Slow Sewing for a Better Experience
Consider slow sewing—a new, old-fashioned way to savor the creative experience. Slow sewing is all about adding quality to your life, not just your sewing. With time on your side, the sewing improves as you become more confident and competent. By slow-sewing test samples and experimenting with techniques, you front-load future projects and keep the learning curve from becoming an obstacle.
This article by Patricia Keay is from Threads #153 (Feb./March 2011).