Miss Scarlett's School of Patternless Sewing
Original Airdate: April 22, 2012
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Host's ImpressionsKathy Cano-Murillo was such an ebullient, positive personality that it was hard not to draw comparisons to her main character in the novel. Her earnest sense of wanting to portray Latinas in what I would call the “middle”—that is, not in trouble on the one end and not having won the lottery on the other—is an admirable, and in so many ways much more difficult, direction. Her vibrant obsession with sewing and crafting does, finally, work as a solid metaphor.