Feeling sew much better

Johnston is our Events Fundraising and Engagement Officer and a valued colleague. While on furlough in 2020, he decided to learn something new and teach himself to sew. Noticing his newfound sense of purpose, Johnston had an appetite to take his sewing to the next level and started to immerse himself in YouTube videos and sewing books. His new project had a profound impact on his wellbeing – he told us that he finds sewing relaxing and rewarding, and that he’d love to have his own fashion design business one day. He’s already started making his own clothes… Sew far sew good!


If you’ve been inspired by Johnston’s story and want to take positive steps for your wellbeing, why not try and learn a new craft yourself? Visit Creative Connection to find out how.

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