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Couturier of Cuba

Cuba’s top Couturier Partnership with DiDomenico Meet Mario Alberto Freixas, Cuba’s biggest designer with his stand alone atelier in the heart of Old Havana. Though with many years of experience and credibility, this man does not design for expensive and luxurious clientele. He designs for those that matter to him most.The real Cuban people. Struggling to expand his business due to limiting embargo trade it is …

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Sewing SOWETO

These iconic SOWETO towers stand in the neighborhood where Mandela spent his childhood. Today these towers painted with beautiful murals stand in reflection of the “perfect” racism that South African government tried to implement on society from 1948-1994; the Apartheid. Apartheid, for all its power, had fatal flaws baked in. Racism was not logical. Consider this: Chinese people were classified …

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Dog Daze

In Cuba lucky street dogs find unusual homes. The dogs find shelter in places ranging from public restrooms to museums and eat scraps from their providers. There are even some that live in the Museum of Metalworks. But here’s the fun part: this is allowed! 😆 In Cuba’s Central Bank, state institutions give “stray” dogs official IDs and name tags to …

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Breaking Boundaries – First American Designer in Cuba

5 days ago @didomenico_design became the first American designer to have shown in Cuba since 1960 when the embargo was first put in place. Looking at the long history of Cuba and the arts it is vastly impressive how they have been able to create such beautiful things with such little resources. I personally visited the only decent fabric store …

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Just Around the River Bend

She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man, to no city. ⛵️🏝 #justaroundtheriverbend #sewingtheworld#madagascar #travelsolo #traveloften #travelfar#followthejourney #intothewild #wanderlust #africa

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Peter Piper

Ok, ok so before we talk about the wedding, let me give you a little background on the guy. For starters yes, one of the big highlights of traveling to the UK was meeting a fellow globetrotter. His name is Ross O’Connell Jennings. Having spent some good years living in China and Thailand he speaks fluent Chinese and travels the …

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Haute Hare

This is my take on the Eggcelent Easter Bunny. Happy Easter to All!! Easter ‪#‎vogue‬ 🐰🌸🐰🌸🐰 ‪#‎isaidAhiphop‬ ‪#‎hiphopyoudontstop‬‪#‎sewingeaster‬ ‪#‎easterbunny‬ ‪#‎sewingtheworld‬ ‪#‎happyeaster‬ ‪#‎helives‬ photo credit: Preston Tran Sewing Easter on Sewing The World ❤

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Irish Blessing

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all my Irish lads and lassies. #Sew your tartan with pride!! I am actually in Scotland in this photo however we all know the two countries were joined at the hip long ago due to British establishment. All is fair in love and war. #sewingtheworld #stpatricksday#imactuallyinscotlandhere #telephonebooth #travel#wanderlust #instatravel #travelingseamstress  

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Aruba, Bahamas, Come On Pretty MaMa

#‎sewing‬ my worries away in my little beach hut. Come join me! ‪#‎Aruba‬ ‪#‎Bahamas‬‪#‎comeonprettymama‬ 🍹🌊 ‪#‎sewingtheworld‬ ‪#‎travelingseamstress‬‪#‎singersewingmachine‬ ‪#‎beach‬ ‪#‎travel‬ ‪#‎wanderlust‬ ‪#‎instatravel‬‪#‎babybeacharuba‬

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ɛdɪnbərə not Edinburgh

“Where is the coward that would not dare to fight for such a land as Scotland?” Edinburgh castle was such an enamoring site. This beautiful stone fortress literally dominates the skyline of Edinburg from dusk til dawn. I learned that during the British American war, American soldiers were imprisoned here. Their daily rations included 2 pints of beer (which was …