Does criticism have a place in the online sewing community?

I first discovered the online sewing community when I decided to finally give in and open an account on Twitter. Until then I had no idea that there were so many people out there who shared a love of sewing, particularly as everyone I knew in real life thought it a bit weird that I wanted to learn to sew. Twitter led to the discovery of many of the blogs I love, then Instagram and now I actually have real life sewing friends as a result.

Chances are, you’ve had a similar experience and the internet is fantastic for connecting people through a shared passion who otherwise wouldn’t have crossed paths.

After a few years online, I’m to notice things about the sewing community. Is it just a little too positive? Now I’m all for positivity; we certainly need some light relief and something to uplift us with everything currently happening... [read more]