How Needle Felting Might Reduce Stress

How Needle Felting Might Reduce Stress

It’s common to hear someone say, “Oh, I don’t have time to pick up a hobby, plus I’m too stressed!” But what if a craft like needle felting was just what the doctor ordered? It turns out researchers are proving what crafters have known all along. Creative pursuits and...
Why Needle Felting Might Help You Sleep Better

Why Needle Felting Might Help You Sleep Better

If you’re one of the 500 million Americans who have trouble falling asleep at night, you know how your restlessness can throw you off-kilter for the entire day. Tossing and turning, waking up every hour (on the hour), fidgeting, throwing the sheets off—it’s no fun at...
How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

As a society, we’ve become sedentary creatures. We sit at work, we sit in front of the TV at home, and we sit in our cars during gridlock traffic. If you watch even an hour of daytime TV, I’m sure you’ve heard Dr. Oz (or another TV doctor) tell you about the benefits...
Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

There’s no question, self-care is this year’s hottest topic. With 80% of Americans afflicted with stress, it’s safe to say we could all use a little self-care to ensure we are aligned with the best version of ourselves. Now, we all know breakfast is the most important...
Needle Felting, Confidence & Community

Needle Felting, Confidence & Community

If there’s one thing for sure, it’s that we could all use a little more human connection these days. Trapped behind our screens, bogged down by social media, and worn out from wearing our mother, sister, wife, teacher hats, it’s easy to succumb to low self-esteem and...
Why Needle Felting Is Great For Your Health

Why Needle Felting Is Great For Your Health

There’s something absolutely magical about walking into a craft store. With endless possibilities and new projects awaiting at every turn, it’s no wonder felters quickly become obsessed with the project at hand. But beyond the thrill of parading through the local...
Chronic Pain? Manage it with Crafts.

Chronic Pain? Manage it with Crafts.

More and more these days, you hear about people living with chronic pain. Whether due to an autoimmune condition, an old injury, or a myriad of other things, chronic pain is, well, chronic. Thankfully, researchers in England have discovered a link between crafting and...
Art Therapy through Felting

Art Therapy through Felting

As anyone with a crafting habit can tell you, making art can be a very therapeutic process. Heck, even just stabbing wool against a block can work wonders for melting away frustrations of the day. But, for many, more targeted therapeutic exercises can be so helpful...