networking.Working in a multi-cultural environment has oriented my interest toward co-operative activities regarding vocational training programmes involving women who are living in disadvantaged conditions. I'd like to explore new areas and grown in my career in this sector.
About me / About business or organisation:
Creative Free-lance pattern & dressmaker and teacher. Owner of a small fashion studio based in Italy.
Career history / Company history:
-Made to order service for private customers
- Historical clothes, and traditional costumes for special events.
-Collaboration with bridal outfitter (fittings, adjustments, corrections)
-Repair and alteration services
-Basic and advanced sewing classes
“Sewing the differences” Sewing and dressmaking classes for ethnic minorities, and female war refugees.
Creative sewing summer classes for children and teen-agers
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Hi Moira, I saw a comment you had left on Verena Oberraugh's profile page and having read it, I would really like to know more about what you are doing in Palestine. I am living in Palestine currently and trying to start a project with women here making items of night wear to supplement their household's income and provide a platform for social activity. I hope to include embroidery in the designs as a means of using/keeping indigenous alive. My background's NGO experience and a personal interest in sewing and embroidery. I'd really like to hear more about your ideas and activty- it would be interesting to chat! All the best, Lorna Watt
Hi Moira. It´s nice to hear about you. About your comment of course i could do!!! I will be glad to work with this kind of projects. If you can tell more about it I can give some recomendation or something like that. My personal email: email@example.com
Nice to hear about your passion in development issues and the path you have selected. I just landed this page from Linkedin group discussion about "Should Fairtrade International and FLO-Cert, promote and support the development of Fairtrade labelling systems in the developing countries?" which might be useful for you to follow.
I hope I can give you further help on your project. I am from Bulgaria where I spent over 30 years in the clothing industry, including 9 years NGO experience and I teach fashion marketing in Beijing, China now.