Deepika Prakish created PatternReview.com six years ago as a way to improve her sewing skills by trading tips among friends and reviewing each others patterns, and now the site is bursting at the seams, with more than 100,000 members.
But you dont have be to an expert to achieve stitching success.
One third of the sewing sites users are beginners, but with the help of online classes and message boards, Prakish says the change from dabbler to dressmaker is a click and a few stitches away.
She says, Its amazing to see peoples progress. I even see some of my old reviews, and I think, What was I thinking?
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