On the road again.

Worldbasket team have been at it again! traveling round India buying lovely goodies to sell on our site and at shows.

First stop was our favourite Banjara family to buy Rajasthani gypsy cushions, skirts and wallhangings .

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Lucy buying textiles from Banjara family.

Then out into the country side of Jaipur to the dhurrie factory, where we had great fun designing a

Bianca choosing colours.

Bianca choosing colours.

 

new rug pattern in glorious shades of duck egg blue, dark grey and cream.
We’ll be posting a picture of this this as soon as it is dyed and woven to perfection.

Bianca in the dhurrie workshop.

Bianca in the dhurrie workshop.

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We couldn’t resist the cube pouffes in handwoven wool jute to go with our brightly patchworked range, their so multi functional, put your feet up on them and relax, or
have them next to the sofa for books and cups of tea!

Lucy and Bianca outside the dhurrie workshop.

Lucy and Bianca outside the dhurrie workshop.

Next we went shopping for throws and found great pure cotton emblazoned with both traditional and contemporary designs, so we bought lots of them!

Furniture carriers, on the road back from Jaipur.

Furniture carriers, on the road back from Jaipur.

With our busy week of buying in Rajasthan coming to an end it was time for an outing.

Cool green courtyard at our hotel.

Cool green courtyard at our hotel.

We had a wonderful evening going to the latest Bollywood movie, such fun with amazing dance sequences and then on to dinner at our favourite Jaipur restaurant,
the Four Seasons, yummy local spicy vegetarian food, so much of it and we managed to fit in butterscotch ice cream as well.

Overtaking with caution!

Overtaking with caution!

Then an early start and a drive to Delhi, where we spent the next week whizzing around the bazaars of Old Delhi sourcing the latest designs of scarves in a multitude of colour, bags, jackets and quilts.
Then all we had to do was get all these wonderful purchases to the shippers, sit back and have a chai.

Rooftop restaurant in our hotel in Delhi.

Rooftop restaurant in our hotel in Delhi.

Come and see all this and more at our stand at the Bath and West show on from the 28th. to the 31st. May

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