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Five top tips for natural dyeing

Five top tips for natural dyeing

Threads of Peru spent the weekend with our Natural Dyeing expert Señor Melchor to dye the second run of our current collection. We asked Señor Melchor what is top five tips for natural dyeing at home.

Photo credit: Alliyah Wheaton

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NEST State of the Handworker Economy Report 2018

NEST State of the Handworker Economy Report 2018

This week, NEST launched their first ever State of the Handworker Economy report to understand more about the handworker economy, what gaps there are in our knowledge and what we can do better to support workers across the world. We´ve taken a deep dive and pulled out some interesting facts for you.

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Welcome Anna Kasmir, Social Media Volunteer at Threads of Peru

Welcome Anna Kasmir, Social Media Volunteer at Threads of Peru

Anna has taken a break from working in the charity sector in the UK to explore her other interests of travel and textiles. Since December 2018 when she first left the UK, she has witnessed first hand the transformative power of craft throughout Latin America to women, their families and the wider community. These experiences have deepened her commitment to ethical fashion and buying fair trade products.

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Threads of Peru Welcomes Lydia Estes!

Threads of Peru Welcomes Lydia Estes!

Lydia Estes joins Threads of Peru between semesters during her study abroad year. "Growing up around strong and creative women partly influenced my enthusiasm about all things female empowerment, bridging cultures through art, and sustainable and fair-trade fashion, as well. When I learned about Threads of Peru, I was convinced it perfectly blended my focuses and would provide a distinct perspective on the topic compared to what I’ve found so far in the Southern Cone."  

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