Sharing some of my sewing, design, and textile bookmarks -- loose categories, new additions listed at top of each section, permanently under construction. More links are available on my Sewing a Sweater page.

Articles and Blog Posts


  • The Seams -- Podcast that explores the human experience through clothing and fashion
  • Ginger Makes -- Candid sewing blog from NYC sewer with great skills
  • Custom Style -- Sewing blog, written by a professional costumer and seamstress (archived)
  • Between the Lines -- Gorgeous site, stunningly beautiful tutorials (archived)
  • The Design Loft -- Clothing design, pattern drafting, knitting from a fashion industry veteran
  • BrianSews! -- Sewing blog with lots of solid info on technique and tools (archived)
  • -- Knit designer blogs about process and more
  • Ruth Singer -- Textile manipulation and design

Online Communities and Other Sites

  • Fashion Terms by Apparel Search -- A good glossary of terms (in between lots of ads)
  • Textillia -- Beautiful new site with forums and  a community built database of materials and patterns
  • TextileGlossary -- Concise definitions
  • Kollabora -- How could you not love a community whose motto is "We are what we make"!
  • Fashion-Incubator -- "Lessons from the sustainable factory floor" for the designer/entrepreneur, this site is deep.
  • PatternReview -- That venerable site of sewing pattern reviews, sewing machine reviews, discussions and more