Matter + Assemble — Napkins RSS


Our Colorblock Napkins are all hand woven on traditional wooden looms in Kerala, India, in a Fair Trade Certified environment. By using just 2 colors in different warp and weft combinations, they are able to achieve beautiful and subtle color effects.  My favorite part is the raw selvedge -- perfectly imperfect. Gift to yourself or your favorite host or hostess.  Sold as a set of 4.  Which color would you choose? Kora/Earth Earth/Kora Kora/Terracotta Kora/Mineral Mineral/Kora Kora/Charcoal Charcoal/Kora Kora/Perfect Day Perfect Day/Kora Kora/Black  

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Celebrating our handloom weavers and their amazing creations this month.  Starting with the weavers who work on our lightweight textiles in Kerala, southern India. The above image shows Shobha creating a textile on a large wooden handloom setup in an open air environment that is covered.  You can see how lush and tropical it is there. Such a beautiful smile!  She was chuckling a bit after seeing my attempt at working on her handloom.  I'll share a video later of this, which is pretty much guaranteed to make you laugh too. Preparing the warp. This is Sarojini, another radiant and talented weaver that is very highly skilled.  She makes weaving on a handloom look easy, but it requires a lot...

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