Clothing Construction is the grandmother of all sewings, and includes use of hundreds of different stitches and techniques. The sewing machine is used to sew seams, hems, staystitching, understitching, and decorative applications. 30 Once clothing construction was considered an absolute necessity, but today it is part of the best hobby in the world. Yes, you can save money. Now you can make your own clothes so they truly fit and look good on you.
Instead of paying a thousand dollars for a dress, you can make it for a couple hundred. Instead of having to wear the same thing everybody else is wearing, you can create you own fashion statement with a one of a kind, Wow! The personal touch is yours to make. You can purchase ready made clothing which often do not fit, and make the alterations for perfect fit.
You could have it 31 altered at seventy five to a hundred dollars, or do it yourself for free. Imagine buying a hundred dollar suit with a missing button, or poor fit for just a few dollars on clearance. You can quickly and easily turn that reject into a treasured suit. You can do it. Heirloom Sewing Heirloom Sewing involves decorative use of lace, trapunto, twin needles, and winged needles.
The possibilities are fantastic. You can make beautiful treasures to be enjoyed generation after generation. Your sewing machine becomes a tool for heritage building. 32 Home Décor Home Décor is sewing of window treatments, upholstery, and decorative items like table runners and wall hangings. A house is simple four walls ceilings and floors, but sewing home décor empowers you to make it a home where everyone will feel comfortable, relaxed, and at home.
This is the world’s greatest hobby. It is not as much a matter of cost, you could hire a professional and pay thousands. But nobody can take away the feeling of pride you have when you know, you did it yourself. You can make pillows, throws, wall hangings, table covers, afghans, Christmas tree skirts, curtains, draperies, window treatments, chair dresses, and more. You can make your home truly special.