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01 February 2012


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Penny, I can't think of many things as heart warming as this! This is so special. Thanks for sharing with all of us :)


Isn't that just wonderful!


How wonderful Penny! I learned how to sew on a treadle, not that I ever produced anything as usable as these wrap it up bags. Amazing!


Congrats, Penny, that your bag is making such a difference! Go you!


I have been giving alot of thought to how I can be of service and this is such inspiration!


Oh my goodness what an inspiration - you must be so pleased!!!!


Wow -- what a wonderful post Penny. Thanks for sharing -- definitely a day-brightener!

Betty Lou

Your post warms my heart. God Bless you.


this is really amazing penny, seriously brought a tear to my eye.


awesome, penny! how wonderful that your tutorial is helping these lovely women to make a living. and i love that photo of solomon!


"coming out" to smile at this story. Makes my day.


I enjoyed this post so much! How wonderful for you to share a part of their lives, and then share it with us! Thanks.


Thank you so much for sharing with them and us! Such a happy start to my day reading their story.


I absolutely love this story. I bet you never thought your bag could make such a huge impact on a community, did you? This is so awesome! Thanks for sharing. :)


Wow! A blessing!! God is good!


Awesome! Little things like that go a long way.
I've been involved in knitting baby sweaters to ethiopia, you can find more info here: https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=406666957386&v=wall
they have both a knitted version, and a sewn one too!

krista - Poppyprint

What a special effort to be involved in! Their smiles say so much and the bags look fantastic. It's no surprise that they are selling well!

Rachel at Stitched in Color

How utterly, utterly fabulous! I'm just thrilled to see this here, Penny. Thanks so much for sharing. What a wonderful thing.

cinzia allocca

I'm so touched by this, i'm choking up! How wonderful that a small contribution by you makes a huge difference in someone's life! So heartwarming!


How wonderful to be part of something that makes such a difference!


With the internet, no matter how far apart we are, we can all touch each other's lives. This was really special!


What a thrill this must be Penny! Wonderful

Mama Urchin

What a great story Penny. I just love the photos.


Awesome, just AWESOME!!!


What a wonderful story, Penny; I bet you never expected anything like that when you started blogging!


very very cool!


oh, wow, penny. that is so. very. awesome.


This is so cool! Wonderful post!! :)

jody deschenes

very heartwarming (:


Wow! I'm impressed with everyone involved!


This is just a great post - love the help going out! And beautiful bags they're making!


this is the coolest, Penny. thank you for sharing your pattern with them and sharing the photos with us.

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