A clothing embroidery project unites women around the world

An artist said her clothing embroidery project globally connected women from different cultures.

Kirstie Macleod of Somerset started The Red Dress project to help marginalized women tell their stories with embroidery.

More than 240 people participated and embroidered a picture on the dress that represents themselves and their culture.

It took almost 12 years to complete.

Embroidery White Kolkova, from the Czech Republic, said: “When I first saw the project, I thought it was pure sisterhood.”

Video journalist: Jasmine Ketibuah-Foley

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