Twitter for Bloggers

I know, I know — it seems crazy to be talking about another social media venue when it probably feels like you’re spending all your free time sewing, blogging, or hanging out on Instagram.  But even if you choose to prioritize some types of social media over others, it can’t hurt to know something about

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SMF Style Tour 2018: Jack Coat

Hey there, and welcome to the Style Maker Fabric Spring 2018 Blog Tour!  I’m really excited to share two projects with you today –the Jack Coat from Ready to Sew and the Lander Pant from True Bias. Last spring, in the aftermath of a particularly painful breakup, I found myself laying on the bed of one

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SMF Style Tour 2018: Lander Pants

Hey there, and welcome to the Style Maker Fabric Spring 2018 Blog Tour!  I’m really excited to share two projects with you today — the Lander Pant from True Bias and the Jack Coat from Ready to Sew. If you’ve been following me for a minute, you know my pants problems are well documented.  This is a

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Following Your Favorite Blogs

I bet one of the reasons you wanted to start a sewing blog is because you’ve been reading some really amazing ones.  People access blogs in a lot of ways — right from their browser, from apps, from emailed updates, and more.  In order to reach the maximum amount of readers, you want to be

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Blog Post Ideas for Sewing Bloggers

You’ve got the Instagram, you’ve got the blog, and now… you’ve got nothing.  Nothing!  No ideas on what to write about.  Maybe you’re trying to beef up your blog and you want to post faster than you can sew.  Maybe your sewjo has mysteriously disappeared, but you want to keep posting consistently.  Or maybe the

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Kalle Shirtdress Styling Inspiration >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Inspiration for the Kalle Shirtdress

I have a feeling that this is going to be a great month for Project #SewMyStyle.  January had some folks struggling with knit necklines, and February challenged others’ coat making skills.  But March… well, March’s make is the Kalle Shirtdress.  It’s been a cult favorite since its release last spring, and I’ve made many a

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WTF is SEO

Hey friends!  Welcome back to another week of Sewing Blogger 101.  This week we’re talking about SEO — specifically, how does SEO work for blog posts? SEO is one of those terms that I think is really scary to new bloggers.  I’ll admit I still don’t really understand how I can maximize it in all

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