Rich Indian textile heritage to go global

Related Keywords: constructed into modern shirt dresses, creative and contemporary fashion, designers reinterpreting handlooms, endless resource of craft knowledge, going beyond occasions, India possesses rich heritage of handloom, Indian fashion burgeoning, indigenous textiles and techniques, Patola and Maheshwari weaves, sari

Mumbai
Rich Indian textile heritage to go global
Summary: 
India possesses rich heritage of handloom to an endless resource of craft knowledge. The Indian fashion is burgeoning especially in indigenous textiles and techniques. The sari is again in for modern women, going beyond occasions. There is a wave of designers reinterpreting handlooms in creative and contemporary fashion. Patola and Maheshwari weaves are being constructed into modern shirt-dresses. Indian designers are starting to realize that if they really want to have an original voice, they need to believe in what is truly theirs while staying relevant.

India possesses rich heritage of handloom to an endless resource of craft knowledge. The Indian fashion is burgeoning especially in indigenous textiles and techniques. The sari is again in for modern women, going beyond occasions. There is a wave of designers reinterpreting handlooms in creative and contemporary fashion. Patola and Maheshwari weaves are being constructed into modern shirt-dresses. Indian designers are starting to realize that if they really want to have an original voice, they need to believe in what is truly theirs while staying relevant.

https://fashionunited.in/news/fashion/taking-indian-textile-heritage-to-the-global-canvas/2017020814797
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Powerloom urged to desist from producing notified handloom items

Related Keywords: abstain from producting notified items, barrack blankets, bedcover, bedsheet, chaddar and mekhala, dhoti, District administration of Tamil Nadu, dress material, gamcha and angvastram, jamakkalam durry, kambal or kamblies, lungi, muffler, pankhi, powerloom owners, sari, shawl, support livelihood of handloom weaver, Towel, wollen tweed

Tamil Nadu
Powerloom urged to desist from producing notified handloom items
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The district administration of Tamil Nadu to support the livelihood of the handloom weaver has urged power loom owners to abstain from producing notified items in the reserved list or face action.

The district administration of Tamil Nadu to support the livelihood of the handloom weaver has urged power loom owners to abstain from producing notified items in the reserved list or face action.

Collector V. Dakshinamoorthy said that the Central Government had enforced the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985 and reserved 11 textile articles that must only be produced in handlooms.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/power-loom-units-asked-not-to-produce-notified-handloom-items/article7882362.ece
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Handloom weavers strive due to inadequate wages and lack of funds

Related Keywords: Bangladesh handloom industry, bed sheet, BHB, Handloom weavers, lack of capital, low wage, lungis, major source of earning, mechanised powerloom, microcredit, sari, struggling for survival

Dhaka
Handloom weavers strive due to inadequate wages and lack of funds
Summary: 
Bangladesh handloom industry, a major source of earning for many rural people, is facing tough time. The handloom weavers are struggling for survival and are now forced to shift to other profession due to low wage coupled with lack of capital from the government.

Bangladesh handloom industry, a major source of earning for many rural people, is facing tough time. The handloom weavers are struggling for survival and are now forced to shift to other profession due to low wage coupled with lack of capital from the government.

According to the BHB (Bangladesh Handloom Board) data, about 0.129 million handlooms were closed down (made inactive) over the last three decades due to fund crisis, throwing over 0.10 million weavers out of employment.

http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2015/03/16/85140
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Khadi sales sets cash registers ringing as it is gains popularity in fashion world

Related Keywords: cash register, cotton fabric, Fabindia, Fashion designer, hand crafted clothing, hand woven, icon of swadeshi, Khadi, khadi collection, khadi export, khadi footwear, rocking ramp, sari, trendy

New Delhi
Khadi sales sets cash registers ringing as it gains popularity in fashion world
Summary: 
Fashion designers are rocking the ramp with khadi collections made from hand-woven cotton fabric. Khadi, one time was an integral part and icon of the Swadeshi movement is now trendy and has set the cash registers ringing as it catches popularity in the fashion world.

Fashion designers are rocking the ramp with khadi collections made from hand-woven cotton fabric. Khadi, one time was an integral part and icon of the Swadeshi movement is now trendy and has set the cash registers ringing as it catches popularity in the fashion world.

http://www.dayafterindia.com/detail.php?headline=content&catid=6926
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Cottonfab 2014 expo out with ethnic collection from 15 states

Related Keywords: cotton, Cottonfab expo, ethnic collection, sari, silk, weaver

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Cottonfab 2014 expo out with ethnic collection  from 15 states
Summary: 
The exhibition Cottonfab 2014, going on at Kanakakkunnu Palace is organised by Awadh Hathkargha, Hasthshilp evam Gramodyog Samithi for promoting weavers and artisans from different parts if India. The objective of the Samiti is to give artisans and weavers a platform and market to not only display their talent but sale their work of art.

The exhibition Cottonfab 2014, going on at Kanakakkunnu Palace is organised by Awadh Hathkargha, Hasthshilp evam Gramodyog Samithi for promoting weavers and artisans from different parts if India. The objective of the Samiti is to give artisans and weavers a platform and market to not only display their talent but sale their work of art.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Ethnic-Ensemble/2014/06/18/article2285812.ece
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Kolkata embroidery sector losing popularity over computerized embroidery machines used in Surat

Related Keywords: computeralized machine, Kolkata hand-embroidered sari, sari, surat embroidery sector

Surat
Kolkata embroidery sector losing popularity over computerized embroidery machine
Summary: 
Kolkata’s hand-embroidered saris started slowly losing its popularity since 2007 mainly due to f Surat's embroidery sector. Surat embroidery industry in 2006 imported computerized Schiffli and multi headed embroidery machines from China, Taiwan and Japan. With the help of these machine Surti embroidery manufacturers are able to allegedly copy and manufacturing low-cost look-alikes Kolkata’s exquisite sari designs.

Kolkata’s hand-embroidered saris started slowly losing its popularity since 2007 mainly due to f Surat's embroidery sector. Surat embroidery industry in 2006 imported computerized Schiffli and multi headed embroidery machines from China, Taiwan and Japan. With the help of these machine Surti embroidery manufacturers are able to allegedly copy and manufacturing low-cost look-alikes Kolkata’s exquisite sari designs.

Areas like Varachha, Katargam, Pandol, Ved-Road, Udhna and Pandesara have become the hub of embroidery sector in Surat.

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