Behind the scenes of Product Development at Tara Projects

SERRV has 4 staff members dedicated to product design, development and merchandising. They work around the clock to develop samples, set purchase orders and work with our artisan partners to design new products. Here is a behind the scenes look at what goes into the process from one of SERRV’s senior designers, Kerry Evans, during her visit to Tara Projects in India.


Needles, Thread, Mirrors and Scissors

Produced by: St. Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra – Fair Trade Artisan Group in India. Using traditional skills to create the distinctive Gujarti style of embroidery art featuring mirrorwork and embroidered motifs. St. Mary’s is a mix of Christian, Hindu, and Muslim women working together. They have access to medical help, saving schemes, sewing education, […]