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Rappler's latest stories on weaving


Daily tradition to high fashion: Weaving the old and new with Maguindanao’s colorful inaul

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:00 PM

From a necessary skill to feed families and from early traditional patterns to modern ones in gowns in fashion shows, Maguindanao’s inaul remains rich and vibrant

Photo by Claire Madarang

Robredo eyes weaving center, cooperative for Yakan tribe in Basilan

Jun 29, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says she also plans to link the Yakan weavers with entrepreneurs from Metro Manila who can help them have better access to the market to sell their products

VISITING THE WEAVERS. Vice President Leni Robredo poses for a photo with a young member of the Yakan tribe on June 29, 2018. All photos by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

By ‘saving the weave,’ one young social entrepreneur helps empower women

Jan 31, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Through Kandama, Victor Baguilat goes beyond keeping a dying tradition alive

This young entrepreneur weaves dreams through her social enterprise

Nov 29, 2017 - 5:57 PM

Anya Lim fulfills a childhood dream while keeping the weaving tradition alive

5 things to ask before buying indigenous weaves

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Bright colors and cool patterns are making their way to our day-to-day outfits – but how do you make sure you're not appropriating a culture?

You can bring these eco-friendly bags wherever you go

Oct 16, 2017 - 4:15 PM

They're good for the environment, and your outfit!

FEU, Kandama showcase creations of Ifugao weavers and designers

Aug 12, 2017 - 5:59 PM

The partnership reminds us that innovation and collaboration are crucial to worthy causes such as cultural preservation ” says FEU assistant VP for academic services Joeven Castro

Bambuhay: How bamboo weaving helped jumpstart a community's recovery from Yolanda

Dec 25, 2016 - 3:12 PM

Super Typhoon Yolanda destroyed the bamboo used by traditional weavers in Busuanga Caritas Philippines launches a livelihood program to revive the local bamboo weaving industry

#ShareIloilo: The endangered art of hablon weaving

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:58 PM

Where have all the weavers gone?

Kommaly Chanthavong: Preserving culture, weaving women’s future

Sep 04, 2015 - 4:25 PM

Kommaly Chanthavong escaped the bombings of the Vietnam War bringing only heirloom pieces of silk with her Now she helps poor displaced women earn a livelihood through silk weaving

FOR WOMEN. Kommaly Chanthavong helps Laotian women support their families by teaching them the art of silk weaving.

Risque Designs: Telling the Filipino story one shoe at a time

Jun 20, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Grounded in the art and skills of the Filipino Risque is a business that carries the country’s voice and aesthetic everywhere

FILIPINO TALENT. Tal de Guzman of Risque Resigns draws inspiration from her Philippine heritage. All photos by Risque Designs

Mat weavers of Tawi-Tawi face the waves of change

Jun 13, 2015 - 7:53 PM

The Sama Dilaut weavers struggle to preserve the tradition of mat weaving despite the changing times

SKILLED HANDS. It takes one to two months to finish a full-sized mat. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Artist, purist: Fu Yabing, the Blaan master weaver

Oct 21, 2014 - 3:29 PM

Vibrant beautiful traditional weaving – a craft protected by master designer Fu Yabing

10 awesome Pinoy collectibles

Aug 03, 2013 - 1:43 PM

Unique distinctly Filipino products you ll want to own

BRIGHT TAKE. These wooden backscratchers put the color of youth in traditional Philippine wood carvings. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Weekend in Vigan: 12 things to do

Jul 11, 2013 - 1:25 PM

The World Heritage City is the perfect weekend getaway

WAKING UP. Calle Crisologo looks magical in the early hours of the morning. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The future of fashion is organic

May 18, 2013 - 10:07 AM

If everyone will just realize that although technology is taking over the world going back to basics will make the world a better place

SPACED OUT. Black leotard with silver graphic details by Kermit Tesoro, black blouse with ruffles made of banana fiber by Dita Sandico-Ong, black oval onyx  earrings by AC+632, transparent cobalt cocktail ring by Studio Bohemia, pearl clutch at Bowery.

Hugo Weaving, Sydney film fest jury head

May 09, 2013 - 10:56 AM

The festival which runs from June 5 to 16 will screen 190 films 33 of which are Australian and will include 19 world premieres

FROM MIDDLE EARTH TO SYDNEY. Hugo Weaving heads the jury at the Sydney Film Festival. Photo from the Hugo Weaving Facebook page

Rags2Riches: Opportunities through fashion

Apr 29, 2013 - 11:23 PM

Fashion is not just about style It has to be about substance and sustainability

SCRAPS OF CLOTH WITH ARTISAN SKILL. 'It is possible to have a business that is doing well and doing good at the same time.' All photos by Ed San Juan

Luang Prabang: Where East meets West

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:54 AM

In Luang Prabang adopted residents are helping keep Laos traditions and cultural heritage alive

CULTURAL THREADS. Laos traditional textile on display at a village stall. All photos by Zak Yuson

Love, hope, courage: A review of 'Cloud Atlas'

Nov 29, 2012 - 3:37 AM

Our lives are not our own We are bound to others past and present

WE ARE ALL CONNECTED. Tom Hanks and Halle Berry are among the stars of 'Cloud Atlas.' Image from the movie's Facebook page