This post comes from contributor Kristen Hedges. Of all the things that drop me down gently into the present moment, drawing & coloring mandalas has to be my absolute favorite practice. It heals me faster than yoga, snaps me out of frustration better than
this example starts with a fern border design. embellish it by stitching the design but adding vein lines, micro quilting, and tendrils around the leaves, or stitch around the leaves with feathers, with or without pebbles.