Located in the beautiful city of San Cristobal de las Casas in the state of Chiapas, our group of craftswomen was founded in 2012 and have been growing exponentially which allowed them receive help from non-governmental programs aimed to modernize the artisanal sector. A true story of achievement, passion and unity among women is what Kip Tik presents in each of the embroidery of our pieces.
Undoubtedly Chiapas is one of the states of the Mexican Republic with the greatest wealth of textile techniques such as; the backstrap loom, pedal, embroidery, basketry and macrame and this made obvious our decision to work in this region and to find a group of craftswomen to help us land our ideas. Kip Tik is a unique place where magic really occur through the ganes of the craftswomen. Cooperation and dedication are the main pillars for success in their productions and under the guidance of Margarita, Guillermo, Ceci and Mari to achieve commitment and quality that should express by their pieces, which allowed them to have customers around the world.
Juana Gutierrez is a Maestra Tintorera (Master Dyer) from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca. The Gutiérrez family are descendants of and participants in the rich Zapotec tradition of weaving and dyeing. In a beautiful and sunny courtyard of Teotitlan, magic takes place. Prior to staining, the ingredients are collected and put to dry then prepare dyes it. A craftsmanship that takes lots of patience and dedication. Juana and her family have the gift to create tones more beautiful that you've ever seen.
Our team of embroiderers is located in the State of Mexico and are recognized for their high quality and technical proposal in doing embroidery.
This amazing group of women began their adventure in 2005 with the aim of finding a way to help economically their homes. The dedication and quality they put into their embroidery has led them to work with leading Mexican brands.
We decided that it is important to nurture our products with different techniques and women who contribute their love and passion for the handmade; and that is why our quest to find another group of artisans who can collaborate with us, began working with them has been very rewarding because it is important to get the advice of women with years of experience and sensitivity with embroidery techniques.