When it comes to making totes, there’s no such thing as too much TLC. We like to think of every stitch as a Sistine Chapel. And it’s about time we introduce the Dream Team who makes these travel-ready totes!
“Alvin Scissorhands”. Alvin gets the Taaluma party started by cutting fresh-from-the-market fabric into the 20+ pieces that make up a tote.
“Double Stitch Dorothy”. Dorothy is a machine when it comes to stitching funky fabrics to pillow-like padding. She adds the padding that makes your tote comfy enough for trips to Machu Picchu & back.
“Jazz Hands Judy”. You should see the moves Judy pulls on a sewing machine. She stitches together the final pieces of this jigsaw puzzle...and she does it in style.
“Mark-Master Michael”. Michael is a black belt in the mark-tial arts. He marks the spot for each hole, snap & button making sure they’re all placed on your tote in perfect harmony.
Together with the rest of the team, they’ve gone from making 50 totes per week to now making 700 per week. And somehow, the more they make, the more TLC they manage to pour into them.
So here’s to never having too much TLC, and to feeling good—because after all it’s Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
Agriculture is the backbone of Myanmar’s economy.
There are lots of farmers in Myanmar who work hard to support themselves, their families, and their villages with jobs and food.
However, many banks don’t offer capital to farmers for them to purchase enough seeds, equipment, or animals to run their farms efficiently. Due to this, farm productivity in Myanmar is one of the lowest in all of Asia.
Traveler Christa hit the Otto-bahn in search of breathtaking sights and awe-inspiring adventure.
"Again we're traveling by our campervan in Germany and our trip led through the Bavarian forest, Elbe sandstone highlands, spree forest, Berlin, and finally to the Harz mountain range.” - Christa Beck