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The India Quilt Festival

The India Quilt Festival

 “Every quilt tells a story. You write it with your needle and you read it with your heart”, reads a line in the book, ‘The Elephant Quilt’, by Susan Lowell. Quilts to most of the world are simply layers of fabrics, put together with a purpose to provide warmth and

The Timeless Jhumkas

The Timeless Jhumkas

‘Jhumka gira re, Bareilly ke bazaar mien…’ and repeat and repeat and repeat again until your family can take this no more…Hence, I decided to use this time and space to write about a timeless accessory, the ‘jhumka’ , interestingly described as exotic and large Indian chandelier earrings in circular, dome

Saree tales – the #100SareePact

Saree tales – the #100SareePact

Festivity is in the air along with a bit of smog and a lot of happiness! Parties being arranged, get-togethers being organised, shopping expeditions being launched, wardrobes of mothers and grandmothers being ransacked for ‘that perfect traditional saree‘ or if nothing works, then the ball for the procurement process for getting just

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

Good morning folks and hope with all the shopping for Eid done, you are spending the day with your loved ones and of course, food!  Hope the day is going even better than you imagined. For me, talking (the next best thing than being there in person!) about Eid celebrations in

Celebrate a colourful Holi with food

Celebrate a colourful Holi with food

Didn’t I tell you all once that Winter always turns to Spring…Always! So, here we are, talking about Holi, the wonderful festival of colours, that is now almost around the corner. As a child, I used to look forward to it since the beginning of the year..It marked the end