Time for Kantha!!!!!!!!!!!!

Innovative Accessories created out of Kantha or the Kantha Collection have won many hearts. This also raised many questions on Kantha.

Time to answer them!!!!!!!!

First of all, this is a wonderful upcycling material. Kantha is a popular form of embroidery. Running stitch is a close associate of Kantha. Another unique thing is that the stitches give a slight wrinkled wavy effect and hence add to its beauty. It is also an ethnic Indian textile. For centuries, different tribes in India used many techniques to create beautiful fabrics. The speciality of this fabric is that the design is incorporated into the weave (like the embroidery in this particular case) instead of being printed or dyed on. Of course, lovely patterns and designs can be recreated on them through upcycling process

The versatility of all these fabrics is amazing and by being easy to up-cycle we can trace its cradle to grave lifeline.

Time for Jacquard!!!!!!!!!!!!

Innovative Accessories created out of Jacquard or the Jacquard Collection have won many hearts. This also raised many questions on those mediums.

Time to answer them!!!!!!!!

First of all, this base is a wonderful upcycling material. Jacquard is a fabric with an intricately woven pattern. The loom is called jacquard loom. It is also an ethnic Indian textile. For centuries, different tribes in India used many techniques to create beautiful fabrics. The speciality of this fabric is that the design is incorporated into the weave instead of being printed or dyed on. Of course, lovely patterns and designs can be recreated on them through upcycling process

The versatility of all these fabrics is amazing and by being easy to up-cycle we can trace its cradle to grave lifeline.

Time for Ikkat!!!!!!!!!!!!

Innovative Accessories created out of Ikkats and Carpets have attracted many folks. This also raised many questions on those mediums.

Time to answer them!!!!!!!!

First of all, this base is wonderful upcycling material. The Ikkat is created using a special resist dying process on cloth fibers. It is also an ethnic Indian textile. For centuries, different tribes in India used many techniques to create beautiful fabrics. The speciality of almost all of those fabrics is that, they can also be woven. Of course, lovely patterns and designs can be recreated on them through upcycling process

The versatility of all these fabrics is amazing and by being easy to up-cycle we can trace its cradle to grave lifeline.

Time for Sari and other ethnic fabrics!!!!!!!!!!!!

Innovative Accessories created out of Sari, Textile Scraps and Ethnic fabrics have attracted many folks. This also raised many questions on those mediums.

Time to answer them!!!!!!!!

First of all, these entire base are wonderful upcycling material. It can be layered one upon the other and create a thicker textile which is idle for embroidery like kantha, embellished, saddle stitched, running stitch etc. For centuries, different tribes in India used many techniques to create beautiful fabrics. All these fabrics can also be woven. Of course, lovely patterns and designs can be recreated through simple process of weaving.

The versatility of all these fabrics is amazing and by being easy to upcycle we can trace its cradle to grave lifeline.

To close off, Creative Director Anita Ahuja says – “As a designer, I am very fond of using saris and the diverse techniques which have been developed over a period of time by traditional craftsmen. I use these techniques in designing my line of bags fusing the traditional with the contemporary. I am excited to explore more of recycling saris in my future collections too”