Jennifer Wiese had a dream. The founder of Brooklyn sewing studio Workroom Social wanted to create a weekend-long sewing event that brought a spirit of play and fun to sewing. In 2015, she hosted Camp Workroom Social, an overnight sewing camp for adults. She talks about why being present and open to imperfection is always better than fretting over mistakes - in sewing and in life.
Open Up with Jennifer Wiese
Jennifer Wiese is the founder of Brooklyn Sewing Studio. In this episode, she tells the story of putting on a major sewing event, and the unexpected benefits of being open to mistakes.
In this episode, we’ll hear stories from the Seamwork team about how past and future generations of sewists have impacted our sewing stories.
Folkwear has been creating patterns for nearly 50 years. Despite four changes in ownership and two recessions, this women-owned business is still making patterns today.
In this episode, we’ll hear stories about how we share our craft with our loved ones. We asked you about a time that you sewed for someone else.
What would you do if your body kept changing? If you lost 30 pounds in a month or gained 90 pounds in a year? Maggie's chronic illness causes extreme changes in her body, affecting her desire to sew and her relationship to the craft she loves.