It might save money to fix your own car, but we’d all be elbow deep in grease if it were that simple.
A community of super-savers on Reddit have come together to share the Do-It-Yourself tips and tricks that aren’t just for those of us with specialised skills – and have proven to save big bucks.
Tips for the Tailor
“I shorten my own pants. I don’t have a sewing machine but I can do it by hand. As I am short and need to adjust most of my pants, I have probably saved around 600$ over the years, not much but still.”
“I’ve also got into sewing and dressmaking the past few years and sometimes find I can make something cheaper than I can buy it. Works out well for me too being plus size because larger clothes cost so much money. And I can tailor them to my own body shape. Win-win.”
We’ve all done it. What items are we guilty of grabbing and blowing the budget. Post continues.