Buba Blouse: Nigerian Hand Sewing & Stories
Explore African sewing with BPL Ambassador, Saratu Mshelia, as she tells us about her journey starting a fashion business based on Nigerian textiles and shows us how to sew an authentic African blouse.
Saratu Mshelia is a folklorist and cultural enthusiast from northeast Nigeria, who has found her passion in the craft of clothes making that promote African textiles by merging them with western designs.
This pre-recorded program will air at 6:00pm on the BPL Facebook page
Participants will receive an artist-created sewing kit while supplies last. To receive a kit, please register here.
Additional supplies needed:
- fabric scissors
- seam ripper
- pinking shears
- French curve