Sew What?

Making and Consuming in the 18th Century: An Interview with Dr Serena Dyer

August 13, 2020 Isabella Rosner Season 1 Episode 14
Sew What?
Making and Consuming in the 18th Century: An Interview with Dr Serena Dyer
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Sew What?
Making and Consuming in the 18th Century: An Interview with Dr Serena Dyer
Aug 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Isabella Rosner

In this episode, Isabella interviews Dr Serena Dyer, historian of dress, consumption, and material culture. The two discuss Serena's two upcoming books, Material Lives: Women Makers and Consumer Culture in the 18th Century and Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Nation of Makers. They also talk about Serena's favourite needleworked objects and her passion for making historic costume.

As always, images and resources discussed in this episode are available on Twitter and Instagram at @sewwhatpodcast.

Show Notes

In this episode, Isabella interviews Dr Serena Dyer, historian of dress, consumption, and material culture. The two discuss Serena's two upcoming books, Material Lives: Women Makers and Consumer Culture in the 18th Century and Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Nation of Makers. They also talk about Serena's favourite needleworked objects and her passion for making historic costume.

As always, images and resources discussed in this episode are available on Twitter and Instagram at @sewwhatpodcast.