PhD Researcher in Social Work (ESRC 1+3)
School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol
Start date: September 2016
Research topic: Exploring the narratives, motivations and experiences of women engaging in an online sewalong: #fussycuttingsewalong
My PhD seeks to explore the stories of women engaging in a digital-led sewalong, their experiences, their motivations, the meanings they ascribe both to the sewalong and to sewing more generally, and the role of social media in relation to these factors.
Research supervisors: Dr Debbie Watson, Dr Helen Manchester