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Sewing and Sublimation (Part 1)
Episode 2365th June 2024 • Stitch Please • Lisa Woolfork
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In this fun-filled episode of the Stitch Please podcast, Lisa dives into the nitty gritty world of sewing and sublimation printing. She shares her passion for this vibrant technique, exploring its history, necessary materials, and step-by-step process. Lisa also chats about her personal projects, revealing the pros and cons of sublimation printing. It's a versatile and exciting way to customize garments and fabrics, bringing sewing projects to life with brilliant colors and lasting durability. So grab some snacks for part one of this SEW-tastic episode!


Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of English specializing in African American literature and culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black lives matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch Please, a weekly audio podcast that centers on Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. In the summer of 2017, she actively resisted the white supremacist marches in her community, Charlottesville, Virginia. The city became a symbol of lethal resurging white supremacist violence. She remains active in a variety of university and community initiatives, including the Community Engaged Scholars program. She believes in the power of creative liberation.

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