Fabric - Bengal Handweaves - Kantha Stitched Cotton - Indigo & White

$26.00
Length:
0.5m
1m
2.5m

This gorgeous artisan cloth has been handspun, thread-dyed with natural indigo, and handwoven by village artisans in Bengal, then passed to another community of artisans to be hand stitched with a running kantha stitch. This is one of our favourite fabrics to use in our clothing line.

It is available for purchase in 0.5m, 1m, and 2.5m pieces. As the lines of running stitch are worked by hand, each piece is 2.5m. If you wish to order more than 2.5m, it will come in multiple pieces.

Fiber: 100% Cotton - medium weight.

Process: Handspun, thread-dyed with natural indigo, handwoven and handstitched by master artisans in Bengal, India. Learn more about handweaves.

Width: approx. 47"

 

Note: Indigo is a friendly dye and likes to share its colour. You can expect some colour to rub off on your skin while handling for the first part of this fabrics life. 

Care Instructions: This fabric can be gently machine or hand washed with cool water. To protect the natural dyes you absolutely must use a pH neutral liquid detergent. Wash with similar colours. Immediately hang to dry or tumble dry on medium heat. 

Recommended detergents: Ecos, Eucalan, Tru Earth or a mild liquid detergent no higher than pH 7

- Tru Earth must dissolve completely in water before adding textiles to wash

Note: Colours may appear differently depending on monitors and lighting.

All cut fabric is final sale. 

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