Homesteading is a great way to live more sustainably and self-sufficiently. However, it does take time and effort.
Developing your skills is also important.
As homesteaders, we tend to slow down during the winter months and this can be a good time to focus on our strength building.
A DYING ART
In a world of consumerism, it’s no wonder that sewing has become a dying art. I sometimes feel that I’m in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, watching as everyone purchases their brand new synthetic clothing, which will only be replaced the moment it shows any sign of wear. With cheap, easy-to-come-by clothing and home décor, and Halloween costume stores that pop up in August, why would anyone have the need to sew?