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Why It’s Important To Teach Kids To Sew

Why It’s Important To Teach Kids To Sew

  • Sewing helps to develop finger dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • Sewing can build their self-confidence.
  • Sewing teaches patience.
  • Sewing can be a social outlet where children can meet and gather with friends.
  • Jemma Bates
The Piece Hall: an important piece of textile history

The Piece Hall: an important piece of textile history

Now a thriving hub for events and acts from all over the globe, the impressive Piece Hall in Halifax started life as the largest textile hall in Europe.

People in the cloth trade would travel from all over to display their wears and secure the best price for their goods, and it soon became an important hub for textile commerce both in Yorkshire and further afield.

Five reasons to start sewing in 2019

Five reasons to start sewing in 2019

There’s been a huge revival in all things sewing in recent years. With TV programmes such as the Great British Sewing Bee and Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas inspiring the younger generation to take up sewing as a hobby and encouraging us to try our hand at some new and exciting projects, there’s never been a better time to start sewing!