Discovering an online community of sewers – Life Matters

When Producer Jennifer Macey was gifted a sewing machine, she fell down a rabbit hole on social media.

She began looking at pictures of other home sewers and independent pattern makers posing in their hand-made outfits and soon decided to embrace the hobby for herself.

Before long, she’d formed a whole new community.


Carol Coxhedge, Sewing teacher and owner of Calico Corner, Woonona, @carol2shell   

Caz Adams, Sewing teacher at Usefulbox in Sydney and organiser of Sydney Frocktails, @usefulbox   

Clare Sanders and Kylie Crowe, Owners of Minerva’s Bower Fabric Shop in the Blue Mountains, @minervasbower 

Emily Hundt, Pattern designer and owner of In the Folds, @inthefolds  

Kylie Brule, Owner and Creator of Kylie and the Machine labels, @kylieandthemachine

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