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What is Mindfulness Sewing?


Mindfulness sewing is being fully present to enjoy every aspect of the process, concentrating on the thing that's in front of you and not being distracted by external forces.


It means letting go of sewing to the bone for that perfect result.


Mindfulness stitching is a little bit different in that there are no goals, projects, planning or rules attached to it.


It's about the process of doing the actual stitching, the feel of the thread and the fabric in your fingers and listening to the noise that the stitches and fabric make.


You go instinctively and see what evolves as you go along.


You do it to de-stress, feel good, unwind.


Mindfulness sewing is picking up a needle and thread daily, spending a few minutes with only that on your mind. It becomes part of your daily relaxation ritual or something to help you bounce back after a busy day.


Taking time out for a hobby doesn’t have to take hours. Embrace every minute of relaxation to feel calm all day long.



Why wouldn't you want to do this?


Joy increases as stress decreases


When sewing mindfully, the process of sewing is the only thing to occupy your mind. Your focus is on the process, being present in the here and now, with little concern for the outcome.


Enveloped in your own cocoon, the hustle and bustle around you fades into the background unnoticed.


Limiting your focus to a single task reduces your stress. Stress causes your body to produce too much cortisol, which is detrimental to your health. Mindfulness counteracts that by lowering your cortisol levels. What’s more, mindfulness sewing boosts your dopamine levels, which are responsible for pleasure.


Setting aside a little time to sew every day increases your sense of joy and peace over time. Mindful sewing is so much more than just spending time on a passion or pastime. It’s about raising your health awareness by setting aside time to listen to your body.


IT IS VERY CALMING AND CREATIVE


In modern life we are ruled by the Internet, TV, computers, and mobile phones that are like computers, iPads, tablets, Internet etc. Our lives are governed by work, travel, caring, shopping and all the various responsibilities we have. There is also a pressure to always be ‘on the go’ to be doing rather than simply being


With sewing in the moment that’s exactly what you do…clear your mind and concentrate on the sewing and what you are creating, no one is judging you and what you make is beautiful because you have put yourself into it.


You can take it with you anywhere you want and not reach for an electronic device which will add stress.


IT CONNECTS TO US THROUGH TOUCH, TEXTURE, VISION AND CREATION


Part of mindfulness sewing is so tactile – within my mindfulness sewing I deliberately include different textured and coloured fabrics that you will be looking at and handling to encourage that part of the process. Your vision comes from ‘playing’ with the fabrics and that is another part of Mindfulness Sewing.


You are giving yourself ‘permission to play’ something as adults our cultures often deny us.


THIS IS NOT A CRAFT GROUP AND IS SUITABLE FOR ANYONE INCLUDING A COMPLETE BEGINNER OR AN SEWING EXPERT


Come and join us in a relaxed, calming and welcoming atmosphere.

All materials required will be supplied on the day.


You will receive all the simple instructions needed to understand how to put your mindfulness sewing together.


Refreshments will be available on the day


Just bring yourself and your lunch!


Cost £50 Per Person


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