Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Poppi Dolls

Clip | 5m 30s

In South Africa the skill of sewing shweshwe poppis-the African term for dolls--benefits both children and doll makers. Elizabeth Schell talks with Nancy via Skype about the poppis project. These cute little dolls are made with 100% cotton shweshwe discharge print fabrics from South Africa. The dolls are based on children's drawings at a malnutrition and rehabilitation preschool in Zola, Soweto.

Aired: 12/11/11

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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