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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Pronounced KAHN-taa, this mode of quilt originates from the Eastern states of India, West Bengal. Traditionally in this region, women would hand-sew layers of old saris that needs another use after the off cuts of saris became abundant.  As you can imagine, Kantha blankets or quilts are made of an array of colours and patterns […]

What is special in Kantha Quilts ?

special Kantha Quilts

Why we love them : Vivid, Joyful colors! Wildly knotty hand-stitching! An exotic place of beginning! What’s not to love? One of these South Asian blankets will add just the suitable amount of oomph your home needs in the sunny months ahead. Where they’re from: Kantha’s originate in Bangladesh and the eastern states of India, where […]

Story Behind Kantha Quilts

Story behind Kantha Quilts

Kantha is the most prominent form of embroidery often practiced by rural women in east Asia, especially in India and Bangladesh. It is often used to make simple quilts, also known as Nakshi Kantha. The traditional form of Kantha embroidery are usually handmade or hand-woven with soft saris and dhotis,with a running stitch along the […]