PatternReview.com, a Community of 25,000 Sewers, Partners with the Kwik Sew Pattern Company to Market its Sewing Patterns on the Internet

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PatternReview.com is a community of 25,000 sewers who share reviews about sewing products. There are currently more than 11,000 reviews on the website. PatternReview.com is partnering with the Kwik Sew Pattern Company to market their patterns on the internet.

PatternReview.com, an online community of 25,000 sewers, is partnering with the Kwik Sew Pattern Company to market their line of quick and easy to sew sewing patterns online. These patterns will be marketed on the http://Sewing.PatternReview.com website next to the 11,500 sewing related reviews, message board discussions and other sewing information resources which are available on the website.

Started by software engineer and sewing enthusiast Deepika Prakash three years ago, PatternReview.com provides sewers with a platform to come together and share their tips and techniques by writing and commenting on reviews for Sewing Patterns, Sewing Machines, as well as other sewing products. The site also features an active message board; a category based sewing knowledgebase as well as online sewing classes taught by subject matter experts for a variety of topics.

Over the last three years, PatternReview.com’s members have posted 11,500 sewing related reviews of which 7,700 have been for sewing patterns. These reviews have detailed descriptions of what went into constructing a garment with a particular pattern, as well as the tips and techniques they had to employ to get the most out of it. Many sewers have also posted pictures of their finished garments with their reviews. These reviews make it convenient for sewers to decide whether to use a pattern and to seek help as they use the patterns for their projects!

M. Faupel, a PatternReview.com member, writes “I love this site. It has really helped me in deciding what to buy and what to make. I'm a pattern junky at heart--will pick up and order patterns that sometimes get stuck away for some reason or another. After reading reviews on this site, I'm motivated to get the pattern out and get started. The site has, in fact, worsened my addiction because, after reading rave reviews, I head out to the store to widen my "collection." I'm going to be a grandmother for the first time next month, and the site helped a bunch in deciding what baby patterns to use.”

Of the 7,700 sewing pattern reviews almost 1,500 have been written for patterns made by the Kwik Sew Pattern Company. Kwik Sew patterns are extremely popular with PatternReview.com’s members since they are constantly changing to reflect the latest fashions and trends and provide a quick and easy way to sew garments with professional results. To allow its members easier access to these patterns, PatternReview.com will begin marketing these patterns online starting January 20th, 2005.

Eric. McMaster, President of the Kwik Sew Pattern Company, writes “PatternReview.com has created a unique website, bringing together the globally diverse home sewing market and powerful tools for home sewers to collaborate in ways that are difficult, if not impossible, to do outside of the Internet. We are proud that KWIK SEW's patterns will be offered for sale next to thousands of unbiased reviews on PatternReview.com."

About the Kwik Sew Pattern Company

The KWIK•SEW Pattern Company is, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was founded in 1967 by Kerstin Martensson. KWIK SEW produces unique sewing patterns that are based on techniques first used by the ready-to-wear industry. KWIK SEW's patterns are multi-sized, allowing easier garment adjustments and are printed in color on durable white paper. More information about Kwik sew Patterns is available at http://www.KwikSew.com/

About PatternReview.com

PatternReview.com is an online community of 25,000 sewers with the motto of “Helping YOU sew smarter --- every day!” It features reviews for sewing products and services as well as a sewing knowledge base, sewing classes and other information resources for the sewing market. More information about PatternReview.com is available at http://Sewing.PatternReview.com/

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