Specially and thoughtfully selected for organic consumers

Well you don't have to necessarily wait for that next trip to India or wish you had an opportunity to shop in India if you have never been there! And what's more! If you are the type who cares for the environment and want to contribute to environmentally sustainable commerce, you are in the right blog!
Presenting "Made in India" products for a greener world!

Here are a few quality, handcrafted and handloom products from rural India mostly made from natural materials- cotton, silk, wood and coloured with vegetable/fruit based dyes.

When you buy these products you support fair trade and also help those rural artisans preserve those centuries of handed down traditions of handwork and skills. Not only do we help them generate income, but also sustain these traditions of handwork that's really part of their culture.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Cotton Quilt Printed Niharika-Quilted entirely by hand and fully reversible.

Treat yourself to the sumptuous softness of Fabindia's fine cotton voile quilts. 100% pure cotton, including the fill, quilted entirely by hand these fully reversible  quilts are the perfect year-round weight.  Skilled artisans carve the required design into hard wood to make the blocks, which are the essential tools for printing. These blocks are then sequentially dipped into dye bath and stamped onto the fabric with skilled precision. A separate block is used for each colour.
Abstract floral medallions swirling amongst wandering vines covers one side while the opposite reverses to floating individual flowers, with both sides framed by coordinating borders.

Fabindia hand blockprint cotton quilts are of premium quality. The irresistibly soft cotton voile cover and pure cotton batting makes them both light and warm. The secret to our extra special softness and warmth is the carefully carded cotton batting and finely woven cotton cover. Hand embroidered running stitches cover the quilt and hold the cotton batting in place.
100% Cotton Cover & Batting
Reversible to the Two Prints Shown
Wood Block Printing by Hand
Machine Wash Gentle Cycle/Air Dry
Fabindia Exclusive

RM 195.00

                                                              Dimension- 150cm x 225cm

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