This is the brainchild of Martha Stewart, Batman and International Amnesty.
“While these women gathered to learn and work, in a rare moment without male supervision, Brohi and her team offered information about their rights along with instruction in this ancient art. By creating these embroidery centers, called the Sughar Empowerment Society, Brohi has had more of an impact than she ever could have imagined.”
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A wrap hi-lo skirt is just the high that I needed in these low temperatures!
Well, it is so modest and proper – but looks like black leather and looks great with red shoes – this is my half-good, half-naughty, half-circle skirt!
This is the teeniest weeniest knitting I have done, for the teeniest weeniest darling newborn in my life. Only a baby to get me out of my selfish crafting, right?
This is a TEDtalk on the Rushing Woman Syndrome, explained as the biological inability to keep up with the role of women today. It made me wonder… How much of our attraction for knitting and sewing, much like women have done traditionally since ever, comes from our biological need to slow down? That would mean our choice of hobbies could actually have the power to make us healthier, more restfull, slimmer, even more fertile?…
I am just happy to have an excuse to ditch jogging and knit :D
It is a week till the end of the Summer and I finally finished my version of the Sorbetto tank. Sunshine, don’t go just yet!
This is a kind of fabric-paper bag, made from scrap from the 70’s, for #scraptember – great to hold other scraps, ah! …scrap-ception.