Stitching as meditation

meditation sewing

This conversation about stitching is itself slow, meditative and pondering, titled "Thinking Stitch" by Brenda Miller. https://vimeo.com/115214439 In the conversation, the two women sewing discuss early memories of a mother sewing practical clothes, rhythms of machine and handsewing, practicing the craft as a meditative way of slowing down, and the importance of finding that creative …

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Getting in Creative Flow – Stephan Pastis

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis tells us (in under 3 minutes) how he gets in the creative flow for his work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvHVnQhxzJc He noticed that when he writes emails, he can't do it when there's music playing - so worked out that his reasoning mind is shut off by the music.  So, to use the other side …