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In stock and ready to ship from Chiang Mai, Thailand from Bua Bhat.
Handmade Sankampang cotton cushion made using upcycled fabrics. Not only will this hill tribe inspired cotton cushion bring that worldly touch to your home it will also brighten any room. Insert not included.
Size: 18 in x 18 in
Care: Hand wash separately with mild detergent
10% of this purchase will be used to support local community projects that aid in eduction, healthcare, infrastructure in areas of need. Read more about our Community Works programs here.
Approximately 7-10 days to make, plus shipping.
Our artisans are located around the world and will ship your items directly to you from their studios. Orders are shipped by DHL and should take 3-10 days after the artisans dispatch them.
If you receive this item in less than perfect condition or are not satisfied with it, you have 15 days from the date of delivery to request a free return with a full refund.
Bua Bhat's inspiring green philosophy is to create from waste, upcycling leftover fabrics and other materials into beautiful and unique home decorative arts.
Wilai, the founder of Bua Bhat, is a tenacious and entrepreneurial woman. At a young age, Wilai helped out in her family's textile business and learnt English by selling their products at the local markets in Chiang Mai. Her ambitious nature further shines through as after school she headed off on a solo journey around Southeast Asia, India and on to America, quite a feat some 40+ years ago. She learnt local weaving techniques throughout Asia and production methods while she was in America. In her 20's Wilai started Bua Bhat which she named after her beloved mother. A self-taught designer, Wilai draws inspiration from her Lanna roots and has found a niche in upcycling discarded fabrics into creative works of art.
Bua Bhat is located in Kor-Sa-Leam, a traditional Thai village and well-known handicraft area northeast of Chiang Mai, Thailand. A native tribe called Yong makes up much of the population in the region. Wilai, who is from Chiang Mai, teamed up with the Yong who are naturally gifted craftspeople, especially in fabric weaving inspired by nature gardens, vegetable beds, ponds and architecture as well as local Lanna culture.
Bua Bhat is an important part of the local community, having employed local women since 1987. While some roles are full-time, they also offer freelance work, particularly to mothers with small children, giving them the flexibility to earn money while being able to look after their families in the comfort of their homes.