yoga magazine wrote a lovely piece on the kantha sari blankets from Tulsi Crafts. They also took some wonderful photos to illustrate some yoga poses. According to yoga magazine the blankets are very suitable as meditation and yoga blanket.
Do you know the vibrantly coloured saris women in eastern countries wear? Organisation Tulsi sells blankets made from used saris, made by hand by women from Bangladesh, who can live an independent life because of this.
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Handy. This file folder in A-4 format is made from recycled saris from Bangladesh. Ideal for storing your paperwork in style. The pencil comes with it as a gift.
These file folders are made in the countryside in the South of Bangladesh, by an organisation specialising in handmade paper. The organisation offers fair work to 73 underprivileged women.
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Second life, that’s what Happinez Magazine named Tulsi Crafts’ kantha sari scarves. A second life for the saris, that’s for sure, because all scarves are made from upcycled saris from Bangladesh. But to me even more important; also a second life for the makers of these scarves.
The scarves are made in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. When I travelled there in 2012, I was specifically looking for kantha blankets,
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Ecouterre is a website dedicated to the future of sustainable fashion. The website gives a lot of attention to the disaster in Bangladesh of a collapsed building housing several clothing factories. More than 100 people died in this collapse. Ecouterre asks consumers to not boycott clothing made in Bangladesh, but to support fashion brands that produce ethically in Bangladesh. Tulsi Crafts is very proud to be mentioned among these 9 sustainable fashion brands!
9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Produce Ethically in Bangladesh
Trash to Trend
Read the article on Ecouterre here: 9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Produce Ethically in Bangladesh
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Lynsey Dubbeld from Mode voor Morgen (fashion for tomorrow) has written an article on fair fashion from Bangladesh for the De Krant van de Aarde. She mentions Tulsi Crafts an an example of a label that trades fairly with Bangladesh, guaranteeing fair working conditions and a decent wage.
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Journalist Daan Hakkenberg from the Dutch newspaper ‘Algemeen Dagblad’ visited our popup store for fair fashion and interior FIJN. He wrote an article on how the disaster in Bangladesh has put fair fashion in the spotlights. The article ‘Ramp in Azië geeft eerlijke kleding een boost’ (Asia disaster boosts fair fashion) was published om May 31, 2013.
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The Dutch newspaper ‘Algemeen Dagblad’ published an interview with Margot today. The subject of the interview was the most favourite item in Margot’s house, a kantha sari blanket from Bangladesh. She explains how this blanket led her to start Tulsi Crafts.
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My friend Rachel and I have met many years ago already. We share a love of travel and art. She interviewed me for her blog The Nothernist talking about travelling in Bangladesh, fair trade and how one person can make a difference.
The Saturday Six – Margot Lieftinck, Tulsi Crafts
Margot Lieftinck is a Dutch woman of many talents. She and I became friends out of a shared love of soap (good soap,
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Ingrid Keizer Wilson has interviewed me as she’s interested in writing about empowering women. You read the her introduction below, if you’re interested you can read further on her blog ‘Not all that wander are lost.’
I have always been fascinated by the global community. Today the global community has been made smaller by the use of the internet. Not only can my words be read on the other side of the earth,
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