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  • How to Make a Candle

    Mom and I spent Labor Day weekend with my niece and nephew in South Carolina. We had loads of fun but one item on the agenda was especially joy-f...
  • As if a pandemic were not enough!

    If you have followed the Threads by Nomad story for any length of time then you have read about and perhaps event met our head tailor, Haydar.
  • production has halted & we need your help

    Production has halted. We were halfway through preparing our newest collection when "everything" happened. We have half-made dresses hanging in the...
  • celebrating mother's day: a gift with purchase

    We'll be honest: we almost forgot. We almost forgot Mother's Day is around the corner! In our defense, we have a few things on our plate. Yesterday...
  • Women's History Month: On Clara and Clergy Robes

    by Nell The truth is that we know only a very minuscule number of women’s names who have made history. There are certain women throughout my growin...
  • your most frequently asked questions answered: turkish towels

    I still have the first set of Turkish towels I purchased. The store I purchased them from is no longer in business and we were several years away f...
  • lessons about the meaning of work from the world's largest refugee camp

    I get a lot of emails I wish I had time to open and read. Emails about immigration policy. Emails on fashion trends. Emails with cute dog videos. I...
  • Thoughtfulness & Responsibility at the Holidays

    I have to admit that I struggle with the necessity of participating in the consumerism that is characteristic of this time of year—especially this ...
  • Beating the Black Friday Blues

    The turkey is being made up into sandwiches. Remaining desserts are waiting on the buffet to be consumed with a nice cup of coffee or tea. Your Bla...
  • It's a Family Affair

    I have known Lydia and Laurelle for most of our lives. We grew up together and, while never in the exact same location, our moves were always paral...
  • 8 Reasons to Support Fair Trade Practices

    If you had told me when I began my career that after thirty three years I would still be on a huge learning curve, I am not sure I would have begun...
  • The Button Blouse: Part Four

    I'm a little sad this series is over. Mostly because I have loved sharing how awesome I think my mother is, but also because I miss this. This bein...