The Check Your Thread podcast is one year old!!!! We just took a fortnight off after creating 52 weekly episodes, and today we’re back with an ‘Ask Me Anything’ episode! Aided by friends-of-the-podcast Julia Hincks and Naomi Bancroft, we read out and discuss some awesome questions submitted by CYT listeners. We cover favourite scrap projects, how we interact (or don’t) with sewing trends, what gives me hope when faced with the climate crisis and lots more. And make sure you check out the show notes for the link to my epic Spotify playlist!
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This episode also features Naomi Bancroft and you can find her at @whatnaomimade on Instagram.
Favourite projects using scraps:
- So Zo Undies
- My denim patchwork dungarees (see image below)
- Waves and Wild Wonder undies pattern
- Waves and Wild kid’s Speedy pants pattern
- DIY Daisy Rectangle sleeve top tutorial
Giving me hope:
@intersectionalenvironmentalist on Instagram.
- Clare Press, creator of The Wardrobe Crisis podcast, @mrspress and @thewardrobecrisis on Instagram.
- Writer Aja Barber is @ajabarber on Instagram. Get her excellent book,’Consumed: The need for collective change; colonialism, climate change and consumerism’ anywhere but Amazon. (See the cover pictured below)
- Amanda Lee McCarty, creator of Clotheshorse podcast, @crystal_visions and @clotheshorsepodcast on Instagram.
If you haven’t already, listen to Episode #50: The Future of Fabrics.