Make Your Own Clothes

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How To Save Money Making Your Own Clothes

Make Your Own Clothes

To save money, would it pay you to take a sewing class? Is it worth buying a sewing machine? Compare the price of a store-bought dress or pantsuit and the price of a home-made dress or pantsuit. Give approximate prices of various materials per yard - perhaps a seasonal party dress or suit. What kinds of things can you make at home that don't usually come to mind? Underwear, for example. Compare cost and perfection of fit. Is it easier to sew for those of us who have a size 16 bottom and a size 18 top? What kinds of patterns are available, what sizes. How to make a pattern larger or smaller. What can you do with leftover material? How to make matching doll clothes.

   

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