Handmade Goods for the Better Good

Mele Saili for Thread Spun, featuring a stack of handmade and eco-friendly surfboard bags in Encinitas.

Our mission at Thread Spun is to utilize your investment in our goods to create meaningful employment, empower artisans and preserve unique cultures, all while protecting our earth.

We believe in sustainable development and fair trade, and are putting people and the planet first. Shop with confidence knowing everything in our brick and mortar and online shop create economic opportunity and fair wages for the makers. We also donate 10% of all sales to our 501(c)(3) charity partner, Circle of Health International, and participate actively in auctions for charitable purposes including Still We Rise.

We offer unique and quality-made goods for you and your home from small and independent artists and makers in the USA and around the world.

All of our branded products:

Are created with artisan-made textiles sourced from partners in countries around the world committed to fair trade and the use of traditional (low-impact) methods and natural dyes.
Are sewn by former refugees resettled in the U.S., paid fair wages.
Utilize environmentally-conscious materials at all stages possible such as organic cottons and recycled and upcycled packaging materials.
Other brands we carry include:
Indego Africa - Minna Goods - Manos Zapotecas (MZ Fair Trade) - Prosperity Candle - Haiti Design Co - Two Hands Full Ceramics - Abbie Paulhus Designs - UrbApothecary - Happy Spritz - Incausa - Goodsmith - Lennon and Birdie Handmade - West Perro - Baleen - Sonia Gracia Handmade - Anchal Project - Real Fun, Wow! - Acacia Creations - Filling Spaces - Xinh & Co - Connected Goods - Whiskey & Wine - Cast & Crew - Bird of Virtue - Wild Medicine - Mud Puppy - Brewer and Marr - Solo Eyewear - Folk Project - and more...