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The Mindful Maker

Download or Read eBook The Mindful Maker PDF written by Clare Youngs and published by CICO Books. This book was released on 2019-10-08 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Mindful Maker
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Publisher : CICO Books
Total Pages : 0
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ISBN-10 : 1782497889
ISBN-13 : 9781782497882
Rating : 4/5 (89 Downloads)

Book Synopsis The Mindful Maker by : Clare Youngs

Book excerpt: Lose yourself in the creative process with 35 meditative makes. In today’s busy world, it can be difficult to find time to slow down and make time for the simple joy of making, so Clare Youngs has designed a wide range of beautiful and tempting projects to help you experience the pleasure and satisfaction that making something with your own hands can bring. The best thing about practicing mindfulness through craft is that you have something tangible to show at the end, and you can start small with the coral reef-inspired embroidery hoops, or just by making pompoms and tassels to be added to the edge of a pillow or blanket. You can learn techniques such as block printing, punch needling, shibori dyeing, weaving, macramé, and quilting, all of which encourage a mindful approach, and a way to experience a feeling of “flow”. Make unique things for yourself and your home, using natural materials such as wool, cotton, linen, and leather. Clare is a believer in making new things from old, using what you have, and adapting old fabrics to counteract a throwaway society, and all her designs have a Scandinavian-inspired, modern esthetic.

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