#111: Joyful, Mindful Sewing with Lena King

Check Your Thread
Check Your Thread
#111: Joyful, Mindful Sewing with Lena King

Have you ever found yourself feeling unhappy with your sewing output? You’re making more items than your wardrobe can handle, or a lot of them are styles that you rarely wear in your regular life? Or both? My guest, Lena King, recently realised that her sewing output was no longer in alignment with her goals. In this episode she talks about what was going wrong and what she plans to do about it.  

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Follow Lena’s creative output and thoughts via Instagram @thatlenaking.

Lena also shares her thoughts in a longer format on her blog ‘The Unpick Stitch Papers’.  

The Seamwork / Colette Patterns Peony Dress pattern was one of Lena’s early successes in dressmaking. 

Read Lena’s initial post about losing her way with her sewing goals. 

#AnkaraFabricAppreciationWeek #sewankara23 is hosted by Lena and Juliet Uzor.

Lena’s Heather blazer looks amazing in Ankara fabric:

Lena worked hard to create a stunning Victoriana dress:

You can create a similar garment using Fabric Godmother’s Peony dress pattern.

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