FOSSIL: WHAT IS YOUR BEST ADVICE FOR MOMS?
Toti: Work hard to ensure your children have the best opportunities.
Hellen: Be patient with your kids.
Leah: Teach them life skills, not everything is learned from a book.
FOSSIL: WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT BEING A ME TO WE MOTHER?
Toti: To be able to work hard to support my kids and family.
Leah: The satisfaction of seeing your child grow into their own person with your leadership and guidance.
FOSSIL: WHY DO YOU WANT TO PASS YOUR CRAFT DOWN TO YOUR KID(S)?
Hellen: It allows them to take part in the community’s culture while creating job opportunities.
FOSSIL: DESCRIBE FOSSIL X ME TO WE IN THREE WORDS (OR LESS).
Leah: A blessing.
FOSSIL: HOW LONG HAS YOUR CRAFT BEEN PASSED DOWN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION?
Leah: My grandmother’s mother did it, my grandmother did it, my mother did it and now I am teaching my daughter.
FOSSIL: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOSSIL X ME TO WE STYLE?
Hellen: I love to stitch the watch straps—they are my favorite!
Leah: The frosted pink necklaces are beautiful.
FOSSIL: WHERE DOES YOUR DESIGN INSPIRATION COME FROM?
Toti: The community.
Hellen: My grandmother.
Leah: From generations before.