SUPPORTING HAND SMOCKING COMMUNITIES

We are a business founded on a precious community of artisan workers in Vietnam and Madagascar: championing them, nurturing and celebrating their craft and empowering their communities is fundamental to our collective future.

1. Empower artisan communities
Every order supports our makers through a donation to girls and women in need in their community. Right now, for every order we make a donation to Blue Dragon, a Children’s Charity which helps educate, support, rescue and rehabilitate vulnerable girls in the cities where our artisans live in Vietnam. Click here to read more about this incredible charity.

2. Champion the artisans
We make an annual trip to personally visit our artisans and photograph their homes and work. This was the first time our smocking team had met their client. Please see our Meet The Artisans Page to get to know the team.

3. Nurture and celebrate the craft
We are on a mission to revive the art of smocking for future generations. We are publishing a new up to date book on the craft of Smocking to engage younger generations and wider audiences; we are expanding smocking into new categories such as womenswear and homeware as part of our goal to revive global interest and demand in the craft.

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