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Sew & Tell

English, Hobbies, 77 seasons, 101 episodes, 3 days, 17 hours, 22 minutes
Three sewists from different backgrounds — fashion, indie sewing and theater — discuss sewing topics and chat with big names from the sewing world. Join Meg Healy, Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard as they share their collective knowledge, insight and inspiration, connecting the sewing community and keeping listeners up-to-date on news and trends of sewing and fashion.
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Sew & Tell Special Episode: Copycat Jeans LIVE Workshop Event

Do you have a favorite pair of jeans? A pair that fits perfectly that you never want to get rid of? Well, now you can make a copycat pair! Follow along with Meg Healy in this LIVE workshop to learn the sewing techniques you need to copy an existing garment’s pattern pieces and shapes without destroying it. By the end of the live workshop, you’ll want to copycat your entire wardrobe! Join us LIVE on 11/18 at 4pm EST! Register here: What you’ll get: Zoom access to attend the LIVE taping The ability to ask questions during a Q&A session following the workshop Sewing pattern downloads for tops to pair with your jeans! An embroidery design pack to embellish your copycat jeans! Exclusive access to the recorded watch party after the event Grab your sewing supplies, your favorite pair of jeans and register to join us LIVE on November 18th! Learn more about Meg's method of creating copycat jeans here: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
11/12/20218 minutes, 47 seconds
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Crossover Episode from Fiber Nation: Home Economics vs. Hitler

This week, we're bringing you a special episode from our sister podcast, Fiber Nation. Fiber nation explores the connections between fiber, history, and humanity. In this episode, host Allison Korleski explores the radical origins behind home economics with guest Danielle Dreilinger, author of The Secret History of Home Economics. Hear how home ec. became important enough to have its own federal agency and learn how one particular sewing magazine became a game-changer during WWII.  Find more episodes of Fiber Nation wherever you get your podcasts, and check out the past show notes at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
7/8/202135 minutes, 32 seconds
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Squee! Another Sew & Tell Live Event: Let's Get Sew-stainable!

Join Kate, Amanda and Meg for a Sew & Tell Live: Let’s Get Sew-stainable! Tune in on February 18, 3:30 PM MST via Zoom! We’re discussing creative ways to use your scraps, how to commit to sewing from your stash and unique upcycling ideas — we’ll be coming to you live from the hosts’ sewcially-distanced studios! Plus, grab a free pattern (available on the show notes page) to sew your own undies — with us! — from knit scraps. To register for Sew & Tell Live: Let’s Get Sew-stainable, CLICK HERE, or visit the link to our show notes and click the "Register Here" link. Then download the pattern and prep your pattern pieces, or plan to simply join for the conversation and some afternoon sewing togetherness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
2/18/202157 seconds
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Join Us: Sew & Tell Live Holiday Sewcial!

Join us on Friday, 12/4 at 3pm MST for a Sew & Tell Live Holiday Sewcial over Zoom! We’re talking all things holiday sewing: chat me-made holiday gifts, grab a free pattern and sew along to create an apron perfect for gifting (more info below), win free stuff, get a digital goodie bag and more! Learn more and register: You can just hang out, or plan to participate in our very first live Sew Along! Together, we’ll be sewing up a Gingham Gourmet apron — a perfect gift that also includes instructions for an adorable matching potholder and towel set. Download the free pattern on the registration page. Brought to you by Maywood Studio. Thank you for making this possible! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
11/30/20201 minute, 32 seconds
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UPDATE — Back in 2 Weeks

We're taking a quick break from the podcast. But don't worry: we'll be back in two weeks with some fresh sewing inspiration, conversations and bad sewing puns. Until then, happy stitching! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
7/11/201945 seconds
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Bonus Episode: Sewing For Cosplay with Cheryl Sleboda

We welcomed Cheryl Sleboda (@sewmuchcosplay) to the studio for a special cosplay-themed convo! Catch the mini-episode, out now! If you don't know much about cosplay, start here, then watch Cheryl's new Con Crunch series, free at Sew Daily TV! Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
5/23/201917 minutes, 20 seconds
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Bonus Episode: The Quilting Company Podcast

New bonus episode! Kate and Amanda talk all things quilting with FW editor and co-host of the new The Quilting Company Podcast Tracy Mooney, including our mutual love of the perfect quilting/sewing crossover project, the #tamarackjacket. We're curious: do you sew and quilt? Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
2/28/201918 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bonus Episode: Never Have I Ever

Play along with Meg, Amanda and Kate as they play a sewing-themed version of the quintessential party game "Never Have I Ever." Sponsored by Bernina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
1/17/201917 minutes, 49 seconds
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Coming Soon: Sew & Tell Podcast!

There’s a new sewing podcast in town starting November 15! Hosted by three sewists from different backgrounds, the Sew & Tell Podcast features sewing topics and conversation, interviews with big names from the sewing world, sewing trivia, insights from the online sewing community and more. Hear from hosts Meg Healy of and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and explore modern sewing, seam by seam. Sponsored by Bernina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
11/7/20181 minute, 1 second