Buy African: Stitch Sainte Luce Embroidered Fashion and Home Furnishings

Stitch Saint Luce

I managed to escape my stand at the Women of the World festival marketplace last weekend, to have a look at all the other beautiful crafts on offer. I was particularly mesmerised by one incredibly vibrant table – the photo above represents merely a quarter of the space!

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Stitch Sainte Luce produces hand-embroidered belts, bracelets, cushion covers, tablet and e-reader cases, bags, purses, cards and more.

 

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A sustainable livelihoods project run by charity Azafady, it provides embroidery training for women in Sainte Luce, Madagascar, offering them a way to earn a living.

 

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Have a look at the Stitch Sainte Luce online shop. I have my eye on a particular number … or 3! You can also commission pieces directly from the studio.

 

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Stitch Sainte Luce can also be found on Etsy, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Top image by Lulu Kitololo. All other images via the Stitch Sainte Luce site.

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