Finding Chico Area Artists

Mira Talbott-Pope

Mira Talbott-Pope’s company, TLC Clothing Designs, makes unique handmade clothing from traditional hand-woven Guatemalan skirt fabric with respect and admiration for the beauty of the material and expertise of its originators. All fabric is purchased at a local market where women have sold their own skirt fabric either out of necessity or in order to purchase newer, more modern designs.

Fabric Art by Mira Talbott-Pope
Our classic tunic – $36 – modeled by Mira

This fabric is then crafted with an intention to keep the beauty and “ethnic” look, while adapting to the American lifestyle. Three local tailors are employed at fair wages, thus assisting their families (14 members) in this town of low employment. 

Fabric Art by Mira Talbott-Pope
Tunic detail

All proceeds from TLC Clothing above cost go back to the Creando Mi Futuro children’s art, education and nutrition project in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala. Creando Mi Futuro is under the umbrella of the Chico Doroteia Pathways Foundation.

Fabric Art by Mira Talbot-Pope
Thai “kimono” –  $44

Creando Mi Futuro states: “Art opens minds, good nutrition promotes better learning.  Education creates vision and possibilities. Together, this program is affecting the lives of 33 children in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala, enhancing their ability for a better life in their own country.”

 Fabric Art and Painting by Mira Talbot-Pope
Another version of Thai “kimono”  – $44
Fabric Art by Mira Talbott-Pope
Chichi Jacket – $65
Hapi coat and skirt – $35 and $22

Please see  TLC Clothing on Facebook for many more product items, showing details, prices, and of course use the PayPal buttons for quick and easy payment. Other payment options are possible. Mira Talbott-Pope can be contacted by email at every14peace@yahoo.com.

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