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Blue Kantha Stitch Jacket – Midi Length

£145.00

Available in 2 sizes. S/M & M/L.

Scroll down for measurements.

Effortless style in this kantha jacket with ajrakh block print

Made in small batches to give you something unique and beautiful.

 

 

SKU: INDI 740 Categories: , , ,

Description

kantha jacket
kantha jacket

Blue Kantha Stitch Jacket – Midi Length

Classic haori jacket shape with delicate kantha stitched details.

Wear with your fav jeans and a tee shirt, over a simple shift dress or dress up with a simple white shirt and linen slacks. 

Made from pieces of block printed ajrakh patterns and kantha stitched with a delicate running stitch.

Quilted kantha patterned jacket.

This quilted jacket is made up from up-cycled kantha stitched quilts with block printed patterns.

SIZING

SMALL/MEDIUM

(for S/M select small in drop down shop menu)

Fits UK size 10 over sized – fits UK 16 closely fitted.

Bust – 58 inch/147cm – jacket width across bust.

Length from shoulder – 27 inch/ 69cm

MEDIUM / LARGE

(for M/L select large in drop down shop menu)

Fits UK size 14 – 18. See measurements below.

Bust – 68 inch/172cm – jacket width around bust.

Length from shoulder – 27 inch/ 69cm

 

FEATURES

Free delivery on this kantha jacket.

Relaxed style

Full length sleeves. They look great folded back to reveal the stitched lining.

Cotton

Two large patch pockets

All quilts sourced and made in Jaipur, India

Small batch production.

High quality craftsmanship

Low environmental impact.

DETAILS

Each jacket is unique having been repurposed from kantha quilts. Variations in patchwork pattern making each jacket one of a kind.

Made in small limited edition batches. Image above for style of jacket, block print and colourway.

The family that cuts and stitches our jackets are third generation master tailors who take great pride and care in their work.

Each jacket has its own unique kantha stitch style covering its entirety.

What is Kantha?

Kantha stitch is a style of stitching found in Indian embroidery, traditionally found in Bangladesh, Bengal, Odisha and Tripura.

Classically created originally by stacking old saris onto each other and hand stitching them together using a simple running stitch to make a thin cushioned layer. Traditionally Bengali women layered together old discarded saris and clothing with the simple kantha style stitching to make a bedspread or bed cushion.

Kantha stitched embroidery is one of the most important textile arts in Eastern india. It can be traced back 500 years as a way the Bengalis recycled old saris, dhotis and household textiles. By using the kantha technique they up-cycled their old textiles into quilts for warmth and comfort. Even the yarn used to make the embroidery was salvaged from the other textiles and clothing. 

Read more about Kantha stitch here

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See more of our jackets HERE

 

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kantha jacket
kantha jacket

Additional information

Size

LARGE, SMALL

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