The Making of Ponchos

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Lisa Bretherick

After I bought a poncho in the Colombian village Villa de Leyva, I wanted to understand the process behind it. My journey took me to a small farm where they do everything from shearing the sheep to weaving the garments on this beautiful traditional wooden machine. The women are strong minded and highly skilled, and I appreciate my poncho all the more for knowing the people behind it.

Location: Villa de Leyva, Colombia


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