Episode 34

Episode 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 http://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

Me Made May

Marimekko fabric

Atia’s Liberty fabric stash  

Phoebe Rosita Instagram


Sew Together for Summer 

Sew Lamazi for GBSB

Sew That Pattern Now

Snip, Sew, Snap

Fruit Salad Sewing from Blossom Sandwich 

Sewing Weekender from The Fold Line

The Village Haberdashery

Sony A6400 camera

Moneta dress by Colette

Fabric Godmother – 15% off with code UNCUT

Flora by By Hand London

Indigo by Tilly and the Buttons

Sew Me Sunshine

Rumana Coat by By Hand London

Olive dress by Untitled Thoughts

Zadie jumpsuit by Paper Theory Patterns

Winslow Culottes by Helen’s Closet

Merchant and Mills

Marigold jumpsuit by Tilly and the Buttons

Madrid dress by Coffee and Thread

Rainbow Fabrics

Kew dress by Nina Lee

Jessica dress by Mimi G 

Lena King 

Ogden cami by True Bias

Kielo dress by Named

Sister Mintaka


Rumana’s gathering foot tutorial

By Hand London shirred dress 

McCall’s M7969 (out of stock everywhere!) 

Ginger jeans by Closet Core Patterns

Episode 33

Episode 33: Embroidery with 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 http://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.

Mentioned in the episode:

Natalie Gaynor Designs Start Up Kit

This week we also have a Pfaff Giveaway! We are giving away a Pfaff scissors gift set, which includes a Pfaff branded 8″ bent shear, 6″ curved embroidery scissors , opposable tweezer and spring-action snips, all stored in a beautiful Pfaff branded zippered case. Please see our Instagram page for more details.

Episode 32

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 http://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.

Mentioned in this episode:

Wilder Gown

Raven Maureen’s Instagram

Selkie dress

Sleeper dress

Prym Vario pliers

Morgan Jeans

Dawn jeans

Made my Wardrobe Josie

Cloth Habit patterns

Megan Nielsen Acacia pants

Nikko top

Kielo dress

Cotton jacquard Fabric Godmother

Eleanor and Maurice Instagram

Ricorumi yarn

The Craft Bookclub Instagram

Baskets by Tabara N’diaye

The Little Pomegranate Buttonhole reel

Pfaff IDT

Episode 31

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. 

Mentioned in the episode:

Bakerloo blouse

Tilly Oversized collar free pattern

Pink City Prints


Heather Blazer


Alice’s reel

Juliet on Domestika

Bloomsbury blouse

Pfaff Creative Icon

Nerrissa’s Alternative Finishing video for Pfaff

Stella Nova dungarees

Belemnite dress

March dress

Episode 30

Episode 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 

Mentioned in this episode:

Nina Lee Kew dress

Nina lee Bloomsbury Blouse

Nina Lee Bakerloo

Grainline Hemlock tee

Tilly and the Buttons Freya (from the book Stretch)

Sew Me Sunshine

By Hand London Hannah dress

Tilly and the Buttons Coco dress

Friday Pattern Company Wilder Gown

Loom and Stars

Lisa Comfort fabric 

Marilla Walker Belemnite dress

Simply Fabrics


Lamazi Fabrics

Peppermint Wide Leg trousers

I Am Panoramix

Vogue V9075 

Helen’s Closet Winslow culottes

Closet Core Patterns Ginger jeans

The Pattern Preacher Sienna 

Megan Nielsen Flint

Named Kielo dress and jumpsuit

Paper Theory Patterns Zadie jumpsuit

Jennifer Lauren Handmade Gable top 

Wiksten shift top 

I Am Artemis

Wiksten Haori jacket

Pigeon Wishes buttons

Episode 29

Episode 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.

Sponsor: Storrs London

Vogue V9040 coat pattern

Atomic Habits

Angela Kane

Nicky Cook Patterns

London Modern Quilt Guild

Sew Over It Betty dress

Imperial War Museum

Episode 28

Episode 28: Appropriation or Appreciation?

 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 February 2021.

Mentioned in the show:

Dovetailed on Instagram

Great British Sewing Bee

Lena King Instagram

#ankarafabricappreciationweek on Instagram

African wax prints Wikipedia

Juliet’s Ankara fabric dress

My Kimono is Not Your Couture article

Dior Sauvage Ad Guardian article

Sewing with African Wax print book by Adaku Parker

Episode 27

Episode 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. Please note: in this episode we talk about issues that have legal implications for creative businesses; we are not trained in this topic, it’s just an informal chat. If you do need legal advice please seek guidance from a qualified source.

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Homer and Howells Lennox boilersuit

Paper Theory Zadie jumpsuit

Juliet’s Ankara headband tutorial

Kylie and the Machine labels

Nadiya Hussain

Charm Patterns by Gertie

Noodlehead patterns https://noodle-head.com/


Wood Warbler Cowl AC Knitwear

Episode 26

Episode 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!

Mentioned in the podcast:

Cashmerette Tobin pattern

Paper Theory Miller trousers

Cashmerette Harrison shirt

Cashmerette sizing

Episode 25

Episode 25: Sustainability and Crafting with 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 @timetosew, 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!

Mentioned in this episode:

Juliet’s dyed Bakerloo blouse

Central St Martin’s

Sew Over It

Higgs Materials Sustainability Index

Make Mine Challenge

Un:Cut Episode on Comparison with Lena King


Alice’s blouse

LDH scissors at Sew Me Sunshine

Kate’s blog

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