Cayley Pater

Cayley Pater is the CEO of Made Trade and an editor for Made Trade Magazine. Cayley’s passion for sustainable and ethical fashion grew from five years of managing two international fair trade brands and her love and respect of handmade, artisan products.

Articles

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Behind Vegetable-Tanned Leather: The History and Process, Plus Two Brands Still Using the Material Today

An overview of how vegetable tanned leather is made and the benefits behind this sustainable material.

A book and a mug sit on a white bedspread with a dark blue blanket

Spotlight on Hoot: Sustainable Bedding Made from Tencel

Made from lyocell we’re obsessed with Hoot’s buttery soft and exceptionally sustainable sheet set.

An eygipian artisan weaver works on a loom to hand weave a traditional rug

Spotlight on Anchal: A Modern Take on Kantha Quilting with Women Artisans in Ajmer, India

The History of Kantha The roots of Kantha (pronounced KAHN-taa) can be traced to Bangladesh and the…

Reviving Traditional Kilim Weaving In Fowwa Egypt

Reviving Traditional Kilim Weaving in Fowwa, Egypt

The hand woven kilim rug has been a staple in Egyptian homes for centuries, but is now getting a huge redesign refresh.

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