TAMMACHAT's photo books tell the story behind the textiles created by 4 of our artisan partners. Learn how silk is created by hand in rural villages.
Photos by Ellen Agger. Text by Alleson Kase.
Mulberries ORGANIC SILK will give you glimpses of the organic silk farm and the more than 200 village families that create Mulberries' extraordinary Lao silks. Experience the rich silk legacy of Lao culture through photographs that capture the essence of this continuing tradition.
SILK tells the story of the magnificent creation of silk in rural Thailand and Laos. The skilled artisans use techniques passed down from their foremothers for generations. Each piece is a unique work of art.
PANMAI is a women's weaving co-op in the northeast of Thailand. Its members are expert silk weavers and are widely respected for their dyeing skills using natural materials, protecting both their own health and that of their environment.
PRAE PAN GROUP is another long-standing TAMMACHAT partner, also located in the northeast of Thailand. This women's weaving co-op members weave in cotton, silk and hemp, all coloured with natural dyes.
WEAVING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: ORGANIC COTTON ALONG THE MEKONG features village groups that grow organic cotton, handspin yarns, dye them with local, natural dyes and weave them into a variety of products.