It's been a couple of months since I wrote a Digital Sewing Scoop post but I have a good excuse...I got married! We had a wonderful and special time spent with family and friends. Who doesn't love beautiful wedding pics so stay tuned as I will be sharing some of the photos from the day in a blog post as soon as I get them.
Sewing Community Highlights
What's new in the Sewing Scene?
Ever wondered how to make your handmade clothing last longer? Harriet from Hobbling Handmades has launched a new initiative called Clothing Care Co where she writes about how to care for our garments. Some of the topics cover things that have never crossed my mind however are interesting to learn about.
Have you come across the Sewing Makes You Love Yourself (#smyly2018) challenge yet? If not, read this blog post to find out more.
Elena from Randomly Happy takes part in the 10x10 Instagram challenge every season. In this post, she explains her thought processes and I love her 'takeways' from the experience.
Learn about the world of wholesale fabric. Allie from IndieSew explains what over-stock fabric is and why she only sources these for her shop.
Sewing Skill Builder
Many of us are teaching ourselves to sew and thanks to the wide array of online material, it has never been easier.
A new blog series about sustainable sewing is being put together by Megan Nielsen. I am intrigued and can't wait to learn more.
Real women with real bodies. Lets be kinder to ourselves.
This artist @drawnbyjovanna celebrates the beauty of the female form through her drawings.
Take a few minutes out of your day to watch a fun or inspiring video.
Harry isn't the only one in love with Meghan...
Hear Me Out
Check out my favourite podcasts of the month.
I am really enjoying listening to the Blogtacular Podcast about all things creative business and the internet.
"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies" - George R. R. Martin
I have just finished Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. A gut-renching fiction novel based on true historical events where children were brutally kidnapped only to be sold to wealthy families.
I hope you have enjoyed this month's issue.
If you have any recommendations for me, I would love to know! You can get in touch via email, Instagram or leave a comment below.
**Note: I do not have any affiliation or receive any monetary benefits for items/businesses that I recommend on this site. Anything that I share comes from a genuine place of love, respect and support for truly great initiatives.**