Natural linen handtowels with black and white embroidery
Cream linen handtowels with cream embroidery
Natural linen handtowel with black embroidery
A pair of hands weaving linen on a manual wooden loom
Casa Cubista text stating products will be ready end September

Handwoven linen towels

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Casa Cubista works with expert weaver, Maria, to produce their linen towels. Maria makes these by hand on her wooden looms - she has six, some more than a century old - carefully crafting the patterns woven into each piece.

The linen is grown in Vila Verde, about 8km from Maria's workshop, and is supplemented by a small amount that Maria grows herself at home.
Though the land isn't certified organic, the crop is sown by hand and grown without the use of any chemicals. 
Once harvested it's taken to a local mill that used traditional manual methods to turn the flax stalks into linen fibres. These are then spun into the fine linen thread that Maria uses to hand-weave these very special towels. She expertly adds in small sections of cotton to create the beautiful textural border designs.

Linen is what's known as a bast fibre. These are naturally hardy plants that inherently need far less water than cotton and are not reliant on pesticides to thrive. These qualities make bast fibres like linen an excellent sustainable choice. 

Size: small 40cm x 80cm, large 60cm x 135cm

Composition: 100% linen

Maria weaving Casa Cubista's linen towels on her handloom.

Our Values and this specific product

  • Natural materials
  • Minimal waste, pollutants and emissions
  • Conserving traditions
  • Vegan

Please wash cold and air dry. Iron on reverse side. These will soften over time with laundering and use.

Casa Cubista creates their products in very small batches with great care, so these will be ready to ship to you from end September.