This year we’ve put a new spin on our classic Tribute Month theme, and renamed it Sew Style Hero! Your sew style hero could be a specific sewist, celebrity, or fictional character – we’re leaving it wide open on purpose so that it’s open to interpretation! I’m planning to recreate a this dress by fellow … More My #SewStyleHero Inspiration is Sewn Magazine!
It’s time for a new theme month! Well, actually, Sew Style Hero Month is actually our classic Tribute Month, renamed. We hosted our first Tribute Month in 2014, and it was our first theme month when we relaunched last year. We love the concept of Tribute Month, which is to sew something inspired by another sewist. … More August is #SewStyleHero Month!
Did you notice my Sewcialists t-shirt sneak into a post last week? Well, now you can make your own! We’ve have two methods for you using a printable iron-on transfer using a Cricut/Silhouette machine if you have access to one! For my t-shirt, I used a printable iron-on transfer. The brand I found locally is … More How to Make Your Own Sewcialists Swag!
Running the Sewcialists is a lot of work – but with these folks on board, I know we can keep growing! Meet your Editorial Team! Hi. I’m Becky. No, the irony is not lost on me that I’m a middle-class, 40-something CIS, hetero, “standard-block sized” (whatever that means), white woman named Becky on a site … More Meet your Sewcialists Editorial Team!
In my last post, I talked about the incredible community we’ve built here in the last year since our relaunch, and how quickly it’s grown past all my expectations. We want to keep growing, and keep stretching our potential, which is why it’s time to make a few changes! Most importantly, Sewcialists is quickly outgrowing … More Let’s Keep Sewcialists Growing!
A year ago, I took a deep breath, and hit “publish” on a post announcing that the Sewcialists was coming back to life! The Sewcialists blog was first started in 2013 as a space for community theme months, but this time I also wanted to fill a gap in the sewing community for a progressive, diverse, … More The Sewcialists are turning 1! (And also 5!)
We’re back with more submissions from plus-size sewists! Buffy says, Hi Sewcialists. My name is Buffy and I’m a curvy, cup-sized sewist. I have to be completely honest with you all. When I read Tanya’s article on being not included it really resonated with me. It resonated enough that I offered to share my opinion … More Who We Are: Plus Size Sewists, Part 2!