If you are about that DIY life and have an interest in sewing, then you know that it’s a pricey pastime. Machines cost anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars and that’s just the beginning.
Jo Jensen is a artist, retired teacher, ans someone who knows her way around a needle and thread. In this episode of Radio Chipstone, Jensen and contributor Gianofer (JON nah fer) Fields take stock of the sewing machine and accompanying gadgets Fields inherited from her mother.
About the Author
Gianofer (JON nah fer) Fields is an Art Historian and Material Culture contributor and curates the Radio Chipstone series. She is the host of Refrangible, available on Spotify, Stitcher, iTunes or wherever else you get your podcasts.
The project is hosted by the School of Human Ecology and the Center for Design and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the Chipstone Foundation; a decorative arts foundation whose mission is preserving and interpreting their collection, as well as stimulating research and education in the decorative arts.