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Buba Blouse: Nigerian Hand Sewing & Stories

December 20, 2022, 6 pm6:45 pm.

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


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