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unCUT - The Makers' Podcast

unCUT - The Makers' Podcast

By Alice, Atia & Juliet
unCUT is a podcast for makers with co-hosts: Alice, Atia and Juliet. Through intimate interviews and chats, we will dive into how everyday people from different walks of life approach creating the things they love without fear of criticism. We look forward to welcoming you on this journey of creativity!
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49. Sewing Formal Wear
Welcome back to Season 4 of the Makers' Podcast; unCUT! In this episode, the ladies discuss their experience sewing formal wear. Please visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
27:14
October 18, 2021
48. Projects that changed us
Welcome back to Season 4 of the Makers' Podcast; unCUT! In this episode, the ladies discuss the crafting projects that changed them in one way or the other. Please visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
30:34
October 11, 2021
47. Budget-friendly crafting tips
Welcome back to Season 4 of the Makers' Podcast; unCUT! In this episode, the ladies discuss their favourite budget friendly crafting tips. Please visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This episode was sponsored by 99designs by Vistaprint; the go-to graphic design service by Vistaprint. They make it easy to work with professional, creative experts from around the world and build your brand through custom, memorable design. Please check out their website www.99designs.co.uk   This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
26:56
October 4, 2021
46. Catch up on what we have been up to
Welcome to Season 4 of the Makers' Podcast; unCUT! The ladies spend some time catching up on the past weeks. Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This episode was sponsored by The Knitting and Stitching Show. Please check out our instagram page for more details on the discount code we have for you and more information on how to win the free tickets to attend the upcoming Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace from 7-10 October 2021. You can attend interactive workshops, live demonstrations, galleries lined with intricate work, as well as hundreds of their most loved exhibitors selling specialist craft supplies. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
40:36
September 27, 2021
45. Season Finale
To all our listeners, everyone who has engaged with our content here and on our social media, thank you for your support this season.  This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by LDH Scissors.  LDH, which stands for love, dedication, and happiness, offers a 10 year warranty on their cutting tools and are available in some independent shops in the UK and Ireland, such as Fabric Godmother, Loop (in Islington, London), Bawn Textiles (in Glasgow), and Beyond the Pink Door (Ireland). You can check out their full list here: https://www.ldhscissors.com/pages/stockists This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
30:15
July 27, 2021
44. Photographing our makes
On the podcast this week, the ladies share their tips and tricks for taking photographs of their creations. Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
33:15
July 19, 2021
43. Injecting Colour into our Wardrobes
This week, Atia leads the ladies in a conversation about colour and how they use it in their wardrobes. Do let us know your favourite colours to wear and how you incorporate them into your everyday style. Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
24:48
July 12, 2021
42. Sewing Activewear ft. Melissa Fehr
This week, the ladies are joined by Melissa Fehr, founder of Fehr Trade. Listen as Melissa shares her journey into sewing and creating her active wear sewing pattern brand. She also shares tips for anyone looking to get into sewing activewear at home. Do follow her on instagram at @fehrtrade Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
32:34
July 5, 2021
41. Upcycling ft. Riccardo Guido
This week, the ladies are joined by Riccardo, Star of the Great British Sewing Bee. Riccardo shares his journey into crafting and spills some gems on up cycling everyday items including sofas you find on the street. Listen and get inspired but don't forget to follow Riccardo on instagram @rifallo Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by I am Patterns, creators of chic, simple and trendy sewing patterns for beginner and experienced seamstresses. They have kindly offered 20% discount code for our listeners. This is applicable to PDF sewing patterns on www.iampatterns.fr/en/ The code is ILOVEUNCUT and it is available until 31st July 2021. Please visit I am Pattern's instagram page @iam_patterns to stay up to date with them. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
35:17
June 28, 2021
40. Curating a perfect life (Instagram Vs Reality) ft. Rumana, The Little Pomegranate
This week, the unCUT ladies are joined by Rumana, the creator at The Little Pomegranate. Together, they discuss the different facets of social media in this day and age. We hope to hear about your thoughts about the topic discussed. Visit the unCUT website, www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by Like Sew Amazing, a Bristol based Bricks and Mortar shop with an online store. Like Sew Amazing also run events and workshops and cannot wait to start hosting more parties as the restrictions ease up. They have kindly offered a discount code- our listeners get 15% off full priced fabrics with the code UNCUT15 until the 18th of July 2020. Please visit Like Sew Amazing's instagram page @likesewamazing and check out their website www.likesewamazing.com This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
49:23
June 21, 2021
39. Quilt Making in 2021 ft. Mel Forrest
This week, the ladies welcome Mel Forrest, a renowned quilter and dressmaker, to the podcast. Mel shares her journey into the world of crafting and her wonderful, expert tips on quilt making. Can you guess which of the ladies is now itching to get her first proper quilt made? You can find out more about all that Mel has to offer on her website www.mintbutton.co.uk or find her on instagram at @stitch_make_bake. Visit the unCUT website www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by Craft Label, the place to shop for supplies online for all your crafts and handmade projects - from craft papers for scrapbooking and card making, to paints and markers for fine art, and even shop for kids craft supplies to keep the little ones happy! Do remember to enter the giveaway to stand a chance to win the £100 voucher on offer. Please visit Craft Label's instagram page @craft_label for full details on how to enter and check out their website www.craftlabel.com This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
43:06
June 14, 2021
37. The evolution of craft blogging ft. Zoe Edwards
This week, the ladies take a dive into the world of blogging in the crafting community and are joined by the lovely Zoe Edwards, creator of the Memademay challenge on Instagram. Zoe revisits her early days of blogging and spills the tea on how the very popular Me Made May came about. You can check out Zoe's website www.sozowhatdoyouknow.blogspot.com or find her on instagram at @sozoblog. Visit the unCUT website www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by The Fold Line and Charlotte Emma Patterns- hosts of The Sewing Weekender. The Sewing Weekender will take place online for a second year, on Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th June 2021. The 2021 event will feature two days of online content for attendees to watch and participate in, as they work on a sewing project at home. Tickets are now live on www.thefoldline.com/the-sewing-weekender/  [10% of proceeds will be donated to the charities The Black Curriculum, Refuge and Fine Cell Work] This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
36:35
June 12, 2021
38. Making for children
The ladies, this week, share their experiences crafting and making for children. From items of clothing for boys and girls to arts and crafts with the little darlings. What are your experiences making for the young people in your life? Share them with us on instagram and do visit the unCUT website www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by Sew Much Waste, a zero-waste, conscious & sustainable life-style brand. Please visit the website www.sewmuchwaste.com to book a place on their upcoming workshops in London this summer. Additionally, they will be launching a new kids wear sewing pattern collection and have a 20%-off promo code on their products (patterns & workshops) using the code smwuncut21 You can sign up for their newsletter or follow them on Instagram @sew.much.waste to find out about their exciting workshops and events. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
37:10
June 7, 2021
36. Mural Art for the home ft. Jess Jones
This week, the ladies are joined by Jess Jones who spilled a lot about her journey unleashing her amazing creativity around the home. Jess is a very talented artist and we think you'll love her art instagram page  @jessjones.the_art_room Do please visit www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
37:10
May 24, 2021
35. Ageism in the craft industry ft. Sew over 50
This week, the ladies are joined by Judith and Sandy from Sew Over 50 to discuss ageism in the craft industry. Sandy and Judith share all about the work they're doing online to challenge the lack of visibility of sewists over the age of 50 in the crafting community, marketing, in magazines and on social media. Please remember to follow Sew Over 50 on instagram and do also follow the hashtag #sewover50 too. Do please visit www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
32:36
May 17, 2021
34. Top picks for summer sewing
On the podcast this week, the ladies discuss their top summer sewing projects and their experiences working with those fabrics and sewing patterns. Do please visit www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for links and the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This episode was also sponsored by Fabric Godmother; everything you need to sew a beautiful garment, all in one place! Use the special code on our website to enjoy the special offer at www.fabricgodmother.co.uk This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
38:32
May 10, 2021
33. Embroidery ft. Natalie Gaynor
On the podcast this week, the ladies explore a different craft, embroidery, with their lovely guest, Natalie of Natalie Gaynor Designs. Listen on to find out about Natalie's crafting journey and some great tips for beginners. You can find out more about Natalie's work on her instagram page @nataliegaynordesigns. Also feel free to visit www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for the show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
25:03
May 3, 2021
32. Facing our fears
On the podcast this week, the ladies dig deep and share their fears around crafting and their making-journey in general. Listen to find out those aspects of their creativity they try their best to avoid out of fear. Also feel free to visit www.uncutpod.wordpress.com for the full show notes. This season is in Partnership with Pfaff Sewing Machines UK - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines. This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
33:42
April 26, 2021
31. Favourite and Future Makes of the year
We’re back with season 3! The first quarter of 2021 is done and dusted and the ladies discuss their favourite makes and planned makes for the future. We would love to know what your plans are for the rest of 2021 and your favourites so far. This season is in Partnership  with Pfaff Sewing Machines - Manufacturers of a Full Range of Machines available for Quilting, Embroidery and Sewing. Visit your nearest sewing machine store to explore the extensive range of Pfaff machines.  This is unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes. Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email any topics, situations, questions you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast using #craftinguncut as the subject.
28:10
April 19, 2021
30. Our Ultimate Patterns
In this final episode of  season 2, the ladies share their ultimate sewing patterns.  They also decide on the sewing pattern they would all work on next. So listen to find out which pattern would make the cut. Thanks to our sponsor for the week- Pigeon Wishes - a sustainable fabric and button store. Visit Pigeon Wishes’ Etsy store to enjoy a 15% discount on their buttons. The code to use is UNCUT15 https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PigeonWishesShops Also follow them on Instagram @pigeonwishes.shops Welcome to unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
36:33
March 8, 2021
29. Our Sewing Journeys
In this week's episode, the ladies revisit their pasts and share their journeys to becoming the creatives they are today. Do grab a drink, listen and share your stories with the community on the uncut instagram page.  Thanks to our sponsor for the week- Storrs London- an English print house for luxury cotton fabrics.  Visit https://www.storrslondon.com to place your order for original designs which are screenprinted on 100% Egyptian superfine cotton lawn. Storrs London's fabrics are beautiful to work with for dress makers and fashion designers alike. Welcome to unCUT, the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email  Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
35:49
March 1, 2021
28. Appreciation or appropriation? ft. Adaku Parker, Dovetailed London
In this week's episode, the ladies are joined by the lovely Adaku Parker, to share their thoughts surrounding cultural appropriation and appreciation. Adaku, who is the founder of Dovetailed London, also has a brand new book named Sewing with African wax print fabric. She shares her journey into the world of sewing and all about her new book. You can find Adaku at www.dovetailed.co.uk and on instagram @dovetailedlondon Thanks to our sponsor for the week- Dovetailed London: an African wax print fabric shop. They also stock sewing patterns, clothes making and bag making kits and haberdashery.  Do use the code uncut15 for 15% off fabrics in Adaku’s online store till the end of the February 2021. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
32:29
February 22, 2021
27. Inspiration or theft?
In this episode, the ladies dive deep into a controversial topic and share their thoughts on 'getting inspiration' or 'stealing' from indie designers and small businesses. Do give this episode a listen and share your thoughts on when and where we should draw the line. Thanks to our sponsors: Arnall-Culliford Knitwear Become more adventurous in your knitting with Arnall-Culliford Knitwear. Their books and ebooks provide crystal-clear, stepwise tutorials, paired with manageably sized projects designed by the world’s greatest designers. Whether you are a novice knitter or hugely experienced, you are guaranteed to find something new to learn to add to your knitting repertoire. Each pattern has detailed instructions and a photo tutorial, as well as a video tutorial on their YouTube channel. They are delighted to offer Uncut listeners 25% off any of their back-catalogue of books and ebooks (you can find all the eligible books here: https://shop.acknitwear.co.uk/collections/arnall-culliford-knitwear-publications). Use the code  CUT25 at the checkout. Our latest project is called Confident Knitting and runs for 1 year from 1st March. You can sign up now and you will receive a pdf download with a pattern and tutorial at the start of each month, along with a print copy of the book in September 2021. Some of the techniques included are creating a folded hem, catching floats in colourwork, embroidering your knitting, Vikkel braids, and reversible cables. We have an all-star cast of designers who have created the accessory projects in this collection including Hunter Hammersen, Jeanette Sloan and Gudrun Johnston. Uncut listeners can get £1.00 off the price of Confident Knitting with the code CONFIDENTUNCUT and we would be delighted to match that with a donation to a charity of Uncut's choice. Let me know who you would like to support. Yarn kits are also available from our website shop.acknitwear.co.uk Each discount code is not valid in conjunction with any other offer and will expire on Monday 1st March 2021. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
30:24
February 15, 2021
26. Our Lockdown Experiences ft. Jenny, Cashmerette Patterns
It's rolling up to a year since our lives were changed and routines disrupted till further notice. So in this episode, the ladies are joined by Jenny Rushmore, the founder of Cashmerette Sewing Patterns. Jenny, who has had to pack up and travel many miles away from her base amidst the chaos, also shares her crafting journey and how she manages her business during this time of immense uncertainty. Thanks to our sponsors - Murder Mystery Quilt, a unique year-long quilting experience. The community of the Murder Mystery Quilt is where every block you sew holds a piece of the puzzle. Read along with the nicest quilters on the internet, share your ideas and inspiration, and quilt through the year to catch a killer!  Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
29:59
February 8, 2021
25. Sustainability and Crafting ft. Kate @timetosew
One aspect of crafting that a lot of us work towards at one point or the other in our sewing journeys is to become more sustainable. But are our practices really sustainable? These and many more points were discussed in this episode with Kate, founder of www.timetosew.uk , a true lover of textiles, sewing and sustainable fashion.  Thanks to our sponsors -Sew Me Sunshine - an independent online dressmaking fabric & haberdashery shop that does worldwide shipping. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
30:01
February 1, 2021
24. Plus Size Sewing ft. Korrie Riddle
In this week's episode, the ladies speak to Korrie Riddle - a Textile artist & Candle maker. Korrie speaks about her experience learning how to sew as a plus size lady. She also shares some online resources that helped her on her journey as a new sewist. You can find Korrie on instagram at @korriekorrie  Thanks to this week's sponsors - Cashmerette - a sewing pattern company well known for their high quality sewing patterns designed with your curves in mind. Did you know that they also offer an online workshop specifically on fitting for curves? Learning to fit on your own can be challenging, but with Cashmerette's bestselling Fitting for Curves workshop, you'll learn techniques for a variety of upper body adjustments--all from the comfort of home. Curvy sewing expert Jenny Rushmore shows you how to identify fit issues and demonstrates how to fix them in a clear and easy-to-follow format, plus you can ask questions right alongside the videos! Save 20% on Cashmerette's Fitting for Curves workshop through February 9, 2021 with code UNCUT20. Visit cashmerette.com/workshops to get started. Thanks for tuning in to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
33:42
January 25, 2021
23. The Great Declutter! ft Nadia Arbach, Clear the Decks
It's time to declutter our spaces with specialist advice from Nadia Arbach, founder of Clear the Decks. In this session, Nadia shares her expert knowledge about decluttering our crafting spaces to unleash our creativity. It's indeed a great episode to listen to if you're ready to overcome that overwhelm that comes from having too much in our spaces. You can find a link to Nadia's podcast on her website https://clearthedecks.co.uk  Thanks to our sponsors -Lamazi fabrics - an online boutique who aim to provide you with the finest quality fabrics, craft and sewing supplies. Thanks for tuning in to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
34:43
January 18, 2021
22. New Year, New Me?
The first week of 2021 is done and dusted! With many messages of changing yourself, setting new goals, plans or resolutions making the rounds, it is time to assess the idea of New Year's Resolutions. Have the ladies made any resolutions yet? What plans have the un:CUT ladies got for the year? Do listen on and find out; you will also get their favourite crafting tips.  Thanks to our sponsors -Minerva - an online multi -award winning company with a vast range of crafting resources and a space where like-minded people around the world come together.  Thanks for tuning in to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
31:56
January 11, 2021
21. Is Crafting Sexist? ft. Mike, The Crafty Gentleman
This week, the ladies welcome Mike -The Crafty Gentleman- on the podcast. Mike, who blogs about contemporary crafts for the modern maker, kindly shared his experiences with inclusivity in the crafting community right from his school days and exciting upcoming projects. You can find Mike on social media @thecraftygentleman Thanks to our sponsors -Lamazi fabrics - an online boutique who aim to provide you with the finest quality fabrics, craft and sewing supplies. Thanks for tuning in to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast, where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject 
29:35
January 4, 2021
20. Comparison- The ugly side of social media & Impostor syndrome ft. Lena King
We are nearly at the end of 2020 and for the last podcast of this interesting year, the ladies share their experiences and thoughts around compassion and impostor syndrome with a special guest, Lena King. Lena, a very inspiring dressmaker and fabric lover, shared how she's overcoming impostor syndrome and moving on with an exciting project in the new year 2021. You can find her on instagram at @thatlenaking to stay informed about her upcoming project.  Thanks to our sponsors -Sew Me Sunshine - an independent online dressmaking fabric & haberdashery shop that does worldwide shipping. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
28:37
December 28, 2020
19. Influencer Marketing
This week, the ladies discuss a topic that a lot of us are having to adjust to especially in the craft world - influencer marketing. Speaking from the perspectives of consumers and content creators, the ladies dig into the hot topic, sharing their experiences and the effects social media influencer marketing has had on them.  Thanks to our sponsors -Beyond Measure - an online store for makers with unique tools and gifts chosen with care by the owner - Grace.  Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
29:55
December 21, 2020
18. Crafting and Holiday Traditions
The ladies spend today's episode, fondly recalling their favourite holiday traditions. These yearly traditions involve doing similar things every and enable us to appreciate our growth during the course of the year. It also does strike some nostalgia especially when we spend the time with our favourite people. In addition to practices from people around them, the ladies share tips on how to adopt new traditions for your family. Thanks to our sponsors -Lamazi Fabrics- an online boutique who aim to provide you with the finest quality fabrics, craft and sewing supplies Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
25:57
December 14, 2020
17. Holiday Gift Ideas
It's the season of sharing love, gifts and heart felt messages, but with the present world situation, what can we give our loved ones as gifts? The ladies share their holiday gift ideas including handmade gifts and a gift idea that has Juliet puzzled till this moment. Do listen to find out more. Thanks to Sew Me Sunshine - an independent online dressmaking fabric & haberdashery shop that does worldwide shipping. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
30:17
December 7, 2020
16. Crafting our way through Lockdown
Season 2 of un:CUT is here and the ladies share what they've been up to and all the crafting they've been doing to keep sane during lock down. Atia also shares something else she's been engaging in for her well being. Welcome to un:CUT the Makers' Podcast where we discuss all things crafts and our experiences with being creative. We hope you enjoy!  Please subscribe, rate and review on iTunes!  Follow us on social media https://www.instagram.com/uncutpodcast_/ If you have any questions or topics you'd like us to consider discussing on the podcast, do send us your questions via email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com Business Email: hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com ** Email your topics, situation, questions for us to cover using #craftinguncut as the subject
25:56
November 30, 2020
15. Season 1 FINALE | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 15: In this week's episode, the ladies read and respond to your lovely and constructive feedback/suggestions. We have indeed had a great time this season and will be back soon with the second season. Many thanks to every one who listened to, sponsored, shared or featured un:CUT on their platforms. The support from the crafting community has been really encouraging and we will be back before you say "where's my scissors?!" You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_   un:CUT - the makers' podcast Wish to sponsor one of our episodes? Please drop us an email at hello.uncutpodcast@gmail.com
21:33
October 26, 2020
14. High End Fashion meets DIY Sewing with guest Nicole Akong | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 14: Today we’re speaking to Nicole Akong, jewellery designer and finalist in this year’s Great British Sewing Bee! She speaks to us about her incredible career change from marketing, to high end jewellery design and the world of fashion. We learn about how her business has changed since she began sewing and her new venture into DIY fashion with her business: House of Akong. You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_   un:CUT - the makers' podcast
31:26
October 19, 2020
13. Crafting with Chronic Illnesses with Special guest: Sam | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 13: In this week's episode, we spoke to Sam (@purplesewingcloud on Instagram) about the reality of crafting when you have a chronic illness. Sam is always so outspoken and honest about this, but approaches the subject in a constructive way with tips and solutions, something we really admire in her. We can all learn a lot from Sam, she unveiled some shocking truths about the inaccessibility of some crafts, something we hope to see tackled by the big brands; creativity is for everyone after all! You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_  un:CUT - the makers' podcast
25:05
October 12, 2020
12. Planning your makes with special guest, Tilly Walnes from Tilly and the Buttons | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 12: This week, we had a great chat with indie sewing pattern biz royalty, Tilly of Tilly and the Buttons. We talked all things sewing, and looked at how (and if!) we plan our creative pursuits! You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_  un:CUT - the makers' podcast
27:22
October 5, 2020
11. Building a craft business with La Basketry | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 11: Today we spoke to Tabara, founder of La Basketry and Author of Baskets. We chatted with Tabara about her crafting journey and how she’s built her business including the heritage behind it. We discuss her range of craft kits and ethically made products, and how she came to write her book ‘Baskets’. You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_  un:CUT - the makers' podcast
21:08
September 28, 2020
10. Does Size Matter? | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 10: For episode 10, we speak to Elisalex, founder of By Hand London- a women’s wear sewing pattern company. She shares her ethos around the sizing of her sewing patterns to allow for inclusivity. You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_ and you can find Elisalex’s sewing patterns at www.byhandlondon.com and on Instagram @elisalex & @byhandlondon un:CUT - the makers' podcast
25:17
September 21, 2020
9. Turning your hobby / passion into a business | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 9: For episode 9, we speak to Joy Margot, sewist and owner of Pink Coat Club, a shop selling pins and accessories for makers. Joy is known in the sewing community for her positive and happy outlook! We learn more about her business and get a sneak preview of some of her newest products.  You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_ and you can find Joy's product at www.pinkcoatclub.co.uk un:CUT - the makers' podcast
26:22
September 14, 2020
8. How selfish am I with my craft? | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 8: As they say, Self Care is not selfish... or is it?  In this week's episode, the ladies open up about how selfish they are with their crafts and share some really interesting stories about making for other people. Listen out for how protective Alice is about her hobby on a scale of 1 to Selfish!  You can find us on instagram @uncutpodcast_ un:CUT - the makers' podcast
21:03
September 7, 2020
7. The Crafting Community | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 7: In this week's episode, the ladies welcome a lovely and inspirational maker from the States, Sam. She shares her journey across the globe (picking up a unique accent along the way!) and her new-found love for knitting. We chatted to Sam about the community that comes with being a maker, the differences between the US and UK sewing scenes, and of course, her gorgeous dog Randall! You can find Sam on instagram @minimaedelcreates un:CUT - the makers' podcast
28:58
August 31, 2020
6. Black Makers Matter Movement | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 6: In this week's episode, the ladies welcome a lovely and inspirational maker from the States, Monica T. She shares her journey as an event planner and maker. Monica also sheds more light on the work that the Black Makers Matter Movement are doing to address diversity in the Makers' community. The ladies also find out more about the work Monica does to organise and lead Project Sew Your View. Listen out for a little cheeky question that Juliet has for Monica. You can find Monica on instagram @thatssewmonica  Project Sew Your View:  @sewyourview and Black Makers Matter Movement: @blkmakersmatter un:CUT - the makers' podcast
26:55
August 17, 2020
5. Striving for Perfection | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 5: In this episode, Atia speaks to Juliet and Alice about how perfectionism impacts our enjoyment of our crafts, and whether we really need to put pressure on ourselves to make things perfect. Learn about some shortcuts and ‘cheats’ we have used in the past! We also share a few small businesses to support in these trying times.   un:CUT - the makers' podcast
23:35
August 10, 2020
4. Crafting Mishaps | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 4: In this episode, we confess our crafting fails! We're delighted to have a very special guest, Nerrisa Pratt, all-round maker extraordinaire and founder of Untld Project sharing her background in crafting and her mishaps with making! You can find Nerrisa at https://www.untldproject.com/ un:CUT - the makers' podcast
38:27
August 2, 2020
3. Making time for creativity | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
Episode 3: making time for creativity  Today Atia will be chatting to Alice and Juliet about how to make time for crafting when life is already so busy. We talk about why it’s important to us to include making in our daily lives and some tips and tricks we use to get the most out of our limited crafting time!
23:48
July 27, 2020
2. How expensive is my craft? | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
In this episode of un:CUT, Juliet talks to Atia and Alice about money! In our current climate where every little penny helps, we chat about how expensive our different crafts are, how to be prudent in our spending and who enables Juliet’s Ankara fabric obsession!
22:32
July 20, 2020
Pilot: The Style Rut | un:CUT - the makers' podcast
In the pilot episode of un:CUT, Alice speaks to Atia and Juliet about her current style rut. We chat about style, where to look for inspiration, and why Atia won't get her colours done!  The episode is sponsored by Sew Me Sunshine- an independent fabric and haberdashery shop. Use the discount code UNCUT to get 15% off your next purchase from their website. The discount code is valid till the end of July 2020.
17:55
July 13, 2020
Introducing un:CUT
Welcome to un:CUT! A podcast for makers with Alice, Atia and Juliet. In this episode, we share a little bit about ourselves and what we have been up to during the lockdown. Find out more about us on instagram @uncutpodcast_
17:52
July 1, 2020