We joined HABI six years ago after the HABI team visited Aklan to check out the Aklan Piña and Fiber Festival and meet artisans in the province. As a family...
HABI: The Philippine Textile Council
We preserve, promote, and enhance Philippine textiles through education, communication, and research using public and private resources.
We provide physical and digital platforms for various weaving communities from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao to showcase their works and enhance their skills further. Their expertise has since become a viable source of income for their kin and the community.
Recent Events And Articles
Driven by its advocacy to preserve, promote and enhance the textile industry, HABI The Philippine Textile Council continues its programs in reviving our traditional textiles such as pure Philippine cotton and make it part of our modern lifestyle.
In 2015, I was gifted with DVDs that featured our T’boli T’nalak textiles and indigo-dyeing in India. I watched how abaca was naturally dyed in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, and was fascinated...