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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Karina

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Karina

Karina is the sewist with the 'mad skillz' and tutors her SOS Sewsters in a studio up north of the North Island.

We share a love of footwear, Cavaliers and bra sewing ~ read on to find out what other passions Karina has.

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Caroline

Helen Cloke customer profile meet the maker

Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Caroline

February's interviewee, Caroline, sewed along with me in the recent swimwear sewalong and despite being a little bit of a newbie still, she completed not one but two fantastic bikinis! 

 

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Sarah

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Sarah

It's no surprise that for a month so heavy on swimwear sewing and recycled fabrics that January's Meet the Maker is New Zealand's own eco-sewing extraordinaire and beach ambassador, Sarah Sew Love!

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Lynda

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Lynda

An interview with Lynda, the lady who made Nellie Joans possible not only by handing over the reigns of her lingerie supplies shop to me but also initially, by enabling me to easily purchase the materials I required when I first became interested in bra making. 

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Kat

Helen Cloke customer profile meet the maker

Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Kat

November's interviewee Kat, has been hard at work creating a beaded wedding dress and accessories - from scratch! She kindly diverted some time to chat about her approach to lingerie sewing, a mixture of planning and experimentation.

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