Hey! I’m Heather from Heather Handmade, and I love sewing my own clothes and especially sewing with stripes! What is it about stripes that attracts so many people? Stripes can look good when they are bold and when they are soft; stripes can look good vertical, horizontal, and diagonal; and stripes can look good on … More How Stripes Can Change a Pattern
Hi, my name is Anna and I blog with my family on PeterSilie&Co. When the theme month stripes was declared my first thought was… I don’t have any (or let’s say a lot of them) in my stash! I would loooove to sew stripes. Especially if there was not such a big problem with sourcing … More Buying stripes – What are your recommendations?
Hello Sewcialists! I’m Shannon, also known as @rare.device on Instagram. I’m so thrilled to be a part of the LGBTQ Sewists Who We Are series today! I’m many things, and it’s hard to disentangle the various and sundry terms I might use from one another because, like many of us, the way I understand myself … More Who We Are: Queer in the Sewing Community
Stripe Matching There are tons of helpful tips and tutorials out there on stripe matching. The moral of the story can be summed up in a few quick points (take your time, cut flat, match stripes at underarms, lots of pins!), but check out all of the resources below for flashes of stripe matching genius! … More Round-up: Tutorials for Sewing with Stripes
As we head into the new year, my goals is to put my money where my mouth is: to shop for patterns and fabrics that support the ideals I believe in. For me, that means: Buying or testing patterns from companies that use models and testers representing a range of ages, sizes and ethnicities Participating … More Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!
Have you been waiting for your chance to write for the Sewcialists? This could be it! We are looking for three volunteer authors to make a sewing project using stripes, and blog about it for the Sewcialists blog this February. You could make any kind of project, simple or complex. Our FAQs for contributors are … More Call for Contributors to #SewStripes this February!
Welcome to 2018, Sewcialists! I hope your year is off to a wonderful start — or at least, you have dreams of fun sewing projects dancing through your head! To get your creative juices flowing, why not join us in February for our next sewing theme: #SewStripes? It’s all about sewing stripes, which could be … More Announcing February’s Theme Month: #SewStripes!