#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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About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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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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