These colourful Sabutan placemats handmade and handwoven by artisans of the Aurora province in the Philippines, make any tablescape look joyous and festive. These placemats have been sourced from a social enterprise that showcases and promotes Philippine weaving traditions and indigenous textiles, while advocating sustainable livelihoods for the artisan communities.
Part of the Summerlong range, these placemats work beautifully with blockprinted runners and tablecloths in complimentary colours. Perfect for a festive table or a picnic in the park.
About The Craft:
Related to the pandan family, Sabutan weaving is a traditional craft of Aurora, Philippines. Many steps are involved in the making of these placemats - harvesting, stripping, dyeing and finally weaving of the Sabutan fibre.
Use a damp cloth to wipe clean and hang to dry.