Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Episode 26 - A View and Another Year

Trench for my daughter, McCalls' 5525




Sewing Machine Needle Information:


Taunton Article
Sewing.about.com article



Interview with Cheryl Weiderspahn of Homestead Specialities



Low-Sew Boutique book
Funny Farm Story

Low-Sew Boutique Contest - you have plenty of time to enter the deadline is October 1, 2008

Happy One Year Anniversary to the Sew Forth Now Podcast

For the month of April 2008, leave a comment on the blog stating what country you are from, why you listen, and if you listen a few episodes at a time or keep current. This will automatically enter you in the drawing for the following prizes:

Fashionista Fabric - A $20 gift certificate donated by Melody

Intimately Yours Bras Book - This book donated by Anne St. Clair

Fashion Sewing Supply Interfacing - Interfacing donated by Pam Erny

Thanks to these kind and generous ladies for their donations.

Don't forget to enter

Length of podcast: 51 minutes.


46 comments:

Melissa said...

Congrats on 1 year Lori, that is fantastic! I enjoy each of your podcasts and am happy you continue to enjoy recording them (is that the proper lingo?). I'm from the USA and like listening to your podcast because you present so much valuable information on sewing and I can listen to it while I sew. I do try to keep current, but sometimes I fall behind an episode (I do listen to them all tho). Looking forward to another fabulous year!!! :-)

Leah said...

Congrats on 1 year! I really enjoy your podcasts and find your interviews wonderful! I'm from Canada. I alternate between keeping current and listening to many at a time - just depends on how busy life is... Thanks for such a wonderful podcast!

Glenysyd said...

Happy Anniversary Lori. Tonight (10:00 pm Sydney time) is the first time I've been to Sew Forth Now and I am very pleased I did. I followed a link from Pattern Review where I'm about to do my 2nd and 3rd sewing classes with Shannon Gifford. I listened to your interview with Shannon about the Muslin. I was enthralled - and you know what? I didn't know the term 'Muslin' is referred to as 'Calico' downunder here in Australian and upover in England, so there you go. You can be sure I will be returning to your podcasts time and again - I'm already 1 year behind the ball game after all!

Maribeth said...

Congratulations! I'm from the United States and I've been listening to your podcast for about nine months, I think. I learned about it though the Material Mama podcast and I listen because you inspire me to...well..."sew forth now!" I usually listen to each new podcast the day it comes out...while sewing of course! Keep up the great work; your listeners are looking forward to many fun and inspiring years to come.

~Maribeth

Dana said...

USA listener. Never can wait for the next issue to be uploaded - love what I learn on your show.

the nifty needler said...

congrats on your aniversary! thanks for hanging in there, lori!

i'm from the usa (ny) and i listen because i think you're a great interviewer and very consistent in how you do your podcasts. i love the way you ask the same questions of each guest *and* tell us what you're sewing, and a little history of sewing. i keep current with your podcast via itunes.

ps. excellent trench coat!

stacysews said...

Congratulations on your first year!!!! I love your podcasts - you have great information and interesting guests! Plus I can listen to the podcast while I sew. I try to keep current, but I tend to get behind depending on what's going on in my week, but I generally get the opportunity to catch up and listen to several back to back. Keep up the great work!

Maria said...

Congratulations on the first year - let's have many more! And thank you for the enormous work you do to make these podcasts!
I am in Denmark, and usually try to keep up, but once in a while I can't, and then I listen to a bulk. Usually while I sew, or with the new kitchen radio we got that can play podcasts, while I cook.
I listen because you inspire me to just go and sew (instead of waiting for the perfect time) and because I learn. And also I love hearing about your thoughts about what you sew.
Keep up the good work!

Anary said...

Your podcast feels like back in the day of radio ( what is that ). What a great and informative companion while I keep tasks up to date!
HAPPYBLOGNIVERSARY!

Ruth said...

Happy podcast anniversary! I'm from the USA, and I've listened to all of your podcasts. Usually I listen to 1-3 at a time. I have been watching your sewing for a long time through the many sewing email lists, and so it was a natural for me to listen to your podcasts as well. I am always inspired by your work.

Christy Alex said...

Hi Lori,
Congrats on Sew Forth Now's 1st year! First of all i just want to say that i love your show. I live in Atlanta, GA and I stay current with the podcasts. In the beginning I had to catch up by listening to several at a time but I really enjoy the show and look desperately each week for the newest episode. I love how you make each episode a learning experience for all of us including yourself. Keep up the good work!

LizH said...

Congratulations on the 1 year anniversary of your podcast! I'm a relatively new listener - I think I heard about your podcast through PatternReview - but I'm not sure. But I subscribed about 2 months ago, downloaded all the ones I'd missed, and I listen to them while I work on the computer. (I work from home.) I keep current with each new episode and then follow it with 1 or 2 episodes that I haven't heard. I really enjoy it! Thanks so much for all your efforts with this. It's wonderful and greatly appreciated!

sam7992 said...

Congratulations on a great podcast,I've subscribed through itunes last summer.I love the educational nature of the show and always coming away having learnt something new.I really enjoyed the couture podcast,I listen when I'm out walking.I'm from Ireland.Eithne

Heather said...

Congratulations on your first year - you've done a great job and I hope you keep on podcasting! I've learned a lot listening to your podcast (which I usually do on my ipod while I'm sewing). Your interviews are great. I'm from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I just discovered your podcast a couple of months ago and I've been listening to them in order and I'm just now finally caught up. Now I'll be downloading the newest one whenever it's posted and listening to it right away.

Julie said...

Congrats on your first year! I am in the USA. I am playing catch up on the podcasts but I am learning so much. Thank you for doing them.

juliebadoolie@sbcglobal.net

Laura said...

Wow, I can't believe it's been a year. Congrats. I'm near San Francisco, and tend to keep up to date (I listen while I work on the computer).

pam said...

Congratulation! I'm from Maryland. Enjoy the pocasts...I'm a new subscriber!

Karen said...

Congratulations, Lori, on your one-year anniversary! Can it have been a whole year already? In the beginning, I listened to all of the episodes that you had done, one after another. But after I caught up with you I started listening to them as they came out. I'm always thrilled to see your podcast updating on my itunes. I listen in the United State (Minnesota), and I listen because you're so down-to-earth and real, and you yet you have such a great ideas for sewing. You have super interviews and helpful tips, and you've really inspired me as I've been getting back into fashion sewing over the past year. Thank you!

kathy said...

Congratulations! I live in the United States and listen to your podcasts as I walk on the treadmill. I love hearing the interviews as well as being inspired by what you have sewn. Great tips and resources!

Karen said...

Happy 1 year anniversary! I am from the US. I am also new to sewing. I am trying to suck up any and all information that I can on sewing, just like a sponge. I really enjoy your podcasts! I try to stay caught up but I also listen to audio books, so sometimes I get behind if the book is at a really good part.

cateyesmd said...

Congrats! I thought I posted yesterday, but maybe I posted it to another Episode by mistake so I'm reposting. I live in Maryland (USA) and just received my first 8pod in mid-march for my birthday. I've subscribed and downloaded all your podcast and have currently listened to 14 episodes. I'm learning a lot, THANKS. I will continue to listen on a regular basis.

Beth said...

Congratulations on your anniversary! I love your podcast and listen while on the treadmill or doing housework. I do fall behind, but listen to every one. I live in the USA (Wyoming). I became a 4-H sewing leader last year and decided I should work on sharpening my skills and techniques. I grew up sewing clothing and have quilted the last few years. You've turned me on to Sandra Betzina and magazines, websites, blogs, etc. I've definitely improved and grown because of you, so thank you and keep the podcast coming!

rosanne said...

Happy 1 year anniversary! I love your podcast so much that I listen to them over an over on my iPod...I have my favorites, of course, but overall I have learned wonderful information from your podcast, Lori! Thanks for your contribution to the sewing community :)

christina said...

Has it really been a year? Wow! Congratulations.

From: USA
Why I listen: It's the next best thing to actually sewing I listen during my commute to work on the bus.
How: I save up a few episodes and listen to them all at once.

Here's to another great year of podcasting!

Nina said...

One year!! WOW! I love your podcast (USA). I can't listen while I'm sewing. I used to be able to multi-task, but no more:-)

I store 'em up and listen while commuting. Always a treat!

Anonymous said...

Hi Lori. I love your podcast. I listen one podcast at a time and I keep current. I've started sewing again last year and I learn quite a bit from listening to your show. I sometimes listen while I sew. Please continue with sew forth now podcast and happy sewing.

Carla from Atlanta Georgia

Anonymous said...

i love your podcast and you have taught me a lot about my new hobby of sewing. i am from the USA, i first listened to many at a time, then i became current and thirst for more! ha ha! i hope you and yours are well! i look forward to hearing from you again!

Mary Sarah said...

Happy Anniversary! I found your podcasts a couple of months ago, listened to all of them and now listen to them as soon as a new one is out. They keep me company on my drive home from work. I always learn a lot and I appreciate them very much. Let's see ... I'm from the US. Thanks!

Zegi said...

Happy Anniversary from Ohio! I just recently discovered your cast and have heard all of your episodes. I really enjoy your podcast. I'd love to hear about any sewing you do for your home...especially quilting!

Terri_A said...

Hurray for one year Lori!
I love the cast and listen to them multiple times to get as much info as possible out of them. I listen to each of them as they come out and look forward to a new one.
I live in the USA
Thanks

Terri_A said...

BTW love the trench! Awesome!

Lianne said...

Awesome first year. i am from the USA and have recently found you. As a result, I am playing catch up a few episodes at a time. Great job so far...

Diana said...

I'm from Illinois and stumbled onto your podcast a few months ago. I've downloaded them all. It's so exciting to listen to them,very much like being back in home ec class! I didn't know how much I missed all the details you get from read people. I usually listen while I'm putting together quilts for Lutheran World Relief, easy sewing so my brain can absorb! Thank you and Congratulations!
Diana
www.pencildancer.com

Grace said...

Aloha Lori,
Happy Birthday Sew Forth Now! I listen to you pod cast from Hawaii, USA. I eagerly look forward to your pod casts -checking for new programs every few days. I listen to them over and over while I am sewing - each time I listen to them I pick up something new that I might have missed the first time. I am looking forward to hearing more from Anne St. Clair - she has a beautiful voice and is so clear to understand!
Mahalo for all your hard work!

Nancy W. said...

Congratulations on the success of your podcast. I listen to every episode as soon as I can! I live in California (USA). I listen to your podcast because I find it to be very informative and I also enjoy the variety of people (and subjects) in your interviews. I would love to do a podcast myself, but don't have the time right now - and I look forward to each new episode of SFN. (BTW< I'm glad you stopped the music)

Anonymous said...

Congrats on your anniversary! I just found you on the internet because I want to start sewing again. My biggest challenge is finding the time to sew. Great ideas in Episode 27. You are an inspiration working as you do and still taking care of three teens at home.

Me said...

Congratulations on 1 year! I'm Lela and I live in Australia. I listen because I learn so much from your podcast. I don't come from a crafty or sewing background and I often find myself struggling with what to do or how to do something. But your podcast are great in teaching me how to sew. I usually download and listen the same week, but sometimes life gets busy and I'll have a backlog of a couple of episodes to listen to. Keep up the great podcasts and thankyou

Anne said...

Dear Lori! Congrats on the anniversary! I found you not too long a ago - I started with no. 27 on the not-so-often-used-mp3-player while sorting out my stash(!). Then it ended and I was hooked! I ran downstairs to download more and started with no. 1 and is on my way through the bulk. It is just great! My sewing skills are okay and I do produce nice things but there's plenty to learn and I love to learn from the sewing blogs and your podcast. I'm from Denmark.

Pocket Venus said...

Congratulations on your first year of podcasting. I enjoy your podcasts, and listen to them before going to my sewing room. They're informative and motivational, and I feel that there's a friendly and enthusiastic voice keeping me company and sharing a common interest. I live in England.

ashenteardrop said...

Lori! I love your podcast, I'm from Iowa (USA) and I have been trying to get to current since I started listening a couple of months ago. I really like how you talk to people about practical aspects of sewing, and techniques! Nice Job!

Isabelle said...

Hi Lori, and congrats on the anniversary!
I am from France, and I love your podcasts. I haven't been able to listen to the latest because I simply haven't had the time. I save them up for when I am handsewing or tracing and cutting out a pattern. Can't wait to have more time so I can catch up on all the good stuff! There's always lots to learn from them. Thank you for giving us those podcasts Lori. Wishing Sew Forth Now many happy returns ;)

Sharon said...

Congrats on your one-year anniversary Lori! I'm a listener from the USA and I'm sure I've mentioned this either on my blog or in your comments, but I love to see your podcast download when I plug in my iPod. I download them and listen while to them at my leisure while in my sewing room. Because on my work and volunteer commitments I'm not always current, but I try to be.
I'm looking forward to another year and more of your fabulous podcasts!

debbie w said...

Laure
Congratulations on your first year of terrific pod casts. I listen to them as you do them. I especially enjoy the notions questions. Your sunny personality shines through. I am from the USA. Thanks for making these podcasts

Dottie said...

Hi! I'm new at blogs and also your podcast, so I had a little trouble figuring out how to do this but here I am. I will be listening to every podcast. I love learning how to sew better. I just have trouble finding time to do it. Sewing is just one of my many hobbies. Keep us the good work! I'm from Mississippi.

baxleydavis said...

Congratulations on 1 yr! I'm from th US. I loved hearing what all you were working on. It made me feel so much better about myself. I just heard your first blog and can't wait to hear more. Thanks for all the insight!
Stehanie

sewgran said...

Congratulations Lori--keep up the good work--yours is one of the best--I am from Nebraska and have listened to all your podcasts at once while sewing Easter dresses for my grandaughters (3-7-9). Now I will have to be patient and listen one at a time! I always find you information so helpfull. Sewgran