The Pretty Girls Sew Tribe is dedicated to everything sewing. Our gem, The Rippin’ Ain’t Easy Sewing Competition, has been providing a platform for sewing enthusiasts to show off or get a little SEWShine for their amazing creations. Our tribe includes a variety of sewing enthusiast. All backgrounds and skill levels have graced us their their creations.

Pretty Girls Sew (PGS) is a sewing community founded in 2013. Five women who are avid sewers and DIY enthusiasts were inspired by an amazing printable by HJD Studio. Go check her out!

How did we all meet?
We all met through Instagram. Nell met Tab, then Miesha, then Ye through the #sewing hashtag and connected with Tess through her Tattoo artist… all on intstagram.

How did Pretty Girls Sew get started?
Pretty Girls Sew started base on a picture that was posted on Instagram. The image says “Pretty Girls Like to Sew”. Through that picture, and idea sparked about starting a group that do sew-alongs and just like that, Pretty Girls Sew was born in April 2013.


The Lady of Semi Southern

Chief Operations Officer
Compulsive Sewing Pattern Buyer

Red Win is my sewing drink of choice.
My sewing music consists of 90s
RnB with a sprinkle of Jeezy.



Dir. of PR + Outreach
Avid Fabric Collector

My sewing drink of choice is Water or Sweet tea.
The last time I drank wine while sewing,
nothing got done. I love listening to Afrobeats / Nigerian
music when I sew.


The Beyonce of DIY: TJ Sewer

Dir. of Marketing + Photography
I like Scissors + Fabric…a lot.

Water is my go-to, and so is Beyonce
+ Michael Bolton for music. Yes…Michael Bolton!


Your Favorite Ultralight Beam: I’m Just Tess

Chief Operations Officer
Certified Sewing Pattern Collector

Jameson + Ginger Ale? Yes, please
with some James Brown.


An Aud Gyal from an Aud Culture

Creative Director
Fabric Hoarder

My sewing drink of choice is Stella Rosa, the Original,
or infused ice water, like chill your bones cold!
Anything 90s-2000s RnB or Rap.