Tailoring is not a bad money making profession... https://eu.theunderminejournal.com/c...gory=tailoring
Check out that link to the mat cost vs market price of a ton of different things made by tailors. It's for Kazzak horde specifically but I'm pretty sure it's a general trend across most realms. The possibility for you to make money with the profession is there, you're just too lazy to go find out how.
You also have the added perk of it having the extra gathering side of it if you wanted to go out farming cloth, which can be stupidly profitable if you find the right spot. Seen people still making 30k+ per hour farming cloth in 5.4.8.