How hard would it be to learn to sew clothes to start a business?
I am an unemployed graduate. Simply cant get a job. I was thinking of sewing vintage style clothes or something and sell them. I am basically completely unskilled at sewing. Is this something I could realistically learn to do?
Asked By: Seven of 9 - 6/24/2010
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You are definitely on the right track--thinking "entrepreneurship." Pinning your business plan to a skill you do not have could be a drawback, though... More
Answered By: Miz T - 6/24/2010
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very very hard. it is hard to start any business, but even if you buy your material wholesale, you are cheating yourself of your time/expertise. you need lots of $ and time to make any business work... More
Answered By: funkadelicia - 6/24/2010
Learning how to sew is going to take a lot of time. You need to learn how to use a sewing machine to the point of feeling completely at ease with it. You need to learn how to lay out a pattern correctly and read the instructions. And once you learn just the basics of sewing, you are going to have to take lessons on how... More
Answered By: drip - 6/24/2010
Answered By: pattiann42 - 6/24/2010
Yes, you can. But you're probably at least a year's hard work away from it. I'd suggest you might want to start reading at http://www.fashion-incubator.com/category/newbies/ for starters if you want to make clothes for sale, or join the group "sewbiz" at quiltropolis.com if you want to do what amounts to custom work... More
Answered By: kay - 6/24/2010
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