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Syndication

Making perfect-fitting clothes is one of the toughest sewing skills to master. In this episode, couture designer and sewing expert Kenneth D. King gives his tips on achieving perfect fit, as well as details on his new Threads DVD series "Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King."

Direct download: 10-The_Art_of_Fit_with_Kenneth_D._King.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

Textile designer Lotta Jansdotter is the epitome of Scandinavian cool, even when she's designing in her Brooklyn studio. Christine catches up with Lotta on what's inspiring her now and her newest projects, including lines of fabric, rugs, and melamine picnic ware, out this spring.

Direct download: 9_Lotta_Jansdotters_Scandinavian_Style_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

The New York Times has called her the artisanal dyer of the fashion world, but Audrey Louise Reynolds, a Brooklyn-based natural dye and color expert, could also be considered an alchemist, as she turns fabric and natural plant dyes into high fashion. Christine chats with Audrey about creating colors, nature as muse, and her new line of kid-friendly natural crayons, paints, and molding clays. 

Direct download: 8_Color_Wizardry_with_Audrey_Louise_Reynolds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

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