July Program & Production Update

We’re back at the drawing board – again – and are looking for ways to innovate. Can we host a micro-school on production days? How do we make in-person sewing time safe for all? Will the facility we meet at still be able to offer childcare for the babies & toddlers? Can we do sewing sessions over Zoom? So many questions, and we’re currently drowning in the details!

Cloth handle large purse carpet bag

Introducing the Aila Carpet Bag Collection

We’re pretty excited about our new collection of cloth shoulder bags, nicknamed the “Aila”. Based off of our classic Wayfarer carpet bag, we’ve replaced the leather handles with cloth and will soon be offering this bag in both large and medium. Each Aila comes with a coin purse, made by Faireb. Greet the day in …

Whatsapp and Klutz kits: April Coronavirus Update

“The World Turned Upside Down” was the name of the tune the British band played as Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington, thus effectively ending the revolutionary war. The politics of the world had been upended and things never returned to the previous status quo. Somehow, this fife and drum tune feels like a rather modern …

Design for Wheelchair Bag Purse

Wheelchair, Walker or Crutches? We Need Purse Design Help

We’re Persona Grata Goods. That name – as we explain in our About Us write-up – means “Person Welcome”. One of our key missions is that refugee women are welcomed and and supported as they transition to making the United States their new home. But our mission is bigger than that. We believe that women …