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Toys win the Hearts of young and old

PADUKAS expands into making cloth toys and finds an immediate market. Over the Christmas holidays, Padukas attended a Christmas Bazaar at Baro Furniture Store in Lower Parel, Mumbai.  We were advised to bring lots of small gift items.  So our Padukas seamstresses worked over time to create a series of Yo Yo Dolls for the event.  We were thrilled that our dolls were so well received and almost all of our stock was sold out during the two day event. And one of the other merchants liked our toys and gave us an order for 100 toys to be delivered as soon as possible. We think Padukas might be onto something big!  This clown was modeled after one that Jeanetta...

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The Ever Popular Shopping Basket

How do you make something good even better? Our large and medium shopping basket has been our best seller for the past year.  We cannot keep them in stock. And why not?  The fantastic colors to brighten up a day!  Sturdy and able to hold and transport groceries from farmers market to home. Looks gorgeous sitting in your home storing all kinds of beloved "stuff". So what did we do?  We made the handle a little more upscale.  Instead of the little round circles holding the handle in place, we figured out how to design the handle into one piece, giving a much more finished product. We think you will like it!  Tell us what you think!   Old Design:...

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Welcome to Padukas Blog!

Padukas has had a wonderful first year of making quilts, purses, meditation shawls, placemats, coasters and now jackets.... all out of recycled and upcycled fabrics received as donation by Mumbai clothing manufactures, Mumbai women donating their used sarees, and scraps bought at the wholesale scrap market in Mumbai... We just finished our first big wholesale order of 300 yoga bags for a wholesaler in USA.  Have created ongoing relationships with several stores in the western market... and sell to pilgrims visiting Ganeshpuri, India.  

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