Posts tagged kantha blanket
Unintentional Kantha Art

A new batch of old quilts arrived a few days ago, and while looking at them, I couldn't help thinking that some of those disintegrating textile pieces (see my post on worn Kantha quilts) had an aspect of art about them - unintentionally of course, as their makers hardly thought of what the Kantha quilts would look like when their top layers started to peel away.

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all kantha! chapter two

If you are a Kantha lover, you have already figured out that Kantha quilts come in all sorts of designs. Not only is each Kantha throw unique with regard to the combination of recycled fabrics its maker used, Kanthas also vary in size, weight, thickness, stitching patterns and arrangement of fabrics. Here's some visual input (certainly not exhaustive!) as to what types of Kantha quilts I have come across.

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