Hand sewn in Ghana by Betty from recycled flour sacks - soft/cotton and lightweight texture. Fully lined dress.
Back strap detail and side button closure with recycled buttons.
Hourglass silhouette with pleated skirt. Just a knee length.
And yes, pockets!
*please note there are slight imperfections from the previous life as a flour sack.
No returns or exchanges when purchased on sale.
Fabric: This dress is made entirely out of recycled flour sacks purchased from local markets in Ghana. The faded label of this sack on the front and back of the skirt.
Production: Sewn by Betty and her small team in her workshop in Ghana (in Western Africa). Purchase of this garment helps fund her small business.
Finished Garment Measurements*:
xs - Bust 32, Waist 25, Length of Skirt 20
s - Bust 34, Waist 27, Length of Skirt 20 1/2
m - Bust 36, Waist 29, Length of Skirt 21
l - Bust 39, Waist 32, Length of Skirt 22
xl - Bust 42, Waist 35, Length of Skirt 23
*Each dress is cut and sewn individually, so sizes vary slightly. If you add your bust and waist measurement to the comments of your order and your preference of a loose or tight fit we will try to select the best dress for you.
Please note dresses are intended to be fitted and do not stretch, if you are between sizes, size up (it is also easy to move the buttons over if the dress is too large).
(The blond model is a size 2-4 and wearing a small peach tie dye, the brunette is a size 0-2 and wearing a size xs teal.) Please note dresses are hand dyed so color may be slightly different than pictured.
Shipping: Flat $7.20 shipping on all US orders. Free shipping on all US orders over $200!
Care Instructions: Machine wash in cold water on gentle cycle. Line dry or lay flat to dry. No bleach. Iron on medium heat when needed. Softens even more with wear.