Year: 2015

The cushion collection has arrived!

by Jessica

2015 has brought many good things here at Stitch: our new studio, the start of business skills and association building training, increased international sales, the election of our Board of Directors, and 6 new babies in the Stitch family! We’re always busy in the studio, but the last couple of months have been particularly hectic. Project […]

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Stitch Association does World Environment Day

by Jessica

World Environment Day! The students of the Stitch association held a stall for the World Environment Day celebrations in Sainte Luce last week. As you all know, Sainte Luce is very closely affected by environmental changes and the Stitch association is so crucial so that the embroiderers husbands do not have to risk their lives in […]

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Business Business Business

by Jessica

As you all know, the Stitch project is geared towards sustainability and that is why it is so important for the Stitch embroiderers to be able to run their business themselves. We have shown you examples of business skills being taught and team-building exercises that were organised. Here we can see three students using a […]

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Community Association Building Meeting

by Jessica

One of the most amazing features of the Stitch Sainte Luce project is how community oriented it is. Each member of the Stitch family has an equal say in how the project is run. In this Association Building Meeting (in the amazing new studio!) we see Sylvestre, the Community Liaison Agent facilitating a meeting on […]

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The Sea in Sainte Luce

by Jessica

We always talk about how the effects of climate change in Sainte Luce and how important it is that the women are able to make an income that does not rely on the sea. Take a look at these images taken at neighbouring village Elodrato, it shows just how dangerous this job can be. Of […]

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