Weekly photo challenge: (Merge)

In Delhi and possibly other places in India, several small time tailors sit under trees and mend clothes, sew drapes and alter pants for very cheap. Sitting amidst traffic, this guy’s sewing machine looked out of place to me, back in January when I was in India. It is amazing how I never noticed these tailors ever before.. I didn’t take photos then and I didn’t have fresh eyes for  the remarkable inventiveness that making a living often entails where it is a hard life that most people live.. We got our curtains shortened by this sewing machine. In 2 hrs.

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