Online Resources

Claire Kennedy’s blog, Sewing Artistry, is a collection of essays by a woman who has been sewing and teaching for years. Recent blog titles include “Sometimes Bigger is Better,” “Why Sewing is more than Making Clothes,” and “The Problem with Haute Couture Today.”

Find Cheat Sheets For Sewing Task Order on the Sew Everything blog and then post what you make on GroupWorks.

Check out the Resource tab at Schmetz to learn all you need to know about sewing machine needles.

Gayle Ortiz publishes at Gayley Girl and writes about sewing wearable art and surface design. Her work is inspiring! is a collection of sewing blogs. Authors register their sites and then their posts are published at Sewcialists. The blogs run the gamut from new mother projects to Mood contributors to garment test projects.

PortlandFrocktails on Instagram organizes and posts about the local Frocktails gathering (July 17 this year), local businesses and related content.

Another blog, Following the Thread may prove helpful to you. Melanie is a librarian and often posts insightful book reviews. She also hosts sewing challenges based on a book, including inspiration along the way.

Issue 3 of Chatter Marks includes in-depth analysis of repair in Arctic communities, including fiber.