Guatemalan Ikat Fabric in Primarily Black with White

$20.00
+ $5.00 shipping
$20.00
+ $5.00 shipping
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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States

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This fabric is 36 inches wide. It is 100% cotton and is sold by the yards. This fabric was hand woven in the highlands of Guatemala. It is a finely woven textile that shows the skill of the Mayan weavers. It is medium weight and would work well for a home decor project or apparel. I don't know what it is about black and white ikats, but I do love them. It co-ordinates with almost anything and looks GREAT. This is an exceptionally good fabric. The weaving is finely done.

It is said that the Mayan goddess Ixchel gave the gift of weaving to her people. It was an extraordinary gift. In Maya communities weaving is handed down from generation to generation. Children play in the room where their parents weave. They grow up learning the art from their parents.

Please check out more great Guatemalan fabrics in my etsy shop.
www.etsy.com/shop/spanglishfabrics

You can also find Spanglish Fabrics on pinterest and facebook.



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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
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Shipping is done within three days. If something happens that I can't ship during that time frame, I will let you know when you order. I usually ship priority or first class mail.

I do ship internationally. Please contact me and let me know what you'd like and I'll give you a shipping price. I've had great luck with international orders doing them this way.


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All payments are through PayPal or through Etsy. Please pay promptly so I can send you your fabric promptly.


Returns & exchanges

All items are guaranteed. If for any reason you are not pleased with the fabric you may return it within 10 days for a refund minus a 10% restocking fee. I hope you understand that cut fabric is difficult to resell. I also do not refund the shipping fee. Once I receive the item, I will refund your payment. I recommend returning the item using priority mail so that you will have a tracking number.

Fabric bought during a sale or special offer is not returnable.


Additional policies

All the fabrics on this site are 100% cotton hand-dyed and hand-woven in Guatemala. The regular fabric is 36 inches wide. The fabric is not cut until you buy it. When you order multiple yards, you'll receive your fabric in a continuous piece.

Since these fabrics are hand woven there might be slight imperfections. These are characteristics that make the fabric stand out from machine made fabrics.

The corte pieces are different widths. The width of each one is in the description.

Fabrics should be prewashed before sewing with them. Edges of the fabric should be zigzagged to prevent fraying. Fabrics should be washed with like colors in the washing machine on the gently cycle with a warm wash. In order to ensure that colors don’t run, add 1 teaspoon of the fixative, Retayne, for every yard of fabric. Remove fabric from the machine right after the final spin cycle. Dry in the dryer until damp dry using the coolest temperature. Fabric should then be hung up to finish drying.

Retayne can be ordered on-line from any number of sites such as Joanne’s or Amazon.