Handcrafted Patchwork Kantha Coasters

$19.95

 This gorgeous set of 4 fabric coasters is made entirely from up-cycled Indian Saris!

Repurposed traditional Indian fabrics are utilized by women Artisans in East India, to make colorful and beautifully artistic Coaster sets. Worldwide sale of these coaster sets provide needed income for these artisans, allowing them to provide a better life for their families.

This beautiful, handcrafted set of 4 soft fabric Coasters is made of patchwork squares of upcycled Saris, which then are decorated by hand with Kantha stitching. The artisans then sew a coordinating bag to store the coasters in, which is also made entirely of upcycled Saris. 

  • Drawstring  closure
  • Colors and patterns will vary - but size, shape, and style are always constant!
  • Spot clean
  • Measurements: Each Coaster is 4" x 4" (set of 4)
  • The outer drawstring bag is 7" tall x 4.5" wide
  • Tassels are approx 7"-8" long, and beautifully finished!

ABOUT THE MAKER

Sasha Association for Craft Producers - supports traditional craft techniques and at-risk artisan communities. Your purchase builds the skills of poor and marginalized groups, enhancing their access to markets and information, and increasing their income and productivity in a sustainable way.

Sarba Shanti Ayog was created in 1978 to impact the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged producers in eastern India. Established as a network of production, marketing, and capacity-building competencies, Sasha represents crafts producers from rural and semi-urban areas—mostly in eastern India—finding needed export outlets for their handcrafts. Sasha's unique model of promoting grassroots participation and organizing groups into larger crafts consortiums allows producers to specialize in different aspects of textile styling—or to combine their skills to make unique products. Workers from more than 70 craft groups benefit from health campaigns, improved working conditions, and stable incomes. Nearly 70% of the producers Sasha works with are women.

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