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In Chiapas, Aguiñiga spent her days working with two families on pieces bound for the biennial, and sharing techniques and traditions. “This is one of Marta’s boys. She's a master embroiderer who collaborated with me,” says Aguiñiga. “This was after we washed raw wool for a felting class I was giving their family. I was so surprised that nobody felts there, given there are so many sheep!”