Hand Block Printing – an eco-friendly technique of textile printing. Being a traditional method of textile printing, it is a perfect example of a sustainable practice. “Hand Block Printing”- as the name suggests, the printing is done on the fabric with a wooden block. The process starts when a wooden block is created by the […]
Gota Patti work is a traditional embroidery work which originated in Rajasthan. It uses the Applique technique. Beautiful small pieces of zari ribbon are applied onto the fabric. It is used along with kinari work. The dresses with gota work are used for special occasions or religious occasions. It is generally done on dupattas, turban […]
Lucknow is the heart of the chikankari industry today and the variety is known as Lucknawi chikan. The technique of creation of a chikan work is known as chikankari. Chikan is a delicate and skillfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin […]
The term “Applique” originates from the latin word ‘Applico’ meaning apply . Applique is one of the finest hand craft of Pipli, Orissa and is also prominent in some parts of Gujarat. It is done by sewing small patches of fabric on a large fabric of contrasting color and texture. It is commonly used […]
It is the oldest method still in practice and is used to make sarees, odhnis, and turbans. “Bandhani” comes from the word “bandhan” which means tying up, the technique that is used to make different patterns. The Bandhani techniques have been passed on from generation to generation as a form of art. The patterns are […]
Hand Block Printing originated during the 12th century in parts of Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is one of the oldest techniques of printing and yet one of the most aesthetic printing on textiles, which not only enhances the beauty of the fabric but also makes it utterly appealing.