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
Hello, fellow Sewcialists! Our little community has been growing steadily since we relaunched in June, and it’s exciting to see the word spread. It seems like a lot of us are passionate about making the sewing community welcoming for everyone! This week, we were featured in a post on While She Naps, written by Abby … More Sewcialists featured on While She Naps!
Here at the Sewcialists, we explore and amplify the voices of sewists from all walks of life. Everyone has a story to tell, and over the course of our “Who We Are” series, we hope to explore how identity does (or doesn’t!) affect your sewing and participation in the online community. So far in the … More Call for “Who We Are” Submissions!
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!