Monday, February 14, 2005

Stave off the aches and pains of sewing

"Dr. Colleen McDonough of Salem, Oregon, is a chiropractic physician who specializes in ergonomics and biomechanical rehabilitation. She also happens to love quilting."

A few years ago, McDonough discovered some of the aches and pains experienced by sewers and quilters. They stem from arthritis, repetitive motions and from sitting for a long time. She initiated simple changes to help people in their surroundings, and found a few helpful tools, too.

Here are some examples:

User Interface Design - Ergonomics

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