The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast
24. Batik

24. Batik

May 19, 2022

In this episode, we're talking about batik and batik fabric. We explore the history of this fabric dyeing technique and its availability today.  

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-24-batik/ 

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23.We’re back for Season 3

23.We’re back for Season 3

May 12, 2022

In this episode, Nicole and Ada share what they've been up to while the podcast has been off the air for the past few months. We also share a sneak peek at what the team has been working on for Season 3, and what you can expect. 

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-23-were-back-for-season-3/ 

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22. It’s a Mailbag Episode!

22. It’s a Mailbag Episode!

December 23, 2021

Surprise! To close out the year, we're back with a mailbag episode. In this episode, we're sharing all of the listener feedback we received this year and some of our thoughts about where the podcast is headed next. We are so grateful for everyone who has listened to seasons 1 & 2 of the Asian Sewist Collective podcast and we're excited to return in 2022 with plenty of new content.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-22-season-2-mailbag/

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21. Sewing Special Occasionwear with Macy Camile

21. Sewing Special Occasionwear with Macy Camile

November 24, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Indianapolis-based designer and sewing blogger Macy Camile. Macy (@macycamile) identifies as Filipino-American and specializes in sewing special occasionwear, she shares her sewing story and tips for working with tulle and other delicate fabrics. Macy's gowns and other makes can be seen on her website: macycamile.com

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-21-sewing-special-occasionwear-with-macy-camile/

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20. Slow Fashion and Intergenerational Sewing: A Conversation with Nics Asawasudsakorn

20. Slow Fashion and Intergenerational Sewing: A Conversation with Nics Asawasudsakorn

November 18, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Nics Asawasudakorn, designer and founder of the petite show fashion brand Lovanie. Nics is originally from Thailand and currently based out of Seattle, and a sewist herself.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-20-slow-fashion-intergenerational-sewing-with-nics-asawasudsakorn/

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19. The History of the Sari

19. The History of the Sari

November 11, 2021

In this episode, we learn about the history of the sari, how draping styles have changed over time and its cultural significance. We also invite 2 guests to share their perspectives: Ceci Chalasani (@thesecretsewist) and Gowri Paary (@bypaary).

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-19-history-of-the-sari/

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18. Meet Fiber Artist, Designer & Small Batch Studio Owner Joy Mao

18. Meet Fiber Artist, Designer & Small Batch Studio Owner Joy Mao

November 4, 2021

In this episode, we're talking to fiber artist, designer and small batch studio owner Joy Mao. We discuss how she learned to sew in college, her experience as an artist in residence at The W.O.W. Project in Manhattan's Chinatown, and her journey from hobbyist to full-time designer and small batch studio owner.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-18-interview-with-joy-mao/

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17. Imposter Syndrome in Sewing

17. Imposter Syndrome in Sewing

October 28, 2021

In this episode, we're talking about imposter syndrome. We define the term, talk about how it shows up in our sewing practices and discuss how our identities intersect with imposter syndrome.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-17-imposter-syndrome-in-sewing/

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16. Building an Impactful Fabric Shop with Sandeep Sandhu of Sister Mintaka

16. Building an Impactful Fabric Shop with Sandeep Sandhu of Sister Mintaka

October 21, 2021

In this episode, we're talking to Sandeep Sandhu, founder of Sister Mintaka. We talk about Sandeep's Indian heritage, her experience learning to sew in the UK and learn more about how she started and built an impactful fabric shop.

Sister Mintaka is a UK-based online fabric shop that carries a unique range of fabrics. Learn more about Sister Mintaka and shop their range at sistermintaka.com. Follow @SisterMintaka on Instagram for shop updates and @SandeepBeep for Sandeep's personal updates.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-16-building-an-impactful-fabric-shop-with-sandeep-sandhu-of-sister-mintaka/

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15. Running a Sewing Studio with Jennifer Wiese of Workroom Social

15. Running a Sewing Studio with Jennifer Wiese of Workroom Social

October 14, 2021

In this episode, we chat with Jennifer Wiese from Workroom Social. Jennifer identifies as Asian and Taiwanese American, and in our discussion, she shares about her experience being a mixed American running a sewing business.

Workroom Social is a sewing studio based in Brooklyn, New York that provides sewing classes and events to teach people how to sew clothes that fit their individual styles and unique body shapes and sizes. One of the big events Jennifer throws every year is Camp Workroom Social, a sleepaway camp for adults who like to sew! Follow Workroom Social on Instagram @workroomsocial and check out Jennifer’s YouTube Channel: Workroom Social TV. You can visit Jennifer’s website at workroomsocial.com to shop her fabric line and learn more about Camp Workroom Social, her online class Sewing Patterns Mastered & other upcoming classes and events.

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-15-running-a-sewing-studio-with-jennifer-wiese-of-workroom-social/

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