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Kantha Quilting




In these three video workshops Linda introduces the Indian technique of Kantha quilting and invites you to join her to design and create a unique hand stitched work inspired by tradition but made contemporary. You’ll see how a few simple materials can be transformed into a beautiful object for your home. 

This workshop collection contains three videos.

Kantha Quilting – An Inspiration

In the first workshop in this series Linda discusses the origins of Kantha and suggests suitable materials for a modern interpretation. She shows the source of inspiration she will work with and explains how she will select elements from it to create a completely new design.

Run time: 21 minutes
Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Kantha Quilting – Building the Composition

In the second workshop Linda creates a design composition influenced by her chosen source of inspiration. She explains how she selects a colour palette to work with and talks about design fundamentals like colour and contrast, size and scale.

Run time: 25 minutes
Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Kantha Quilting – Stitch, Stitch, Stitch

In workshop 3 Linda demonstrates the stitch techniques involved in her interpretation of the Kantha technique and answers questions about choice of needle and thread. She shows how the quilting produces not only a tactile fabric but also a beautiful surface texture.

Run time: 20 minutes
Presenter: Linda Kemshall