Friday, June 02, 2017

SEWN Magazine ~ A Sewing and DIY Magazine

Last month I reviewed the new digital sewing magazine, Sew Sew Def. During the discussion in the comments section, the other new sewing magazine, SEWN, was mentioned.


I wanted to do a follow up to that conversation.  

Sewn will be published by Michelle, who authors the blog, That Black Chic. The debut issue is scheduled to arrive in November 2017. It will be a bi-monthly magazine (6 issues per year) and will include sewing and DIY projects. It will be available in paper and digital editions.

Per Michelle, "This magazine will be serving you articles on diverse fashions and lifestyles, which is why our motto is going to be "Sewing is a lifestyle." And to top off all of this fabulousness is the reason for this magazine, which is to showcase the culturally diverse talent that is missing in the national sewing publications.  I am going to publish a sewing magazine that would represent not some but all makers out there including those who look like me."

A mock-up page of the new magazine

Now as you know starting any new venture requires capital so Michelle has started a Go Fund Me page for anyone interested in donating. I'm donating and I hope you will too. I hope that you think that giving whatever you can to the continuance of our sewing industry is as vital as I do.  If so, here's a link to make a contribution!  


I am sewing and will have some finished garments soon.

...as always more later!



8 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting this. I read her materials and was shocked that she could FIND 12 sewing magazines; I can barely find three. Delighted to help make a good one happen. Need more of everyone, everyday, everywhere.

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  2. Thanks sew much Carolyn, you're the best!

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  3. Thanks for sharing this information and providing the link.

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  4. A few years ago, there was another online magazine called "Sewn" I don't know what happened to it. There were only a few issues as I recall

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  5. Thanks for this post! I donated too! I sure hope this happens as I will have another mag to add to my Library!!

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  6. Your Sewing and DIY Magazine is good Very useful for all.Keep sharing and posting

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