Kantha or Kanta is a popular form of embroidery that has its origins in West Bengal and Bangladesh. The embroidery which is characterised by simple running stitches is used to product beautiful motifs and designs. Originally made on sarees and dhotis, Kantha embroidery is now made on various clothing as well as home linen products.
At Weaves of Tradition we love that Kantha work for its simplicity and yet the richness of its design. As simple as the running stitch looks, making these embroideries over meters of fabric is a time consuming and painstaking process. We hope you love the designs and the effort as much as we do!