Fox Measuring Tape
Featuring a hand-crocheted cotton cover, the Fox Measuring Tape is a whimsical and utilitarian gift for the budding architect or engineer in your life. The measuring tape is small and light, so they can easily keep the tool at the ready in their backpack. With design assistance and training from our fair trade partner Craft Link, artisans in Vietnam are earning sustainable livelihoods.
- Measuring tape with crocheted cotton cover
- 2.5D inches
- Extends to 60 inches
- Handmade in Vietnam
About the Artisans:
Craft Link, a nonprofit organization, works with Vietnamese artisans to generate income, with a focus on ethnic minorities, street children and artisans with disabilities. Craft Link also markets products from traditional Vietnamese handicraft villages. Craft Link helps artisan groups design new products, develop marketing opportunities, sells artisans’ handicrafts locally, and exports their handicrafts to fair trade organizations and commercial companies around the world.
The organization’s goals include cultural preservation, public education on traditional handicraft, income generation for small-scale Vietnamese artisans and acquiring new markets. Artisans working with Craft Link receive tools, interest-free loans, education, training and literacy classes.