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What is a Kantha?

What is a Kantha?

Kantha is a centuries-old tradition of stitching patchwork cloth from rags, which evolved from the thrift of rural women in the Bengali region of the sub-continent - today the eastern Indian states of West Bengal and Orissa, and Bangladesh. One of the oldest forms of embroidery originating from India, its origins can be traced back to the pre-Vedic age (prior to 1500 BCE).
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The Crafts(wo)men

The Crafts(wo)men

With roots that lie in Africa and South Asia, we have first-hand witnessed the struggle crafts(wo)men encounter to survive and wanted to do something about it. Know that each piece we have at Spindle by Sisters has been made following a criterion that keeps people at the forefront followed very closely by the planet. We do not compromise on the wellbeing of the makers and ensure that they are all paid fair wages and where possible an above living wage for the work that they do.  All items we co-create are natural and sustainable, kind to you and our planet.

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Working with Sisters

Working with Sisters

When you hear the word ‘sister’ you automatically think unconditional love, respect and loyalty….but the beginning is quite the contrary for many. Our story is exactly that, sisters 1, 2 and 3.

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