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Woven From Home: How to Make Your Own Buri Bracelet

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Woven From Home: How to Make Your Own Buri Bracelet

In working with crafts communities, we have been given the chance to learn lots of interesting things from our local artisans. During the last series of Woven on the Move workshops, we noticed that when the weavers were waiting in the lull hours, they were working on bracelets made from buri. Just something to pass the time and experiment on new patterns. They gladly encouraged our team to join them and of course, we were game to learn it. So, we'd like to share with you this basic weaving tutorial. As we wait in the comfort of our homes, may we continue...

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A short message for you

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A short message for you

The world isn't the same as the one we knew just a few weeks ago. Our priorities have shifted; we must now do what we can to take care of ourselves and our communities. People are afraid and we're all struggling with decisions and goals that just last week remained sound and certain. While things may be tough now, history has shown how resilient we humans beings are. We’ll get through this.Life will go on. As such, we will do our best to continue our mission to serve our customers and provide livelihood for our community partners. We’re keeping our website up and running...

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The WFH Survival Guide: 6 Tips for Adjusting to the New Normal

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The WFH Survival Guide: 6 Tips for Adjusting to the New Normal

Woven Co-owner Audrey Trinidad shares some tips on how to make this work from home situation work for you and how you can stay connected while staying at home. Admit it, you’ve probably said it before: “That meeting could have been an email.”  As it turns out, now we have a golden opportunity to prove that not only can many meetings be emails, but that physical presence in the office isn’t required to get good work done. With COVID-19 containment efforts to #flattenthecurve keeping everyone indoors for the next few weeks, millions of people are trying to work from home. Continuing to...

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On Living Her Creative Life to the Fullest: An Interview with Alessa Lanot

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On Living Her Creative Life to the Fullest: An Interview with Alessa Lanot
The Life After Breakfast founder on productivity, progress, practicality, and the everyday things that push her to keep going.

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For the Love of Dance

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For the Love of Dance

Our Digital Officer, Chelsea Paterno, traveled to Basey for the first time to meet the famous banig weavers of Samar. Little did she know that their talent wasn't limited to weaving the intricate patterns on the mat. Read on to find out what she discovered during her trip to the province. Dancing is a form of expression that allows you to say and feel so much. I think everyone has done some impromptu dancing at least once in their life. If you haven't, you should give it a try - it is truly freeing. Life in a fast-paced environment can be quite demanding,...

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