I’m a self-taught dressmaker. My training has been the university of “OMG, I have no idea what I’m doing,” online tutorials, YouTube, books from the library, pattern instructions, and Twitter chats. I’ve blogged a lot about my insecurities with being self-taught. About 4 years ago, I found myself divorced, with no job, no career, no … More Who We Are: From Sewcialist to Fashion Designer
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!)
Hi Everyone! This is the final post from the fab four, looking back on how we all fared during Me-Made-May. Wis — experienced Me-Made-Mayer! Hi sewcialists, I’ve just finished my third Me-Made-May and I’m feeling happy and a little sad at the same time. Happy because I managed to wear me-mades every single day of … More Perspectives: Looking back at MMMay!
Congratulations on making it to the end of Me-Made May! We have really enjoyed celebrating Me-Made May here on the Sewcialists. It’s been so neat to see over 1000 photos tagged with #SewcialistsLoveMMMay – go check out the hashtag if you haven’t already! Me-Made May is the longest running community challenge in the sewing world, at … More Me-Made May 2018: What did you learn?
Hi Everyone! The fab four return to check in on how they are going with MMMay2018. Here is a little reminder of who we are: And here is how we Me-Made-Mayers (or should that be Me-Made-Maidens??!!) are finding MMMay in 2018: Wis — experienced Me-Made-Mayer: We are twelve days into Me-Made-May ’18 and for me, … More Perspectives: Halfway through MMMay!