Hey everyone! I know many of you who read this blog already sew, but there area few of you who don’t yet and well, I’m going to try to talk you into why you should learn to sew! Here goes….
Why sewing is good for your soul and a virtuous hobby to pass down to your children
This enforces the idea of the throwaway mentality in our culture and as a mother of four daughters, this attitude scares me a little. Clothes are cheap, worn a few times and thrown away or left at friends’ homes, never to be seen again. This mentality is found in many parts of society today. Products and appliances are made cheaply overseas, and when they break we get rid of them and buy new ones. A generation ago if you bought a blender or vacuum that broke, you would take it to the fix it shop.
There are human rights issues that also need to be known about. If you would like to learn more about the garment industry and the things that really go on in it, reading the book OVERDRESSED is a great place to start. I know it’s another thing to feel guilty about, but if we don’t educate ourselves, we will never cause the change that is needed.
Why sewing is good for your finances.
Here are some of my tips for sewing on the cheap and just cool info to know:
I hope you enjoyed my Why Learn To Sew post! Please share on your FB pages to help convince your non sewing friends to learn!