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Kantha scarves: Perfect for DIY

Kantha – one of the most popular forms of embroidery in the recent time that has become widespread. Kantha is not an alien form of embroidery anymore as it has taken the entire fashion and handloom world by storm. More number of people are choosing this pattern of embroidery in various fashion and décor items, […]

Bengal – State of Vintage Kantha Quilts

Kantha has become a very famous name in the world of handlooms and textiles today. However, not many people know that this pattern of embroidery has its root in the ancient India where it was considered to be a major craft among the household women of Bengal. Kantha is a kind of embroidery craft that […]

The increasing popularity of Kantha embroidery – Kantha Wholesalers

Kantha embroidery has become one of the most popular forms of embroidery in the present time. This style hails from West Bengal, however, over the time it has spread itself across the country. Not only this, various forms of Kantha styling have made their debut on a global level too. As a result, Kantha is […]

The trending fashion of Indian Vintage Kantha Quilts

If you have been hearing a lot about Kantha in the fashion world lately, then you must know that Kantha has become the hottest trend in the fashion world today. Not only in terms of fashion, the popularity of Kantha is reaching almost everywhere and this form of embroidery is popularizing itself by each day. […]

West Bengal – State of Kantha Quilts

Kantha embroidery is so much in fashion today. This widespread fashion didn’t make it popular overnight, on the contrary Kantha has evolved itself ever since its very inception which dates backs centuries ago. Made using recycled sarees and other fabrics, Kantha could be translated roughly to rags and likely refers to as the reclaimed character […]

Reasons to Buy Kantha Quilts

Kantha quilts have their origin from Southern Asia and these quilts have become one of the most trending home décor ideas of the recent times. A number of Kantha products are being sold like hotcakes and more number of people are buying these products to use them in one way or the other for the […]

Kantha Quilts and Kantha Cushion Covers Home Organizing hacks

Organizing and decorating a house has never been an easy task. However, the process could become easy sometimes if you sample out the right things to be used for decoration. The house décor items such as blankets, quilts, bed covers, cushion covers, etc. play a very vital role in making any of your house space […]

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. […]