Browsing articles in "Indian Textiles"

Ingrid Khan –

Jun 7, 2012 | Leave a Comment

indian quilt, kantha

Ingrid Khan’s spare but lyrically styled website is visually transporting — as are her timeless Indian quilts.

Via Ilhabela East Indies.

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A Striped Bazaar –

Apr 22, 2012 | Leave a Comment

kilim, fouta

Stocked with finds from her far-flung travels, Kira Wickstrom Pollack’s online bazaar is full of scintillating stripes (of every variety) for the bed, table and floor.

Via House Digs.

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Udd –

Feb 21, 2012 | Leave a Comment

contemporary saree, modern sari

Udd revitalizes traditional Indian apparel with bold patterns and near-electric hues. Next up, fabric by the yard? The audience could be huge.

Via Sound Horn Please.


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Mela & Roam –

Feb 19, 2012 | Leave a Comment

kantha quilt, indian textile

Splitting its stock almost equally between ethereally light dohar blankets and weather worn kantha throws, Mela & Roam should satisfy anyone with an eye toward Indian bedding.

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Pink Lotus –

Jan 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

pink lotus, indian tapestry, ganesh tapestry

Garish and gaudy perhaps, but sometimes a fantastically colorful Indian tapestry is just what a person needs. Along with mughal kings and elaborate wedding processions, Pink Lotus offers depictions of Ganesh, Krishna and Lakshmi — all in sizes large enough to re-purpose for pillows, quilting squares, table linens, et cetera.

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Tinturaria –

Jan 3, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Combining¬† Portuguese roots with an immersion in Indian hand printing techniques, Tinturia offers quilts, scarves, tea towels and bags — each of which express a delicate visual balance between old and new.

Via The World of Interiors.

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Tina Tabone –

Jan 1, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Gujarat Indian Cloth

Tina Tabone’s lovingly produced website shows off her passion for textiles — and her knack for collecting great looking pieces from around the globe. Above, a painted cloth from India.


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Etsy Highlights, Part 2 of 3 –

Dec 4, 2011 | Leave a Comment

vintage handwoven pillow

Continuing in the holiday-shopping vein, here are four more Etsy vendors to check in on — especially if you’re looking for a bit of global fusion:

Ikat & Batik: a vast array of pillows at amazing prices

Silkway: ikat pillows, clothing, and fabric by the yard

Threads of Old: one of a kind embroidery and applique from India

Studyo: pillows, bedding and more from Central Asia

Couleur Nature –

Dec 1, 2011 | Leave a Comment

kantha bedding, indian hand block printing

Couleur Nature designs and produces both “Provencal-inspired” table linens and Indian inspired bedding. (They also sell traditional kanthas handmade in India, as pictured above.)

Via Elle Decor.