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!
Okay, so this post doesn’t really have to do with our work but it has to do with one of our favorite things, MATOOKE! Yes, those green bananas are the East African equivalent of South America’s plantain. Slow boiled with … Continue reading
How beautiful are these three? Marguerite, Justine and Prossy dressed to the nines during Jessica’s last trip to Uganda for our final celebration dinner. We wanted to celebrate one year of our program in Kapeeka and Jessica decided to do … Continue reading
Our first group of Advanced Tailors are all amazing women! Unfortunately, Justine was not available on photo day, as she has just welcomed her second, beautiful baby! Their distinct personalities lend to nothing but fun and it is always amazing … Continue reading
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
This is one of the tote bag bottoms from our first embroidery class. Francis put this design together, hand stitched on a neutral linen base that we bought from Sister Anne in the Kampala fabric markets. All together, Francis … Continue reading
2012 was a great year for us and we look ahead to the remainder of 2013 with much excitement! Do you want a breakdown of how we spent our time and energy? Well, here you go! To view the graphic … Continue reading
Hello Friends! Jessica here, checking in to welcome you to our blog and inviting you to continue to share our journey! Thank you for stopping by to pay us a visit. What a great adventure we have been on over … Continue reading