Posts tagged Podcast
Alex Collins | Episode 11 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode eleven of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I share in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe using Linen Blend from Minerva Crafts and buttons from John Lewis. The fabric dye I used was Dylon All-In-1 Fabric Dye Pod in Plum Red

You can find my notes on the modifications I made to my Myosotis Dress here.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Hipster Shawl by Joji Locatelli knit using The Fibre Co. Luma in Blanca

Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade knit using The Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co. BFL/Masham 4ply

Truss Cardigan by Melissa Wehrle for Brookly Tweed knit using The Fibre Co. Canopy Worsted in Lemur

Vanilla Socks knit using Stranded Dyeworks Merino Nylon in Industrial Kingfisher

MENTIONS

Barton Croft Speckled Cup

Woolly Mammoth Bag Collaboration

Amy of Stranded Dyeworks Youtube Channel

Ogden Cami

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 10 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode ten of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I share in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe using Floral Viscos Challis from Minerva Crafts

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Treysta by Jennifer Steingass for Laine Magazine knit using Léttlopi Icelandic wool by Ístex in Celery Green Heather, Black Heather, Ash Heather and Bottle Green Heather from Meadow Yarn. Kehley inspired my colour choices with her version pictured here.

Hipster Shawl by Joji Locatelli knit using The Fibre Co. Luma in Blanca

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe using Linen Blend from Minerva Crafts and buttons from John Lewis. The fabric dye I used was Dylon All-In-1 Fabric Dye Pod in Plum Red.

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MENTIONS

Ruth Werwai’s Tegna

Truss Cardigan

Spring/Summer Moodboard

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 9 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode nine of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I share in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Lark Tee by Grainline Stuido sewn using an Organic Interlock Stripe Knit fabric from The Village Haberdashery, London.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Treysta by Jennifer Steingass for Laine Magazine knit using Léttlopi Icelandic wool by Ístex in Celery Green Heather, Black Heather, Ash Heather and Bottle Green Heather from Meadow Yarn. Kehley inspired my colour choices with her version pictured here.

Truss Cardigan by Melissa Wehrle for Brooklyn Tweed knit using The Fibre Co. Canopy Worsted.

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe using Floral Viscos Challis from Minerva Crafts

Indian Summer Quilt by Suzy Quilts using Bella Solids from Fabric HQ

MENTIONS

Clare of Sister Mountain

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 8 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode eight of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been working on  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Dove Cottage by Emma Wright for The Fibre Co. knit in The Fibre Co. Lore in the Earthy colour way.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Marlon Hat by Sari Nordlund knit in The Yarn Collective Hudson Worsted in Amorino.

Truss Cardigan by Melissa Wehrle for Brooklyn Tweed knit using The Fibre Co. Canopy Worsted.

Milky Chai Sock by Daniel Jorge of Little Bobbins Knits knit using The Wool Barn Smooth Sock in the Flutter colourway.

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Ogden Cami by True Bias using Black Crepe fabric from Sew Over It, 319 Essex Road, London, N1 2BD.

MENTIONS

Sari Nordlund’s YouTube channel

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 7 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode seven of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been working on  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Branches and Buds Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge knit in Quince & Co. Chickadee in the Kittywake & Audouin colour ways.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Tree House Mitts by Melody Hoffman knit in De Rerum Natura Ulysses in the Genet colour way.

Cyril Socks by Daniel Jorge of Little Bobbins Knits knit using The Wool Barn Twist Sock.

Dunaway Scarf by Julie Hoover for Brooklyn Tweed knit using The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering in Appleby Castle

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Lark Tee/Nikko Top hack. Grey Ribbed Fabric from Minerva Crafts & Dark Green Knit Fabric from Misan Textiles - 52 Berwick St. London

MENTIONS

Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co. x Alex Collins Sock Sacks

Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co. Natural Sock Colour OOAK #8

My A/W 18/9 Capsule Wardrobe Moodpboard (see below) - The images are all from my Style & Beauty board over on Pinterest. Find me pinning there as @acollinsdesigns

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

New stock will be added Sunday 2nd Dec 2018 8pm GMT

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

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Alex Collins | Episode 6 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode six of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been working on  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Sibella Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge knit in Quince & Co. Finch in the Storm colour way.

Ogden Cami by True Bias using Leah Duncan fabric from M is for Make.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Tree House Mitts by Melody Hoffman knit in De Rerum Natura Ulysses in the Genet colour way.

Cyril Socks by Daniel Jorge of Little Bobbins Knits knit using The Wool Barn Twist Sock.

Lil Shepherd by Julie Partie knit using Erika Knight Chunky in the Ecru colour way.

WHAT I'VE BEEN MAKING

Miss Dandelion Doe by Alica Paulson using wool felt from The Wool Felt Company. Dress made using Moda Fabrics and shawl knitted using The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering.

Candle using supplies from Candle Shack

MENTIONS

Milky Chai Socks by Danielle Jorge of Little Bobbin Knits

Brindle and Twig baby sewing patterns

Liv Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge

The Fibre Co. Lore

Deep Moss Pot by Kari-Helene Rane - Yoke Sweater

Dove Cottage by Emma Wright - Funnel Neck Sweater

Thread Snips

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

New stock will be added Saturday 20th 2018 8pm BST

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 5 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode five of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been working on  this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Gwyneth Cardigan by Cecily Glowick Macdonald knit in Quince & Co. Finch in the Slate colour way.

Short sleeve scoop neck Lark Tee by Grainline Studio using the fabric I bought at Ray Stitch.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Pebble Beach Shawl by Curious Handmade knit in Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co. BFL/Masham Blend

3x1 Rib Socks knit using Gregoria Fibres

Cyril Socks by Daniel Jorge of Little Bobbins Knits knit using The Wool Barn Twist Sock

WHAT I'VE BEEN MAKING

Macrame Wall Hanging with Samantha Birch of Pretty Little Knots Co.

Needle Punch Mat with Lucy of Peas and Needles

Bracelet with Kate of Grace and Flora

MENTIONS

Hillview Farm Creativity Festival

On the Make Podcast - An interview with me (Ep.4)

Block Printing Workshop with me - 15th Sept 2018

Fibre East

Gem of The Little Grey Girl

Emma of Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co.

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

New stock will be added Sunday 26th August 2018 8pm BST

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 4 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode four of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing so far this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

At the start of the video I'm wearing my Suki Kimono Hack by Helen's Closet made using Viscose Challis from Minerva Crafts

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Pebble Beach Shawl by Curious Handmade knit in Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co. BFL/Masham Blend

Lucinda by Carrie Bostick Hoge from the Madder Anthology 2: Simple Pleasures I bought at Loop London. Knit using The Fibre Co. Luma in the Grigio colourway.

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe

MENTIONS

Barton Croft Cup

91 Magazine

Kath Webber

The West Collective Pop-Up Artisan Fair

Clare aka Sister Mountain

My mini profile in Simply Sewing Magazine - Issue 44

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

New stock will be added Sunday 29th July 2018 8pm BST

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 3 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode three of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing so far this month. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Lark Tee by Grainline Studio made using a grey knit from Ray Stitch

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Bassenfell Shawl by Clare Devine for The Fibre Co. knit using The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering in the Nutkin colour way.

Hipster Shawl by Joji Locatelli knit using The Fibre Co. Luma in the Blanca colour way

3x1 Rib Socks knit using Gregoria Fibres 

Lucinda by Carrie Bostick Hoge from the Madder Anthology 2: Simple Pleasures I bought at Loop London. Knit using The Fibre Co. Luma in the Grigio colourway.

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Hemlock Tee  by Grainline Studio made using a stripped jersey from The Cloth House

Suki Kimono Hack by Helen's Closet made using Viscose Challis from Minerva Crafts

MENTIONS

My Tessuti Berlin Jacket

Woolly Mammoth Fibre Co.

Pebble Beach Shawl by Curious Handmade knit in Kettle Yarn Co. Westminster

Walking Foot

Twin Needle

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

New stock will be added Sunday 8th July 2018 8pm GMT

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x

 

Alex Collins | Episode 2 Show Notes - A Knitting and sewing podcast.

Hello friends, welcome to episode two of my knitting and sewing podcast! Join me as I chat about the projects I've been knitting and sewing so far this month and the plans I have for future projects. If you're interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below.

If you'd like to get the show notes straight to your inbox each time I post a new video to my YouTube channel you can join my show notes mailing list.

WHAT I'M WEARING

Sibella Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge knit using Quince & Co. Finch in the Storm colour way.

WHAT I'VE BEEN KNITTING

Treysta by Jennifer Steingass for Laine Magazine knit using Léttlopi Icelandic wool by Ístex in Celery Green Heather, Black Heather, Ash Heather and Bottle Green Heather from Meadow Yarn. Kehley inspired my colour choices with her version pictured here.

Bassenfell Shawl by Clare Devine for The Fibre Co. knit using The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering in the Nutkin colourway,

WHAT I'VE BEEN SEWING

Nikko Top by True Bias made using a ribbed jersey from Minerva Crafts

PLANS

I'm planning to make the Blackwood Cardigan by Helen's Closet inspired by this version and a short sleeve scoop neck Lark Tee by Grainline Studio using the fabric I bought at Ray Stitch.

I also want to turn the fabric I dyed at The Creativity Festival 2017 into a simple quilt.

MENTIONS

Love to Sew Podcast

Loop London

Koel Magazine

Bookhou

Meet the Maker interview by Kath Webber for 91 Magazine

Creativity Festival 2018 Tickets

My short film from my stay at the Creativity Festival 2017

The 100 Day Project - Follow my #100daysofprintasplay via my stories on Instagram

Elise Get's Crafty Podcast

SHOP UPDATE

As you saw me mention in this podcast episode I sell project bags and knitting accessories for makers. See what's available in the shop today or email me to request a custom order.

Thanks again for watching. Until next time, Alex x