Questions to Ask When Designing Your Own Handwoven Textiles
Designing your own handwoven textile is such an exciting prospect, and the possibilities are endless. To help guide you to a pain-free collaboration, here's what to bear in mind when making your final decisions.
In this video, you'll learn:
- The things to consider when designing your own textiles.
- Tips for getting the best out of a collaboration with a weaver.
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How Handweaving Clusters Support Livelihoods And Wellbeingwith Amit Singha
Handwoven fabrics form an integral part of Indian's rich textile culture and, in Bengal, the tradition is particularly strong with a significant cluster of handloom workers operating to produce everything from fine jacquard saris to khadi fabrics.
This interview with an expert in the field explains how handweaving clusters in East India operate, how they support family life and wellbeing, and why they are a stable form of livelihood for this area of the world.