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Episode 46

How Much Clothing Do I Really Need?

Do you ever look at your closet and wonder, how much of this stuff do I really need? In today's episode, we share some approaches to this question, and ideas we've used (or want to use) to eliminate clutter and maintain a reasonable wardrobe.

Do you ever look at your closet and wonder, how much of this stuff do I really need? In today’s episode, we share some approaches to this question, and ideas we’ve used (or want to use) to eliminate clutter and maintain a reasonable wardrobe.

We live in a world that encourages us to acquire more all the time. Plus, sewing is a hobby that is all about producing stuff. But what if you want to slow down and own fewer things? What if you want to focus on quality over quantity, or just make sure your house isn’t too cluttered?

In this episode, we’ll share some ideas and tips that we’ve picked up for examining the size of your wardrobe and keeping things within the boundaries that feel reasonable to you.

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