Expressive Art Activity #20 - Fabric Assemblage

Fabric Assemblage by Shelley Klammer
Fabric Assemblage by Shelley Klammer

 

Meditational sewing invites you to attend to small, detailed, spontaneous tasks to "narrow your focus" for inner calm.

 

 

Materials:

 

- Fabric scraps

 

- Ribbon, cord, wire and string

 

- Small ephemera such as feathers, buttons, beads and small objects

 

- Pinking shears, scissors

 

- White glue

 

- Needle and thread

 

 

 

Method:

 

Creating a Fabric Assemblage for Relaxation

 

In our frenzied modern life, it is rare that we take the time to spend a few quiet hours to sew, and play with color, pattern and texture with no pre-designed end-product in mind. Focusing on a simple, spontaneous fabric assemblage can invite relaxed mental awareness, and the emotional comfort of working with soft, tactile materials...