handmade tote bag - Artist MArla
41 heigth ╳ 42 width
A package arrive in the mail yesterday. In it, amongst all the
love and care, was a dress. Made by my mamãs two hands.
She's lined it with a Mozambican "kapulana", which runs along
the hem, sleeves and around the neckline.
She turned a piece of fabric into what feels like the warmest
hug. It also reminded me of my grandmother ( a seamstress\0,
asking us to thread her needles, in exchange for her stories, our
My mamã dress change my posture somehow, made me
stand up straight, with my head lifted. It feels like she's here with
Her birthday , is on the first day of Autumn. So, for the next 10
days, I'll create an image with it for my Marla, and share the creative process in stories.
A warm hug everday forMyMarla