“Ginger Flower” Wall Quilt (size: 43" x 39") by Susan Callahan
Silk & Cotton Fabrics from Mekong River Textiles. Techniques: The flowers were fused onto muslin and thread painted then applied to the fused background. The piece was machine quilted and lastly was painted with textile paint.
Fair Trade and Our Weavers: I have worked with the Thai Craft Trade Organization, a certified member of the International Fair Trade Organization for many years and share its commitment to fair pay and healthy working conditions. Read more from Susan McCauley...
This is a site for textile enthusiasts, designers, fiber artists, sewers and quilters who value the look and feel of hand-woven and intricate hand-dyed fabrics and textiles direct from the hand of the artisans. Supporting artisan cooperatives empowers women to create better lives for their families, to send their kids to school, and to provide the basics of life. Their textile creations are maintaining their cultural heritage while enriching our lives with the beauty of their work.
Visit the about us section to learn about how the fabrics are made; go to the fabric & Specials section to see current fabrics for sale from this website; visit the creative corner to discover how designers have used the fabric for quilting and sewing; check out our patterns designed for handwoven fabrics under patterns; select your patterns and fabrics then contact us to determine availability or visit our booth as listed under shows.
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