What is a community and why is it important?

I believe that a community is only as good as the people living in it. How many of us can say that we grew up in a community that has over the years helped us develop a healthy dependence on others and a sense of unity, that together we can accomplish more? And are we as humans today searching for that nurturing connection or relationships in communities that are essential for our wellbeing?

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Why Hand Embroidery?

Who would have thought that a process that was used to mend, patch, tailor and reinforce cloth would lead to the art of hand embroidery for what we now consider haute couture? Definitely not me. My earliest memory of hand embroidery was learning the art from my mum as she and my aunts would sit around with their wooden hoops and colored threads, drinking tea and engaging in everyday conversations.

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