Kitenge, Kitenge, Everywhere!


This photo was shot driving down Gulu Highway on the way to the Ziwa Rhinoceras Reserve for a Tailor’s Day Out.  No matter how many times we see Kitenge or wax printed African Fabric, they still get us excited!  Aren’t they stunning?  So many colors and fun prints to choose from!

Weapon of Choice

  What is your weapon of choice for your passion?  This is ours, a treadle sewing machine.  As we rarely have electricity and currently need to have the house rewired so more than one outlet will be functioning, these little … Continue reading

To Market, To Market

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To Market, To Market we go! In April, we celebrated the departure of our dear friend Furaha of Kikapu Designs with the final Last Minute Shoppers Market in Kampala.  Agnes went to town with Jessica to see what other projects … Continue reading

The 25 Children of Christmas

It’s almost 2014, but we have a few more things to accomplish in 2013, mainly 25! Our advanced tailoring students have 25 children that we collectively sponsor for their education. As their mothers work so hard, part of their education … Continue reading

The Juliet Clutch

This piece makes me really, really happy.  While it may be simple, it was a turning point for our intermediate students.  It was the first time they worked with sturdy interfacing, and, there were hardly any re-dos. Our advanced students … Continue reading