Episode 20: #pfOldIsNew

Adrianna dress

 CrisWoodSews parasol dress

Helen’s Closet Ashton

Fibre Mood 15!!!!

Vikki Dress – similar to By Hand London Tamzin

White woman standing wearing mustard yellow sleeveless dress with gathered tiers and horizontal pleats on the skirt.
Black woman standing on the beach wearing sleeveless red dress with gathered tiers and horizontal pleats on skirt.

Pippa Dress

Line drawing of a dress with a pleated bodice, full skirt and thin straps.
White woman wearing brown dress with pleated bodice and tan blazer on top

Chloe Top

White woman sitting on grass wearing a blue top that ties on one shoulder and leaves the other shoulder is bare.   She is wearing light tan pants.

“Lizzo Orange Tiered Dress”

Large black woman wearing a one shouldered orange dress with several ruffled tiers and the tiniest purse ever.

Viola Top

Very thin white woman wearing a black gingham top and pants. The top has approximately one inch wide straps and a fitted bodice with a peplum.

Helen’s Closet Reynolds

#sewmystashsummer – Beverly’s hashtag which she isn’t even using

ABC News “The Truth About Where Your Donated Clothes End Up,” By MIKE LEE December 21, 2006, 11:55 AM, “What Really Happens to Unwanted Clothes? Your castoffs live on after your closet cleanout.” By Beth Porter

Washington PostDo you know what’s happening to your clothing donations?” By Amy Freeman, Jan. 28, 2020 “What happens to your clothing donations?” and “Why these African countries don’t want our clothing waste” “Fashion Industry Waste Statistics”

Reference Notes:

  3.;  Forbes – Making Climate Change Fashionable – The Garment Industry Takes on Global Warming
  4. Timo Rissanen, “From 15% to 0: Investigating the creation of fashion without the creation of fabric waste,” Presenter, Kreativ Institut for Design og Teknologi, September 2005.
  7. | Secondary Materials and Recycling Textiles [SMART]
  9. United Nations Partnership on Sustainable Fashion and the SDG’s
  11. Global Fashion Agenda –
  12., online resale –

Other References:

Redress | The Positive Power of Fashion


Ep 19: Elisalex from By Hand London

By Hand London

Online dart manipulation for fit and design – July 5, 2021

Elisalex on Instagram: @elisalex @byhandlondon


Episode 18: Diversify your IG feed

Helen’s Closet Ashton top

Essex Linen

Sew Liberated Estuary skirt

Cobalt Linen from Fabrics Store

Glissando pants and shorts

Cris Wood Sews Parasol










Some individual accounts you may want to follow:



@aaronicabcole @needleandthebelle

@thejeffreymarsh – not sewing related but a wonderful nonbinary activist




@shooglet – not sewing related – fat artist that features photographs of very fat bodies

Clown Fabric:

Episode 17: #pfRepresent – Community Call Outs

CrisWoodSews Parasol

Made by Rae Trillium (Max 59” chest & hip) & Geranium dresses (max 29.5” chest)

Three people, two women and a girl, in an elevator taking a photo.  They are all wearing dresses made from the same material.

The Sewing Studio: 

Hey June Handmade Allspice Apron

Elizabeth Suzann Clyde Work pants 

Aaronica Dress

Advertisement for a sewing pattern.  Shown are two black women and one white woman wearing different versions available in the pattern.
Screenshot of drawings of all the variations that can be made from the "Aaronica" pattern.

Sew Liberated Estuary Skirt


Cashmerette Upton Dress


Episode 16: #SewLimitedSizing

Criswoodsews Parasol Dress

Beautiful Katie Kortman double gauze

By Hand London Anna Dress

Teal Taffeta $5/yd

Fibre Mood Rozan in very cheap Linen/Rayon Blend.

Jenny Rushmore Book on size expansion


Episode 15: Introducing #pfRepresent

Cris Wood Sews

Fibre Mood Rozan

Seams Fabric

Sew_introverted Instagram account

Paprika Patterns Nautilus Swimsuit and Bikini

Fat white woman in colorful bikini at the beach

Ultraviolet Tee – fat and black model – max 64” hip

Fat black woman in white and blue shirt and blue pants sitting on brick steps.

Episode 14: #pfGlam Reveal

Special Guest: FLORENCE TAYLOR Instagram: ftmom3, TikTok: florencetaylor14

Fibre Mood Danna

Fibre Mood Rozan

Hey June Handmade Prescott Dress

Check out all the great entries for #pfGlam


Bonus Episode: Emery Smith

Find Emery’s Blog post HERE

Fibremood Danna dress

Sublime Grafx


Episode 13: Terrance Williams

In this episode, Jenny and Beverly talk to Terrance Williams, glamorous designer, activist and person with the world’s best laugh. You can find Terrance on Instagram, on his website, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. On his website, you can shop for glamorous items from extravagant caftans to more affordable yet still luxurious head wraps and scarves. Make sure to check out all he has to offer!

By Hand London Anna Dress

Photo of woman taking a mirror selfie wearing a blue dress with white flowers.
Beverly’s By Hand London Anna Dress #2

Rebecca Page Classic Swimsuit

Paprika Patterns Nautilus Swimsuit and Bikini

Lekala Patterns/

Stokx Hacker Dress

Terrance and Jenny have matching gowns:


Ep. 12 The Glamorous Korrie!

In this episode, Jenny and Beverly chat with Korrie Riddle, KorrieKorrie on Instagram about her sewing journey and her style. We had a lot of fun recording and we’re sure you’ll also have fun listening.

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“>Lekala Patterns

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Friday Pattern Company Vernazza swimsuit

Rebecca Page Classic Swimsuit

Cashmerette Concord Tee

You can Find Korrie at:

Personal Instagram

Needle and Wick Instagram, Needle and Wick Etsy

Coven By Korrie Instagram, Coven by Korrie Etsy

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 Nina Lee Bakerloo Dress