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Field Notes | Gesikharjo Training

Field Notes | Gesikharjo Training

It is already close to midnight when we finally arrive in Gesikharjo. We are tired from the five hour drive from Surabaya but also very excited abo...
#MadeRight Tribe | Anina Mutter

#MadeRight Tribe | Anina Mutter

SukkhaCitta (SC): Hi Anina! Can you tell us a bit about yourself: What inspired you to start Blossik? Was there a specific event that inspired you ...
Behind Our Craft: Batik Process

Behind Our Craft: Batik Process

The roots of Batik are ancient and difficult to trace. No one knows exactly when, or where, people began to perform resist-dyeing techniques - w...
Help us get better!

Help us get better!

Dear #MadeRight Tribe, We are so proud and grateful of everything we have accomplished last year, both the highs and the lows, and are equally exc...
New Year Reflections: You Are Not Small

New Year Reflections: You Are Not Small

As we enter the last hours of the year, I am drawn to take a moment to reflect on what had transpired this year, not only the milestones but also t...
The Story Behind Rumah SukkhaCitta Collection

The Story Behind Rumah SukkhaCitta Collection

Almost two years ago, I was researching on natural dyeing and my journey brought me to meet a wonderful family in the hilly Jlamprang village that ...
True Luxury is #MadeRight

True Luxury is #MadeRight

From the beginning, SukkhaCitta was never meant to be another fashion brand. As you may know, I am a trained economist and have no background absol...
A Presidential Honor

A Presidential Honor

Last week, we were invited to join the Sumpah Pemuda celebration at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia. President Joko Widodo was interest...
TITIK: We Are Enough

TITIK: We Are Enough

Pak Nahndiyin  is visibly proud. He is one of the weavers in Medono who works on our upcoming collection: TITIK. This new hand jacquard technique w...
Medono's Knots: A Program For The Weavers' Wives

Medono's Knots: A Program For The Weavers' Wives

After our trip last month, we have been testing different initiatives in the village to find what works. This week, we are back to test and documen...
What Happened To The Handloom Industry in Medono?

What Happened To The Handloom Industry in Medono?

A few weeks back, we visited Medono, the village where we make our 365 collection. It is a proud community with a long tradition of hand-looming, p...
Gesikharjo - A New Village

Gesikharjo - A New Village

A few days back we finished a natural plant-based dye training in our village of Gesikharjo. After a few more weeks of practice the women in this b...