it takes 2 years for a sisal plant to mature before you can cut a leaf.
it takes 2-3 leaves to make a small woven bowl.
they have to cut the sisal, strip it, dye it, and dry it BEFORE they can begin weaving.
they start weaving in the center and work their way out.
there is a flat side to the sisal fiber? That’s why a woven bowl is so shiny.
it takes 2 days to make a small woven sisal bowl.
The ladies of Azizi Life in Rwanda taught me how to make a basket and the amount of skill that it takes to make one is incredible. But the result is a stunning basket!
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