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Photo credit: Valengilda/

Photo credit: Valengilda/


Write about a woman who must complete a sewing project to save her loved ones.


Is there a project that you’ve taken on in your recent past that you haven’t completed? What do you think is getting in the way?


Write a guide with simple instructions and tips for people who want to learn to sew.



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