Kantha Cloth: Enchanted Garden
Kantha Cloth by Valori Wells
Traditionally, Kantha was handmade by women and passed down from generation to generation, much like a lovely pieced quilt. Kantha is an incredibly old technique that originated in Bangladesh and West Bengal and was made from sarees and other garments that were no longer wearable. ?Kontha? is a Sanskrit word meaning ?rags?, which were believed to keep people safe from harm.
Online fabric is sold in one yard increments and cut to length according to the quantity specified