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Advantages of learning sewing

Remedy21 | Posted in Sewing Machines & Sergers on

Sewing isn’t just for Victorian ladies anymore. Just because the Industrial Revolution happened two centuries ago doesn’t mean that many of the skills that it ushered in no longer exist. One of them is sewing, which is still relevant today despite its former high status descending into obscurity for decades after World War II.

It’s a skill that can help you at home, in your job, or through your hobbies.
Many people complain about the time, the money, and the effort it takes to learn a skill. Unfortunately though, “home sewists” often get left out of this equation. If you want to sew to make money then you need to be able to produce quality garments that people want to buy from you.

In other cases, you might just want a hobby that requires material and time but doesn’t give much return on investment. Sewing is a hobby that will always be relevant because so much of the country’s clothing has been sewn by hand up to this day.

You can only learn what you’re interested in and what you’re good at. It’s not wise to dismiss an area simply because it’s old-fashioned or difficult. Just because something is hard doesn’t mean that it’s not useful. It’s how much you enjoy an activity that decides whether you will persist with it for a long time or give up after a short while.

If you enjoy sewing you will find it easy to learn. It’s an excellent skill to have in the home, especially for people who want to keep their skills up-to-date. It doesn’t matter how old you are because if you can sew there are ways to pass on your skills to the next generation so they can learn how to sew when they’re older. It’s a skill that’s easy to teach because there’s only one garment involved.

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    SophieEvans | | #1

    Sounds quite motivating! Maybe I will try to learn sewing one day :)

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