It was such a pleasure for me to get an absolutely positive feedback on the announcement of offering weaving workshops for begginers in Rethymno and Chania.Groups of 4 were soon complete and happy,emerging weavers filled our studio with their creative mood and positive energy.
Having people accepting and supporting what you do is a blessing indeed. I try really hard to persuade people that weaving is not a craft of the past, an art that passed away, as most people in my country think, but a craft that evolves, an Art with incredible potential and numerous applications.In Greece weaving has been a neglected Art for over two generations…But things are getting better and better every day as people and especially younger people are getting in touch with this magical craft.There are many ambitious artists and entrepreneurs nowadays promoting and breathing new air into weaving and this is really encouraging for the future of weaving.
Special thanks to Eleni Teneketzi,owner of Koukoubook bookstore in Chania.She offered her beautiful space in the centre of the town for our workshops.Such a sweet, kind and talented girl in the town’s most updated bookshop!!
Every year,as Christmas is coming near,we try to think of something new and nice to present to our customers…something carrying symbolisms and be there for the whole year…So for this Christmas we prepared a series of fiber sculping charms in white,gold,silver,blue,red and green,the dominant colours of Christmas.
Each charm was embellished with a metallic or clay ornament.A house for domestic peace and happiness,an evil eye to keep away negative energy,a boat wishing you beautiful journeys and new begginings all year round,and gold pomegranates and horseshoes for good luck.
We strongly believe in the values and potential of our brand so we decided to give KLOTHO the chance to open its wings globally.So in September 2019 we participated in ‘Who’s Next’ in Paris,the biggest international fashion trade show.It was indeed a unique experience.We met interesting people and brands from other countries,shared ideas and made useful contacts.I travelled with Christina,our most valuable Head designer and friend and Irene our Sales Manager.We spent four days together setting things up,meeting new customers,explaining our values and brand mission,putting new goals and of course enjoying French wine and delicacies at the end of our long and tiring days!I really cherish these precious moments…We keep working hard,keep getting better every day,keep reaching new goals,keep trying our limits…