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An avid needle artist, I has been messing around with fiber and needles since 1974. I have worked in knit, crochet, embroidery, stumpwork, blackwork, crewel, lace-making, spinning, weaving and pretty much anything else that is fiber related.

Having worked as an interpreter for the deaf and taught at a school for the deaf in Peru, I was moved by the plight of girls in Africa. Contacting world-recognized organization Girl Child Network. I decided to start a program dedicated to helping these girls in the way I know best -- needlework.

One of my goals is to teach the girls there to design their own needlework projects, create and sell kits from their originals. All profit of those kits would go directly back to the individual girl. Not only would the kits spread their stories, but it would teach them needlework skills they can employ…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 29
  • Joined December 22, 2009

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About

An avid needle artist, I has been messing around with fiber and needles since 1974. I have worked in knit, crochet, embroidery, stumpwork, blackwork, crewel, lace-making, spinning, weaving and pretty much anything else that is fiber related.

Having worked as an interpreter for the deaf and taught at a school for the deaf in Peru, I was moved by the plight of girls in Africa. Contacting world-recognized organization Girl Child Network. I decided to start a program dedicated to helping these girls in the way I know best -- needlework.

One of my goals is to teach the girls there to design their own needlework projects, create and sell kits from their originals. All profit of those kits would go directly back to the individual girl. Not only would the kits spread their stories, but it would teach them needlework skills they can employ from their homes to earn a living.

Hands of Hope is a 501(c)(3) public charity

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