| Sewing with Purpose |
Common Thread is a social enterprise that sources street banners and other fabric to convert into colourful and durable products. We coordinate production by our network of producers, women like Halima who are newcomers to Canada or who have employment barriers and thrive in our flexible work environments. Common Thread Products are:
- Well-designed and high quality
- Made in Canada
- Supporting social goals
We are happy to talk to you about your product ideas and needs.
Please check out our products and contact us, or watch this video.
... and after
Common Thread upcycled 5600 banners in 2011/12, diverting 1.4 metric tons from the landfill and avoiding 55 metric tons of CO2 emissions.
Eco-audit calculations courtesy of Ian McSorley at Design HQ Inc.