This brief guide is meant to provide a foundation of understanding about traditional Guatemalan textiles. It covers basic weaving terms to understand the textiles, an overview of some of our favorite textiles and why we think they are special, and important things to consider when purchasing vintage Guatemalan textiles.
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Rachel Ross and Averie Floyd, power team behind Guatemala-based sustainable clothing brand Casa Flor designs, talk textile production in Guatemala and what it means to be an ethical clothing brand in today's world.
Thread Caravan has partnered with modern heirloom artisan brand, The Rise, to offer their Indiegogo campaign supporters a custom artisan adventure in Guatemala.
From sheering sheep and watching the northern lights in Iceland, to designer fabric sourcing trips in Guatemala... from apsara dancing classes at ancient Cambodian temples to dancing on the streets with local New Orleans musicians, your custom trip is going to be special.
Today marks Thread Caravan’s one year birthday. As a small start-up company, we feel proud of all we’ve accomplished with the help of our community this year. In case you missed what we’ve been up to, here’s a little recap...
It takes a village! We happily introduce our larger team to our community, with some behind the scenes photos showing what it´s like to be part of the caravan.
Interview with designer Helmi Mannil explaining her inspiration for her brand Jaguarundi and the significance of their motto "Latin America United".
Introducing Aussie friend + artist Edie Mitsuda, creator of beautiful paintings and moments.
Inspired by deserted islands, Vena Kim's clothing line Maridadi Trading leaves wearers feeling ready for the wind to be whipping their hand-dyed dresses on the beach. We caught up with Vena to hear more about her creative process.
Booking a Thread Caravan trip? Now you can also book a Yoga Caravan trip for $100 off the trip cost.
We just launched an Etsy page with some of our favorite handmade goods from our travels!
Dive deeper into your travels with Thread Caravan's custom trip add-ons. Volcanos, ruins, jungles, chocolate, and more -- all just an email and flight away.