Hand-Embroidered Nightgown

By Haiti Projects

$69

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These sleeveless, cotton nightgowns are handmade and embroidered by the women artisans of Haiti Projects in rural Haiti. The organization supports the economic livelihood of women and families in Fonds des Blancs through jobs, education, and health care.

  • Materials: 100% cotton batiste
  • Care: Machine wash and dry
  • Bodice hand-embroidered with a delicate garland of flowers
  • Falls below the knee to mid-calf; finished with a straight edge finish
  • Ample arm openings, free flowing style
  • Slight variations in embroidery yarn color due to handmade nature
  • Sizes information: S (6-8), M (10-12), L (14-16) or XL (18), XXL (18+)
  • Packaged in a clear plastic bag
  • Dimensions (in packaging): 12.5" x 9.5" x 0.1"
  • Weight: 0.3 lb.

168 Reviews (4.8 out of 5 Grommets)

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Pretty and Cool.

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Loved the design and the fact that it is made of batiste - keeps you cool. Bought one for my 3 sisters and mother as well as myself. All happy. Gratifying to help the women of Haiti.More > < Less

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Quality stitching

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I love this gown, the quality is beautiful. I ordered extra large because most foreign made run small but order your regular size and you will be fine. I exchanged for my regular size. Just beautiful.More > < Less

5

Haitian Project

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My beautifully embroidered nightgown arrived. It lives up to the promotion of the product . It is comfortable to sleep in. Lovely.

5

March Birthday Gift

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Very pretty, I haven’t given it yet but I know my daughter will love it.

5

Simple & Beautiful

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Simple and beautiful this gown makes you smile. It is light but not see through. Perfect for summer.

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About Haiti Projects

Embroidered Help for Haiti

Haiti was an impoverished country even before the devastating earthquake, but now more than ever, we’re all looking for ways to help that will really have a lasting impact. Sarah Hackett has been working in Haiti for the past 16 years. As the founder of Haiti Projects, Inc., she’s all about grassroots projects that enable the Haitians to help themselves. Hackett is fighting poverty on multiple fronts—supporting local medical clinics, building libraries to foster literacy, providing micro-loans to farmers—but it’s her work with a sewing cooperative that we’re featuring.

What you get is a classic nightgown, perfectly cut and beautifully embroidered. This could be the perfect gift for a woman you love, or a little extravagance for yourself. What you give is support to Haitian women who are enabled to work from home and earn fair wages for their craft. This income provides for food and school fees for their children.

Mary Ann McCormick from Lark Fine Foods (we love her gourmet cookies) told us about Haiti Projects and its needlework cooperative. “I have several of these nighties and I can honestly say that they are quite beautiful and very well made,” Mary Ann says.

They’re not like anything you’ll find at the local mall, plus these may be the only nighties that come with the knowledge that you’re helping to make a difference.