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Various artists and designers at the DDW 2019 have been exploring the use of natural dyes as an alternative for the polluting colours from the textile industry. An almost forgotten ancient tradition, which is still very much alive in India.
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Diwali is the time to lit earthen diyas. The demand of these diyas is decreasing every year as fancier forms of light are replacing the traditional ones.
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The Dutch king and queen are on a statevisit to India and are exploring new collaborations in Kochi. The area was known as Dutch Malabar in the 17th and 18th century where various traces of the VOC can be found.
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Alice and Emmy went to learn blockprinting with natural dyes. It was not the best time for printing - during monsoon. They enjoyed and had a great experience and above all printed beautiful fabrics.
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Today is Dusshera, each year artisans travel to Delhi to make Ravana's for Dusshera. The festival which celebrates the victory of good over evil.
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Textiel Factorij was invited to take part at the round table on cultural heritage, organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and Foreign Affairs (BZ).
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The craft sector is the largest source of income in India among rural populations after agriculture.
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Ambacht in Beeld festival coming soon- from 31 March to 4 April!
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Lipika linked me to a small block printing workshop in Rajasthan, where they have been practicing the century old block printing technique named dabu, printing with mud.
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A wonderful encounter with a lively 70 plus woman, named Meghiben, who makes beautiful storytelling textiles.
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