Upcycled Vintage Pillow Cover Figuras

TIXAR

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  • Why you’ll love this product

    Colourful and happy, this pillow cover will bring you joy and comfort for years. Handwoven from upcycled vintage textiles, you’ll love the intricate patterns and the soft touch of the fabric. It makes the perfect cuddle buddy during a Netflix binge session, and adds just the right pop of colour to your burgeoning ethical home.

    This product is made out of vintage huipil, a traditional square-cut blouse worn by indigenous women in Guatemala. Fabric patterns and materials vary amongst regions, so this piece carries the rich story of the people and places it comes from.

    • Ethically made in Guatemala from upcycled vintage huipil (traditional Guatemalan wear)
    • Handwoven on a backstop loom in the community of Nahuala; upcycled by a small, local family of sewers in La Antigua
    • 100% cotton, double-sided huipil, hidden bottom zipper
    • Measures 13.5” by 14” (for a firmer, plumper pillow, we recommend choosing an insert that is 14.5” by 15”)
    • Care instructions: Hand/machine wash in cold water with like colours. Do not pull loose threads (simply cut off)
    • Pillow insert is not included (cover only)
    • Free shipping on orders over $50.00
    • Ground Shipping to Canada & USA
    • Canada: 2-4 business days
    • USA: 3-5 business days
    • Express shipping available at checkout
    • Comes with a handwritten note
    • If this is a gift and you would like us to include a note with a specific message, indicate it in the "notes" section upon checkout
    • Refund available within 30 days. See details

Impact

Livelihood
Livelihood
Handmade
Handmade
Fair Trade
Fair Trade
Earth Friendly
Earth Friendly
Artisan
Artisan



About TIXAR

TIXAR

By purchasing this item, you’re doing more than buying something. You’re supporting TI’XAR (pronounced tee-shar), an organization that runs environmental projects in Guatemala; from permaculture, eco-tourism, education, to water/food security, and more. TI’XAR products are handmade, fair trade, and produced in small batches to preserve quality and minimize waste. They provide dignified work and fair wages to their artisans, and make all their products with only earth-friendly (and human-friendly) materials.

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