A Love for Sewing
Hamida (in the pink) is the fashion expert in the neighborhood. She makes beautiful, colorful dresses, hijabs, and jalabibs for the other Somali women. Her skill and understanding of the sewing machine is uncanny! As we’ve watched her with the machines, we have wondered if there is a secret engineer inside of her. She has also been a good teacher to the other members of the Mend Creative community (check out their website at www.mendcreative.com or @mendcreative on instagram). Always patient, able to explain measurements or machines, and amazing with color, Hamida is a gifted seamstress!