Enhance your witchcraft by putting needle and thread to fabric. Part sewing manual and part grimoire, this fun and easy guide turns every craft project into a magickal ritual. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and photographs, Sew Witchy presents a wide variety of projects that complement and improve your practice, from dream pillows and spell bags to cords and altar cloths.
With spells grouped by type, this book encourages you to enhance familiar spells with sewing supplies and try spells that infuse mundane sewing tasks with magickal intent. You'll also find a comprehensive list of the magical correspondences for sewing tools, notions, and fabrics. Perfect for any skill level or magical path, this enjoyable and colorful book explores the historical and cultural uses of magic and sewing from all over the world.
|Publisher:||Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Raechel Henderson (Chicago, IL) is a dual class seamstress/shieldmaiden and a Pagan. She has been sewing professionally since 2008 and has traveled around the Midwest region selling her handmade bags, skirts, coats, and accessories at various events and conventions.
Table of Contents
Tools, Materials, and Techniques 11 Sewing Tools and Notions 19 Caring for Your Tools 23 Fabric 29 Techniques
Correspondences and Magick 41 The Elements in Your Sewing Kit 45 Shapes, Numbers, and Magickal Alphabets 51 Magickal Timing for Sewing 57 Deities and Spirit Helpers for Sewing Spellwork
Spells and Magick 63 The Witch’s Tools 69 Sewcraft 75 Laundering Fabric and Clothes 79 Binding Spells 87 When It Isn't Coming Together
Magickal Crafts 93 For the Altar 105 Instruments of Magick 121 Magick to Wear 143 The Magickal Home 161 It's in the Bag 177 Modern Enchantment 183 Sew Divine 195 Scrappy Magick
Appendix 215 Correspondences 223 Patterns 249 Bibliography 251 Acknowledgments