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Quilting is cheaper than therapy

Every week I teach quilting at my studio in Ilkley.  Many of the women have been sewing with me for a number of years.  In fact, over 95% of our customers stick around, and have warned us that we are never allowed to close the studio doors! We often discuss the fact that the cost of the each term of classes, is much cheaper than therapy.  Whilst it's a bit of a joke now, the mental health benefits of practising a craft in the company of others is real. I witness it day in, day out and it's an amazing experience. I can recall so many moments of laughter, as well as the odd moan.  Someone gauging opinions on a...

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