Tag: kantha

So What’s The Thing About Kantha?

  We’ve mentioned it once or twice before. But at ibbi we’re huge fans of kantha- stunning colourful throws and accessories made from layers of the softest vintage sari length, all hand stitched together with the prettiest ‘kantha’ running stitch. And it was fantastic- at the House & Garden Sprit of Christmas event in London […]

Read More

Why You Should Covet A Kantha

We talk about our love of kantha a lot at ibbi: and what’s not to love! Kantha quilts, kantha throws, kantha blankets, kantha cushions..they’re all truly unique vintage goodies, made in the brightest happy colours: timeless textiles to treasure forever. So what makes them so special? Kantha is a type of Bengali embroidered quilt- the […]

Read More

Cosy Autumns and Kantha Throws

So it’s farewell to the Summer and time to cosy on down and embrace the Autumn! And as textiles are such a quick and easy way to add comfort to any room, we’re delighted with our latest collection of little vintage kantha quilts (queen size kanthas arriving very soon too..we’ll keep you posted!). Kantha quilts […]

Read More

Why We Love: Kantha

It’s official. At ibbi we simply love kantha: a sumptuous throw made from layer upon layer of finest vintage Indian cotton sari and hand stitched together by talented artisans in West Bengal, to create a unique and sumptuous throw. Kanthas make perfect picnic rugs and they’re great draped over sofas and stools. They’re delicious across […]

Read More