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Do you know the stories behind your favorite prints?

Do you know the stories behind your favorite prints?

I really, really love Sudara's lounge pants. Anyone who spends time with me out of the shop will confirm this <3 because I pretty much live in them the minute I get inside my house. (truthfully, I also live in them at the beach. And the pool. And sometimes the grocery store. Definitely not this cool - but, still.)

Bhara lounge pants

Whenever I shop the Sudara website to bring new patterns in, I see that each of their prints are named in honor of a particular woman who has changed her life. I haven't read the individual stories - until today - and I wanted to share two stories with you...

August 28, 2017 by Sarah McEwan
Hey, look what we did!

Hey, look what we did!

When I started this project in April last year, I wasn't sure what to expect. I want to do some serious good with this business, and I know we'll get there - but to have something to actually give after just 8 months is pretty encouraging!

The goal was to have something, anything, to donate to the local and international charities I chose for 2015: The Friends of the Ecological Schoolyard Fund for Clara Barton Elementary School and UNICEF. 10% of our profit was promised, BUT since most businesses aren't profitable their first year (this one included...apologies to my long suffering husband) I switched that to...

Trading Fair

Trading Fair

I remember going into a fair trade store in my early 20's. I'm not sure I really understood what it

Fair Trade Federationmeant - but I definitely remember feeling like there was a good chance it wasn't quite for me. There was an impressive amount of batik, the requisite woven baskets and yes ... there was patchouli. (full disclosure - i happen to love patchouli, the smell is why I went in to begin with.) The lady working there made me feel super welcome, and let me wander until I found something I liked. I bought a ring that day, and I did stop back there for gifts now and then. Still, I was completely unaware of what fair trade meant and why it mattered. But, patchouli...right? 

Fast forward twenty years from that first little shop - and I've found my...
November 12, 2015 by Sarah McEwan