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Velásquez designs

PANAJACHEL, SOLOLA, GUATEMALA

TEIXCHEL stands for Tejidos Ecológicos de Ixchel, Ixchel being the first weaver. TEIXCHEL's cooperative consists of  weavers from San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, many of whom are single mothers or widows and support their families through weaving. All of the products from TEIXCHEL are woven exclusively with nontoxic ecodyes and natural dyes to protect the environment.

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Process + Technique

 

Materials: 

  • Ecodye thread (certain colors dyed in house)
  • Hand-embroidery

  • Tassel making

Velasquez Designs