This hand embroidered artwork has been stitched by Fatima Um Mahmoud who works with the social enterprise Sabbara. The artwork is framed in a hand painted frame by The Fabled Thread. This piece will have taken upwards of 30 hours to stitch and in all the detail you can see the incredible skill of Fatima. You will receive your piece along with the story of Fatima who has stitched it.
The framed piece measures ~30cm by 40cm and is unglazed. The proceeds from the sale of this item is split as follows:
£100 is retained by The Fabled Thread which goes towards covering the cost of the materials, time for finishing and mounting pieces, painting the frames and packing, marketing, listing and shipping the pieces
£90 is paid in VAT to HMRC
£350 is donated to Sabbara to enable them to continue their work to (1) provide a community and safe space for women to work, (2) to enable women to achieve economic independence and freedom through a work environment where they are treated with dignity and respect and (3) to support mothers who have been displaced by war and been through the worst circumstances imaginable.