Quilting is the art of creating something beautiful that connects color, inspirations, imagination and expression. It an artform that is centuries old. It has an evolved from basic bedcovers to an art in and of itself. Quilting takes on its very own life and has its challenges—successes, failures, all along taking expected and unexpected turns.
The Purpose of Quilting
Quilting is not only an art form it is a life-long learning and brain-boosting activity. Learning a new mental challenge like quilting may help maintain cognitive ability. Quilting can also be meditative in nature helping to reduce anxiety.
Integrate A Quilting Programs Into Your Art and Activities Program
Art is known for is healing outcomes, psychological well-being and self-efficacy. The kinesthetic process of quilting is cathartic, healing, as much as it is soothing and relaxing. .
Quilting is a non-drug form of therapy for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic degenerative diseases.
Quilting is found to have a positive effect on health and wellness in older populations.
Quilting can be used as a therapeutic intervention that fosters fine motor skills and helps re-introduce learning skills, improve cognition and enhance memory function in people with impairments and mild traumatic brain injuries.
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