#77: Stashes and Spaces with Shams el-Din Rogers
One of my very favourite podcast guests is back! Textile activist Shams el-Din Rogers and I have a fun and thought-provoking conversation about fabric stashes, storage and space. As always, Shams brings her insight and wisdom as we explore many of the implications of these topics as they relate to sustainability, and we compare notes as an American and a European. Plus! Shams sets herself a goal...
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Find Shams el-Din Rogers on Instagram @shamseldinrogers.
Listen to her on previous episodes of CYT. Ep.#32: Textile Activism with Shams el–Din Rogers and Ep.#49: Sewing as Art and Political Action with Shams el–Din Rogers.
I also highly recommend checking out Shams’ episode on Stitch Please: the Black Women Stitch podcast, Ep.#123: Don’t Trash it! Sew it!: Sustainable Creativity with Shams el-Din Rogers.
Explore ‘Works in Progress Toronto’ via their website and on Instagram @works.in.progress.to.
Instagram based contests that Shams is participating in:
#lastsewiststanding created by @miss.taeschli.
#whole30fabricchallenge created by @pinkmimosabyjacinta.
Textile Museum of Canada is in Toronto and has a truly epic-looking shop!
Shams recently bought some issues of Tauko magazine.
Image source: Tauko Magazine
Check out two blog posts I made including round-ups of free kid’s patterns. There’s My Favourite Free Children’s Sewing Patterns and Fab Free Kids’ Patterns for 6 and Up.
Listen to Ep.#11: Kids Vs. Sewing and Ep.#33: Encouraging Kids to Sew and
I use the the basic version of the Trello app to catalogue and manage my fabric stash and project ideas.
Shams’ goal is based on the 2-door Pax wardrobes made by Ikea.