Naomi has asked me to share her study into sewing and what it means to people (under 40s only), so I’m reblogging this here for you to read and participate in, if you’d’ like to.
Exploring the experiences of people (aged 40 years and younger) who sew as a hobby and the role sewing has played in their lives
My name is Naomi Clarke and I am at the University of Bristol studying for an MSc in Social Work Research.
“What is the research about?”
As part of my MSc I am doing a research project about younger people’s (40 years of age and younger) experiences of sewing as a hobby.
“What is involved?”
I am really interested in exploring people’s stories. This might include what brought you to sewing, when sewing has been particularly meaningful for you, what has kept you sewing, what you enjoy about sewing, and also any potential benefits you feel sewing offers.
I would like people (aged 40 years and under) who sew as a hobby to either make a textile piece or share a photo of a piece already…
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