I thought I would do something different with my weekly newsletter this week. I love sharing my newsletter picks each it is my sunshine to my subscribers. So welcome if you are new here and welcome if you are coming over from your weekly email.
This week has been full of wishy washy for me. I have this gut feeling that I am going in the right direction but where I am going it is fuzzy. These are the things I know lately and get ready because they are random so hang with me.
Sandi Sawa Hazlewood, from Crafty Planner, is one of the sweetest creatives I have ever met. Sandi also has a podcast where she chats with creatives. Having another podcaster on the podcast is always so much fun for me because we talk about podcasting stuff as well. Sandi and I chat about podcasting, of course, but also her sewing style, what her favorite newsletter to subscribe to is, and what podcast is always on play for her. She gives us the details on her latest make and what her creative process looks like. You won’t want to miss this episode!
Andrea Tsang Jackson, of 3rd Story Workshop, is my guest today on the Modern Sewciety Podcast. I first noticed Andrea’s work on instagram and instantly fell in love with her unique style and patterns. She recently released patterns for her unique gemstone patterns that she has been selling for some time now at crafts shows. We chat about her background and how she started her business, 3rd Story Workshop, and what she is looking forward to in the future. We also talk about the ups and downs of releasing your own patterns, selling your own sewn items, and trying to figure out how to price goods for sale. Andrea is such an amazing creative and I know you are going to enjoy this chat as much as I did. click on the link to listen.
When I started sewing on the regular nine years ago I remember finding Elizabeth Hartman’s blog, Oh Fransson. She always had super colorful projects that were our of this world cool. She is still the same oh so cool pattern designer but has expanded to fabric design, books, craftsy class, and I can’t wait to see what else she has up her sleeve. Elizabeth knows how to make patterns with cool creatures and doesn’t shy away from color. We chatted about her journey, her patters, fabric lines, and so much more. She has always been so kind and helpful to me in my own sewing journey. I think you are going to love this chat as much as I did.