We resonated like a giant carillon bell
with the diverse and topical themes
discussed in episode 10 of Seamwork radio.
Sarai Mitnick talks with Heather Lewenza
about her early days in the auto assembly line,
about being an interior designer for opulent foreign shopping malls,
and how her personal relationship to clothing has evolved.
Seamwork Radio Ep 10 - Talking Money with Heather Lewenza of Closet Case Files
Below, some choice quotes from the conversation:
I feel like ...spiritually...we're a little adrift right now,
...We're in a very weird place:
Those are some ideas to chew on.
A serious, yet completely necessary conversation we all need to be having.
Although things are in a state of transition,
everyday there seems to be improvements to the scene.
Thank you Heather and Sarai for sharing your story.
Have you been following The ReFashioner's
Jeans Challenge over at The Makery?
All month long, guest bloggers have been sharing their take on
refashioning a pair of jeans into a new outfit.
Above, a few favorites thus far.
From left to right:
Mirjam of Miushka, Sarai of Seamwork/Colette, and Zoe of So Zo', What Do You Know?
For more specifics on this event, check in here or here.
We don't even know what that is.
Just kidding, folks,
any sewist worth their salt never hesitates to wield a seam ripper.
Although this enamel pin looks like it could do the job,
it's a badass piece of jewelry meant to adorn your bodacious, fly person!
No regrets, indeed.
Want more inspiring stories and useful resources?
You're cordially invited
to visit The Maker + Mender's Styleposium on
Browse, source, + research categories like:
Constituents of Style
Vitamins for the Mind
Independent Pattern Makers
and plenty more each week.
That's it for this week, but if you'd like to continue the conversation,
you may find us here at the usual places:
PS - You may have noticed a theme with Seamwork/Colette in heavy rotation. Unintentional, but we we'll make no qualms about it: we love their work!
This here is a celebration at the intersection of