Fabrics are donated from high end-designers.
Some of it comes in small sizes.
Some of it comes in large sizes.
Our Artisan Seamstresses can use it all.
She pairs the fabric with upcycled T-shirts,
and draws up her plans for the placement of the Ripple.
Carefully she cuts out her pattern,
the pillow begins to take shape.
A little heat is applied.
She irons in creases, and out the wrinkles.
A swatch of T-Shirt is sewn on to the fabric,
where using our trade secret the Ripple will be sewn.
Soon the Ripple of peace will be sewn,
one of our trade secrets.
The pillow form is sewn,
Near to completion,
the zipper is placed.
We take what was to be discarded,
and give it purpose and meaning.
Each pillow is unique,
and has a story of peace to tell.
The end result speaks to the power of transformation,
the power of what peace can bring.