Knowing how to sew, for anyone, is a useful life skill with lifelong practical applications and many health benefits. To sew requires concentration and focus, problem solving skills, hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. It challenges left brain thinking and is a great way to express ones creativity and individuality. And, let’s not forget, sewing can be just plain fun!
As current secondary curriculum does not include Home Economics – Fashion & Fabrics class, many students of present are unfamiliar with basic essential sewing skill. Simple tasks such as loose buttons, loose hem & holes in socks and fabrics proves to be a difficult & unattainable mission.
Acquiring the basic sewing not only is a necessity & essential skill for our young generation, it is also of paramount importance for them to be independent & self responsible on the route to be a young adults and eventually with their own family.