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Facebook Live Discussion: Working with Artisans in Guatemala

We’re so excited to be hosting a discussion on the challenges and rewards involved in the work we do here as social entrepreneurs in Guatemala.  Join us for an interactive live video discussion on… 48 more words

Guatemala

sustainable shopping on etsy

One of my favorite things about purchasing from Etsy is being able to reach out directly to the store owner and ask for a few alterations, or having items made so they fit perfectly. 463 more words

Ethical Fashion

Toaster Sweater 2 - the best thing since sliced bread!

So here goes my first #projectsewmystyle make – the Sew House 7 Toaster Sweater, version 2. I got the PDF patterns for both Toaster sweaters with the #projectsewmystyle discount code, but I preferred the interesting half-high neckline of version 2 to the full on turtleneck of version 1. 698 more words

Clothes

Getting second hand goodies like a pro

Up until fairly recently, I was dubious of eBay. I found that it was a great place to sell my unwanted clothes (I usually donate old clothes to the charity shop, but old student habits die hard and if the item was branded or still had tags on, I would always turn to eBay for some extra cash) but after watching plenty of friends get poor quality items off  eBay, I didn’t think the buying side of the site was right for me. 566 more words

Ethical Fashion

Finish winter with fresher fashion

Our festive sequin tops and Christmas plaid scarves are being neatly packed away, signaling the end of the holiday season. Although most of the festivities are in our rear-view mirror, we still have a lot of winter ahead of us. 241 more words

2017

Wool and Velvet Skirts 'Plum Velvet'

Plum velvet skirt front
Plum velvet skirt back inset Plum velvet skirt side inset

Making procedure:

Inspiration started with the velvet.  Then envisage with the wool cummerbund due to the lilac/beige colour harmony.  411 more words

Patchwork

MEET THE MAKER: SEP JORDAN

SEP Jordan is changing the lives of refugee women across camps in Jordan by giving them a platform to show the world their unique cross-stitch skills. 502 more words

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