Series 08 – Make Do and Mend

Episode 85: Sixty Six Coupons

by Brenda on August 6, 2009

Sarah Moise Young discovers that doing her part is as easy as picking up her needles; Jasmin Canty escapes death by stash; I attempt to Make Do and Mend on 66 wartime rationing coupons.


Episode 84: Industrial Fashion

by Brenda on July 24, 2009

Kim Werker, gets a few things off her chest; hand knit socks are the family business at Corgi Hosiery, through five generations; postcards from the knitting edge, plus Today’s Sweater.


Episode 83: Rinse. Repeat.

by Brenda on July 3, 2009

A Victorian woman’s washing is never done, with Ruth Goodman. Modern laundry expert Jacqueline Sava offers advice for hand knit care. Plus, Camille De Angelis has her depression cake, and eats it too.


Episode 82: Reap what you sew

by Brenda on June 26, 2009

Tuscon writer, Heather Ordover, gets make do and mendy, and artist, Micheal Swain, mends clothes and the community in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. There’s talk of jam.


Episode 81: To Be of Use

by Brenda on June 12, 2009

An interview with author, Betsy Greer, while Cinnamon Cooper, Sister Diane, Felicity Ford and Otto von Busch, make good; meanwhile, I ponder the mystery of every day objects.