Mayan Twilight Towels ~ Tintes of Naturales
These towels are woven with yarns dyed by natural dyers working with Mayan Hands, a fair-trade organization in Guatemala that preserves traditional textile heritage and helps Guatemalan women earn a living doing skilled work.
The naturally dyed yarn may be purchased here at Cotton Clouds with a major percentage of the proceeds being donated to the Mayan Dye Project, helping supply the San Rafael women in Guatemala with income to help provide for their families. To learn more, please visit: Mayan Hands Dye Project
These towels were designed by Sarah Jackson at Sarah Jackson Handwoven Designs. You can purchase this pattern from her Etsy Shop.
Weave structure: a variation of traditional ripsmatta (commonly known as rep weave)
Yarns: Tintes of Naturales Friendship Towels Kit
Equipment needed: 4-shaft loom
Instructions needed: Mayan Twilight Pattern Download from Sarah Jackson Handwoven Designs. Pattern sold separately.
What’s included in this pattern:
29 Pages Including:
Materials List and Project Specifications for four towels
Detailed, Accurate Instructions for Warping and Weaving
Numbered Threading Guide
Profile Treadling Drafts
Clear Instructions for Using a Profile Treadling Draft
Numbered and Colored Treadling Guides
Color chart of yarns
Information about the Mayan Hands Dye Project
WIFs are available in two separate folders (complete drawdowns and profile treadling drafts) for those with weaving software.
Designed by Sarah Jackson