Working from her home in northern Thailand, Issaraporn Saeyang crafts this shoulder bag in the traditional Lisu appliqué pattern. She decorates the exterior with multicolored stripes and lines the interior with polyester. She adds a practical small pocket in the inside and closes the bag at the top with a zipper.
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Bag: 32.0 cm width x 23.0 cm height x 16.0 cm depth
Strap: 50.0 cm length x 4.0 cm width
Weight: 0.305 kg
Materials: 100% cotton. Lining 100% polyester.
Care instructions: Hand-wash in cold water with mild soap, or dry clean.
About the Artisan:
This item was made by Issaraporn Saeyang. She was born into a Lisu family—the Lisu are one of the hill tribes of Southeast Asia—on May 9, 1982.
She cannot get any job because she is not very healthy and gets sick easily. Working for herself is much better as she does what she can when she can. Even though she struggles with sales and many other things in life, at least she is working for herself in her own small business.
At the moment, she stays and crafts her items in Chiang Mai. Whenever she goes back to her village, she also picks up bags made by her sister in law and other villagers who are helping out.
... Read Issaraporn's full biography on Ezistock Blog.