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Such a beautiful documentary 🙂

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New listings

The latest products on my Etsy shop page. Please do have a look! https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/214001385/super-soft-absorbent-100-cotton-towels?ref=shop_home_active_2

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Handloom expo in Imphal photos (courtesy:www.e-pao.net)

Have a look at some of the exhibits at the National Handloom Expo 2014 held in Imphal in October this year! Absolutely stunning hand woven textiles from the state of Manipur in India. Who wouldn’t fall in love with the colours … Continue reading

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The Humble Indian towel

India’s rich textile heritage is apparent not just in wearable fabrics but also in home furnishings and home linen. The humblest and least celebrated of the textiles has to be the traditional woven cotton towel called the gamcha(Bengali) or gamusa(Assamese) … Continue reading

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Fluff!

The humble cotton woven towel is oft ignored by many as it doesn’t represent the fluffy images of fluffy fluffed up towels that we imagine bath towels to be! Tufted towels are shown as the ultimate luxury plush item in a … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul of Kone Wovens

One of my weavers, Subhasini Devi, is a person without whom I pretty much wouldn’t have been able to do anything. She’s been my strength and support all throughout and without her a lot of what’s been produced now wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The heart and soul of Kone Wovens

My inspiration and my favourite weaver of course – my grandmother or Abok as we call her. Her name’s Apabi Devi and she’s a bundle of relentless energy! We don’t really know how old she is but she has enough … Continue reading

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