#43: To make a rope (of US).

Via on Apr 21, 2009

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For some time now, I have been trying to make a rope…

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This tapestry was a gift to our family from a friend who was working in Afghanistan last year.

He said, “maybe you could make something out of it, like pillows!”

“Hmmmm…Afghanistan,” I said,

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“we’ll make Rock the Healing cuffs!”

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We took them to San Francisco in February!

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And it was a sort of rebirth!

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With the fringe from that tapestry, I’m now trying to make this rope.

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It still needs some work.

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Maybe Sparrow…

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3 Responses to “#43: To make a rope (of US).”

  1. bark at the mule says:

    hey hey guess what, thats what.
    rage against the sewing machine!

  2. Grandma Carol says:

    Bravo to Afghani women who weave beauty and hope for their people in the midst of war! Let's support and share their industry! Bravo to you too, Jo!

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