Mixed Patchwork Weekender
Designed in collaboration with bluma project۪s Beth Schaeffer, the new bluma/Indego Patchwork Weekender brings an African twist to your trusty holds everything but the kitchen sink weekend bag. Hand-crafted by the talented women at Indego Africa's partner co-ops Cocoki and Abasangiye, these stunning bags are made from Dutch Wax Cloth in a fun array of traditional African prints and warm all-seasom colors.
Roomy and complete with multiple inside pockets, the bluma/Indego Patchwork Weekender is the perfect companion for your next trip to the beach or last minute getaway. Spacious, stylish, and practical, these vibrant bags will bring an African flair and social consciousness to your wardrobe.
The women of Cocoki and Abasangiye proudly hand craft these bags from traditional Dutch wax cloth using nothing but their own creativity and foot-powered sewing machines. The bluma/Indego Collection has been sold at high-end retailers Anthropologie, Steven Alan, and Shopbop with huge success. Color: orange, blue, brown & green. Lining: blue & white. Please note that all our products are handmade, and color and size may vary slightly.
Connect with the Artisan.
Like all Indego Africa products, the Patchwork Weekender will come with a tag signed personally by the artisan who created it, offering you
a chance to better know one of these impressive entrepreneurial women (bios and photos about the artisans can be found online).
Tell a Story.
After visiting our website to learn more, you can join in the African storytelling tradition by telling others about the Patchwork Weekender and their artisans.
Make a Difference.
The women at Indego Africa partner cooperatives previously earned less than $1 per day and support an average family of five, including orphans of the genocide. Thanks to your purchase of this product, they now earn over four times that amount and gain valuable long-term skills. Indego Africa is a501(c)(3) non-profit, so please consider a donation in addition to your purchase!
Width: 22.5 inches
Height: 14.25 inches
Weight: 10.2 ounces
WHOLESALE OR LARGE ORDERS?
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