YouÕll never believe these ultra-chic pillows are made from old VHS tapes! The upcycled tape woven into the cotton fibers strengthens the fabric and provides a cool, metallic sheen. Each pillow is accented with ruffle flowers.
In the multicultural capital of New Delhi, India, the art of weaving our purse and clutch collection from upcycled video and cassette tapes is done by young adults who are mentally and physically challenged by motor, cognitive or behavioral conditions.
It is estimated that 80% of the world’s disabled live in developing countries, where it is difficult to receive proper care and attention. Matr Boomie empowers artisans with special needs with life skills and training that foster confidence, independence and dignity.