Have you ever wondered whether sewing can save you money? Or perhaps you’re not a sewer, but you are looking for new ways to save some money. This month on Sew Thrifty, bloggers have come together to share their successes, tips, and advice on how sewing can save money!
Saving money sewing has been a topic recently brought up by many bloggers lately. Check out these awesome resources here
and here for saving on fabric, notions, and patterns. There are general tips for those leery about whether sewing can save money here, here, here, and here. Additionally, several bloggers have done cost comparison of store-bought clothes versus sewn clothes and store-bought toys versus handmade toys. And for those new seamstresses out there, one blogger posted advice on buying a budget sewing machine. Plus, this blogger conducted a poll to see how well people save while sewing and admitted her own budget sewing successes and failures.
That’s a lot of great resources already and you’re about to have 15+ more tips and tricks to save you money. Have I convinced you yet that sewing is the way to go?
At the beginning of each week, I’ll start us off with some of my tips and ideas on each of the topics and then hand it over to the other experts in the field of sewing and saving. Throughout the month, if you have questions, chime in! Leave a comment with your questions, suggestions, or ways you’ve saved (or not saved) money while sewing.
I hope you’ll join us this month; there are some amazing bloggers contributing to this series, so be sure to check them out!
Savings Made by Fabric
July 6: Save on Fabric by Sew Thrifty
July 7: Feather’s Flights
July 8: Mabey She Made It
July 9: Phat Quarters
July 10: Vicky Myers Creations
Savings Made by Patterns
July 13: Save on Patterns by Sew Thrifty
July 14: Sew a Straight Line
July 15: House of Estrela
July 16: Sew Straight and Gather
July 17: A Real Life Country Housewife
Savings Made by Supplies
July 20: Save on Supplies by Sew Thrifty
July 21: Bernina Representative
July 22: Pretty Practical
July 23: Finn’s Door
July 24: Lulu and Celeste
General Saving Tips
July 27: Saving tips for Sewing by Sew Thrifty
July 28: From-a-Box
July 29: Willow & Stitch
July 30: Knot Sew Normal
July 31: Bringing it All Together by Sew Thrifty
Savings Made by Sewing: Sewing CAN Save You Money! was originally posted by Sew Thrifty