Tag: crochet

Tejidos Wayuu

Single Thread Wayuu Bags Explained

The Traditional Single Thread Technique Single Thread Wayuu Bags are at the pinnacle of the Wayuu Weaving Tradition. Going back some 400 years ago, during the times of Spanish colonization, the Wayuu did not know how to weave in crochet. They mostly used other hand-knotting techniques and looms.  The Spanish nuns, that came to America […]

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Meet Brandon and Diana Miller of Wayuu-Mochila-Bags.com

    Today we’d like to introduce you to Brandon and Diana Miller. Meet the Bespoke Unique and Trendy Colombian Wayuu Bags wayuu-mochila-bags.com   Original Publication June 7/2017 http://voyagedallas.com/interview/meet-brandon-miller-diana-miller-wayuu-mochila-bags-com-wylie-tx/ So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. Diana- We met around […]

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Wayuu Bag Size: An Insiders Guide

Wayuu Bag Size and Styles Are there Wayuu Bag Size Standards? Wayuu artisans collectively make a variety of semi-standard sizes. The most consistent size being the Large Wayuu Bags.  However,  we classified the most popular designs we have seen thus far.  Though as we know, all handmade items come with a range of variations.  Not […]

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5 Things to Love About a Mini Mochila Bag

5 Things to Love About a Mini Mochila Bag Ever since I got my mini mochila bag I’ve gotten nothing but compliments. People have expressed their love for the vibrant colors, patterns, and intricate crochet designs. Not only does the mini mochila bags help the Wayuu people of Colombia, but they look amazing with almost every […]

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An outfit inspiration picture collage pairing an earth-tones design Wayuu bag with triangles patterns in gray, brown, black and white paired with a short 3/4th sleeve white summer dress, a sun hat, tall gladiator sandals and a golden bracelet.

Wayuu Mochila Bags-Earth Colors-Outfit Inspirations

Wayuu Mochila Bags-Earth Colors Earth color Wayuu bags are chic, easy to accessorize and pair with your favorite wardrobe items. Wayuu Mochila Bags come in different combinations of browns, beige, black,  cream, and off-white colors. For the most part, you can wear these beautiful handbags with some simple and comfy summer dresses, interesting sandals, and […]

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What are Wayuu Mochila Bags?

What are Wayuu Mochila Bags? Wayuu Mochila Bags are crocheted bags, handmade by a native tribe that lives in the northern peninsula of South America, the Wayuu. Most of the weavers are women, but men also make these beautiful fashion items. Indeed, the population of male Wayuu weavers increased in the last ten years.   […]

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