Happy Me-Made May, everyone! We here at the Sewcialists are so excited to celebrate MMMay along with you. It’s such an exciting time of year, with pictures popping up on social media and everyone full of excitement for their pledge! I’m here to remind you though, that Me-Made May is what you make it. It’s … More Me-Made May is What You Make It!
On Tuesday we announced out theme for May: #SewcialistsLoveMMMay ! Today we are looking for three volunteers who would like to write a post about one of the following topics: your current or past experience participating in Me-Made May OR why you’ve never participated in Me-Made May tips/tutorials for refashioning RTW or me-made garments so … More Would you like to write for #SewcialistsLoveMMMay ?
Yes, that’s right: This May we are celebrating Me-Made May! Or more specifically, we are celebrating the 9 years of community building, inspiration, and personal growth that Me-Made May has brought the sewing community! As I’m sure you all know, Me-Made May is hosted by Zoe from So Zo’ What Do You Know. As Zoe explained … More Announcing May’s Theme: #SewcialistsLoveMMMay !
It’s been a busy ten months since the Sewcialists relaunched! June: Relaunched after an 18 month hiatus August: Hosted Tribute Month, and hit our first 1000 Instagram subscribers September: Started the Who We Are series, and invited you to vote on upcoming themes November: Hosted TNT Month, and hit 3000 IG subscribers February: Hosted #SewStripes … More A Few Sewcialists Updates
There are many ways to learn to sew, including from YouTube, from books, from school, or from family. I learned to sew from my mom, who learned from her mother… who in a surprise twist, learned from her husband, my grandfather, who had learned from his mother during the Great Depression! Earlier this year, we … More Who We Are: Generations of Sewists
Oh gosh, people. Time sure does fly, doesn’t it? We’ve been lucky to have so many contributions to the Who We Are series that we are swimming in to-be-scheduled posts… but even so, I apologise that this particular topic had been waiting so long! We initially put out a call for contributions for LGBTQ sewists … More Who We Are: LGBTQ+ Sewists!
#SewStripes starts today! This February, we’re challenging you to sew something with stripes, and tag us on Instagram with @sewcialists #SewStripes! We’ll include your make in our roundups for the month, plus we’ll have a bunch of projects here on the blog. We hope you enjoy! I love a good stripe. They are the perfect neutral, … More An Ode to Stripes