Episode #9 – Missing SewJo and Lori’s trip to Africa

Episode #9 – Missing SewJo and Lori’s trip to Africa

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Here is another Sew Small Talk between Helena and Lori – but neither has been sewing much! Does your sewing output sometimes slump? They wanted to overcome this lack of SewJo (sewing motivation) and gathered some> tips and tricks to try themselves and hope maybe these ideas could help their listeners, too.

Lori fills us in on her exciting trip to Africa and the moving reason for her trip. Warning: this episode gets a little graphic as we discuss the horrifying details of Female Genital Circumcision that is currently practiced in many parts of Africa. It may raise some questions with younger listeners. We had to be straightforward about the truth of the practice but hope we don’t offend. Lori’s awesome students are helping to educate us all on what is happening and, more importantly, how AMREF Canada (African Medical Research and Education Foundation) is changing the practice. And Lori unexpectedly found some sewing joy in Kenya, too!

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3 thoughts on “Episode #9 – Missing SewJo and Lori’s trip to Africa

  1. Hey all! I can’t believe I just found your podcast- actually I’ve been living under a too late or something and have just discovered podcasts! Gasp if you must! Anyways I just had to let you know how much I am enjoying listening to you as I sew or run! (You may know me as ConnieBJ on PatternReview /Couturesmith on Instagram. Cheers from Canada!

    1. Thank you so much, Connie! It is so nice to hear from you and that you liked the show. Sewing and running are my two favorite times to listen to podcasts, too.

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