A to Z Challenge 2017

Zari & Zardozi – Threads of Gold #AtoZChallenge 2017

And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain………… the familiar words of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” kept playing in my head all day long as I thought of what to write for the last post of this challenge. Can there bebetter way than to end with the glitter of Zari… Read More Zari & Zardozi – Threads of Gold #AtoZChallenge 2017


Mira the Handloom Crusader #WATWB

With many women giving up the traditional sari for more contemporary attire,the ancient craft of handloom sari weaving is an endangered skill. But thanks to the passion of a handful of of people, like Mira,  the sari and its weavers are being given a new lease of life.   The Handloom Crusader Mira Sagar is… Read More Mira the Handloom Crusader #WATWB

A to Z Challenge 2017

Weaving yarns #A to Z Challenge

Weaving Yarns. Over the past three weeks, I’ve learnt a lot about the different kinds of weaves from India. It has been an interesting journey for me and I hope it has been equally interesting for you. Each and every part of India has a different weaving tradition. In Bengal we have fine cottons like… Read More Weaving yarns #A to Z Challenge