Meditative Hand Stitching–Friday, July 28, 12:00-3:00pm

Were you amazed by the beautiful stitching examples in our Display Case in May? Come learn about this worldwide trend, meet Dr. Revilla-Beltran, and create a project of your own!

This informative workshop will Introduce participants to Meditative Hand-Stitching enjoyed by thousands worldwide. The session will define Meditative Hand-Stitching, present its history, explain benefits, show examples, and discuss how to get started in this mindfully based creative practice. Participants will become familiar with the tools, materials, supplies, and resources and have an opportunity to create a project of their own!

Adults & teens are welcome. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limit of 16 participants.

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Participants are recommended to bring a few needles of various sizes (sewing and embroidery), sewing thread or embroidery floss, a needle threader, and small scissors. Bring favorite fabric if desired. Other fabric swatches will be provided and some additional supplies will be on hand. Water or drinks (with lids) welcome.

About the Presenter: Dr. Vincenne Revilla-Beltran, Professor, Point Park University School of Education, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Board Certified Wellness Coach. Since childhood, she has enjoyed working with fibers and fabric and in recent years has enjoyed the creative and relaxing process of Meditative Hand-Stitching. Her research in the use of stitching for mental health and wellness has led her to explore the rich history of meditative stitching dating back to WWI in England.