An Indigenous woman works at the ages-old art of embroidery, to be sold, when finished, on the streets of Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico. Meanwhile, a young woman in the background is busy texting on her mobile phone. 16 more words


The Start

Meaningful. A positive effect. Balance. Sustainability.

These few words floated through my mind when I was cycling in India, in 2014. I had come from Oman by plane, landed in Cochin and moved on my own power towards the Himalaya. 367 more words



Vintage embroidery. So welcoming, calming and relaxing. Loved doing this with my grandmother. She was master in making beautiful embroidered bedding sets, tablecloths and napkins, pillow cases, knitted chair pads, doily cups, pockets hanging storage bags for combs and brushes, crochet lace borders, shelf edgings, all by hand. 185 more words


Completed Quilt


The finished quilt!

  1. The quilt was quilted together by Barb Ritchie, a grandparent volunteer. In addition to, Barb used her embroidery machine to incorporate the school name.
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