Stitching Fleur Flosstube #8
Needlework for home or how to equip a house with your own hands
From time immemorial, people strive to decorate their homes. In the past, women weaved rugs, embroidered tablecloths, and embroidered bed linen, napkins and other home textiles. Each girl prepared a dowry for herself, which included household items.
Handicraft is the most fashionable trend in our time and is called modern and overseas - hand made. Such things are valued dearly, because an author's thing is a painstaking, laborious work in which the author puts not only his strength, imagination, but also his soul.
Today, of course, it is more convenient to buy than to make a napkin with your own hands, to sew a beautiful tablecloth or a pillow. Someone has enough funds to purchase beautiful designer items, while someone masters handicrafts for home and family with their own hands and turns out to be no worse.
Choosing a Hobby
In fact, everyone can become a designer of their home, the key in this matter is dedication, desire and patience. Then everything will work out, and the hearth will acquire a special, extraordinary atmosphere. Ideas are different, somewhere you need to adhere to strict rules if the interior concept requires it, and somewhere you can play a little hooliganism.
First, you need to choose what type of DIY handicraft you like: sewing, knitting, drawing, decoupage or something else. For example, you can start by sewing curtains for the kitchen, or sew napkins from fabric that will repeat the color or texture of one of the interior items . If your kitchen is decorated in a country style, you can crochet an excellent tablecloth or napkins that will become a highlight of the interior.
The concept of home crafts includes not only sewing, crocheting with your own hands, but also making crafts. Which can be not only a decoration of the house, but are also functional.
Do-it-yourself handicraft items for the kitchen can become such: potholders, a box where you can put various little things, jars for spices and cereals, etc. If you have a talent for drawing, then you can decorate your house with original paintings, or, for example, paint a plate with your own hands according to the style of your home.
Do-it-yourself warm slippers will be able to warm the legs of the household on cold winter days. And sewn decorative pillows diversify the interiorp and bring a special personality to it.
In the process of transforming a house, you can involve children who can be carried away and interested in such an exciting activity as needlework. Sewn together dolls or stuffed toys can complement a child's room.
Where to get ideas?
There are many ideas for home improvement, some of them may be unusual and original. To implement them, it is not necessary to buy expensive materials and fabrics, you can breathe new life into objects that have outlived their usefulness a long time ago.
At the same time, no one will even suspect that do-it-yourself cushions made from the fabric of an old coat are a sample of your needlework, and not at all a purchased product. A cheerful doormat in front of the front door made from scraps of old clothes or a blanket made from old fabric jeans can be a highlight of your home.
On the eve of the winter holidays, we all want to bring a fabulous atmosphere to our homes. A handmade Christmas wreath, a Christmas tree made of fabric or funny toys will give your home the brightest festive mood.
If there is no skill
If you have no experience in crocheting or knitting, it doesn't matter, now you can learn the skill of knitting using the global web. Here you can find master classes that teach knitting, sewing, and you can also get a lot of ideas for home improvement.
If you are too lazy to search for something on the net - contact your elderly relatives! I am sure that your grandmothers and aunts will be delighted with your desire to learn from them the art of needlework and will gladly share their skills and secrets with the swami.
You can go to courses on cutting and sewing, knitting and crocheting, or get a personal master class from needlewomen or friends. If you want, you can find a lot of ideas for their implementation!
Favorite hobby is a way to deal with stress
Needlework can be called one of the ways to combat depression and stress. The facts of the relaxing effect of crocheting or knitting have been proven, as well as the development of motor skills of the fingers. The most important thing is that your home will be special and creative, it will always attract and attract with its coziness and comfort.
After all, the harmony created with the help of needlework and hand-made objects carry a special energy. Handicrafts can be passed down from generation to generation and become a family heirloom. Enjoy your time and creative products!