The cotton for Aseneth's fabrics and accessories starts from small family-owned farms using sustainable local practices that have been passed from generation to generariion over the course of hundreds of years.]]>
Dyeing the yarn is a challenging manual process performed by skilled, experienced local artisans from Carapeguá and Villa Rica and surrounding areas, who have been producing these local materials for centuries. The natural dyes and dyeing process have not changed over the centuries, leading to uncompromized quality and uniqueness.]]>
The yarn for Aseneth's materials is made from hand-selected native cotton, which is then hand-twirled into lengths matched to the specific clothing or accessory, and finally dyed to colors specified by the designer. Each season brings new cotton, new yarn, and new colors.]]>
My name is Aseneth Ospina. I have family in Colombia and Paraguay and travel to both countries often. When I first visited Paraguay I was shopping for my daughter’s dress in little village. I wanted something authentic. I wanted to find something for her first year celebration. I saw a white dress … What caught my attention was fabric quality and the unique way the fabric was woven. From that moment I became very passionate for this traditional and organic material.
One day it came to my mind to make mother-daughter tunics using same type of fabric and adding my own touch.]]>