To fashion a positive impact, young people are now sewing their own clothes


Rosie Scott (left) and Hannah Silvani are co-founders of The New Craft House, a sewing workshop studio and designer deadstock fabric shop. Photo: AFP

From jogging outfits to summer dresses, Lea Baecker has stitched together most of her wardrobe herself from inside her London flat, part of a burgeoning number of young amateur seamstresses.

Like many others in the growing horde of sew-it-yourself enthusiasts, she has grown increasingly disillusioned with the retail clothing industry, viewing it as too destructive.

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