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Quilting and Well-Being

Quilting has played a huge role in my overall well-being. Quilting provides so much to me – a
creative outlet, a stress reliever, an opportunity to use my hands, a moment to look forward to and a reason to push myself every day.

I had the amazing opportunity to do an Instagram takeover in early January for @52Quilters. This social experiment features different quilters from around the world every week. In past years, each quilter simply shared their quilty world. In 2018, Chris, the founder, decided to develop a theme for each month. January was well-being and I was so excited and honored to discuss this topic.

Wellness is a key part of my life. I’ve written on my blog about running being an important part of my life (and how it directly relates to quilting). Quilting is also a part of my wellness strategy. I firmly believe that from designing a quilt, to piecing it, to hand-binding it is therapeutic. Angela Walters has built part of her reputation on the phrase “quilting is my thera…