Hello all! My name is Anna and you find me on our family sewing blog PeterSilie&Co (IG: @petersilieundco). I am really bad with sewing plans and sticking to time tables. But when the theme month came up last year, I decided to participate, and I therefore have to deliver something. I said “I will probably … More Non-Linear Journey of a Linear Minidress
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
My crafting, like my feminism, is intersectional. No pieces of who I am or what I create exists without the others. My blackness is in every loop on my knitting needles, my queerness infused into the hemlines of my me-made garments; my whiteness, my understanding of how to balance myself between cultures that both belong … More My crafting, like my feminism, is intersectional
We asked community members over 5’9″ to tell us what it’s like to be tall and sew. We had so many interesting comments and submissions from tall sewists that we are breaking it into two parts, with the second post coming soon! We asked: What patterns work best for you, and what adjustments do you … More Who We Are: Tall Sewists, Part 1!
Hi folks! You might notice that this post is written from an anonymous account — that’s because someone we know and trust within the community asked us to keep her identity private for the sake of her family and friends. Thanks for understanding! — Gillian and the Sewcialists Team Hi there everyone! When Gillian brought … More How I Found Me Again, or, a Love Letter to the Sewing Community
Have you voted yet? Head over to our Google Form to vote for your top 3 favourite ideas for theme months. Voting is open until Friday, September 15th, 7pm EST. We can’t wait to see what you chose!
Inspiration doesn’t have an age, race, or religion…or maybe it’s a religion of it’s own. One where anyone can come and worship at the altar of beauty and creativity. There are so many voices, each with their own unique additions to this creative adventure, and obviously I can’t list them all here, but I’ve narrowed … More A small sampling of Sewcialists to fire your creativity!