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The History of Sakura Bloom Goa, A True Family Love

August 27, 2019

INDIA, FALL 2016

SEEK
a : to go in search of : look for
b : to try to discover

Traveling the world together as a family in search of textiles and a global view full of real world experiences. Meeting and learning from new friends and the artisans who weave our textiles along the way. In 2016, we traveled to India with the kids with no set plans, other than adventure, and it was nothing short of amazing - learning how raw fiber is spun into yarn, wrapped for the warp, and prepared onto a traditional antique loom. There's something about seeing the magic in your child's eyes when things come full circle for them that just takes your breath away. This is Goa, and the Seek Collections for our family.

The Seek Collection

Women. Mothers. Teachers.
Spinning. Weaving. Creating.

These roles: are some of the most powerful. These actions: fabric that holds us. Together we’ve intertwined them to bring you, the Seek Collection.

Raw cotton is hand spun and then masterfully woven on wooden looms into the softest cloth, making way only for intricately placed dots & lines. Shadowy hints of natural dye along a sandy dune of cream.

Designed to keep you and your little one cool in the summer and warm in winter, the Seek Collection is Sakura Bloom’s first purely raw cotton textile. Hand spun and loomed by the hands of mothers in India, cut and sewn by the hands of mothers in California, and wrapped gently around babies by the hands of mothers across the globe.

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Rancho Robles, CA Spring 2017

Goa launches along with Tapri, our very first Seek Collection drop. Ring Slings only.

Ocean Beach, CA Summer 2017

A short time after we launched the Goa and the Seek Collection, we launched our brand new Onbuhimo carrier. With so much love for our carrier and our new textiles, our Goa + Black Leather Onbuhimo was born.

San Diego, CA Winter 2018

Goa makes a short comeback as part of our Winter 2018 Seek Collection below. Offered in Scout + Butterscotch Leather, Onbuhimo + Butterscotch Leather, and Ring Sling.

In the early spring of 2019 we started weaving more Goa, plus a fun twist. Hand-spun yarn, hand-loomed textiles take time...

Bonsall, CA Fall 2019

Goa arrives. The first batch of our Fall 2019 Seek textiles has arrived (remember that sneak peek story I did a few weeks back showing some fun packages on the loading dock at the workshop)? That was Goa, and...

Eve! We've taken our long time love, Goa, and sprinkled a lot more black into the warp and weft.

Goa + Eve, Part I of our Fall Seek Collection in the shop Thursday 10am pdt.

Available in the following carrier styles.

Ring Sling - $160
Onbuhimo, no leather $208
Onbuhimo + Leather, choose from Black or our new Honey leather - $248
Scout, No Leather - $228
Scout + Leather, choose from Black or our new Honey leather - $268

View the lookbook below, and be sure to enter to win a $300 Sakura Bloom gift card below (you might need to zoom out to see the form. Google can be tricky like that)! 

Shop Seek here.