Women's Motivations to Sew Clothing for Themselves

dc.contributor.author Martindale, Addie
dc.contributor.author McKinney, Ellen
dc.contributor.author McKinney, Ellen
dc.date 2018-10-19T23:02:03.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:40:23Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:40:23Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Participation in home sewing sewing is undergoing a resurgence in participation with a growing number of women choosing to sew their garments instead of buying readily available fast fashion. The purpose of this grounded theory study was to understand the current motivations of an ethnically diverse sample of women who sew garments for themselves. The in-depth interview data from 15 interviews revealed personal fulfillment to be the overarching reason for their sewing participation. Personal fulfillment was achieved through investment, control, and empowerment that provided the women with accomplishment, a creative outlet, and stress relief. Theoretical perspectives of prosumerism, craft consumer and do-it-yourself consumption uses and gratification theory were applied to better understand the motivations of these women to sew garments for themselves.</p>
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dc.identifier.submissionpath itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/112
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51783
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.title Women's Motivations to Sew Clothing for Themselves
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