Episode 53 – Evie Antholis

Evie Antholis is a Mechanical Engineer. She graduated in 2020 and began working during the pandemic. Evie shares her experience during college and her first year on the job. She is also interested in clothing design and sewing and we discuss how spacial relationships that we frequently think of in engineering terms apply in sewing as well.

Episode Notes

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions, and Fact Check

Dress Form – a three-dimensional model of the torso used for fitting clothing that is being designed or sewed. When making a piece of clothing, it can be put on the dress form so one can see the fit and drape of the garment as it would appear on a body, and make adjustments or alterations. (Wikipedia)

Muslin fabric – a cotton fabric of plain weave. It is made in a wide range of weights from delicate sheers to coarse sheeting. It gets its name from the city of Machilipatnam also known as Masulipatnam, India where it was first encountered by Greek traders. (Wikipedia)

Understitching – a line of stitches that are sewn close to the edge of a facing to keep it from rolling toward the outside. It comes in especially handy when sewing around a neckline. It keeps the facing or lining firmly on the inside of your garment without any stitches showing on the outside. (https://www.seamwork.com/classroom/articles/understitching)

Serge – To finish (a cut edge, as of a garment seam) with overcast stitches to prevent raveling. (www.yourdictionary.com)

Chiffon – a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric, or gauze, like gossamer, woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. (wikipedia)

Zoe’s Extraordinary Playlist – an American musical comedy-drama television series created by Austin Winsberg that premiered on January 7, 2020 on NBC. The series stars Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke, a software developer who discovers she has the ability to hear the innermost thoughts of people as songs. (Wikipedia)

Suzanna Nix – a RITA(R) Award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance and romantic comedies who lives in Texas with her husband, two ornery cats, and a flatulent pit bull. (Google Books)

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