It’s that time again! We’re looking for people to write a post for #SewcialistsTNT Month this November! Interested? Here’s the deal: What: Sew something with a TNT pattern, and write us a blog post about it. You might also tell us about your favourite TNTs, why you sew with TNTs, and so on! When: Posts need … More Call for Contributors for #SewcialistsTNT Month
Ta-da! The results from your voting are in, and TNT month was one of the most popular choices! TNT is short for Tried’N’True patterns – the ones you make over and over that always work out well. TNTs are great when your wardrobe needs multiples of a basic item, like underwear, jeans or tee… but … More November 2017 is TNT Month!
Thank you so much for your response so far to our “Who We Are” series, which will continue between theme months! We are so excited to hear from sewists from all walks of life about how identity does (or doesn’t!) affect their sewing and participation in the online community. Seriously, of you haven’t read through … More Call for “Who We Are” Submissions!
In Monday’s post, we started discussions about identity and sewing, asking the question, “Does who you are shape your sewing or your experience in the online sewing community?” That’s a pretty massive topic, and more than a bit intimidating to introduce. So today I’m going to talk a little about my own personal experiences, and … More Who We Are #2: Who I Am, and Why We’re Talking About Identity
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how our identities can shape our experience of sewing. Are there parts of who we are that make it easier, harder, or just different to sew or join in the online community? Most of all, I’ve been thinking about how this relaunch of the Sewcialists can celebrate the diversity … More Who We Are #1: Exploring Identity and Sewing
Voting is now closed! We’ll tabulate the results, and announce the November theme at the start of October! In the mean time, we’ll be back next week for some discussion about how who you are affects your sewing. More on that soon!
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!