Threads Of Life

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Sustainable, natural, traditional textiles and baskets, with complete cultural integrity. From the weavers’ hands to your home. Shipping worldwide. Visit the shop

Revitalizing Traditions

We support indigenous communities to revive weaving and natural dyeing techniques and local practices that are in danger of disappearing. Read more…

Empowering Women

Women lead the groups we work with, and make up 95% of group members. We work directly with over 1000 women in 50 groups on islands from Kalimantan to Timor. Read more…

Alleviating Poverty

We use real markets to reward cultural integrity, promote environmental conservation, and empower families to lift themselves out of poverty. Read more…

Textile Spotlight

A curated selection of textiles and accessories that we almost can’t bear to part with. See more of its story here

Natural Dye Conservation

We teach farmers to manage their dye plants, and extend those lessons to remaining forests. Our sustainable approach improves long-term incomes and is a true incentive for conservation. Read more…

Natural Dye Services

We offer natural dye services using time-tested, colourfast, traditional Indonesian recipes with sustainably sourced dye plants and plant mordants and without synthetic modifiers. Read more…

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Agal from Nusa Penida

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Geringsing from Bali

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