Harikleia Sirmans

Snip and Stitch

The Art of Kofto Embroidery

The Pearl-Button Fever: Fishing Fortunes from the Mississippi River Bend

For many years, Muscatine, Iowa, on the Mississippi River, was the Pearl-Button Capital of the World.

From Sheep to Tagari: The Story of the Greek Shepherd’s Bag

Harikleia recalls how her grandparents made tagaria, a treasured part of her Greek heritage.

Dressed in 30 Meters of Greek Pride: The Evzones’ Traditional Uniform

The traditional uniform of the Evzone Guards of Greece is as unique as the guards themselves.