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
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.