Do you sometimes stop after hours of stitching away only to feel every muscle ache and pain yelling at you? Tune in this week as Brandy features physiotherapist Wendy Otto's recommended exercises and stretches to get those quilting muscles feeling at ease.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
|Wendy Otto - Physiotherapist and|
Owner of Summerland Physiotherapy.
Keep yourself in tip top shape for quilting and prevent aches and pains with Wendy's 7 exercises for quilters. I did a little Q & A last week with Physiotherapist Wendy Otto, Owner of Summerland Physiotherapy and she shared her 10 Tips on Quilting Ergonomics and this week she shares her 7 quick exercises specifically for quilters.
|Brandy + yoga = hilarious to watch.|
And don't forget The Northcott Silks fabric give away for our weekly Quilter's Corner. Our winner this week is ABBY WORKMAN with a story about what it's like to grow up with a mom who is a wonderful quilter....
Congrats Abby - you have won a fat quarter bundle from Northcott - the Cottons that feel like silk - and since you are a self-proclaimed non-stitcher, I'm sure our mom would love it if you pass on your fabric prize to her. It will be such a nice surprise.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Join Brandy Lynn this week as she shares expert tips from Physiotherapist Wendy Otto to keep your neck, shoulders, hands, wrists and eyes in tip top shape while quilting to prevent strain and injury - Quilting Ergonomics.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Whether your neck feels kinked from hunching over your machine too long, your wrists are tired from obsessive quilting, or you are stiff and sore from sitting for hours working on the last bits of binding a quilt, aches and pain from prolonged quilting are a common problem.
CQT Podcast # 54 - Quilting Ergonomics with Wendy Otto
|Wendy Otto - Physiotherapist and |
Owner of Summerland Physiotherapy.
Have you every found you finally have a day set aside to quilt to your heart's content and your wrists, shoulders and neck are not agreeing with your afternoon plans? Have you ever found yourself trying to stretch out the kinks and stiffness in your neck and back in the middle of a quilting retreat? Well I did a little Q & A this week with Physiotherapist Wendy Otto, Owner of Summerland Physiotherapy and she shared her 10 Tips on Quilting Ergonomics PLUS her 7 quick exercises specifically for quilters.
So if you are feeling quilt induced pain on a regular basis OR you want to take measures to prevent pain so you can keep on quilting, then be sure to listen in this week to CQT Episode 54 - Quilting Ergonomics.
And don't forget The Quilt Pattern Magazine's subscription give away for our weekly Quilter's Corner. Our winner this week is Marlene Fitzsimmons with a hilarious story about how a friend's husband describes minky fabric.
and hosted by staff member and designer Isobel Meekins
REST, RELAXATION, QUILTING, and FUN!
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Have you ever recieved a photocopy of a pattern from a friend or guild and thought - is this really OK? Well this week on CQT you'll learn the real deal about copyright with special guest Kathy Bissett.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Join Brandy this week for the 1 Year Anniversary Show of the CQT Podcast as she interviews Sara Seuberling of the Electric Quilt Company. Don't miss the GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY of EQ7 software!
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
I am back from my deep woods camping holiday at beautiful Cathedral Lakes. The mountain hikes and wildlife were ridiculous, stunning, amazing, breathtaking and just the perfect retreat to lead into my 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PODCAST and get me ready for another year of Canadian Quilt Talk!
|Cathedral Lakes, BC|
|Billy the goat|