Sewing & Sewing-Related Arts...
Sewing is alive &
well! Contrary to the
myth that "sewing is a dying art", it's actually gaining (even more) popularity
throughout the world across
age groups and both genders for a large variety of reasons (of course for many people it's always been a favorite activity!) Further, in many
locations throughout the world, sewing is a critical income-generating skill for
As with most professions and hobbies (and art forms), there are many types of sewing ... including but not limited to garment construction, surface design, traditional quilts, art quilts, alterations, repairs & mending, re-purposing (a relatively new term for a centuries-long practice of reusing fabric once the original purpose is no longer useful), craft & gift making, custom & bridal dressmaking, fashion and couture sewing, embellishing "off the rack" items and much more.
Sewing and the ability
to sew - whether by hand or by machine - truly has "something for
everyone"; from simple to complicated and using machines run by
human-powered treadle or by computer, and everything in between.
"If I have to spend time indoors ... I can only hope there is a sewing machine in the room" -Georgia Stigall
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