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World Needlework Day

World Needlework Day is held on November 16. This event in the second decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
16 November - World Needlework Day
The holiday is not official, but this date was not chosen by chance and coincides with the day of the creation of UNESCO, an organization that equated handicrafts with cultural heritage in 1957.
Sewing was one of the first skills Homo Sapiens learnt. Zippers were invented in 1893. Buttons on sleeves were Napoleon Bonaparte's idea.
Touches of embroidered crafts have been perceived in surviving works from the Iron Age (1300 BC-600 BC). In the Middle East embroidery began to represent social status. It was adorned by rich Muslims. The biggest piece of embroidery work is now at the Bretagne Museum in northern France.
UNESCO’s aim is, ultimately, to promote human rights, education of the masses, and to preserve history and culture. The organization was founded in 1945, London, Great Britain.

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