Online Treasure Chest
In the Secret Life of a Seamstress, Nancy Bell writes “the story of trying to tailor a modern Life of snags and patches, using old-fashioned skills, patient ingenuity, and the occasional curse to create a custom fit in danger of being Magnificent.” Be sure to check out the September 8th post, Getting Hitched.
SewingPlum author launched another site, Aim For Quality to link to high quality sewing techniques resources. She describes it thusly: “Most of these posts are notes on links to good tutorials by other people, but some are tutorials written by me.”
Check out ASG’s explanation of fibers on their website. Fabric Sources: Plants (part 1)
Glennis Dolce shares her love of silk and Japanese dyeing at Shibori Girl
Colleen G. Lea shows how to transform a leather skirt to a handbag
Samina writes a blog called Sew Everything, where she recently wrote about how to create an coordinated wardrobe .
Seamwork Magazine published Brittany Archibald‘s introspective thoughts about how the pandemic gave her insight into getting dressed.
Ryliss Bod owns the Sewing & Design School in Tacoma. She has Kenneth King workshops frequently, and she hosts Anne and Bruce Whalley for the Sewing Expo in Puyallup. Ruthann Carter says “She’s a great resource!” Be sure to sign up for her newsletter.
TextileXchange serves the (Portland area) textile community as a platform to engage and share ideas, history, knowledge, commerce, experiences, and practices across cultures, viewpoints, and generations. Their annual celebration of local artists is October.
Pantone reviews New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2022 and reports on colors to expect.