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Our Fair Trade, Handmade Guatemalan Patchwork Quilts & Quilt Sets

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Mixed  Huipiles
Quilt

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Vivid Blue Throw

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Rose Quilt

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 Terracotta
Rust Quilt

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Red, Earth 
Tones

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Red Zacualpa

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 Huipile Tapestry

fair trade quiltOur New Design Mixed Huipile quilt is made from a consistent blend of large embroidered patches [with no circular center huipile]. The designs embroidered into either of these quilts will leave you breathless. Like a great work of art, you will see something new and extraordinary every time you look at it. Cotton with a Poly backing. Bright Pastels & Jewel Tones. Each is an absolutely unique work of art.  #079/ New Design King-size [104 x 94] Mixed Huipile Patchwork Quilt. [Just patches-no circular center huipile]. [Back ordered]

 

#089/ New Design Queen-size [94 x 94] Mixed Huipilepatchwork quilt Patchwork Quilt. [Just patches-no circular center huipile].

fair trade quiltOur Original Design Mixed Huipile Guatemalan Patchwork Quilts!
Now two designs to choose from!

Our original Handmade Mixed Huipile Patchwork Quilt [see pic. to left] is designed around a circular center made from one entire Huipile [Mayan Embroidered Blouse], and it is surrounded with dozens of oversized embroidered patches. Bright Pastels & Jewel Tones. Each is an absolutely unique work of art. 

#099/ Queen-size [94 x 94] Mixed Huipile Patchwork Quilt.

patchwork quiltSpecial Note: Each Mixed Huipile Quilt is a unique combination of beautiful pastels and jewel tones, and no 2 are alike. The pictures represent the types of colors and designs found in each.

#063/ Twin-size [84 x 66] Mixed Huipile Quilt or Large Throw.

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handmade quilt What our customers say: BREATHTAKING!  ... when I opened the box, the treasure awaiting was beyond words...I immediately laid it out on my bed and took a very long time studying and feeling all of the intricate embroidery and it brought me to tears through a huge smile.  Nothing this beautiful can be made without heartfelt passion, depth of soul and willingness to share.  I am so grateful to the incredible artisans who crafted this spectacular quilt and to your team for bringing these unique, heirloom-quality and "life-changing gifts" to us. Thank You, Steph Speziali, Plainfield, CT What our customers say: I received my beautiful patchworkfair trade quilt quilt today and it is as beautiful as I imagined... Here is a picture of it on our bed! Renee Henderson, Melbourne, Australia

More: Dear Don - ..my quilt is magnificent - quality is far superior than I imagined... I amhandmade patchwork quilt so happy that I ordered - of course, your prices are far too reasonable.  Sincerely Sigrid Silverman, Tucson, AZ

 

[Another example of an original design quilt]

What our customers say... Th

e mixed huipile quilt I just received is so beautiful, its hard not to just stare at it. There is so many details in the cloth, embroidery, and cross stitching. I do hope the quilt makers know that their work is appreciated. Thanks, Evelyn Rollins.

More: I received my patchwork quilt today and when I saw the treasure inside, I almost cried...  Its beauty defies description and I have to keep looking at it over and over again because I see something new each time... My husband and I visited Guatemala, Belize and Costa Rica and I have never seen anything like this, nor have I seen this level of workmanship.  It is truly one of the most beautiful things I own... Thanks! Kris Dean,  Mechanicsville, VA

patchwork quiltOur Handmade Guatemalan Patchwork Quilts: are renowned for their beauty. The patches come from fabric Mayan women have sewn to make their skirts and "huipiles", which are the traditional hand-woven, embroidered blouses that Mayan women began wearing around the time of the Spanish conquest. [Click here to read about how the Mayan Artisans make these fabulous quilts & About the use of Symbols In Mayan Textile Art]

fair trade quilt Handmade Terracotta
Rust patchwork
quilt. Our all-time best seller. 
Cotton with a Poly backing. 
#004/ King size rust, terracotta, patchwork quilt. Size-104 in. X 94 in. 
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#005/ Queen size rust, terracotta patchwork quilt. Size-94 in. X 94 in.
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What our customers say: Don and artisans, Thank you for such a wonderful quilt.  Everymayan artisans day I make my bed and am so thankful that I have such a beautiful quilt. Thank you, Beverly Bagley, Olympia, WA One Satisfied Customer
fair trade quilt Rose mixed pastels Guatemalan Patchwork Quilt. This was the quilt featured in "Lucky Magazine" See  close-up to right. Cotton with a Poly backing. #010/ King size rose mixed pastels patchwork quilt. Size-104 in. X 94 in. 
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#011/ Queen-size rose mixed pastel patchwork quilt. 94 x 94. 
 
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fair trade quilt Fabulous New Design! Red/earth tone handmade patchwork quilt.  
See an explanation of how all of our Guatemalan quilts are made below! Cotton with a Poly backing.

 #001/ King size Red/ earth tones patchwork quilt. size-104 X 94 inches. 
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What our customers say: I just want to add to your list of happy customers.  I am more than thrilled with the queen size [Red/Earth Tone] Guatemalan quilt and pillow covers I ordered, ...Thank you for wonderful products and for caring for the artists who make them. Susan Lester, Florence, MA

#002/ Queen size Red/ earth tones patchwork quilt. Size-94 X 94 inches. 
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What our customers say : Thank you for your wonderful service! The patchwork quilts are fabulous! I am using them on two day beds-the vivid colors really compliment the aged wood. Thank you from a new, delighted customer. Isabel Besse, Falmouth, MA

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Guatemalan Patchwork Quilt & Pillow Cover Sets

fair trade quiltKing or Queen-size Red/Earth Tone Patchwork Quilt & One Matching 18 Inch Throw Pillow Cover. 

#164/ King-size & Matching 18 Inch Throw Pillow Cover.  
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#165/ Queen-size & Matching 18 Inch Throw Pillow Cover. 
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fair trade quilt Rose mixed pastels Guatemalan Patchwork Quilt & One 20 x 30 inch Bed Size Pillow Cover Set. 

#150/ King-size w/ one 20 x 30 pillow cover. 
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#152/ Queen-size w/one 20 x 30 pillow cover. 
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fair trade quilt King or Queen-size Rust/Terracotta Patchwork Quilt & Three Red/Rust 18 Inch Throw Pillow Covers. 

#025/ King-size & Three Red/Rust 18 Inch Throw Pillow Covers. 
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#229/ Queen-size & Three Red/Rust 18IMG_9684b.jpg (466365 bytes) Inch Throw Pillow Covers. 
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7560b.jpg (1977204 bytes) Guatemalan Puzzle Quilt with Puzzle Pillow Covers.  Three 20 x 30 inch Pillow Covers & a Queen-size Quilt.

 

Queen-size w/3 Pillow Covers.  [Back ordered]handmade pillow cover

 

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zacualpa bedspread Beautiful Ivory Handmade ZacualpaIMG_9705b2c.jpg (227224 bytes) Bedspreads. Ivory with embroidered stripes. This is a traditional woven bedspread from Zacualpa, Guatemala. Its woven on a back-strap loom in panels and then joined with decorative embroidery. The artisans then add intricate embroidery work [in red, green, gold & blue] at the top and bottom of the bedspread.zacualpa bedspread Cotton. Colors and designs are consistent in this bedspread. Ivory only available in King-size.

#214/ King Size [108 x 95] Ivory Zacualpa Bedspread & Three Matching Pillow Cover Set. [Back ordered]

guatemala bedspread Jeff & Donna Groves were kind enough to send us this picture of their Ivory Zacualpa Bedspread. Thanks guys. We hope you enjoy it for years to come.

From Guatemala! Back-Strap Woven Zacualpa Bedspreads & Pillow Cover Sets!

zacualpa bedspread Handmade Red Zacualpa Bedspread & Three Matching Throw Pillow Cover Set.  Beautiful Red with a woven decorativezacualpa bedspread band at the top and bottom. Cotton. 

 

#062/ King Size [108 x 95] Red Zacualpa Bedspread & Three Matching Pillow Cover Set
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[Matching Pillow Cover]

What our Customers Say: I just got my new, ...[Zacualpa] bedspread and am thrilled! Absolutely thrilled (and the added, handmade gifts made today feel like my birthday...thank you. 

I am also thrilled that my purchase supports so much good. It fits right in with my values. Terry Dunn, Albuquerque , NM

What our Customers Say: Dear Mr. Lam, The [Zacualpa] bedspreads and pillow shams are BEAUTIFUL! They arrived today – sooner than expected – and I can’t say enough good about them. The fabric is gorgeous and the needlework is very fine. They’re perfect!  I love the attention to detail... Warmest Regards to you and your talented artisans. Jan Pippins, Denham Springs, LA

Guatemala artisans[Click here to read about how the Mayan Artisans make these fabulous bedspreads]

 

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Zacualpa Pillow Covers

Zacualpa Throw Pillow Covers!
You can also buy the pillow covers individually.

IMG_9710b.jpg (426972 bytes) #291/ Red Zacualpa 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Handmade. Cotton. Zipper Back. 


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IMG_9717b.jpg (473992 bytes)#296/ Bright Blue Zacualpa 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Handmade. Cotton. Zipper Back. 


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IMG_9720b.jpg (509740 bytes) #022/ New! Yellow/Gold Zacualpa 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Handmade. Cotton. Zipper Back. 

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IMG_9705b2c.jpg (227224 bytes) #288/ Ivory Zacualpa 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Handmade. Cotton. Zipper Back.  


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IMG_9712b.jpg (450885 bytes)#289/ Violet Zacualpa 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Handmade. Cotton. Zipper Back. 

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Guatemalan Throws & Wall Hanging Tapestries!

 Guatemalan Throw Blankets! 

7570b.jpg (1487364 bytes) #061/ Vivid Blue Huipile Embroidered  Lap  Blanket or Throw. Cotton. The center is made from one entire Huipile [Mayan Embroidered Blouse]. Each is beautiful and absolutely unique! 60 x 50 inches. Perfect to curl up under.  Cotton with a Poly backing. 
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 [Another Example]

7582b.jpg (1165374 bytes)#112/ Red & Rust Huipile Embroidered Lap Blanket or Throw. Cotton with a poly backing. The center is made from one entire Huipile [Mayan Embroidered Blouse]. Each is beautiful and absolutely unique! 60 x 50 inches. Perfect to curl up under.     
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  Guatemalan Tapestry Wall Hangings!

guatemala wall hanging #104/ Gorgeous Guatemalan Embroidered Mixed Huipile Tapestry.  42 x 28 inches. Fringes at the bottom & hooks to hang them. Each is unique. A beautiful mix of pastels and jewel tones. 
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guatemala wall hanging Embroidered Huipile Patchwork Tapestriesguatemala wall hanging Rust/Red. 42 x 28 inches. Each embroidered design is unique and quite beautiful! Fringes at the bottom and hooks at the top to hang them. 

#109/ Embroidered Red/Rust Patchwork Tapestry:  

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Handmade Throw Pillow Covers 

Throw Pillow Covers!  Handcrafted by the same artisans who make our patchwork quilts. Beautifully embroidered!

IMG_9684b.jpg (466365 bytes)#135/ Red/Rust Embroidered Pillow Cover. Fits 18 inch pillow insert.  Cotton. Zipper close. Each is unique. 


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throw pillow #243/ Our Red and Green Embroidered Throw Pillow cover. Each is unique. 18 inches. Zipper close. Cotton.   


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IMG_9700b4.jpg (375622 bytes) #119/ Vivid Blue Pillow Cover. Fits a 18 inch pillow insert. Each is unique. Wonderfully accents our vivid blue quilts! Zipper close. Cotton. 


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IMG_9678b.jpg (598369 bytes) #219/ Guatemalan Throw Pillow Cover. Beautiful Violet/Mixed Pastel. 18 inches. Zipper close. Cotton.

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throw pillow #249/ Blue/Mixed Pastel 18 in. Patchwork Pillow Covers. Zipper close. Cotton. 


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IMG_9679b.jpg (524826 bytes) #267/ Yellow/Gold 18 inch Throw Pillow Cover. Zipper back. Cotton. Just a hint of green in the coloring.


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IMG_9681b.jpg (588564 bytes) #254/ Our Red/Earth Tone Patchwork 18 inch Throw Pillow CoversZipper close. Cotton.   
[Back ordered]

 

 

 

What our customers say: Thank you so much for providing these wonderful quilts! Please tell the women its by far the most beautiful blanket I have ever owned. I will treasure it immensely! I look forward to doing business with you again in the future. Keep up the good work. Jennifer Haylett, Moscow, ID

Click here to read about the Artisan Groups who make our Patchwork Quilts, Tapestries & Pillow Covers & the use of Symbols in Mayan Textile Art!

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