Recently I received an email from Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, who is the creator of The Little Yoga Mat, eco-friendly yoga mats for little kids. She asked for my help in finding a good source for traditional Guatemalan weavers who might make mini-backpacks for the yoga mats.
Her vision: to locate Maya weavers who could make beautiful handmade backpacks that are traditional, eco-friendly, and sized so that even toddlers can carry the mats to yoga class or pre-school.
I put Jensen in touch with the Maya Traditions Foundation in Guatemala… And voila! Check out the adorable result!
My hat is off to Jensen for bringing these cute backpacks to the market and for supporting traditional craftsmanship. See more at The Little Yoga Mat.
Have you discovered colorful Guatemalan textiles? Drop a comment below. I love to hear your stories!