Our atelier is not only about making sustainable and social products. Its also about collaboration and sharing energy with the neighbourhood. We are able to build our atelier, because we’re part of a community center in Amsterdam West, de Tagerijn. People feel at ease and safe in a community center. Meet Ranjit (left) who is responsible for the Tagerijn. He arranges everything in and around the building. He takes care of the people who work in the Tagerijn and supports us building up our atelier. And Kenneth? He supports Ranjit in his work and has always a happy face. We love to be part of this team! Thanks for this experience and learning how to (really) connect with people. 📷photo by @cocoolakunle ...

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Back home. Lord, with a family of five we have a lot of laundry. And because we try to live more conscious we try new things, like using green detergent (favourite smell is Fleur de Pommier & Freesia from @ecover_nl, carry our laundry in our own socially made bag and use our dryer less. Result: it takes a bit longer before everything is done and fresh again. But he, small steps always help! ...

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Last day of our summer break. We will start with new energy and ideas. Happy to see our team again and make some new social and sustainable impact. Hope you all had a lovely summer🌿 ...

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SNEAKPEAK INTO THE HUMANS OF ATELIER LITTLE BOOMERANG. “When I am here I forget everything. When I am behind the sewing machine, my head has no room for stress. Worries disappear for a while. I feel at home here and I feel safe. It is fun and nice to be busy with something creative and I am my own boss.” This is a short quote from a special interview with Sharda, or “Sara” for most people who work with her. At the end of this month we will share the whole interview! 📷 by the talented @cocoolakunle ...

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Bonjour. Lets start the day with a fresh baguette and some fruit. From the market to the beach, you can take this social bag anywhere. Where do you go? Picture @louizameiking ...

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Although we’re having fun with our kids and family on a holiday break, we can tell once in a while a short story. A story about our thoughts and choices. Like the reason why we’ve chosen for a circle. The bottom of our bag is a circle. The shape of the circle has been used as a symbol since the beginning of time. It symbolizes Mother Earth and symbolizes being closed in and boundaries. Connection. And that’s what we do: take care of the environment by usings re- and upcycled fabrics and work with talented tailors who have a distance to the labour market because they either have problems with the Dutch language or other challenges why they can not take part in normal jobs. We try to give them structure, friendship and self esteem again. There are no boundaries, each of us is connected💚🌿. ...

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Dear followers, we see your orders coming through and we’re super happy with that! But please note we’re on a holiday until the 11th of August. All orders will be send after that date. Have a lovely summer! And psst, when you have little ones think about @naifcare_mini and @palaisdeleau for some sustainable summer care☀️ photo @louizameiking ...

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This is what we love: two of our socially and handmade products in one image. A skirt made from daddies preloved shirt and our upcycled clutch. It does not only tell the story of sustainability or upcycling, but even more about our atelier. We make different products with talented people in welfare. In this society its about product first, but for us it is always a story of people. And thats what we like: social impact. Lets spread that story together💚 ...

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Goodmorning. As you know we will be on holiday, orders will be shipped in August again, but that doesn’t mean we do not have things to share. Like this beautiful image. This is Vanessa. She lives in the Netherlands with her little French family. Yes, she moved from France to the Netherlands. She has a huge drive. She worked for big companies, but wanted to learn Dutch. So she took Dutch classes and joined us to practice her Dutch. And wow, we are so happy she came in our social life. She can sew as the best, has a lot of patience and helps where she can. And not only that, she made us also French quiches and cakes. Now its time for her to move on. We will miss her! But we always stay in contact💚 ...

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🌿PLEASE NOTE🌿 We’re packing our bags for a summer break. We are creating this break for us to spend time with our children and husbands during their holiday. Besides the talented tailors we work with will also have time to visit their families. We will be closed for orders for 4 weeks as from this Friday the 12th of July until the 12th of August. All orders placed after the 12th will be made and shipped to you in the next few weeks. Have a lovely summer! And psst, dont forget our stunning give-away and some inspiration for a beach day 💚Big love, Lizette & 💚Jikke photo @louizameiking ...

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💚WE’VE SELECTED A WINNER💚 @nikkivanesch and @jaiiimy! The sun is out! To celebrate this, we've put together a sustainable Summer-Essentials kit with our favourite brands. We will give away 2 packages! Beach essentials from a sustainable state of mind. Join the give away to win: 1. @soofdrinks: a bottle of 100% natural lemonade 2. @palaisdeleau: a toddler cape made from 100% organic cotton 3. @atelierlittleboomerangamsterdam: XL bag made from recycled cotton 4. @bobbiandkate: a handmade bloomer 5. @truly.wooly.kids: a silken tanktop from the brand Minimalisma 6. @barbaragevaerts: a beautiful beach print, 32 x 45 cm limited and signed. Do you want to win this summer essentials package with the value of 175€? This is what you need to do: 1. Follow all brands (including ours) on IG 2. Tag at least 3 friends so they also make a chance to win 3. Let us know in the comments why you should win We will announce the winner on Friday the 12 of July! ...

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When you buy a XL bag from us or turn your preloved shirt into something gorgeous for your little one you help a talented Amsterdammer who needs a little bit of trust and confidence. Because everything we offer is made by talented tailors who have a distance to the labour market. Because they can not speak Dutch properly or dont feel confident enough to work. ...

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Behind the sustainable scenes. Our fabrics are recycled and made by @khaloom.textiles . They collect cutting waste from textile organizations and spin new yarn from it. We use these recycled fabrics for the outside of our bags. Khaloom has built the welfare of the artisans into its core values. They respect and honour the artisans they work with. They pay the artisans almost double the minimum wages that is set as a norm and are actively working towards other benefits like insurance and PF (which is not the case with most handloom weavers outside of Khaloom). We love to work with a company which has this vision. ...

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You can also use our clutch for a fancy summer day. To take your iPhone, money and personal belongings with you for a summer drink. Handmade in Amsterdam in our own social sewing studio and made from upcycled Bugaboo fabrics. Green can be fancy💚 ...

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Hello light stripe XL bag and denim stripe clutch. You look Good together. Not only because your style matches, but also because you’ve been made by people with a distance to the labour market. ...

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