Sew What?

By Isabella Rosner

A podcast all about historic needlework and the gals who stitched it, hosted by your local historic needlework expert, Isabella Rosner.

  1. 1.
    Conserving Historic Needlework: An Interview with Gretchen Guidess and Jackie Peterson-Grace
    35:57
  2. 2.
    Embroidering Portraits: An Interview with Cayce Zavaglia
    34:45
  3. 3.
    The Needlework of Historic Boyz II Men
    31:06
  4. 4.
    Paper Pieced Quilts and Crafting During COVID: An Interview with Naomi Clarke
    39:28
  5. 5.
    Alternative Embroideries: Tambour Work and Punch Needle
    26:21
  6. 6.
    Australian Schoolgirl Needlework: An Interview with Cat Gay
    37:25
  7. 7.
    Stitching Among Friends: Early Quaker Needlework
    35:10
  8. 8.
    Jewish Fashion Making and Stitching in 20th-Century London: An Interview with Dr Bethan Bide and Dr Lucie Whitmore
    58:27
  1. 9.
    Quilting and Exhibiting Black Life: An Interview with Bisa Butler and Dr Erica Warren
    50:19
  2. 10.
    Curating Needlework: An Interview with Amelia Peck and Melinda Watt
    40:28
  3. 11.
    The Embroideries and Lace of the Wiener Werkstätte
    24:35
  4. 12.
    Early Medieval Embroidery: An Interview with Dr Alexandra Makin
    32:50
  5. 13.
    Travelling and Unravelling Indian Embroidery Techniques
    23:21
  6. 14.
    May Morris and Arts and Crafts Embroidery: An Interview with Thomas Cooper
    29:32
  7. 15.
    Embroidering Adversity in Charity and Orphan School Needlework
    24:56
  8. 16.
    Navajo Weaving: An Interview with Dr Kathy M'Closkey
    33:29
  9. 17.
    The Long, Looping History of Nalbinding
    21:39
  10. 18.
    Making Historic Needlework Now: An Interview With Ruth Singer
    27:50
  11. 19.
    Gee's Bend Quilts and Quilters: An Interview with Caster Pettway and Mary Margaret Pettway
    28:14
  12. 20.
    Sew What? Season 2: The Tiny Needleworked Treasures of 17th-Century Schoolgirls
    24:22
  13. 21.
    A Holiday Treat! The History of Fair Isle Knitwear
    15:39
  14. 22.
    Marking Time: A Conversation with Dr Edward Town
    48:34
  15. 23.
    The Hauntedness of Victorian Hairwork: An Interview with Avery Curran
    36:14
  16. 24.
    "Pick up your knitting whenever you’re sitting": Knitting for Victory in WWI and WWII
    24:08
  17. 25.
    Queering Needlework: An Interview with Daniel Fountain
    30:16
  18. 26.
    The Art of Craft: Needlework in the Art and Craft Debate
    27:29
  19. 27.
    School Subjects Through Stitch: History, Math, and Geography Samplers
    21:40
  20. 28.
    A Collage of Ideas: An Interview with Dr Freya Gowrley
    33:09
  21. 29.
    To Bead or Not to Bead: Historic Beadwork of England and the Americas
    23:12
  22. 30.
    Fashion in 18th-Century Colonial Spanish America: An Interview with Laura Beltrán-Rubio
    37:26
  23. 31.
    Stitching While Imprisoned, Part 2
    18:49
  24. 32.
    Stitching While Imprisoned, Part 1
    21:40
  25. 33.
    Making and Consuming in the 18th Century: An Interview with Dr Serena Dyer
    34:33
  26. 34.
    Needlecraft and Wellbeing: An Interview with Dr Alison Mayne
    30:51
  27. 35.
    Opening the Doors to 17th-Century Embroidered Cabinets and Caskets
    20:57
  28. 36.
    Black Love, Black Family: An Interview With Kelli Coles
    38:17
  29. 37.
    Unstitching Colonialism: South Indian Missionary School Samplers
    32:26
  30. 38.
    For the Love of Lace: An Interview with Elena Kanagy-Loux
    49:38
  31. 39.
    Authors Who Stitched, Part 2: The Brontë Sisters!
    23:40
  32. 40.
    Authors Who Stitched, Part 1: Jane Austen!
    20:42
  33. 41.
    The Power of Cloth: An Interview with Rose Sinclair
    49:12
  34. 42.
    An Interview with the Royal School of Needlework
    47:09
  35. 43.
    Around the World in Central American Samplers
    21:55
  36. 44.
    Hopping Into Early Modern Frog Pouches
    23:15
  37. 45.
    Text and Protest
    20:15
  38. 46.
    Welcome to "Sew What?"!
    8:14

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