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Mexico City, November 2011 -- Maggie Galton’s studio, where we shot a segment for the show. Maggie works with artisans in indigenous and mestizo communities to revive dying craft traditions and develop new products that strike a balance between modernity and tradition.

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Handmade Textiles from Mexico

Maggie Galton indigo bedding

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Handmade Textiles from Mexico

Maggie Galton's feather rebozo pillow., handmade in Mexico. via Remodelista

Mexico City, November 2011 -- Trajineras, which are brightly colored boats that shuttle visitors through the canals.

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Handmade Textiles from Mexico

Maggie Galton blue and orange ikat rebozo pillows

"Fibre arts of the oaxacan coast” 5 of 5 stars Review of Traditions Mexico Hands-on-Tours

Each of these pieces is made by women from the highland communities of Chiapas Pillows - from Chiapas, Mexico, drawing upon deep-seeded traditional mayan techniques and designs.