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Josie George, co-founder at AMMA, talks to TRAID about how this social enterprise is providing employment and life skills to mothers from Sri Lanka's rural tea-picking communities. TRAID is delighted to be supporting this fledgling brand which uses natural dyes and sustainable textiles to create beautiful design-led products and opportunity for the mothers it employs. The first AMMA workshop officially…
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Following another successful upcycled hat making project at Queen's Park Community School, Year 10 student Grace McKinlay offers an insight into the project: In Miss Fitzwilliam's textiles class, everyone is very busy. Sewing machines are humming; students are expertly weaving tassels and pom-poms, and everybody's hats are beginning to look as professional as the sort of accessories you'd expect to…
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