Episode Twenty-Five: For The Love Of Bias Tape
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by Deborah Moebes
2M ago
Host Deborah Moebes guides you through THREE chapters covering everything you want and need to know about bias tape.  Chapter One: What Is It, and Why?  Chapter Two: What to make with bias tape.  Chapter Three: Continuous bias tape, step by step.   Read more here: https://whip-stitch.com/?s=bias+tape ..read more
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Episode Twenty-Four: What's A Sewing Tournament?
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by Deborah Moebes
2M ago
Have you ever heard of a SEWING tournament?  You've heard of a basketball tournament, and a bowling tournament, but a SEWING tournament?  The League of Dressmakers, Whipstitch's subscription garment club for sewing better clothing, has an Annual Sewing Tournament, the only one of its kind.  The next round starts the first week of March 2024, and you can be part of the fun! Listen to Whipstitch founder Deborah Moebes share the inspiration and concept behind the sewing tournament, the challenges involved, and the unexpected outcomes for members who play along. Want to take part?&n ..read more
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Episode Twenty-Three: How To Defeat Sewing Perfectionism
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by Deborah Moebes
4M ago
Host Deborah Moebes shares the story of sewing a men's sport coat from a Vogue sewing pattern, only to have it fail miserably--and what that reveals about her own (accidental) pursuit of perfectionism in her sewing. Read the original blog post here: https://whip-stitch.com/mens-sport-coat-reveal ..read more
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Episode Twenty-Two: Murder In Greece! The 2024 Murder Mystery Quilt--with BONUSES
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by Deborah Moebes
7M ago
This year is the NINTH year of the Murder Mystery Quilt, and we're headed to GREECE!  Hear Deborah Moebes share the colors and design of the quilt, the mystery we'll be solving, and how you can also join Murder At Yellowstone for a limited time.   Learn more: MurderMysteryQuilt.com   ..read more
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Episode Twenty-one: The Seamstresses of Manzanar
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by Deborah Moebes
10M ago
In this episode, Deborah shares a visit to Manzanar, an American internment camp for citizens of Japanese ancestry during World War II.  The ways in which sewing formed community, relationships, and identity for those Americans during this tumultuous time should be honored and remembered.  These are Great Women In Sewing. Read a full transcript, complete with links & more posts in the Great Women In Sewing blog series, here: https://whip-stitch.com/great-women-in-sewing-the-seamstresses-of-manzanar ..read more
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Episode Twenty: Sewing Machine Maintenance For Beginners
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by Deborah Moebes
11M ago
Deborah discusses the near-death of her beloved sewing machine, her relationship with her local sewing machine repair shop, and how to maintain our sewing machines so that we don't need repairs as often--and at lower cost. Atlanta locals, the repair shop Deborah uses is the Atlanta Sewing Center, which has two locations: https://www.atlantasewing.com/ Read Deborah's original blog post with these details and show notes here: https://whip-stitch.com/tag/sewing-machine-maintenance/ Deborah's post about the "Three Most Common Sewing Mistakes--and How To Fix Them" is here: https://whip-stitch.com ..read more
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Episode Nineteen: How To Choose A Sewing Machine
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by Deborah Moebes
1y ago
Deborah shares FOUR questions that will help you narrow down your sewing machine options, whether you're buying a first sewing machine or buying a replacement sewing machine.  Then, she shares the SIX non-negotiable features that every sewing machine ought to have--along with where and how to buy a great machine for less money!   Read a transcript of this episode here: https://whip-stitch.com/how-to-choose-a-sewing-machine ..read more
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Episode Eighteen: How To Get (Back) Into Sewing
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by Deborah Moebes
1y ago
Deborah talks about how to get UNSTUCK when you don't know how to get started sewing--whether sewing is brand-new to you, or whether you're feeling stalled out and need new ideas. Read an abridged transcript of this episode on the Whipstitch blog: https://whip-stitch.com/how-to-get-back-into-sewing/ Learn more about the Murder Mystery Quilt mentioned in this episode here: http://murdermysteryquilt.com/about Learn more about the League of Dressmakers mentioned in the episode here: https://leagueofdressmakers.com/about/   ..read more
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Episode Seventeen: The Murder Mystery Quilt 2023--Murder Of The Viking
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by Deborah Moebes
1y ago
Listen as Deborah Moebes shares the history of the Murder Mystery Quilt, her subscription clue where quilters join Clue Crews to read an original detective story while sewing a quilt they've never seen, so they can sew the quilt to solve the crime!     Registration for the 2023 Murder Mystery Quilt is now open: https://murdermysteryquilt.com/join-2023 ..read more
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Episode Sixteen: How to Hit Holiday Sewing Deadlines, and a Project of Doom Quilt Update
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by Deborah Moebes
1y ago
Almost exactly one year ago, Deborah set a goal to sew FIVE quilts as a Christmas gift for 2022.  But they aren't any old quilt--they're the Project Of Doom, a notoriously challenging foundation paper pieced Harry Potter-themed bookcase quilt.  This episode, she updates us on her progress, even though it's only October, and discusses how she sews Christmas pajamas every year for the whole family by starting far soon in the calendar than she really likes. Along the way, join in this thought-provoking discussion of how handmade is a part of YOUR holiday, how ambitious plans can be hand ..read more
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