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Katab Quilt – Jamnaben

    One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Jamnaben – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Jamnaben has been making appliqué professionally for 40 years, working for a wide variety of clients including independent designers and FabIndia, earning around 9,000 Rupees a month (about £108)….

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Katab Quilt – Miraben

One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Miraben – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Miraben came to Ahmedabad, India with her parents when she was two years old during The Partition of India in 1947. For their first 8 years in Ahmedabad the family worked…

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Katab Quilt – Deviben

One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Deviebn – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Deviben has worked for 3 years for an NGO, where she earns 6,500 Rupees a month (£78). With a keen sense of both colour and design and a thorough knowledge of…

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Katab Quilt – Daahiben

One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Daahiben – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Daahiben has been working professionally in appliqué since the age of 11. She has had a long and varied working career working with a wide variety of clients, and has taken…

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Katab Quilt – Shantiben

One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Shantiben – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Shantiben learnt how to appliqué 15 years ago from her neighbours. With skilled finishing techniques and a keen sense of design, Shantiben now works with her sister selling quilts privately to…

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Katab Quilt – Rashmiben

One of a kind, handmade textile quilt made by Rashmiben – shown at Manchester Craft and Design as part of the recent Katab exhibition. Rashmiben has been working in appliqué for ten years. She is highly skilled in cutting fabric, and was in charge of cutting and distributing fabric to artisans the Self Employed Women’s…

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