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Nakshi Kantha with Mahamaya

“Illustrations makes for a Naksha on Kantha which is the stitched layered fabric” explains Mahamaya. Kantha stitch is typically a long running stitch however there is innovation now and Herringbone, Satin and Button stitches are being used. Browsing through her pile I came across one that her grandmother had made, a 70 year old piece with natural colours.

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Biome Sustainable Textiles

It all came together as I was looking out of the window of my life for something that would liberate me from my financial dependence on my family and the materialistic quality of life. To have the freedom to invest my time and energy in things that call out to me to explore and I did not know how to explain this to my family as these were intangible mostly.

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