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Handcraft maybe lost

The skills handed down through generations yet hand-sewing, weaving and stitching are in danger of becoming “lost” crafts according to top fashion designers. 

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INDIGO by INDIGO

Olga Reiche, is a Guatemalan of German and Queqchí descent, and is the designer of Indigo. She has spent more than thirty years working with indigenous artisans... 

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Weavers embrace natural dyes

Textile artists in many countries are increasingly turning to natural dyes, both as an attempt to revive ancient traditions and out of concerns about the environmental and health risks of synthetic dyes.           

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The Weaver Poet

Kabir, the weavers poet is one of India's greatest mystics. Kabir was also a satirist and philosopher equally immersed in theology and social thought, music and politics, his songs have won devoted followers from every walk of life through the past five centuries.

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