Month: March 2022

Should You Take Sewing Classes? What to Consider

Did you know the most expensive quilt ever purchased was the “Reconciliation Quilt”, which sold for $264,000 in 1991? The quilt depicts scenes from a woman’s life before, during, and after the Civil War.

Maybe you aren’t interested in trying to produce extravagant quilts. But, perhaps you have considered taking sewing classes to brush up on your old Home Ec. skills?

If you’ve thought about taking a sewing class but aren’t sure if you should, or how to do it, read on! This article will thread together answers for all of your sewing class questions.


Sewing for Beginners: Your Guide

While the number of sewers and sewists is a tall order, sewing as an industry is projected to generate $3.21 billion in 2021.

This includes all the people who took up projects to fill the hours they spent homebound in 2020 and 2021. Anecdotally, Millenials are still considered the fastest-growing partitioners of sewing and tailoring.

The hobby not only allows people to make unique garments and ornamental displays, but it allows them to share unique projects on social media and gain insight, advice, and connectivity in tightknit (pun intended) social groups.

However, sewing for beginners is not quite as simple as buying some fabric, a needle, and posting to Instagram. Whether you are learning how to sew by hand or with a sewing machine, there are some basics you’ll need to get and some common skills to learn.

In the following article, we’ll give some tips on how to sew and where to start your new hobby.