what is sustainable fabric

Fabric Guides

Sustainable Clothing Materials

We have been aware of the adverse effects of fast fashion and synthetic fibres on the environment. With increasing awareness, many have adopted a more sustainable alternative. In this blog, we bring to you our sustainable fabrics and crafts that will help you choose better for the environment.

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DIY Patchwork projects to reduce fabric waste

Fabric Guides

Upcycle Waste Fabric using Patchwork

Here is a DIY Project to reuse and recycle waste fabric using the patchwork technique with specially curated natural cotton chambray fabrics. In an effort to make a positive impact on future fashion systems, we organised a sustainable design challenge. Out of many creative designs, we are sharing some

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Natural fiber sources

East India Textiles

Sourcing Natural Textiles In India

The Story Of Each Textile In India Start With Farming Of Its Fibre. In This Blog, We Bring You Closer To The Roots Of Indian Traditional Textiles & Fibres. It's As Important To Know About The Source As Is The Process Of Production. We source all our fibres from reliable

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benefits of natural silk

East India Textiles

Benefits of Natural & Peace Silk Fabrics

Most of us aware that Silk is popularly known as the “Queen of Fibres. But do you wonder why is it so expensive? Do you also wonder what's the difference between Raw Silk fabric, Natural silk & Wild Silk?

Today, due to the uses of silk & its increasing demand,

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Khadi cotton

East India Textiles

The Beauty of Khadi

Wonder what can be more ethical & environment friendly than fabrics made with just natural fibre like cotton & silk. It's the Indian Khadi, which has been handspun & handwoven from the natural fibres, making the process of making the fabric also ethical & sustainable.

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modern motif design

East India Textiles

Evolution of Jamdani

With its rich and varied textile traditions, weavers of Bengal have been practising these crafts for centuries, with an instinctive sense of colour, weave and harmony. These crafts were primarily pioneered to be used for Indian wears, ethnic clothes for centuries. However, in recent times, it has been extensively used

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East India Textiles

Reviving Handloom Weaving Of India's Finest Khadi

The Eastern part of India, especially Bengal weavers, are renowned for weaving with the finest count of hand-spun cotton yarn for a long time. Unfortunately, we are seeing such fine arts on the verge of extinction. Therefore at Anuprerna, we are in a continuous endeavour to revive such beautiful complex

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Choosing fabric for making clothes

Fabric Guides

Choose The Right Fabric To Make Clothes

When choosing a fabric to make clothes one must first take factors like The Material, The Weight, grainline as well as the Thread & yarn count of the fabric, Into Consideration. Using The Appropriate Textile Improves Not Only The Aesthetics But Also The Practicality Of Your Design. I

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working of handloom

East India Textiles

5 Steps involved in Hand Looms

Long before the handloom weaving of fabric can actually start, the yarns for setting up the loom is prepared. This preparatory phase starts from choosing the yarn and its quantity, goes through yarn dyeing, washing, winding yarn and warping/drumming, and continues all the way to drafting

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