Welcome visitors with a hand-woven rug, made by refugee women in Greece. Strips of life vests and blankets are woven together to create each rug, telling story of hope and perseverance.
Impact: Love Welcomes helps refugee women "stitch their lives back together" through the creation of home goods utilizing reclaimed life vests and blankets worn by refugees, found along European shores. Proceeds from each purchase go directly to the women who make the items, providing income and restoring dignity as they work to start new lives.
Brand: Love Welcomes
Materials: 95% virgin polyester and/or acrylic fibers or polyester/cotton from synthetic blankets. Some cotton may be included in the yarns, 3% cotton yarn, 2% up cycled life jacket material – nylon.
Dimensions: Approximately 32" by 24"
Country of Origin: Greece