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Natural dye | Good for yourself and for nature

Colorants from nature

Almost all our scarves get their color from natural dye, because:

  • The coloring process does not pollute
  • The paint, and also the fabric, does not smell
  • The wearer of the scarf is less likely to suffer from allergic reactions Because there are no chemicals in the scarf
  • Because nature is spared
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A sustainable gift under 50 euros

sustainable gift under 50 euros

Choosing a present for someone else is often a difficult task. But it gets extra difficult when you know that the other person has distinct tastes or won’t be happy with every gift. And then there’s your budget. At The Happy Scarf you have plenty of choice and you can quickly find a sustainable gift for less than 50 euros.

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Gift for her

Gift for her

It is not always easy to find a suitable gift for her. Do you look forward to her birthday, your anniversary, Christmas and the holidays. Not because you don’t like to celebrate together. But because you don’t know what gift to buy her anymore. Then you’re definitely in the right place. A scarf or shawl proves that this time you’ve put effort into finding the right gift for her.

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Traditional handicrafts, fashion trend in 2021

traditional handicraft

From the beginning, when we went for durability, handicraft and quality, we felt the need to share what we learn from our weavers with our followers. That is why you regularly see photos and videos of our weavers on Instagram and Facebook. They sit behind their looms, dye the yarn or show their scarves. This is how we try to convey a bit of our enthusiasm for traditional handicrafts to you.

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Want to buy a gift for Father’s Day? You will definitely score with this

gift for father's day

The second Sunday of June in Belgium and the third Sunday of June is Father’s Day in the Netherlands. Converted to 2022, this means June 19 and 19, 2021. But whatever week it is celebrated, it is the ideal time for you to show your appreciation and love for this important person. At the same time, finding a suitable gift for Father’s Day is often a concern. We are happy to help you because we are convinced that a beautiful men’s scarf is a beautiful and special gift for him.

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Summer scarf in or out of the closet?

summer scarf

Our spring and summer scarves come from Mukdahan and Buriram. Influencers and trendsetters agree: “the summer scarf is this year’s trend”. And what is a typical summer scarf? It is a finely woven scarf for men and women. The scarf is made of natural material because it is wonderful to wear during the warmer months. The yarn is thin and falls smoothly and softly around the neck.

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Sustainable clothing

sustainable clothing

We realize more and more how much the environment suffers from the fast fashion industry. Fast fashion is associated with poor working conditions and low wages for the makers of the clothing, environmental pollution and waste. Fortunately, there are plenty of ‘slow fashion’ alternatives. And we are one of them. You can also buy sustainable clothing at The Happy Scarf. Our scarves are not woven by polluting machines, but by hand.

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How our handwoven are scarves made?

How our handwoven scarves are made
how are handwoven scarves made
Loom

In the beginning, we didn’t understand much about the looms we encountered during our purchasing trips. At the time, we were mainly concerned with the beautiful fabrics that rolled out. Still, we wanted to better understand how our handwoven scarves are made. How our scarves and shawls were made on these wooden frames, with a tangle of threads, between which coils slid back and forth.

Many visits to our weavers later, we understand better how it works. It has only increased our appreciation for this special piece of craftsmanship. We are happy to tell you what we know.

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