I mentioned in last week’s podcast that I was doing a collaboration with the brilliant women behind Big Blue Moma and So Just Shop. Well, the results of that collab are now available, and I wanted to share some photos with you:
Big Blue Moma is a Canadian fair trade and handmade company. They carry a magnificent line of baskets which are handwoven in the village of Nyariga in the Northern region of Ghana. I think they’re just beautiful, and so practical for keeping crafting supplies and big knitting projects together. After seeing them on The Grocery Girls podcast, I fell in love with these amazing baskets and wanted to make it easier for those of us in the UK and Europe to get our hands on them.
So I had a chat with my lovely friend Jennifer, founder of the the amazing fair trade boutique marketplace So Just Shop. She agreed with me that these are something special, so we collaborated and brought some over.
I just adore them.
If you want to try and snatch up one of these lovelies for yourself, here are the links you need:
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My favourite part of this collaboration (aside from the intrinsic beauty of these pieces) is that they are supporting women’s work and dreams across the world. Handmade objects can mean a path forward and a better future. So Just Shop, Big Blue Moma, and I are all committed to empowering women across the world. I love that these baskets are a symbol of that empowerment, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.