(Melissa - Sewing)
In this episode, I had the honour to have Melissa as my guest. She shared with me her interest in sewing as her hobby.
Facebook group: (McCall's & Simplicity Group) https://www.facebook.com/groups/300735670271651/
The story of the woman who sewed Canada's first maple leaf flag: https://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/the-story-of-the-woman-who-sewed-canadas-first-flag
The Dreamstress: http://thedreamstress.com/?fbclid=IwAR28xwjcweiz3EROXv3xqdNd4-fhnl98OC5txugKzxzkGeKvT7nzs7EC0Ts
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So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.
00:53 - Who is Melissa?
01:39 - How did you get introduced to sewing?
05:52 - Did you teach your mother anything about sewing?
06:47 - Have you ever worked on a project with your mother?
08:15 - Do you still own the first thing you created?
10:13 - Where do you get the ideas to create these projects?
12:04 - Do you prefer to do things out of necessity or more out of creativity?
14:17 - Do you ever do emotional sewing (story about Melissa’s grandmother)?
21:48 - On a personal level, what is the best thing about sewing?
25:09 - Talking about repairing a backpack with tooth floss.
25:46 - Do you prefer to sew by hand or by machine?
27:07 - What is the current machine you’re using?
30:10 - Are there any features that you wished a sewing machine had?
31:55 - How is an old-world craft like sewing still relevant to our 21st-century?
36:55 - Do you have any inspiration?
41:57 - What has sewing taught you in life?
44:17 - Did you ever hurt yourself while sewing?
46:40 - How often do you tend to sew?
48:14 - Has sewing ever stressed you out?
49:23 - Do you have any tricks when it comes to getting the thread through the needle?
51:05 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started sewing?
53:48 - Do you still have challenges today?
57:15 - Do you have a picture of all your projects?
58:04 - What are some misconceptions of people who sew?
01:00:00 - Would you ever make a costume for a convention?
01:01:16 - Do you want to share this hobby with the world or keep it more for yourself?
01:03:45 - Did you ever teach anyone about sewing?
01:06:50 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
01:08:44 - Do you have any questions for me about (Melissa gives me a tote bag as a gift, you hear my reaction)?
01:12:49 - Outro