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DYEABLE KHADI COTTON

Khadi or Indian Khadi is a term that basically to an Indian fabric that has been handspun & handwoven using natural fibres like cotton, wool, silk or linen. Being a manual process, no two Khadi fabrics are the same. Each piece is unique in its beauty, colour and texture.
The finer lightweight khadi cotton fabric is referred to as muslin or mulmul while the thicker khadi is sometimes called a calico.

HISTORY OF KHADI

Khadi fabric is an Indian woven fabric that has been known to date back to the ancient glorious Vedic times (5000 BC) where there are detailed accounts of cotton and natural fibres being handwoven with gold thread by a handloom. The word ‘Khadi’ is derived from ‘Khaddar’, a term for handspun fabric in India. The Indian Khadi as we know it was rediscovered by freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi, during the Khadi Movement.

“WHAT MAKES KHADI SPECIAL?”

Khadi fabric has a distinct character. It can be crisp like cotton khadi or supple like its silk counterpart.

The changes, innovations, and adaptations of khadi in the last 10-15 years have breathed new life into the fabric.

Khadi comes in hues that are extremely soothing to the eyes.

It is quite an easy fabric to work with, has variety & is soft. Thus, khadi clothes mould themselves according to the body.

Khadi has various beautiful weaves and is also extremely comfortable as a fabric.

- With appropriate fabric gsm, it can be a great option for both summer and winter.

PROCESS OF MAKING KHADI

MODERN APPLICATIONS OF KHADI

India Khadi is a fabric that connects us with the golden past. In the last two decades, Khadi fabrics has been used in dynamic ways. Originally used in making traditional ethnic forms of Khadi clothes only, it’s now used in designing modern cuts and styles by designers around the world as it is an easy fabric to work with.


CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT KHADI


The Authentic Khadi


The most authentic form of Khadi is the one that is made out of a completely manual process.  The characteristic feature of a Khadi handmade clothes is its imperfections and irregularities. Being such, renders the fabric a unique texture but also improves its breathability.

The Finest Khadi

The 500 count Khadi is a variety that was once popular for its fine and superior quality. It is popularly referred to as muslin or mulmul fabric. Very soft and delicate, this fine muslin was sought after by the royals. 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 crafts working with certain experienced weavers.


The Thickest Khadi: The 0 Count Khadi

0 count khadi is the thickest khadi. It is great for winter wear and homeware and has a beautiful elegant but heavy drape.


Team Anuprerna

Team Anuprerna

At Anuprerna, We Request Everyone To Contribute And Share. This Way We Can Create Global Recognition For These Beautiful Handwoven Crafts & Textiles To Bestow Value Onto The Ordinary Lives Of Our Artisans With Extraordinary Skills. And We Believe That's The Only Way We Can Build A Sustainable And Ethical World For Ourselves.
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