Supporting sustainable economic development
and direct trade in Guatemala

Tote bags, man bags, purses and laptop cases

sewingIs your laptop case black nylon like everyone else’s?  Do you need a purse that says ‘Guatemala’?  Are you man enough to carry a hand-woven and embroidered bag?  In this activity, you’ll work with local seamstresses on treadle machines to make your own tote.  You’ll have a wide array of hand-made indigenous fabrics or burlap coffee sacks from which to start your creating.

Sewing skills useful but not required, 3-4 hours