hand and cloth.

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When I first laid eyes on these gorgeous throws from Hand & Cloth, I couldn’t tell if they were wearable or home textiles or merely art – and that versatility is just the start of the beauty of these pieces.

Hand & Cloth seeks to provide trafficked or at-risk women in Bangladesh dignified work crafting kantha blankets. Traditionally a poor woman’s craft, each of these blankets is created by sewing six layers of vintage saris together in an intricate pattern. These blankets have been a quiet form of self-expression for centuries and it is Hand & Cloth’s desire to cultivate pride in the tradition. These women also receive literacy training and childcare during the day and with each unique piece featuring a collection of bright colors and patterns, make sure you visit Hand & Cloth’s site to see the full range of these gorgeous textiles and learn more about the Hand & Cloth mission.


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10 Responses to “hand and cloth.”
  1. Jessie says:

    These are gorgeous! I especially love the orange quilt.


  2. Marjory says:

    Empowering mission and stunning pieces by Hand & Cloth. Love the purple and turquoise one!

  3. Oh my gosh! the colors the patterns, and the way the pictures were taken, its too much for on day. I’ll have to go out and look for one for myself!

  4. Hannah says:

    Wow, truly gorgeous!

  5. These are beautiful! I own one and it sits on the end of my couch and it is one of the most functional piece I own.

  6. trudy says:

    the price points are remarkable! I was expecting $500+. Beautiful!

  7. Lauren P says:

    I agree with Trudy – so well-priced for such beautiful quality AND a great cause.

  8. Lorna says:

    Gorgeous! I love how these were photographed.

  9. ItsDicey says:

    Such a wonderful idea! Couldn’t love this more!

  10. Viviana says:

    This is such a clever idea to help with a tradition going. The patterns look gorgeous!

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