Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Slow Stitching

I’ve come across a book called ‘Slow Stitch Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art’ by Claire Wellesley-Smith.  I can’t remember where I came across it (I look at too much on social media and craft/psychology magazines) but luckily my local library had a copy. The book is about a ‘less-is-more’ approach to textile art, looking at… Continue reading Slow Stitching

Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Sunshine and more light on mental health issues

British Summertime begins and the sun is out – still a bit cold though but it’s a sign that summer is on its way 🙂  Only problem is the sun highlights all those nooks and crannys that need cleaning! More doodling/drawing than stitching this week.  There are times when you need to spend time planning… Continue reading Sunshine and more light on mental health issues

Anxiety · Children's mental health · Depression · Heads Together · Mentally Healthy Schools · Sewing · Stitching · Uncategorized

Stitched face and children’s mental health

More than half of mental health issues in adults begin before they are 14 years old (information from Heads Together). I remember when I was younger than 14 and how confusing and bewildering it was trying to cope with so many over-whelming emotions – one of which I now know was anxiety. Thankfully over 25… Continue reading Stitched face and children’s mental health