OK decided this would be the easiest way to get it out there.
Could you please post on your own blogs about this questionnaire as I need as many as possible to provide an adequate case study and throwing it across the blogging world is kindof appropriate as well as allowing it to cover a variety of people across the world! All your help is gratefully appeciated!
Please copy and paste and email to me at:
Age: Under 20 20-30 30-40 40-50 50-60 60+
Gender: Male / Female
Which area/country do you live?:
Are you a student? School / College / University
How much spare time do you have in a week for extra hobbies/crafts/activities?:
How long have you been stitching for?:
How did you learn to cross-stitch?:
Would you consider yourself: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced
What influenced you to take up cross-stitch as a hobby?:
What is your stitching style?: (eg. Floral, character, retro, etc.)
What do you do with your finished stitching?:
Do any of your close friends stitch?: Yes / No
Are you a member of a cross-stitch group?: Yes / No
How often do you go?:
Did you find this group through the Internet?: Yes / No
What led you to use the Internet to find more information on cross-stitch?:
Has the Internet been useful in your exploration of the craft? How has it helped your research/learning etc?:
Do you attend any events/get-togethers within your group?: Yes / No
What happens? (eg. Do you buy anything? Learn anything new? Meet new people etc.):
Apart from cross-stitch, what benefits are there from convening as a group? (What do you get out of it?):
Do you think crafts such as cross-stitching are being revived through social networking and the Internet?:
Do you belong to any other groups that practise different crafts?:
How did you find it?:
Is there anything else you would like to add with regards to cross-stitching and social networking?:
Thankyou for your time in completing this questionnaire.
Answers given are completely anonymous and purely for thesis research into the connection between social networking and the revival of crafts such as cross-stitch.
Again thankyou for your help!