Why Purchase a Needlepoint Belt?

A belt is used to keep your pants firmly around your hips and usually is made of brown or black leather. A needlepoint belt from Good Threads is much more. It is a display of your love and commitment to your favorite sports team, a symbol of your patriotism, it shows...

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Learning How to Stitch

My name is Jean-Pierre Valteau and I have been working for the Joan Rose Foundation for the past five years. Recently I officially joined the Good Threads team and will be contributing to this blog. Over the years I've had the pleasure of seeing, first hand, the...

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Fathers of Good Threads

 Jislen, Andre, and their four children Nana, Maggie, Lojenski, and Andre. When Good Threads was first created it had one simple goal, to provide quality employment for the mothers of the children who attend the Joan Rose Foundation. This was back in 2013 and within...

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Good Threads’ Success Story

Jeantilia and her daughters Felina (16), Yanirisa (14) and Milka (12) are one of Good Thread’s biggest success stories. Jeantilia’s girls have been part of the Joan Rose Foundation (JRF) since it opened in 2010*. Jeantilia was also one of the first four women employed...

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Improving Our Production Process

Good Threads has recently changed our needlepoint finishing process so that 100% of our belt is made in Haiti.  This change will help us to make needlepoint products more quickly and efficiently. Up until now we have attached the tongue and buckle to our belts in the...

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RIP Neri

RIP Neri

Hello All, Happy Holiday Season! This update will be a little on the sad side as it is about one of our mothers, Neri, who died of complications from AIDS on Monday. ​Neri had four of her own children in the JRF plus one grandson. The oldest, Wilis, is 16 and has been...

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The Founding of Good Threads

The Founding of Good Threads

This blog will focus on the impact of Good Threads.  I will write about the impact we have on our employees, on the community we work in, and the foundation we are partnered with.  The desire to help these people is why we started Good Threads and continues, to this...

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Did You Know?
Did You Know?
A single purchase of one of our needlepoint belts will feed a child in need for 2 weeks! Stop by our store and take a look at the amazing craftsmanship our workers have to offer.
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