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Day: August 14, 2006

Quilting for Freedom

Quilting for Freedom

Afghan women are known for skills in arts and crafts. Under the Taliban, much of that talent was hidden. A new project called “The Afghan Freedom Quilt” is allowing women to showcase their creativity and their commitment to survival. The Afghan Freedom Quilt came into being in 2003. Afghan women from the San Francisco Bay Area travelled to Afghanistan. They brought back patches sewn by war widows in Afghanistan. The patches show off their sewing talents. Some are purely artistic….

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