Artisans and Designers

Meet the Maker: Tousif Ansari, a Maheshwari Sari Weaver

It’s almost summer and it’s time for your hand-woven beauties to surface again. Little do…

Udupi and the Kunbi Sari: The Bakula Project

Bakula loves shopping in her village – Hebri (near Udupi); a habit she has had…

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Artisan is an agent of Change, believes Paces Crafts

We love real stories that revolve around empowering artisans, improving livelihoods and keeping the handcrafts alive.  So,…

Love for Handmade & Hand-finished

Hand-stitched clothes and knitted garments were the norm for us when we were growing up.…

The Textile Studio – Kuzu

Saving age-old traditions and crafts one day at a time, and showcasing them to the…

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Ikali – Bringing magic from the North-East of India

When I hear a mention of North-East of India, an image of brightly coloured, handwoven…

A Rakhi for you, with love

Lots of stories exist for how Rakhi, as a festival came into being but the…

Ikroop, the Glass artist & Jewellery Designer

Primarily transparent but not always, easy to shape when in molten state, neither a solid…

Taxi Fabric – Giving artists visibility & public transport a facelift

Have you spotted an auto in Delhi or perhaps a cab in Mumbai covered in…

Preserving Simplicity – Textile Tales by Maku

It’s all about the weavers, they say…well it should be, but is it really?? As…