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How sewing saved the world!

Sewing Saved the World!

Sewing is NOT a dying craft.

Contrary to some popular beliefs, sewing is also not "just for old folks". When I was 6, I learned to hand stitch and after having my oldest child in 2012, I began sewing with a sewing machine after many years or not using one. You are never tool young or in my case, too old to start sewing.

Here is a little fun fact. Did you know that during the 1918 flu pandemic masks were also required? Don't believe me? Check out the picture below. You can click on the below picture to find out more about mask wearing during that pandemic.

Fast forward 102-years later to late 2019/early 2020 when the Covid-19 pandemic began. The world once again turned to sewers and sewist across the globe for help in making masks to accommodate the mask production shortage. Prior to the pandemic, you like many may have taught sewing was not a needed skill but 2020, 2021 and 2022 are proof that it is a very important skill to have.

Why learn to sew?

🧵 Sewing encourages mindfulness and reduces stress and anxiety.

🧵 Sewing improves hand-eye coordination by enhancing your fine motor skills.

🧵 Sewing builds creativity which in turn can help improve the brain's ability to grow new brain cells.

🧵 Sewing improves your focus and concentration and teaches the importance of patience and self-control.

🧵 Sewing supports the development of confidence and self-esteem.

🧵 Sewing can quite literally save the world!

While masks truly came in handy in the midst of the pandemic, there are LOTS of other things you can make when you learn to sew. Not to mention you can also repair your own clothing without having to pay a seamstress. Cha-ching!!!👛👛.

If you've been thinking about learning to sew, you absolutely can. And from the comfort of your home too! Sign up for one of our virtual classes today and learn a skill that once literally saved lives!

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