DIY CLOTHING?

DIY CLOTHING?

Hand Crafted Clothes Meet Their Match

Perhaps you’ve tried your hand at making your own clothes. If you have some skills with sewing, you might have thought that you could save yourself some money. At a basic level, a garment is a simple thing. It only takes the right cut of cloth and some stitching to put together a shirt, but making an entire wardrobe of durable clothing that you can wear every day is far more complicated and costly.

You may have found that it’s just too expensive to create enough your own clothes to make any difference. Maybe you discovered that the clothes you make by hand are just not as good as those that are mass produced by large companies.

The basic t-shirt is one of the most popular garments in the world. People wear them comfortably every day without really thinking much about them. They are mass produced on a global scale that is hard to compete with. International garment manufacturers specialize in supplying billions of cheap, high quality t-shirts every year.

In modern day times, it is a rare person who takes the time to produce even a handful of their own clothes. Even professional tailor shops limit their focus to specialty items and costumes. With the advances in the manufacture of clothing, it is more likely that you simply discard old worn out shirts and purchase new ones whenever you need to. There is a reason why hand-crafted garments have been priced out of the market.

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junk car buyers 01/15/2015 12:22

Everyone wants to be in the clothing business these days. printing shirts is the new thing!!

Julia 10/14/2014 16:23

i wish i can sew..