158 The Other Venn

Socks, socks, socks; the Red Edge; all my makes; a last word on bricolage; climate change; social justice; the other Venn; working your ass off on the things that matter…

157 Colour me happy

In this episode, colour helps jump start my capsule wardrobe design process. This one is all about lush, gorgeous, juicy and delicious colour that makes you want to bite into…

155 Memento Mori

A listener let me know this week that the episode permalinks created by my hosting company, Libsyn, link to the old Cast On website, and not to the show notes…

154 More than a feeling

Bows. Bras. Extremely slow fashion. With added glamour. I watched these classes on Craftsy: Pattern Making Basics: The Skirt Sloper and Fitting Solo, from Measurements to Muslin. (FYI, Craftsy are…

153 I, Curator

Rats, Riverview, and the Red Edge. Plus, we are all hipsters now. Sorry. There’s a good description of the Iceland Bind Off here. The GIF at the bottom of the…

152 The Brief

The dog snored, loudly, through most of this episode. There’s also some intermittent electronic interference because my phone was resting to close to the mic. I can’t really do much…

151 Palais Ideal

Envision the work. Collect the materials. Commit to the plan. Make. That’s how you build a palace. That’s how knit happens. The Riverfront Scarf and my Canyonlands WIP Pattern Cutting…

150 Nine Heads

Winter clothes move to off-season storage, and spring clothing moves in; bricolage informs the deconstruction of the Red Edge; and an interview with My Body Model founder, Erica Schmitz. The…


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