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Meet Prerana Choudhury, founder of House of Noorie

House of Noorie, founded by Prerana Choudhury is a storytelling & experimental handloom venture working…

TanaBana – Ramji Vankar

‘ ‘Jhini jhini bini chadariya,Kaahe ka tana, kaahe ki bharani,Kaun taar se bini chadariya?‘ –…

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…

2017 – The year of the Sari

As 2017 draws to a close, I reflect on all my experiences and learnings from…

The Textile Studio – Kuzu

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

Preserving Simplicity – Textile Tales by Maku

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

Dupattas-to notch up your outfit

‘Dupattas’ are well-known to us, Indian women.  We grew up seeing the stylish ones worn…

Sarees: Designers, Curators- I

Do you love draping a saree? I certainly do and living here in the UK,…

The Royal Chanderi

It is officially autumn, and while it may not be the season for the soft,…