Nippori is famous for being Tokyo’s Textile or Fabric Town. Today I went back for what I thought was the last time. I bought fabric and batting to finish up some quilts for those who continue to suffer because of the earthquake in March. Then we got the email from our friend Yayoi and all I want to do is quilt. There are people in temporary housing sitting on cold floors. It is cold here but I can only imagine how much colder it is there. I may be quilting until they make me pack up my sewing machine! I am grateful that my grandmother and mother taught me to sew.

Sister Gibson and I with some of the quilts we made