Posts tagged kantha stitching
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 three

Have you have ever purchased a Kantha quilt online? In that case you probably know that it can be quite tricky to get a picture of a Kantha throw (or any textile for that matter) from online images and descriptions only. You cannot touch the fabric, so you don't get a feel for its weight or texture.

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