The term Kantha refers to a type of embroidery traditionally found in South East Asia, particularly in the Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha and in Bangladesh. Kantha stitching is an up-cycling technique, using old saris—layering them atop each other and joining them through Kantha stitching—to create quilts, cushions and throws.
In these places, it has been a tradition for generations, and for many women, an heirloom to pass down to children and grandchildren.
There is a saying, ‘When away from home, the Kantha is remembrance of my mother because it is as soft as her arms which have comforted me in the past.’
Fashioned from up-cycled, ethically sourced Kantha Quilts. The cushions are designed complete with your very own Fairtrade ‘cat-nap' pal, stored in a pocket on the front of the cushion.
Blue stripes and dots, Beige and orange, Yellow and blue, Blue and red
All cotton Eco insert made from recycled PET bottles 45 x 45 cm.
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