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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...

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Yeola silk #AtoZChallenge 2017

Even though my mum has always worn saris while I was growing up, I had never seen a Yeola silk  sari till I was gifted one by my mother-in-law to be. I still remember...

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The X Factor #AtoZChallenge 2017

  What is the X Factor? X is a toughie in whichever theme you choose. I am sure that everyone has had to scratch their heads real hard for this one.And many like me...

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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...

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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...

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Valkalam and Venkatgiri #AtoZChallenge 2017

I’m afraid there’s been a delay in posting V but there was a major miscalculation of time on my part . I had a ton of things to do , and too little time...

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Uppada- Yet Another Stunner #AtoZChallenge 2017

  The other day I was glancing through an issue of a glossy magazine. Surprisingly,I found that the ladies from the South preferred to wear saris rather than the trousers or Salvar Kurtis. And...

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Tanchoi and the Chinese Connection #AtoZChallenge 2017

Is 80:20 worth it? Today  I really want to  abandon the challenge. It has been quite tough finding time to post, read, comment and share. What is most disappointing is the fact that this...

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15 Silky Facts I bet you didn’t know about! #AtoZChallenge 2017

This is the third year I’m participating in the #A to Z Challenge.  My theme has been  Traditions in Indian Textiles. Today I’m going to share some interesting facts about Silk that I bet...

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Ritu Kumar and the Design Revolution #AtoZChallenge 2017

[Tweet “Modern Indian designers have redefined Indian textile tradition with a new approach to traditional skills creating fashion with universal appeal.”] A bare bones wardrobe Despite the fact that India has a rich textile...

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