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The Hare with Amber Eyes meetsA History of the World in 100 Objects Threads of Life is a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of the men and women over centuries and across continents who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard even in the most desperate of circumstances   From the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry's anonymous embroiderers and Mary Queen of Scots' treasonous stitching to the sewing of First World War soldiers suffering from PTSD and the banner makers at Greenham Common Threads of Life stretches from medieval France to 1980s America from a Second World War POW camp in Singapore to a family attic in Scotland It is as much about identity protest memory and politics as craft and artistry    In an eloquent blend of history and memoir with a unique understanding of craft Clare Hunter's Threads of Life is an evocative and moving audiobook about the need we all have to tell our story   The Hare with Amber Eyes meetsA History of the World in 100 Objects Threads of Life is a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of the men and women over centuries and across continents who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard even in the most desperate of circumstances   From the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry's anonymous embroiderers and Mary Queen of Scots' treasonous stitching to the sewing of First World War soldiers suffering from PTSD and the banner makers at Greenham Common Threads of Life stretches from medieval France to 1980s America from a Second World War POW camp in Singapore to a family attic in Scotland It is as much about identity protest memory and politics as craft and artistry    In an eloquent blend of history and memoir with a unique understanding of craft Clare Hunter's Threads of Life is an evocative and moving audiobook about the need we all have to tell our story   The Hare with Amber Eyes meetsA History of the World in 100 Objects Threads of Life is a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of the men and women over centuries and across continents who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard even in the most desperate of circumstances   From the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry's anonymous embroiderers and Mary Queen of Scots' treasonous stitching to the sewing of First World War soldiers suffering from PTSD and the banner makers at Greenham Common Threads of Life stretches from medieval France to 1980s America from a Second World War POW camp in Singapore to a family attic in Scotland It is as much about identity protest memory and politics as craft and artistry    In an eloquent blend of history and memoir with a unique understanding of craft Clare Hunter's Threads of Life is an evocative and moving audiobook about the need we all have to tell our story