Blog 2017-01-16T23:57:03+00:00

Threads Worldwide Blog

Community for Immigration Reform

At first, I ignored it. There are too many 'big' things happening every day and I figured it was being blown out of proportion and would get resolved on its own. Then, I continued to ignore it. I couldn't

Raw ~ Zen Parenting Radio Podcast

When I first booked the interview with Cathy and Todd for their Zen Parenting Radio Podcast, it seemed like a really good idea. I’ve been an admirer of their work and their mission ever since I discovered their podcast

Mothering My Way

I’ve been a mother for 9 years, which is about how long I’ve been convinced I’m doing it wrong. What seemed to come naturally to other mothers - scheduling play dates, packing snacks for long car rides, and remembering

My Radiant Truth

Seven months ago, I was drinking a glass of wine with my friend Kate. Kate is a fellow Fair Trade Partner at Threads, and just an all around amazing and radiant human being. We were talking about our families,

Meet Maria Pacheco

Maria (far right) with Threads Founders Kara Valentine Wiegand and Angela Melfi in Guatemala in 2017 Meet Maria Pacheco: social activist in Guatemala and founder of a thriving artisan cooperative. Maria started her career pursuing organic farming

Match Her Courage

March is Women’s History Month, and though we celebrate women every day, we’re teaming up with Women for Women International to make this month extra special. We’re thrilled to be partnering with this incredible organization. Every conversation we had

Celebrating the holidays with Sudara

You guys, we have a confession to make: we're a little obsessed with Sudara. They have amazing clothing that's crafted by women in India who have escaped from human trafficking, and they are the most lovely to collaborate with.

Fair Trade Founder

October is Fair Trade Month! We’re so happy to bring awareness to something we honor every month, every week, and every day of the year. While we’re all advocates of fair trade at the Threads Home Office, we all

Weaving Threads Across the Country

Written by Michelle Herd Fetch, VP of Operations for Threads Worldwide I’ve found that when I surrender to divine timing, something beautiful always emerges. In my most recent surrender, an incredible opportunity has emerged: the chance to weave the

Fair Trade Partner Feature: Jen Parlin

Immediately after returning from our Artisan Visit to Ecuador, Fair Trade Partner Jen Parlin packed her bags again, this time for sunny Arizona. I talked to Jen about her travels before the trip, and there was one thing