Las Niñas Textiles

Las Niñas Textiles

NNSW, Australia / Hola from Zara Elwood! Since 1997, Las Niñas Textiles has been my desire for traditions to continue, supporting third-world women artisans to stay in their vill
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Oh this old thing? Her ring was on display again as Miley was snapped at the airport

Famous faces: Miley Cyrus arrived at New York's JFK airport in a Spell & The Gypsy Collect.

Our handwoven blankets Our hand-carded lambswool shaggy blankets were made on a foot pedal loom as has been done for centuries. They make a perfect throw for the couch, picnic, a long drive in the country or just at the bottom of the bed in case things get a little cooler than you expect. http://www.lasninastextiles.com/?s=shaggy&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

Our handwoven blankets Our hand-carded lambswool shaggy blankets were made on a foot pedal loom as has been done for centuries. They make a perfect throw for the couch, picnic, a long drive in the country or just at the bottom of the bed in case things get a little cooler than you expect. http://www.lasninastextiles.com/?s=shaggy&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

Starting to think about shipments again. So much work to do!  ✈️  Still a month away but planning what-where-when.

Starting to think about shipments again. So much work to do! ✈️ Still a month away but planning what-where-when.

Here are some friends I have been working alongside today — these handmade and hand-painted wooden and papier-mâché masks. http://www.lasninastextiles.com/?s=mask&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

Here are some friends I have been working alongside today — these handmade and hand-painted wooden and papier-mâché masks. http://www.lasninastextiles.com/?s=mask&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

Snuggled up in our Lambswool Aztec Cardigan on this chilly Sunday Morning. Handmade with local Wool, Hand spun as it has been done for millennia in small villages.  http://www.lasninastextiles.com/product/lambswool-aztec-cardigan-cream-2/

Snuggled up in our Lambswool Aztec Cardigan on this chilly Sunday Morning. Handmade with local Wool, Hand spun as it has been done for millennia in small villages. http://www.lasninastextiles.com/product/lambswool-aztec-cardigan-cream-2/

This photo was taken on the weekend as we shot my latest collection. @sophaparker wears a handwoven cape, handmade earrings and cuff by Mexican Artisans. Myself Zara Elwood (left) in a Vintage Huipil from Guatemala and my favourite Bolivian “chula” Earrings. Who knows how much longer we can source such Hand-Made pieces, as the women and their children vie for a “better life” elsewhere and their towns no longer sustain them…

This photo was taken on the weekend as we shot my latest collection. @sophaparker wears a handwoven cape, handmade earrings and cuff by Mexican Artisans. Myself Zara Elwood (left) in a Vintage Huipil from Guatemala and my favourite Bolivian “chula” Earrings. Who knows how much longer we can source such Hand-Made pieces, as the women and their children vie for a “better life” elsewhere and their towns no longer sustain them…