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The CAS Podcast
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This podcast is for you, the decorated apparel small business owner. We are discussing all things that go with owning a tshirt store, embroidery shop or anything custom apparel related. Discussions include sales, marketing, IT and all the things needed to grow a successful apparel business.
 
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Enchanted By Sewing
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This Californian sews for her lifestyle, one that includes hiking, biking, school, and a casual work environment. She prefers arty romantic styles, like embellished tee shirts. Laurel sews pretty clothes that make her wardrobe work. Her monthly “Enchanted By Sewing” shows are garment themed, and include chat about techniques and patterns, as well as short interviews with other local San Francisco Bay Area sewists.
 
An inclusive audio space, Conscious Chatter opens the door to conversations about our clothing + the layers of stories, meaning and potential impact connected to what we wear. Hosted by conscious fashion freak Kestrel Jenkins, Conscious Chatter is a venue that allows us to continue to learn more about the garment industry and how we can all be a bigger part of positive change in the industry.
 
The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing! Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, fitting conundrums, and more. Use your ears to become a better sewer! Hear the talent behind the world’s top garment-sewing magazine.
 
the Eternal Life is God that put on flesh to reveal Himself to every creature; Eternal Life is Lord Jesus Christ that appears to every creature in order to give Himself to anyone that believes in Him.Eternal Life is the Life of every one born of the Spirit of God and every one that have Eternal Life in them must discover that this is new life that God desire us to live now and forever.
 
Fashion Revolution Podcast explores the hidden stories behind the clothing we wear. Through interviews and investigations, Fashion Revolution explores the intersection of sustainability, ethics and transparency in the fashion industry. International fashion journalist Tamsin Blanchard speaks to researchers, supply chain experts, garment workers, politicians and activists. Each episode takes you deep into fashion's social and environmental problems but leaves you with practical actions to hel ...
 
So you’re not a monk, but you still want to live a spiritual life? Then Fire it UP with CJ is the place to go! Yep, no shaved heads or orange garments needed to stay grounded, expand your awareness and be inspired to live your best life. Every week CJ interviews some of the most provocative trailblazers in the fields of spirituality, environment, relationships, and parenting. Gandhi had it right when he said change comes from the inside out. Open your mind, open your heart, and make the worl ...
 
InkSoft Thought Starter is a casual mini-podcast to share ideas and insights that matter to today's print shops and garment decorators.
 
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In episode 127, Kestrel welcomes Saloni Shrestha, the cofounder + designer of Agaati, to the show. A womenswear brand that is committed to bringing accessible luxury to the industry, Agaati believes there is a way to fuse cultural traditions with today's fast-paced tech-driven world. "Designing with what is there at the moment is complicated. S ...…
 
In episode 126, Kestrel welcomes Zoe Cleary, the cofounder of Nisolo, as well as Matt Stockamp, the Impact Associate at Nisolo, to the show. A fashion company known for their hip, fairly made shoes, Nisolo's mantra is: Intentionally designed. Ethically made. Fairly priced. "Our mission has really been to kind of bridge the gap between the end c ...…
 
In episode 125, Kestrel welcomes Laurinda Ndenzako, the cofounder of Collective Closets, to the show. A womenswear label based + made in Melbourne, Collective Closets was built off of Laurinda + her sister Fatuma's African - Australian identities. "As far as Collective Closets go, we always say that we don't have all the answers, but we definit ...…
 
Peter Lappin discusses his love of vintage patterns and vintage sewing machines with the Threads editorial team.
 
In episode 124, Kestrel welcomes Luke Haverhals, the founder and CEO of Natural Fiber Welding, to the show. An analytical chemist, materials scientist and entrepreneur, Luke is working to produce sustainable, high performance materials for a variety of applications with his team at Natural Fiber Welding. "We're doing something really important ...…
 
T-Shirt Elephant is killing it. With over $6.5 million in sales volume and over 300,000 e-commerce transactions through InkSoft, T-Shirt Elephant is focused on sales growth and scaling. How are they doing it?
 
In episode 123, Kestrel welcomes Rachel Temko, the founder + creative director of Whimsy+Row, to the show. A lifestyle brand for the creative, adventurous lady, Whimsy+Row not only offer their clothing + goods online, they also have a lovely freestanding store in Venice, California. "I started Whimsy promoting other brands, and that to me is li ...…
 
In episode 122, Kestrel welcomes Anita Vandyke, the author of A Zero Waste Life: in thirty days, to the show. A rocket scientist, blogger, and current student of medicine, Anita is passionate about inspiring others to be every day activists by making small, individual steps to reduce their waste. "Zero waste living to me means reducing your was ...…
 
In the second installment of our Lean Manufacturing for Decorators series we look at an important concept in the Lean philosophy: 'Kaizen'. Kaizen is an important tool for incremental change and improvement. You'll need to fully embrace kaizen in order to get the most out of the lean manufacturing process.…
 
Kenneth D. King talks about principles from his new fitting book and fashion icons that have inspired him.
 
In episode 121, Kestrel welcomes Rebecca van Bergen, the founder and executive director of Nest, to the show. A nonprofit that is building a new handworker economy, Nest is dedicated to generating global workforce inclusivity, improving women's wellbeing beyond factories, and preserving cultural traditions. "Most consumers are completely unawar ...…
 
In episode 120, Kestrel welcomes Jessica Kelly, the founder of Thr3efold, to the show. A platform that helps connect brands to ethical factories around the world, Thr3efold also hosts Deadstock District, a private portal to sell your fabric liability and source dead stock. "I keep digging deeper because sometimes people will be like, 'oh well, ...…
 
Lean manufacturing is a model for production and manufacturing used by the world's biggest and best manufacturing companies. There is a lot to learn from the principles and best practices in the Lean framework. We are going to unpack and share the most important insights to help you eliminate waste and improve your business. Saddle up...here we go!…
 
In episode 119, Kestrel welcomes José Teunissen, the Dean of the School of Design and Technology at London College of Fashion, and a Professor of Fashion Theory, to the show. José is also the curator of State Of Fashion 2018 | searching for the new luxury, an exhibition that recently opened in Arnhem, Netherlands, and runs through July 22nd, 20 ...…
 
In episode 118, Kestrel welcomes Rebecca Burgess, the founder of Fibershed, to the show. A globally recognized project, Fibershed is working to address and educate the public on the environmental, economic and social benefits of de-centralizing the textile supply chain. "What are we doing? What is our consumption doing to other people's culture ...…
 
Threads magazine editors discuss how they have tackled sewing challenges and offer tips and advice on overcoming challenges you might face.
 
In episode 117, Kestrel welcomes Juan Diego Gerscovich, the cofounder of Industry of All Nations, to the show. A design and development office that was founded in 2010, IOAN has a commitment to rethink methods of production for consumer goods. "Every maker that we work with, we want to give them the chance, to let them express - via the product ...…
 
There are two ways that a ‘print business’ will interface with and be perceived by their customers: One is an agency and the other is a purveyor. In this thought starter, we are going to dive into why the agency model is ideal for developing profitable repeat customers — and how to transition your business from purveyor to agency.…
 
In episode 116, Kestrel welcomes Mara Hoffman back to the show, for an update on where the company is - when it comes to sustainability - almost 2 years later. The first time Mara came to the show (in episode 18), the company was just beginning to shift Mara Hoffman over toward a more sustainable direction. In this chat, we get a chance to unde ...…
 
In episode 115, Kestrel welcomes Tomide Awe, the founder of Olori, to the show. A handbag line that incorporates traditional African textiles into modern designs, Olori was built with an intention to help women become actively involved in solving women-interest issues, especially with regard to education. "It's not about just donating money - w ...…
 
In episode 114, Kestrel welcomes Emily Katz, the founder of Modern Macrame, to the show. An artist, designer, business owner, and teacher, Emily also just released her new book Modern Macrame, which showcases 33 stylish projects for your handmade home. "For the most part, if you're interested in craft and you have some knowledge of it, it's pre ...…
 
In episode 113, Kestrel welcomes Lawrence Lenihan, the CEO of Resonance, to the show. A venture operating company, Resonance partners with brands to enable them to build a fashion business that is as beautiful as their creative vision. "WHAT WE'RE DOING IS WE'RE RETHINKING. THIS WHOLE INDUSTRY WAS BUILT ON THE IDEA THAT YOU MAKE MANY - LOTS AND ...…
 
Mimi G discusses how she started out developing her MimiGSyle brand that has since earned an immense online and social media following.
 
In episode 112, Kestrel welcomes Sarah Holley Gonzales, the owner + creator of neo•thread, to the show. An Albuquerque-based brand, neo•thread is dedicated to transforming discarded clothing into fresh, one-of-a-kind pieces. "It was actually my Dad that taught me how to sew when I was little. And, even greater than how to work a machine, he tau ...…
 
Mise en place (pronounced ‘meezon-plas’) is a French term which means “putting in place”. In this episode, we will share ideas for improving your business by adopting the 'mise en place' as a mindset.
 
In episode 111, Kestrel welcomes Aditi Mayer, the creative behind ADIMAY, to the show. Aditi explores the crossroads of artistic expression and social action on ADIMAY, and has a focus on style, sustainability, and social politics. "I think the way we look at sustainable fashion now - it's been a response. So, sustainable fashion exists because ...…
 
In episode 110, Kestrel welcomes Rafik Riad, the founder of the Buy Good Feel Good Expo, to the show. Canada's only show bringing together socially- and environmentally-driven businesses, Buy Good Feel Good aspires to make ethical consumption the norm, inspiring all businesses to operate for the common good. "Social enterprises so far are not p ...…
 
Segmentation is a simple marketing practice that organizes a general group of customers into subgroups. Each subgroup has its own interests and needs. The better you segment, the better you can target customers. Listen as we share tips for segmentation.
 
In episode 109, Kestrel welcomes actor and model Brooklyn Decker, and former ABC & CNN anchor Whitney Casey to show. The cofounders of FINERY, Brooklyn + Whitney have built the world’s first wardrobe operating system that reinvents how women view and interact with their closets, and style themselves. "Women will spend more money on their clothi ...…
 
Fit and design expert Sarah Veblen joins Threads editors to discuss what defines ideal fit and how it is achieved.
 
In episode 108, Kestrel welcomes two key players at G-Star RAW to the show - Adriana Galijasevic, their Denim and Sustainability Expert, as well as Frouke Bruinsma, corporate responsibility director at G-Star RAW. A condition for doing business at G-Star RAW today, sustainability has been formally built into the company's framework since 2006. ...…
 
In this first episode of InkSoft's Though-Starter, we discuss creating and conducting a 'print hackathon'. A print hackathon is an easy and important way to develop your team, boost morale, problem solve, and innovate.
 
In episode 107, Kestrel welcomes Leah Kirpalani, a certified holistic health coach & the founder of Shop Good, to the show. An online platform as well as freestanding store in San Diego, Shop Good offers clean beauty products for the ultimate healthy lifestyle. "We absorb 65% of what we put on our body." -Leah Kirpalani, founder of Shop Good In ...…
 
In episode 106, Kestrel welcomes Sarah Corbett, founder of the Craftivist Collective, to the show. An inclusive group of people committed to using thoughtful, beautiful crafted works to help themselves and encourage others be the positive change they wish to see in the world, the Craftivist Collective has built a global movement. Sarah recently ...…
 
In episode 105, Kestrel welcomes Steph Cordes, the Vice Chair of the Cordes Foundation, to the show. Having worked with Conde Nast and luxury fashion brands in the past, Steph now works to advance the Cordes Foundation's ethical fashion and sustainable supply chain initiatives. "I think my biggest takeaway was that minimum wage isn't a living w ...…
 
Threads magazine editors discuss patterns, fitting, hemlines, and more with sewing and serging expert Pamela Leggett of PamelasPatterns.com.
 
In episode 104, Kestrel welcomes Margaux Rousseau, the Cofounder of WOOLN, to the show. A company that brings together talented New York grandmothers and curious shoppers, WOOLN has a supply chain of senior knitters in New York, who lovingly hand-knit each piece in their collection. "We have this community of older ladies who sometimes are a bi ...…
 
In episode 103, Kestrel welcomes Paul Allard, the Founder and President of impak Finance, to the show. With the use of fintech, impak Finance has the intention of helping develop a positive social impact economy. They successfully launched the impak Coin ICO last summer, which is the 1st legal cryptocurrency in North America. "We're in 2018 - t ...…
 
In episode 102, Kestrel welcomes Dominique Drakeford, the founder of Melanin & Sustainable Style, to the show. A platform that is bringing melanin to the forefront of sustainable fashion, beauty and living, MelaninASS is helping to give the ethical industry an authentic and culturally relevant voice. "This whole community is about 'let's talk a ...…
 
In episode 101, Kestrel welcomes trailblazing print textile designer Becky Earley to the show. A designer, researcher, educator and facilitator for circular textiles, Becky is also a key part of the research consortium work for Mistra Future Fashion, as well as the UE Horizon 2020 project Trash2Cash. "The job and role of the designer is changin ...…
 
Your time is completely yours to control, unlike many other parts of your business. All you need to do is decide to control it AND do something about it! During this podcast we go through Marc Vila’s Time Budgeting ideas, discuss what people IN business are using right now to manage their time – or... The post Episode 66 – You DO Have Time & We ...…
 
In episode 100, Kestrel welcomes Nadine Farag, the writer behind One Who Dresses, to the show. A website where she slowly explores the question of 'what is style,' One Who Dresses is a digital space dedicated to understanding the intricacies of personal style. Nadine is also known for her sustainable fashion writing for Man Repeller. "Personal ...…
 
The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing! Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, ...…
 
In episode 99, Kestrel welcomes Shobha Philips, the CEO and founder of Proclaim, to the show. An ethically-made and inclusively-designed bra collection, Proclaim is expanding the definition of nude by celebrating real women. "I think that lingerie should be marketed to the women that wear it - celebrating women's bodies of all types, all skin c ...…
 
In episode 98, Kestrel welcomes Janet Wu and Erin Wold, the cofounders of SilkRoll, to the show. The ultimate community to trade and discover high quality fashion from style-mates around the world without spending an extra penny, SilkRoll's vision is to build the world’s largest shared closet. "The way that the resale space works is that our cl ...…
 
Welcome to the second part of our 2 part series on WHY YOU’RE BROKE! That title is only slightly tongue in cheek. We had both just happen to be reading finance related books recently – Marc Vila on personal finance “Why You Need a Budget” – and Mark Stephenson on business finance “Profit First: A... The post Episode 65 – This is Why You’re Brok ...…
 
In episode 97, Kestrel welcomes Kelly Wang Shanahan, the founder of The Ziran, to the show. A Los Angeles-based label which offers a new line of luxury silks, The Ziran's mission is to weave tradition into the modern world, leading a new generation to live the Ziran way: natural, spontaneous, and free. "Fashion is important and it's not only a ...…
 
Welcome to our 2 part series on WHY YOU’RE BROKE! That title is only slightly tongue in cheek. We had both just happen to be reading finance related books recently – Marc Vila on personal finance “Why You Need a Budget” – and Mark Stephenson on business finance “Profit First: A Simple System to Transform... The post Episode 64 – This is Why You ...…
 
In episode 96, Kestrel welcomes Hannah Davis, the founder of BANGS shoes, to the show. A footwear company with a social mission and a partnership with Kiva, BANGS believes that "your adventure can help others find theirs". "I want to provide people opportunities vs things." -Hannah of Bangs Shoes Throughout this episode, Hannah shares more insi ...…
 
In episode 94, Kestrel welcomes Anna Lisa Grieve, the co-creator of Recess City, to the show. A lifestyle and travel blog, Recess City is a project by Anna Lisa and her husband Porter. Since September 2017, they have been traveling the world, living in hotels and showcasing ethical fashion brands along the way. "People suddenly realized that th ...…
 
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