Encourages our artisans.
With time passing by, more machines and technologies are being incorporated into the fashion industry and this has somewhat hindered the efforts done by our traditional craftsmen. Hence, wearing Indian crafts fabrics will boost confidence and even make us proud of wearing something that is ‘Made by Indian artisans’.
Different kinds of fabrics.
There is talent in every corner of our country and this has somewhat established a reputation of offering something remarkable. Ajrakh, Banarasi, Bandhani, Dabu, Ikat, Tie & Dye, Kalamkari, and Ikat, are some of the Indian Crafts fabrics. These fabrics can be used to style distinct kinds of tops, dresses, shirts, bottoms, gowns and so much more. Tie & Dye became so famous, that many renowned fashion designers have used it in their shows to showcase how beautifully this fabric can look. Ikat’s pattern has been followed by many women and is one of the ‘fashion icons.’ Make beautiful Kurtas and sarees that can blossom up your mood in this fabric. Kalamkari fabric was previously used in decorating elements, but now it is used to make outfits that mark an impact. Indian crafts fabrics when draped into sarees and stitched to blouses are a ‘wow’ factor.
Methods used to make Indian Crafts fabrics.
For the printing process, block printing or screen printing is used. What makes it unique is the designs are simple yet they attract the eyes. The colors added to the fabric are eco-friendly and the fabric is dipped into the colors until it is suitable to let the colors be intact for a longer time. Natural dyeing is soothing for both eyes and the environment. The whole process takes place as follows-
1.Raw material selection
2.Raw material to yarn conversion
3.Dyeing of yarns
4.Bobbin winding and warping
5.Sizing of warp yarns
6.Dressing and winding of warp yarns
7.Attaching Warp Yarns on Loom
8.Weft yarn winding
9.Weaving fabric in a handloom
10.Final handloom products
Indian states possess their style, design, and technique of weaving. According to many gazettes and archives records, India has been the oldest cotton producer in the world. It was famous in the world for its craftsmanship in cotton weaving and dyeing, it has established a stronghold for itself.
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