RX for Quilters: Stitcher-Friendly Advice for Every Body

RX for Quilters: Stitcher-Friendly Advice for Every Body

by Susan Delaney-Mech

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Research confirms that simple sewing tasks lower your heart rate and blood pressure. Quilting and other stitching activities offer relaxation, calming rhythms, and healthy benefits. "Rx for Quilters" is just what the doctor ordered! Gentle, encouraging health advice from a quilter who is also an M.D. How to care for your body so your stitching life can be comfortable and pain-free. Avoid common injuries to your hands, wrists, neck, shoulders, and back. Improve fitness and manage weight with real-world tips for healthy eating and simple daily exercise. Maximize quilting time in a life busy with obligations to family, friends, employers, and yourself. Learn how hormonal shifts, pregnancy, aging, and personal injury or illness affect your stitching. Customize your work area at home, workshops, and retreats.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571208743
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 03/10/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 731,390
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Susan Delaney-Mech, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist and avid quiltmaker, has first-hand experience with the physical challenges associated with stitching hobbies. She is the author of a long-running column on health topics for Quilt World magazine. Susan lives in Plano, Texas.

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Rx for Quilters 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'Rx for Quilters: Stitcher-Friendly Advice for Every Body' is as valuable to me as my thimble. Wearing a thimble saves my finger; following Dr. Mech's recommendations saves my neck, back and arms. I can spend more time in greater comfort to enjoy my hobby.