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Carpet Tapestry Bags – From Downton Abbey to Now

Carpet bag purses are a unique type of purse, one that has distinct historical roots.  These beautiful and unique bags has been inspired by the romantic Victorian Era and influenced by such famous English literary characters as Sherlock Holmes, Mary Poppins and Miss Marple, and popularized now by BBC shows such as Downton Abbey. We …

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Fav Social Justice Tees for Spring 2019

We’ve said it before – just wearing a social justice tee doesn’t necessarily make you an advocate for justice. BUT, it sure is a great way to support non-profits and to initiate conversations about important issues that you’re passionate about! It may be cold right now in  much of the US, yet spring is coming …

Fair Trade Peace Dove Ornaments

When embroidery is your lifeline…

Sometimes embroidery is about more than just art. For women in the “DX” region of northwest China, embroidery is a lifeline. Here, women struggle. They’re part of an ethnic minority in a very isolated region. Few jobs are available, so men go far afield to work, leaving their families alone. The poverty in this region …

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Redefining “American” Style: The Journey Home Kitchen Collection

We’re launching a new collection of kitchen & table linens as part of our Persona Grata Goods brand! Introducing the Journey Home Kitchen collection. As a social enterprise, one of our passions is to introduce our customers to God’s creativity as reflected in the cultures, customs and styles from around the world. Learning to see …

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Kitchen Towel Feedback & Giveaway

Kitchen towels. They’re a relatively quick sewing project, perfect for beginning and intermediate seamstresses so we often give this project to new artisans. And they’re fun to create because they’re also a staple of every kitchen. Drying your hands, mopping up spills, covering fresh baked bread – a kitchen towel is used in a myriad of …