AGartextil

AG artextil - Hand made Wearable art

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AGartextil

AG artextil - Hand made Wearable art

2 Sales On Etsy since 2011

Announcement   WE KNIT EMPOWERMENT trough al women network on the first knitters
organization in Costa Rica.
We have a Fair Trade products, crocheted by women working at home, not just as an economical update, also for raise their own self steam and receive empowerment. that That is why, when our customer acquire our crochet and knit pieces, they became part of this social network and help grow women with better opportunities.

We came about and have grown to rescue of this valuable family tradition, teaching and promoting this handcraft techniques among women on high social risk, making possible they raise their self-esteem and family budget.
These women became to be knitters, and feeling better than just housewives.

Every AG artextil piece, are designed by Alejandra Gutierrez, internationally known textile artist, winner of the special prize at the 4th Int. Triennial of Textile Art, Riga , Latvia, 2010, ¨Global Intrigue¨.

AG artexti is an entrepreneur company and organization, knitting and crocheting
hand made fashion with love, good quality and high social responsibility.

Alejandra-Gutierrez
AG artextil director.

sales [!at] agartextil.com
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AGwearableart
Learn about AG artextil, knitting empowerment progran at:
http://es.scribd.com/doc/69335571/Knitting-Empowerment-Universidad-de-Xalapa-
BLOG. tejolavida.wordpress.com/category/entretejidas/

Announcement

WE KNIT EMPOWERMENT trough al women network on the first knitters
organization in Costa Rica.
We have a Fair Trade products, crocheted by women working at home, not just as an economical update, also for raise their own self steam and receive empowerment. that That is why, when our customer acquire our crochet and knit pieces, they became part of this social network and help grow women with better opportunities.

We came about and have grown to rescue of this valuable family tradition, teaching and promoting this handcraft techniques among women on high social risk, making possible they raise their self-esteem and family budget.
These women became to be knitters, and feeling better than just housewives.

Every AG artextil piece, are designed by Alejandra Gutierrez, internationally known textile artist, winner of the special prize at the 4th Int. Triennial of Textile Art, Riga , Latvia, 2010, ¨Global Intrigue¨.

AG artexti is an entrepreneur company and organization, knitting and crocheting
hand made fashion with love, good quality and high social responsibility.

Alejandra-Gutierrez
AG artextil director.

sales [!at] agartextil.com
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AGwearableart
Learn about AG artextil, knitting empowerment progran at:
http://es.scribd.com/doc/69335571/Knitting-Empowerment-Universidad-de-Xalapa-
BLOG. tejolavida.wordpress.com/category/entretejidas/

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For AG artextil, crochet is a tool for empower women and contemporary fashion design.

AG artextil as a brand of Fashion gives life to their customers, their makers, and the world .
This very small organization, transformed crochet in a tool for empowerment, rescuing women from their bad conditions of life.
The director, Alejandra Gutierrez textile artist, beside her work as artist, decided on 2009 recover the crochet tradition in her family, and attracted new generations eyes on their crochet. Young people is appreciating it as contemporary design and respecting their makers.
She saw crochet as the tool to promote work among housewives, who because they large famiies and very poor or high risk conditions of life. These women do not have good oportunities on their life.
So they now are working and raising money and improving their own self steem.

Amano tirrases, by the other hand started on 2010 with the Casa de los niños Foundation.
Working first with children and then with their mothers, on these marginal area of San José, Costa Rica.
Because of AG artextil principles. to empower children and women throrougt crochet, started a program of Knitting empowerment....the one the allow us to offer a great crochet or handmade products, that they hope it would be admit then eventualy as a Fair trade products organization soon.

http://www.youtube.com/user/AGartextil/videos
http://es.scribd.com/doc/69335571/Knitting-Empowerment-Universidad-de-Xalapa-Alejandra-Gutierrez
http://www.youtube.com/user/AGartextil/videos
Blog. http://tejolavida.wordpress.com/2010/04/...
https://twitter.com/AGartextil

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Shop members
  • Alejandra Gutierrez Moya

    Owner, Maker, Designer, AG Artextil S Director And Founder.

    Textile artist, Costa Rica 4th triennial of textile art at Riga, Latvia 2010 special prize. WTO representative ITAA member http://tejolavida.wordpress.com/2010/04/... http://www.perfilcr.com/articulo/alejandra-gutiérrez-tejió-su-marca

  • Doña Livia Moya

    Curator

    She is AG artextil hearth . She is the crochet master in Costa Rica. A woman that had work hard for women. She thinks, crochet help women earn money at home, keep minds busy and help to get respect from all others. She is Alejandra s mother.

  • Georgina Gutiérrez Moya

    Maker, Designer, Assistant

    She is an important piece of the AG artextil puzzle

  • Marcela Valdeavellano

    Curator

    Arte responsable director and art coach of Alejandra Gutierrez and AG artextil.

  • Fanny Perez

    Maker

    Fanny is one of the kniters that have been growing along AG artextil. She is a housewife from a very far away rural area of Costa Rica...but she is a fairy of crochet. Fanny is a mother of 3.

  • Rosa Ruiz

    Maker

    She learned crochet four years ago with AG artextil, and she is one of the fairies . Now Rosa became a high school student.

  • Lorena Pérez (right)

    Maker

    Another of the women that learned crochet with AG artextil, she works in her free time at home. She is a great crochet maker. Thanks Lorena

  • Mariana Calderon

    Colaborate As A Model And As A Photographer

    Professional photographer architect.

  • A mano Tirrases

    Maker

    Alma, Carolina, Keylin, Saudi, Sonia, Mercedes, etc. are the women that has been part of A mano tirrases , the knitting empowerment program of AG artextil.

  • Anabelle Flores

    Co-participating At A Mano Tirrases.

    She is a doctor in medicine who teach as a volunteer to the girls at A mano Tirrases, since 2012

  • Anna Montero Anderson and Tita Guillen

    A Mano Tirrases Volunteer Manager.

    Ana is the enthusiast accounter at the program A mano tirrases, and Tita our other great director (not picture)

  • Yuli, Andi, Alejandra, Ximena and Fafiola

    Account, Stand And Runnays Supporter.

    thanks to them .

Shop policies

Last updated on March 18, 2012
Welcome to AG
AG artextil is an organization that promote personal style.
Rescueing Crochet fashion tradition, with other important meaning...we empower the women that crochet with us.
We promote high self steam, confidence and help to develope creative skills.
With women from rural and urban very poor locations at Costa Rica, we give to them hope and learning.
So from every piece you will get: fashion, quality, design, an unique piece and social responsability essence.

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Refunds and Exchanges
If you are not satisfy with the item that you ve gotten, you can send it back and we refund the money.
We do not pay transportation return .