We hope you’re enjoying this wonderful holiday weekend Philadelphia! http://ow.ly/i/5GsR6

It’s been 100 years since Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day a national celebration! We wanted to wish all the wonderful mothers out there a wonderful day!

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary–it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner

A recap of a week dedicated to moms @ Mushmina…. enjoy this glorious Sunday!

xo Heather + Katie


Habiba and her son

Kenza at work (7)

Kenza and Khowla

Khadiga and family

Khadiga and little Hiba

Zhora and her son Youseff (7)

Zohra and Youseff



































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Our mom and grandmom, Nanny. We love you!







Happy May! What is Mushmina up to?

We wanted to share a highlight from this past month in Morocco.

In April, Clare Shukan a wonderful woman who happens to be the wife of the US Consul General of Casablanca, came to visit the ladies at the Flying Camel Workshop. Clare spent the afternoon with us teaching the ladies the art of patchwork. Clare learned the skill from her mother and makes beautiful pillows and blankets on her sewing machine at home. She uses gorgeous fabrics from Ghana were she and her family were previously posted.

How appropriate! We have bins full of Mushmina scrap fabrics to use. 5 years worth in fact! The ladies loved learning something new and it got them thinking about how they can recycle fabric scraps and make beautiful things.

Thanks so much Clare for your visit to Oued Zem. We love visitors!


Clare's patchwork workshop (1)

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cutting patterns


















proud ladies





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