Sumary of Mend your clothes and do yourself some good:
- Time to tackle those half-finished projects and abandoned hobbies – and an increasing desire to be creative, and make things with our hands..
- It can be so satisfying fixing broken belongings, stitch by stitch, finally tackling long-forgotten projects – a beloved broken cushion;.
- A recent study at Harvard Medical School discovered that repetitive hand-based actions, such as stitching, weaving and knitting, all create a measurable state of relaxation, slowing down the heart rate and lowering blood pressure..
- Molly Martin/The Art of Repair In the past, much more emphasis was placed both in schools and at home on the basic skills to ensure self-reliance and resilience….