Mollie Makes

SEWING YOUR WAY TO POSITIVITY WITH JULIET UZOR, 2019 SEWING BEE WINNER

“Sewing served as an escape and helped reduce my anxiety.”

Being a self taught sewist who, many years ago, spent evenings after work learning how to sew bags and garments, the lockdown tookfabrics played a crucial role in increasing mindfulness and positivity. It’s easy to get sucked into the hole of fear but in order to maintain a healthy mental wellbeing and keep those creative juices flowing, I also drew inspiration from the online sewing community. with some Instagram friends was also fantastic and I encouraged the members of my Facebook group to share their makes – no matter how little. This served as motivation to continue sewing for their mental wellbeing. There’s also a huge sewing community online sharing ideas on how to sew masks, ear savers, scrubs and scrub laundry bags. Like many other small businesses that require contact with real people to survive, I took to myYouTube channel to share sewing inspiration and That helped to keep me busy and reduce any anxiety related to the halt in my bespoke dressmaking and sewing education business.

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