It’s been a little over a month since the new Sewist.com site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database of patterns by designers. You can also store information on your fabric stash, and your projects. Plus, view sewing videos, and upload your own sewing videos.
Independent and corporate pattern designers can list their patterns with photos, information, and links to where they can be purchased online. Best of all, it is free! Just set up your own account and add information! If you need assistance contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Natalia or I will be happy to help.
I’ve been busy sending out invitations to designers all week and I’m sure I’ve missed somebody. So if you are a pattern designer, big or small, we encourage you to stop by and take a look around, and if you are a sewing or crafting enthusiast, come and join in the fun! Let me know if you would like me to send you an official invitation. But it’s not necessary, you’re all invited! Just set up an account and get started!
Here’s info from the official “About Page”
“Sewist is a comprehensive community-driven social platform for those who sew and an organising tool for your stash, notions, kits and sewing patterns by other brands.
Our mission is to create a free social network for those whose passion is to sew, quilt, dye fabric, create sewing patterns, clothing, accessories, making designs for fun or going into production.
Sewist is currently in beta stage, being coded and tested by users and developers.
Anyone registered with Sewist gets full and forever free access to all features provided by the platform:CommunityComprehensive user accounts, forums, groups, stash organiser, pattern library, online design tool are at your service. You can become friends with other users, start or join a group, chat in forums, exchange private messages, et cetera.
We would expect a selected number of Sewist members eventually become trusted editors and moderators to help us keep the platform nice and spam-free.PatternsAny member can add a pattern entry to Sewist database. Patterns are united by sources (books, magazines, booklets), or are added by designers themselves. You cannot add actual pattern pictures or scanned pattern pieces if a pattern doesn’t belong to you. We shall contact the main brands for permission to post cover pictures for patterns, but this will remain at their discretion.”