Art & Culture
Sewing brings people together online to share successful projects
and get tips on the best techniques for the next project.
sewing forums are great places to ask questions -- from how
to sew on a button to how to finish off a wedding dress.
help you figure out why that silly thread keeps getting tangled
and jamming your machine (tension...) or how to make a professionally
finished corner on your new homemade drapes before you hang them.
sewing forums tend to be as much support group and online 'kitchen
tables' as places to swap sewing stories, patterns and fabrics...
if you want a friend - be a friend. Be polite and you'll be welcome.
Many of the sewing forums have sections for other related crafts
like tips on knitting
and crochet, streaming video tutorials and professional advice,
along with related links, product reviews, online galleries, and
- Online Sewing Forum - Busy forum run by a sewing machine
engineer has discussions on sewing problems, sewing machines,
craft projects, fabrics and just about anything related to sewing
or needle crafts.
Sewing Mamas - This forum has been online for several
years - since 2005 - and has quite a following. That means it's
a good place to get answers to your sewing or craft related questions.
It's also a bit of a community with birthday notices and sharing
patterns. Stop in and add your expertise or ask your questions
- no emergency
middle of a project need help NOW - sections, but lots of tutorials.
Good amount of traffic in the knitting space..
Inspire Point.com - Check out busy discussions on sewing, knitting and other related discussion
giving helpful information on techniques and projects. There are
thousands of posts or "articles" but a good site search
makes finding things pretty simple.
Pattern Review.com - Sew Alongs - forums for sewing on
a set theme together with other forum members; Home Decorating
- includes patio umbrellas, roman shades, valences and more complex
sewing projects; Fitting Woes - if you know what that means, you'll
be happy to find help; Beginner's Forum - Where "There is
no such thing as a silly question. Ask away" -- and too many
other topics to list at this active forum...
also see -> Sewing
Patterns for Window Treatments