Our Suzani Collection has become our signature style. Our designs are colourful, hand-embroidered extremely rare. A suzani is a large, hand-embroidered textile panel; the word comes from the Persian word Suzan, which means needle.
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All Suzani Accessories are up-cycled out of Suzani blankets or wall hangers that we handpicked along our travels through India. All one-of-a-kind and true pieces of art, that will hopefully be cherished among generations. The chosen suzani fabrics are turned into these unique bags and pillowcases by the vintage masters Deephak and his brother Kishore: a small family business in Jodhpur, Northern India, with whom we’ve been co-creating these special Suzani capsule collections since 2020.
All Suzani pillowcases and bags are made out of leftover fabric. We make patchwork accessories in order to assure no waste and 100% usage of our fabric. We hope that you continue the story of this item with great pride to celebrate the uniqueness and love that has been put into every stitch of this piece of art.
The nomadic tribes or the Banjaras were wandering groups. They did not limit themselves with the boundaries and binds of the urban life. This spirit of roaming from places to places reflected a sense of liberty.
Banjara embroidery is a combination of colourful threads, design patters, mirror work, stitching patterns appliqué or patch work. Embroidery is done on thirteen different colours of base fabric among which dark blue or red are commonly used.
All the Banjara fabrics that we use are truly vintage and carry their story proudly.
The chosen fabrics are turned into these unique pillowcases by the masters Deephak and his brother Kishore: a small family business in Jodhpur, Northern India, with whom we’ve been co-creating these special items since 2020. For more information about Banjara follow this link: https://medium.com/direct-create/banjara-embroidery-from-bellary-5968f36af888
Saris are traditional outer garments of Indian women consisting of a piece of brightly colored, frequently embroidered Silk. The cloth can be four to seven meters long. It is worn wrapped around the body with the end left hanging or used over the head as a hood.
The sari and leftover fabrics are turned into these unique scrunchies, totebags, headbands and baskets by the Saheli Women Social Enterprise focusing on women empowerment, rural community development, and sustainable growth in Bhikhamkor, Northern India. Click here to know more about the Saheli Women:
Shanti, Keva and Raju run a small family business focusing on collecting deadstock materials and turning them into our unique Devï pieces. Through their flexible working hours and ethical salary, they can provide a sustainable livelihood for themselves and their children. Our Cotton Trio is specialized in blockprint. This is the art of dying fabric from hand-cut wooden blocks. The blocks are being dipped into color and placed onto the fabric. With pressure the motives will be transfered from the block to the fabric. All the Sandra pouches are produced with this method.