Woven Pillowcases Guatemala
Our beautifully handmade pillowcases bring a pop of color into any living space or bedroom!
Dyed with natural colors by a fair-trade women's collective in San Juan la Laguna this heirloom quality piece will bring warmth and life to your home.
Measuring approx 16" by 16" this handsome pillowcase is perfect size for the couches in a living room or as a bed accent pillow.
The item begins as a raw cotton strand that is then spun into yarn by hand, dyed, and then woven using a back strap loom in a pain staking process. Each of our pillowcases feature Mayan patterns that are unique to this region and culture.
SUPPORTING FAMILIES IN LAKE ATILAN
Algodon de Textiles is a collective of 33 families that distributes almost all of the sales of each item directly to the women who make them. When you buy handmade products you are a part of their story as well.
*Products are made from raw cotton that will soften over time.
*Machine washable with cold water. dry on low heat