What is a Mudcloth

July 23, 2021 7 min read

The origins of the African Mudcloth can be traced back to the 12th century where it was first created in Mali, a North African country in the Sahara Desert region. learn more about this fascinating fabric. 
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When Can Babies Start Sleeping with Blankets?

July 18, 2021 6 min read

Baby blankets are a great gift at baby showers and at the birth of your little one. Learn all you need to know on best practises when buying a blanket for a baby 
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5 Types Of Blankets Every Homeowner Should Own

July 08, 2021 6 min read

A blanket is NOT just a blanket. Each type of blanket serves a different purpose, and some even play multi-purpose roles in our lives. Get some great tips for choosing the right blanket for your home.
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Why the Basotho wear blankets

June 21, 2021 6 min read

Men and women of the Basotho nation wear their blankets differently, but this does not alter the significance of the blanket itself. Learn everything you need to know about this uniquely African blanket and its cultural significance.
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Featured in Forbes Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Best Blankets To Travel With

May 06, 2021 2 min read

This meaningful blanket will gently transport her to the other side of the world even if she’s just armchair traveling with it and a good book. Designed by African artists and sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa where it empowers underserved communities with well-paid jobs 

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Picnic setup ideas

April 27, 2021 2 min read

Picture this: a big huge blanket sprawled across the sand, golden evening light, your favorite person snuggled up beside you, a picnic basket filled with goodies, a bottle of wine, and a few comfy pillows to lean back on after the sun has dipped below the horizon. It’s warm enough for shorts, but you need a sweater at night. In a word: perfect. 
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How to Meditate and Great Meditation Blankets

April 23, 2021 5 min read

Meditation is a big trend in 2021. Coming out of a pandemic everyone needs a good meditation blanket or two. They’re warm, they’re cozy, they’re functional, and they also can be beautiful! 
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Inspired Picnic Ideas for Summer

March 03, 2021 3 min read

Every romantic comedy inevitably has a picnic scene, because they are inherently romantic. Nothing else says new love quite like laying out a blanket in a beautiful location and opening up a wicker picnic basket full of snacks to indulge in.
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Top 10 Places to Watch the Sunset in California

March 02, 2021 5 min read

Find the 10 best places in California to snuggle up and watch the sunset. California is known for sunny weather, incredible wine, and spectacular national parks such as Yosemite. However, California is also the sunset capital of the world (okay we made that up)
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Wearable blankets... Trending now

January 27, 2021 2 min read

It’s January and that means brrr it’s cold outside! Even in Southern California where Thula Tula calls home, it’s a chilly 45 degrees today and the nearby mountains are being hammered with snow.  If you are anything like me, then you spend your days at home wrapped up in a blanket preferably a wearable blanket.
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6 Great Blanket Storage Ideas

January 27, 2021 3 min read

You can never have too many blankets. They are the perfect gift because they always fit, people always love them, and they also double as home décor. Perfect first home gift, perfect wedding gift, perfect moving gift, perfect birthday gift, perfect baby gift, you get the idea! 
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2 Great Reasons Why Wool Blankets Make The best Camping Blankets

January 19, 2021 3 min read

Wool is a natural fiber that’s breathable, odor-resistant, moisture-wicking, and fire-resistant. Combine all these features and wool makes the perfect fabric for a camping blanket. Another awesome thing about wool is that it’s somewhat self-cleaning. 
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5 Best Cozy Blanket for any Occasion

January 16, 2021 3 min read

Homes have evolved so much in the last year. Nowadays home is more than a place to sleep, people want their homes to be comfortable and functional. In my own small house, we had to get creative with our use of space once we realized there would be 3 kids doing virtual school and two parents working from home. 
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The Ultimate guide to the Basotho Blanket

January 13, 2021 15 min read

The Basotho Heritage Blanket is woven into the culture and fabric of the Basotho nation. The blanket is a symbol of “The Mountain Kingdom” or “Roof of Africa”, as Lesotho is affectionately known.
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Tips on How and when To Wear Your Basotho Blanket

January 12, 2021 3 min read

The Basotho Blanket originated in 1860 in Lesotho South Africa when King Moshoeshoe received a blanket from a French missionary. Moshoeshoe was delighted with the gift and wore it over his shoulders. 
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The Best Camping Blankets

January 12, 2021 3 min read

The ultimate camping blanket The Basotho blanket is a natural camping blanket. For over a century it has been used by the Basotho people of Lesotho in the wind swept mountains. It has kept them warm and cozy for over century and will make the perfect camping blanket for your next camping trip.
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Lesotho and The Basotho Blanket Connection

December 29, 2020 3 min read

According to transcripts, the Basotho Blanket was originally gifted to King Moshoeshoe I, who ruled Lesotho from 1822–1870 by a British man known only as "Mr. Howell" in the mid to late 19th century, these blankets quickly gained enormous popularity in the Lesotho region and were used by herdsmen and royalty alike
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Five Ways to Incorporate a Blanket into your Yoga Practice

December 23, 2020 3 min read

Everyone's familiar with using a yoga mat to do yoga, but have you ever tried using a yoga blanket? You can layer one of our blankets or throws on top of your mat to add warmth and grip for your feet, you can wrap yourself up in a blanket during Savasana, or you can use it as a prop during tough poses.
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How to Wash a Wool Blanket

December 17, 2020 4 min read

Messy little hands happen so one of the most common questions we get is “how do I clean my wool blanket?” We know wool can seem like a high-maintenance fabric, but we are here to set the record straight - wool is incredibly easy to care for and only takes a little bit of extra effort to wash.
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History Of the Basotho Heritage Blanket

December 15, 2020 3 min read

What makes the Basotho blankets unique is the layout of the design, the various symbols used, the bold color combinations, and the characteristic pin-stripe.
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The Difference Between a Blanket and a Throw

December 15, 2020 6 min read

What is the difference between a blanket and a throw? We get this question a lot. You may be familiar with what a throw is, however, you may not know they have different meanings in different contexts. 
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Offsetting Thula Tula Carbon Emissions

October 11, 2020 3 min read

From planes, to trains, to automobiles, when orders ship all over the world they leave an unavoidable carbon footprint. That’s why we made carbon offset a priority for Shop.
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