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Making Community Accessible

Inclusion is a huge topic right now. By considering diversity when creating community or when you create a brand, you can become an agent for change. Since inclusion can be such a broad spectrum, I’m going to focus on my own experiences. I am a disabled person. I don't often see myself reflected in communities or brands, and the sewing community is no exception. There are few representations of disabled people in pattern images, sewing magazines or in the sewing community in general through shares or challenges or any aspects of the community. Sewing events are often not wheelchair accessible and don't incorporate many breaks or rest areas. We live in a world that has not considered accessibility in the planning stage, but we can change that.

In this article, I’m going to share some accessibility solutions for businesses, sewing events

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