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Khadi means handspun and handwoven cloth. The cloth is primarily woven from cotton and may also include silk, or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha.Khadi is not just a cloth, it is a whole movement started by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

 

 

Mangalgiri Cotton fabric popularly used to create saris and is mostly characterized by tiny checks, sometimes stripes that you can barely see with your naked eye.The handlooms usually have a thread-count of 80-80 or 40-60, depending on how hard or soft the woven fabric is.

The term “Ajrak”, may be derived from “Azrak”, meaning blue in Arabic, as blue happens to be the one of the principal colours in Ajrak printing. Ajrakh uses mud-resist in the various stages and another unique feature is that the dyeing and printing is repeated twice on the fabric to ensure brilliance of colour.

Mashru weaving is an age old tradition in India.The word ‘Mashru’ means ‘permitted’ in Arabic and its Sanskrit variation 'Misru' means 'mixed'. It has a characteristic fine satin finish, bright contrasting stripes in vibrant colors and striped Ikat weave.

Famous for its handicraft techniques, Kutch has much to offer. From shawls to leather bags, the talented artisans of bhuj work for days at a stretch to produce the best pieces.

The traditional Bengali Sarees, known as " Tant Sarees" are neatly woven cotton sarees that use traditional motifs like royal palace, elephants, flowers, the blue sky and stars.

Banaras fabric is known for brocade, which is a typical weave where patterns are created by putting Zari threads between the warp at intervals to make the design line by line.

Tholu Bommalata is a shadow puppetry art form which originated in Andhra Pradesh. The villagers now keep this art alive through a colourful spectrum of hand painted leather lampshades.

Phulkari means " flower work" . The designs are called as Baghs ("garden"). The embroidery uses darn stitch on the wrong side of coarse cotton cloth with coloured silken thread.