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Product description

These lovely French bags are made from hand-woven cotton by villagers in the north of Thailand. The indigo used is natural dye from the indigo plant following the traditional fermentation method. Indigo is one of the most difficult colours to produce. Repeated dying is needed to achieve the light blue colour. The bags are 100% hand made. Life Interwoven designed them and worked with Women's Bag Seamstress, in the north of Thailand to create them. The bags are a trapezoid in shape.

They are lined with a dark grey coloured Inner made from cotton canvas to make them durable and they have internal compartments on both sides. One compartment has a zipper to keep valuables. We have used a beautiful timber button to close the bag. The straps are also handmade from hand-woven cotton.

This bag could be used as a casual weekend bag for shopping, going to the beach or for a picnic. Please note that these products are made by artisans. Some slight variation in colour, size and finish may, therefore, occur in the product range.

Colour: Natural cotton colour and light blue
Product Care

Machine wash on a gentle cycle, hang inside out to dry in shade. Ironable

Dimensions/Weight: W: 50 cm; W(bottom): 25 cm; bag H: 26 cm; handle H:17 cm Weight: 335g (approx)

Materials: 100% Cotton

100% hand made

From: Designed and hand-made by Women's Bag Seamstress, Toob Kaewma Group and Life Interwoven in Thailand

Hand-woven women's bags 335 Grams

$49.00 + $9.50 shipping

* Delivery and Order Info

We deliver nationwide through the Australia Post network by standard post. Please let us know so we can manage the delivery according to your request.
When do you deliver:
Most products are in stock and ready to dispatch within 24 hours except if the order is placed on a public holiday. We then will dispatch on the next working day.
Returns and General Order considerations:
Ceramics products are packed with bubble wrap to ensure that they are not broken during the shipping process.
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Life Interwoven

About the seller

Life Interwoven is a social enterprise founded by a group of like-minded friends with the inspiration to fight disadvantage and poverty as well as helping to conserve traditional textile and handicrafts in South East Asia. In particular Life Interwoven aims to help small village based enterprises by supporting enterprises that still use traditional and artisan techniques.

Our Mission:
Reducing poverty through art, craft and education

In 2017, we continue to support Human and Hope Association, an Australian NGO education project for disadvantaged children in Cambodia.

Donations for Financial Year 2016-2017
- funded a preschool education to a whole class of 10 students for a month.
- funded four children in the Khmer language program at HHA for a year, teaching them their native language so they can move up at public school.
- educated two children in our English language program for a year.
- provided scholarships to two students for a year education program.

How this purchase helps

  • Disadvantage
  • Economic empowerment
  • Education and training