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Social media makes home sewing cool again

Under the headline, “Social media makes home sewing cool again”, we were delighted to see So Sew Easy get a press mention recently in The News & Observer based out of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.  If you were in any doubt that your sewing hobby was officially “cool” again, this article should leave you in no doubt.  Perhaps we're a bit biased, but we'd certainly agree!

While we were only mentioned in the sewing resources section, it was still fun to see ourselves listed alongside such big names as Craftsy, Creativebug and as well as a few other of the larger bloggers.  There are many aspects of this article that we have written about before, so it is great to see the mainstream media is finally catching on.

According to the author:

While Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook may be to blame for the countless hours that people spend on their mobile devices, the social media networks are also inspiring a new generation of sewers to put down their phones and pick up a craft many learned from their mothers and grandmothers.

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A key focus of the article is the impact that social media is having by bringing like-minded sewers and quilters together to share their experiences and to grow their skillsets.  Some of the newer readers may not know, but we're big fans of some of the major social media platforms.  We have big active sewing communities and lots of free resources for aspiring sewists hosted on these platforms.  Here's a quick summary below:

Our YouTube channel hosts 125 FREE sewing videos and tutorials for your enjoyment and education.  You can find both simple and complex projects. Many of our patterns and tutorials are supported extensively by YouTube videos.  Please join the nearly 65,000 other members and subscribe to our channel with the button below:

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Pinterest is one of our favorite social media platforms. It's really great for sharing visual interests just like sewing and fashion.  We have 69 popular boards and almost 160,000 followers. Our boards are THE place to find pins on sewing clothes, free sewing patterns, sewing tutorials, purse patterns, sewing tips and tricks, and more.

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We're proud to have one of the largest and most dynamic Facebook groups focussed on sewing. With over 10,000 active members, you're sure to find many new friends who share your sewing interests.  Please keep in mind that this is a closed group and we're serious about keeping it focussed on sewing and sharing, so no spammers need apply.. home sewing cool again

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Glad you liked the article! As you can see, I’m an avid follower of your blog, and wanted to use you as a resource. Keep sewing everyone!