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Chikankari – by Tanzeb

One of the greatest embroideries to have ‘walked’ this planet has to be Chikankari, which…

TanaBana – Ramji Vankar

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

Sutrakaar – Weaving Tales

Flying the ‘weaving’ flag high is a Jaipur-based weaver, Neerja, who hails from a family…

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…

2017 – The year of the Sari

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

Love for Handmade & Hand-finished

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

Taxi Fabric – Giving artists visibility & public transport a facelift

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

DIY kits from up-cycled pine, and Up-cycled furniture with a new face

Re-use, Re-cycle, whatever you want to call the process, the idea is pretty much the…

Who made your clothes and #whomademyclothes ? – Part I

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When I was younger, I was mostly dressed in the most beautifully styled dresses, (we…

Bags with a Soul

Our fascination with bags has been evident for centuries. Egyptians loved their bags then and…