A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch
Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.
Weaving a future, meter by meter
The opportunity to earn, using her weaving skills, and support her children’s education makes Sama happy.
चिराला के हथकरघे (in Hindi)
चिराला, हथकरघा की हस्तकला और कारीगरी के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। यहां की रेशम, जरी वाली साड़ी, विशेषकर पट्टूबादी साड़ी की ख्याति है।
A lost desi cotton heritage
Government needs to diversify the seed availability, regulate illegal seeds and tighten laws so farmers have a real choice, not a Hobson’s one.
Weaving an urban fabric
"Textiles can transform not just the appearance of a building but also its function”
The dyers of Kotpad
Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms
Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better
What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?
Weaving harmonious threads of change
Women of a small village in Uttar Pradesh are weaving not just colorful yarn but also communal harmony in their region.
Khadi Production in India: A Way Forward to Green Economy?
Ecological economists like Tim Jackson, Peter Victor, and others talk about prosperity without growth and highlight the need for greening the econ...