Welcome to Ripstop on the Record. The podcast for makers, by makers. Where we talk about all things Make Your Own Gear (MYOG). You'll hear from gear companies, ...
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Where to start: Making Apparel
Chances are that you want to make apparel. And we want to help you get there. In this episode, we sit down with two prolific makers who help simplify the fear and figure out where to start. Francesca Hall and Delaney Dangerfield are experienced makers who also teach sewing lessons at Delaney's shop. Their expertise, camaraderie, charisma, and personalities make for a fun episode that is also extremely informational.**Sewing Machine Giveaway Starts Monday, SEPTEMBER 18th. Listen to hear about: Machine tipsTools for apparel Sewing techniques Fabrics What to start withRecommendations Links:Follow Delaney on Instagram @her.two.handsSalt Lake Sewciety for Fabric, Patterns, and ClassesFollow Francesca on Instagram @madeby_francescaHelen's Closet PatternsThread TheoryInkscapeRoad Trip Pattern Co.Pattern AdventureFind Us on Social Media 🚀@RipstopbytheRollwww.ripstopbytheroll.com
What You Learn Sewing for Patagonia with Claire Beaumont
The majority of MYOG is making new items. And don't get us wrong, they're awesome! But that means we possess a skill that we may not even realize. By knowing how to sew, we can also REPAIR gear. In this episode, we talk with Claire Beaumont. An accomplished seamstress who has made it her job to professionally repair items. Having sewn with big companies like Filson, Patagonia, and more, she has a wealth of knowledge and stories to share. We get some tips and tricks on how to help your gear last longer, what to carry in a field repair kit, and how to design items to stand the test of time. Show Links@Foreverywear on InstagramForeverywear WebsiteGet a Repair Quote from ForeverywearFix Yourself Youtube TutorialsJeans Repair GOEMONRemainders Creative Reuse Find Us on Social Media 🚀@RipstopbytheRollwww.ripstopbytheroll.com
How AmSteel® is Made with Samson Rope
In this episode, we do a deep dive with Samson Rope. They are the designers and manufacturers behind popular MYOG items AmSteel®, Zing-It, and Lash-It. We wanted to get an inside look at one of the most historic rope companies in the US and understand more about how they do things. Rope and cord is everywhere. From construction sites to campsites, MLB parks and play parks, your families yard to the shipyard, and everywhere in between. Learning more about cords/ropes in this episode will give you a better awareness and appreciation for the important role that Samson has for recreation, exploration, and safety. This episode has been revamped. First released in March 2021 as Ep. 18. Follow Samson Rope on InstagramSamson ProductsAmSteel®AmSteel®- Full SpoolsZing-it/Lash-ItZing-it/Lash-It - 180 ft Mini-SpoolsZing-it/Lash-It - Full SpoolsAmSteel® Continuous LoopAmSteel® Whoopie SlingFind Us on Social Media 🚀@RipstopbytheRollwww.ripstopbytheroll.com
Making Gear Fun Again with OutdoorINK
OutdoorINK is a specially designed printing process that enables us to print on over 30 technical fabrics. This means your pack, quilt, tarp, or any other project can have limitless colors, patterns, and designs. In this episode, we talk with one of the brains behind the whole process, Justin Oliveri. We'll pick his brain on how we did this and get some tips on how you can get the most out of your print. Highlights: Nylon vs Polyester printingRGB Color MapCustom Artwork and RBTR Prints Tech TipsShow Links: File Requirements ArticleInk Penetration ArticlePrinting on Dyneema ArticleUV Resistance on Printed FabricsAll OutdoorINK Help Desk Articles Find Us on Social Media 🚀@RipstopbytheRollwww.ripstopbytheroll.com
How to Make a Pattern at Home
Pattern building can be tricky. Despite the perils, knowing how to make a pattern is a really good skill for makers to possess. Through good pattern skills you can start to make more featured projects, get a lot more specific on your panels, and be more confident in your designs. Listen to this episode to hear about: The three methods we recommend at-home makers tryPros and cons for each method Tools needed to build patterns Tips and tricksMethods: Digital Drafting Deconstruction Tracing Links:Project Worksheet (To-Make List)Zip Works How to make a bag in Clo3D by Steven Jones (Bag Buff) Learn MYOG Canvasworker.com Conceal Pack making classCarolina Textile District – many resources availableThe Jason Of All Trades - Duffle Bag Made From PaperBag Buff – How to Make a Sewing Pattern in IllustratorFind Us on Social Media 🚀@RipstopbytheRollwww.ripstopbytheroll.com
Welcome to Ripstop on the Record. The podcast for makers, by makers. Where we talk about all things Make Your Own Gear (MYOG). You'll hear from gear companies, textile engineers, cottage vendors, and other leaders in the Textiles + Outdoor Gear industry. Brought to you by Ripstop by the Roll.