 28, 2019
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? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
November 28, 2019
Episode Number: 27 Episode Title: Keep Learning Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
November 14, 2019
Episode Number: 26 Episode Title: Sew Cozy Episode Description: 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! Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
November 14, 2019
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! Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's the coziest thing you've ever sewn? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
October 31, 2019
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®
October 31, 2019
Episode Number:  25 Episode Title: Sew Spooky Episode Description:  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. Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
October 17, 2019
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®
October 17, 2019
Episode Number: 24 Episode Title: The Honeymoon Phase Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
October 3, 2019
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? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
October 3, 2019
Episode Number: 23 Episode Title: Flex Your Costume Sewing Muscles Episode Description: 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.
September 19, 2019
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? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
September 19, 2019
Episode Number: 22 Episode Title: Jean It! Episode Description: 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!
September 5, 2019
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®
September 5, 2019
Episode Number: 21 Episode Title: Fall Fashion Trends — The Good, The Bad & The Okay-est Episode Description: 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!
August 22, 2019
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®
August 22, 2019
Episode Number: 20 Episode Title: Find Your (Sewing) People Episode description: 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.
August 8, 2019
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®
August 7, 2019
Episode Number: 19 Episode Title: Sewing Body Positive Episode description: 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.
July 25, 2019
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? Sponsored by Husqvarna Viking®
July 25, 2019
Episode number: 18 Episode title: Jump into Sewing Swimwear Episode description: 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.  
July 11, 2019
Episode Title: UPDATE - Back in 2 Weeks! Episode Description: 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!
July 11, 2019
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!
June 27, 2019
Episode number: 17 Episode title: Gauze, Cork + Spandex (oh my!) Episode description: 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. 
June 27, 2019
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
June 13, 2019
Episode number: 16 Episode title: Jumpsuits & Mad Sewing Skills Episode description: 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.
June 13, 2019
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
May 30, 2019
Episode number: 15 Episode title: Sew Sustainable Episode description: 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.
May 30, 2019
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 23, 2019
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 :
May 23, 2019
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 16, 2019
Episode number: 14 Episode title: Summertime Sewing Episode description: Join the hosts for an inspiring conversatin on all things summer, from trends to personal plans to 90s-inspired fashions. Sponsored by @berninausa.
May 16, 2019
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 2, 2019
Episode number: 13 Episode title: The Great Sewing Pattern Debate Episode description: Paper or digital? Indie of 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.
May 2, 2019
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? Sponsored by Bernina
April 18, 2019
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
April 18, 2019
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: How does your sewing support your mental health? Sponsored by BerninaUSA
April 4, 2019
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?
April 4, 2019
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? Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your best bag-making tip? Sponsored by Bernina
March 21, 2019
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.
March 21, 2019
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite stash-busting technique? Sponsored by Bernina
March 7, 2019
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:
March 7, 2019
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: How much wedding DIY is too much wedding DIY? Sponsored by Bernina
February 28, 2019
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:
February 28, 2019
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 Bernina
February 21, 2019
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
February 21, 2019
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: Do you ever suffer from sewist's block and how do you deal with it? Sponsored by Bernina USA
February 7, 2019
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
February 7, 2019
Dial up the romantic mood! Meg, Amanda and Kate dig into sewing for date night. Plus, let’s chat about menswear. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your favorite menswear pattern? Sponsored by Bernina
January 24, 2019
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
January 24, 2019
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What is your favorite spring trend and will you sew it? Sponsored by Bernina
January 17, 2019
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
January 17, 2019
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
January 10, 2019
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
January 10, 2019
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
December 27, 2018
Episode Number: 4 Episode Title: Get On The Planning Train Episode Description: Get on the Planning Train! 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. Sponsored by Bernina
December 27, 2018
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What are your sewing resolutions? Sponsored by Bernina
December 13, 2018
Episode Number: 3 Episode Title: In The Holiday Zone Episode Description: 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. Sponsored by Bernina
December 13, 2018
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. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What is the best homemade gift you ever gave or received? Sponsored by Bernina
November 29, 2018
Episode number: 2 Episode title: Italian Lace with Lime Green Bling-Bling Episode description: Go to Italy with Meg on a fashion sewcation, then sit in on a chat with Kelli Ward from True Bias about the best clothes to sew and pack for travel. Sponsored by Bernina
November 29, 2018
Go to Italy with Meg on a fashion sewcation, then sit in on a chat with Kelli Ward from True Bias about the best clothes to sew and pack for travel. Click here to view the show notes. Sew & Tell Question: What's your essential garment to take when you travel? Sponsored by Bernina
November 15, 2018
Episode number: 1 Episode title: Deadly Under 36 Inches Episode description: Get to know the hosts of Sew & Tell and learn where Meg, Amanda and Kate got their respective sewing starts. SHOW NOTES: Episode Summary: Welcome Podcast mission: the elevator pitch Host Introduction: Who are Meg, Amanda and Kate? Discussion Segment: Getting-to-know-you sewing question lightning round Discussion Segment: Our Sewing Origin Stories SewJo: What’s giving us our sewing mojo this week Sew & Tell: What made you want to start sewing? Related Links: Sew News magazine: sewnews.com BurdaStyle: burdastyle.com Common Thread column from Feb/March 2018 Sew News Abby Glassenburg’s blog: whileshenaps.com Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities: arvadacenter.org Roscoe Blouse by True Bias Patterns: shop.truebias.com/product/roscoe-blouse-dress Closet Case Patterns: store.closetcasepatterns.com Amanda’s (current) fave pinafore pattern: Roberts Collection by Marilla Walker, https://www.marillawalkerpatterns.com/products/pdf-roberts-collection-sewing-dress-making-pattern Amanda’s slightly crunchy creations: @seamsandstone Meg’s most the time #SewFrosting wardrobe and bunny mascot @meg.says.sew Other notes: Meg in her lime green mermaid sequin dress, Grade 8 Meg in her lime green mermaid sequin dress, Grade 8 Meg’s GIANT bunny! Kate in her newest Roscoe blouse We’re waiting on arrival of Amanda’s toga from her mom, but we’ll put up a pic as soon as we can! Check out #SewFrosting on Instagram, hosted by @truebias and @closetcase.patterns In this episode we asked you: “What made you want to start sewing?” Leave your answers in the comments below! Note: By answering our Sew & Tell question, you are giving us permission to read your answer in an upcoming episode. Find us on Instagram: @sewandtellpod Email us: sewandtellpodcast@fwmedia.com Sponsored by Bernina
November 15, 2018
Get to know the hosts of Sew & Tell and learn where Meg, Amanda and Kate got their respective sewing starts. Show notes available here. Sew & Tell Question: What made you want to start sewing? Sponsored by Bernina
November 7, 2018
There’s a new sewing podcast in town starting November 15! Hosted by three sewists from different backgrounds, the Sew & Tell Podcast features sewing topics and conversation, interviews with big names from the sewing world, sewing trivia, insights from the online sewing community and more. Hear from hosts Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and explore modern sewing, seam by seam. Brought to you by
November 7, 2018
There’s a new sewing podcast in town starting November 15! Hosted by three sewists from different backgrounds, the Sew & Tell Podcast features sewing topics and conversation, interviews with big names from the sewing world, sewing trivia, insights from the online sewing community and more. Hear from hosts Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and explore modern sewing, seam by seam. Sponsored by Bernina.
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