Tag Archives: Fair Trade

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Crochet Project #6: Pin Cushion

I finally used my fair trade yarn, and I like it a lot.  It took a little getting used to because it’s a bit stringy to work with, but it is so soft.  I can’t wait to make more projects out of it.  But for now, here’s my first one.  A little pin cushion made […]

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I Heart Etsy: Sofie Kay

I happened upon this Etsy shop, and I love what’s there.  Sofie Kay is committed to using eco-friendly materials, including anything organic, recycled, or upcycled.  She also uses some fair trade materials, like this sweet pin cushion (my favorite item in her shop!) made with fair trade yarn. image source

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Company in Profile: LiveFashionABLE

FashionABLE is a beautiful non-profit organization that gives women in Africa an opportunity for sustainable business – a way to gain hope, dignity, and to provide for their families. The scarves that they sell are so pretty and would be a perfect accessory for the fall.  Be sure to check out their website, and don’t […]

Fair Trade

I can’t believe I’ve never shared this chart.  My husband showed it to me a while ago, and I just rediscovered it on Pinterest.  I think it’s helpful in trying to understand what fair trade really means: image source Just click on the picture or the image source to see a larger (more visible) version.

Christmas Gifts Part 1: Reporting Back on Hand & Cloth

While purchasing Christmas gifts this year, I tried to make a few little choices to love people around the world.  But I couldn’t share any of the gifts I bought on the blog because the recipients for those gifts just might see.  So now that Christmas is over, I wanted to share a few of […]

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