Chiapas Textiles

Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state, bordering Guatemala, is a mountainous highland with dense rainforests dotted with Mayan archaeological sites and Spanish colonial towns. It is also home to one of the largest indigenous populations in the country with twelve federally recognised ethnicities. Chiapas is well known for its textiles – vividly coloured…

Domestitchery – Blankets

Domestitchery is where we take a look at how talented people make ordinary domestic items extraordinary through creative needlework, but today we’re looking at how talented people use creative needle work to make stitchery of extraordinary domestic items. It takes a special kind of determination and stamina to embroider a…