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India Dairies IV: The Story of One Dress...

Check out the process of making a single dress freshly from the field ;-) We started from unwrapping the beautiful sari fabric and measuring length and the neck Measuring side seams Making b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l hem stitch! Amazingly done lock-in stitch! Hand stitching the neckline (rolling stitch) and elegant dress is ready!     

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India Dairies III: Meet The Beautiful Team

Sonar and Ramila - are two lovely ladies that asked me if they can come and stay at the classroom all day (instead of 3 hours of official class time) Because they have to walk 6 km every day to get here and 6 km back!...  This is Anju - she is expecting <3 <3 <3 and also learning hand stitching. She can definitely use it for her baby when the time comes :)  Ruksana and Ayisha - Mother and daughter. They always come together holding hands. So sweet. Ruksana is planning to use the skills to make blouses and skirts for relatives, and Aysha wants to open her own center and start teaching girls to sew herself! (Her skills are...

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India Dairies: Empowering Women with Ammachi Labs

It's been a while since I've been wanting to do some good to the community.  I always thought: "someday, when I become rich and famous, I will travel to developing places and will help communities..." - Till recently. I was lucky to be at the retreat with Amma, and discover about Ammachi Labs - a humanitarian organization helping women from remote rural villages to learn basic sewing skills so they can make living and support their families. That was the beginning of my journey the India, where I am at the moment, working with the amazing crew of dedicated people to help connect glorka brand with the women from the villages.           The plan is to travel to...

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Empowering Women in India. India Diaries 2019

Tune in to Glorka's India Diaries 2019:  Here I am again, going to India to continue the work we started last year together with AMMACHI Labs on supporting and empowering women from rural villages. I will be teaching them basic sewing skills and co-creating another amazing collection of Bohemian Caftans for the brand. I am SO excited to be coming back there! There is so much more to do...Thank you everyone who was supporting me last time and who is supporting this project this year! The plan is to start establishing an ongoing relationship with Ammachi Labs and villages.... Yay! Oh and, I just want to say.. Living there feels like a Discovery Channel!.. Working together and co-creating something beautiful, - it's just so...

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