Thursday, 31 December 2015



"There is a South African myth regarding a being called Sikhamba-nge-nyanga, which translated means "She-who-walks-by-moonlight." This is what is said of her: It is man's privilege to gaze upon her. but when he violates the customs which protect and nourish her, she returns to nature. In order to ensure her survival, she must be allowed to walk freely, untouched and unmolested."


Source: How to make an American Quilt, by Whitney Otto; copyright 1991; Ballantine Books, The Random House Publishing Group, Random house, Inc. New York; eBook

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