Personal health and well-being trumps “convenience” and the conventional wisdom that would suggest that the sewing set-up in the photo is “ideal”. Please, read, and consider, if there are any modifications that would better serve your situation for the long term.
How long have you been sewing? Whether you’ve been at it for a month or 20 years, you need to be kind to your body.
This past year, I had some debilitating neck issues. It not only prevented me from sewing and quilting but it prevented me from truly enjoying about 8 months of my life. Now, this was not brought on solely from quilting but a lifetime of not being kind to my body. I am not referring to drinking, smoking or drugs… I am referring to the act of living. As we move throughout our days, we tend to take our body for granted. That we will always be able to do the things we want to do and you should if you tend to your body.
I enjoy the accuracy of paper piecing… my next competition piece is paper pieced. This is what my set up looked…
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