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Sewing for Children

29 artisans form the Grupo de Mulheres Jardim Peabiru (Peabiru GardenWomen’s Group).  The women meet almost daily in a room at the local health clinic while their children are at school. The goal? To produce educational toys made of textiles, felt animals and mobiles, towels and kitchen and bath sets. All the women know how to sew and embroider by hand, and some have mastered machine sewing, crochet, macramé, knitting, patchwork, embroidery, satin stitch and cross stitch.

bamboo

metal

wood

leather

textile

glass

paraffin

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