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Emma Connolly

Emma Connolly

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Contact us here: info@uptowncraftworks.com

Our culture seems to exist in an aura of some level of anxiety. Creativity can lower that anxiety and relieve stress better than anything I know – along with physical exercise in the fresh air.

To help relieve everyday stress and anxiety, many people get lost or immersed in something so interesting to them that they have no sense of time or what’s going on around them. Perhaps it’s a book or knitting or painting that pulls in a person’s entire soul. For us that thing is creating something – anything. Painting, writing, stitching, photographing or working with clay. My husband Robert has recently retired and has joined me in my little shop on Magazine St. soon to have responsibilities of his own.

If you are visiting New Orleans and would like to participate in a class or workshop while you are here, give us a call and we will do our best to accommodate you. See our current list of classes here.

At Uptown Needle & CraftWorks, we have the most awesome, fun and creative staff found anywhere. Kate Hartwell is our Manager. She, along with Hannah, Kit, Meredith, Jennifer and Rebecca make up our team. Come see us and meet these wonderful, helpful creatives!

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