Pedal Loom Weavers - Zinacantán

Pedal Loom Weavers

Zinacantán, Mexico

Artisans in Group

5

Products Made

24

Years Working Together

5

Techniques Used

  • Pedal Looms
Pedal Loom Weavers - Zinacantán
Pedal Loom Weavers - Zinacantán
The weavers in Zinacantán are just a short walk from the town’s central square. They have a large home workshop with six pedal looms and a small sewing workshop, run by a husband and wife team. They employ several weavers in the community and even have a small yarn store that allows community members to purchase thread more easily.
Pedal Loom Weavers - Zinacantán
We began our partnership with cotton pillows and, because of the popularity of products produced here, expanded our partnership to include our grid-patterned kitchen textiles. We then employ a sewing workshop in San Cristobal to cut and sew many of our kitchen pieces.

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