Monthly Archives: June 2018

Kantha Scarves Collection – Make your Purchase Make a Difference

Today I am writing about our new range of Kantha Scarves perfect to layer up and feel stylish all year round. I always wondered what would the old saris be used for, well I know now, it has multiple uses like cushion covers, scarves, quilts, coasters, clothing, handbags, jewellery etc. The creative minds surely find […]

All About Baby Kantha Quilts

Babies are the bundle of delicate innocence and they need the utmost comfort and protection from the adversaries of nature. It is a motherly instinct to protect your cute little newborn from every harshness and that is why your baby will always seek comfort in your embrace. However, keeping your baby close to yourself is […]

VINTAGE KANTHA SCARVES: THE NEWEST FASHION TREND

India is a land where you can have the pleasure of wearing different types of fabrics, woven with exclusive embroideries. Some of these embroideries reflect the rich cultural heritage of the country while some throw light into the modern culture of the country. All in all, it can be said that when it comes to […]

Beauty of Vintage Kantha Baby Quilts

Made from layers of bright and colourful vintage saris, hand-stitched together in contrasting thread, these beautiful baby quilts are not only incredibly soft and lightweight, but the perfect size for little ones to snuggle up with. Enjoy one-of-a-kind item! One of kind because these are unique, no two piece are alike. Each of baby quilt […]

Reasons to Get Addicted to Kantha Quilts

The best thing about Kantha is these can be used throughout your home — on beds, as upholstery and as wall hangings. Kantha quilts originate from eastern state of India and are made from vintage/old saris, layered on top of each other and stitched together. They have vibrant and unexpected colors, intricate patterns and an […]

Story of three “H” of Kantha Quilts

Happy colors, history, and hand-stitching: these three H of Kantha Quilts, creativity emerged from a reversible Kantha Quilt originated by artisans in west Bengal, India. The word Kantha, pronounced (KAAN taa), means ‘rags’ in Sanskrit. A Kantha stitch simply means a small straight running stitch in Bengali embroidery. Something about alliteration tugs at my heart. […]

Connection with Vintage Kantha Quilts

It started simply with a stitch, and ends with a story. I remember the day when I received my first quilt, progressed down to me from my mother, hand-stitched by my grandmother. It was filled up with life; her favourite colors, curved lines, witless patterns but a very fine stitch. It was worn, assembled around […]