Sew it yourself (from The Thoughtful Dresser)
April 29, 2008 by Your Devoted Sewist
Here’s an article I’ve been waiting to see, it says that sewing machine sales are way up. You can tell that interest in sewing is increasing just by going to a local JoAnn or Hancock Fabrics. Those stores used to be ghost towns and now they’re buzzing.
The consensus is that the renewed interest is because of a lack of original boutiques and clothing and for economic reasons. I’ll add to that and say that I think Project Runway has had a big impact on exciting want-to-be sewers.
Now, to see the reemergence of independently owned fabric stores that offer top quality fabric and knowledgeable staff…
Here’s the article: