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Social entrepreneurship unique and full of challenges: Hasina Kharbhih - SME Times

Social entrepreneurship unique and full of challenges: Hasina Kharbhih - SME Times | Textiles | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurship unique and full of challenges: Hasina Kharbhih SME Times Impulse Social Enterprises (ISE) is a social organization from North East India that develops high quality handmade textile products made by rural village women of...
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Threads of Change - The Daily Star

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Threads of Change The Daily Star A 15-day exhibition titled “Threads of Change: Textile Cultures of North East India”, now on at the imposing Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), gives the visitor a view of the fascinating weaving...
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Made by hand, with soul - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Made by hand, with soul
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A designer made her mark with a partnership with indigenous embroiderers, helping preserve their cultural traditions, as has a home store which encourages its partner groups to keep on weaving.
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Art Education Daily: resources for weaving

Art Education Daily: resources for weaving | Textiles | Scoop.it
A fabric band which meets this definition of cloth (warp threads with a weft thread winding between) can also be made using other methods, including tablet weaving, back-strap, or other techniques without looms.
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Root problem - The News on Sunday

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But then this is true for a majority of products from Pakistan; we come across fabric that is 'made in Japan', blankets from 'Korea' and crockery from 'Italy'.
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Up the textile value chain - Business World Ghana

Up the textile value chain - Business World Ghana | Textiles | Scoop.it
During the couple's first visit to Africa, in 2009, their much publicized trip to the slave dungeons at the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana saw Edwina's fabric being used as the full drop and coffee table cover in President Obama's interview.
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A connoisseur's corner - The Asian Age

A connoisseur's corner - The Asian Age | Textiles | Scoop.it
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... antiques textiles. “I always knew that I wanted to showcase India's rich culture by selling its indigenous products. ... By nature, I'm not a big shopper and I'm very finicky about the clothes that I wear.
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Fair Trade Clothing | Eco Fashion | Organic Clothing - FashionArray

Fair Trade Clothing | Eco Fashion | Organic Clothing - FashionArray | Textiles | Scoop.it
Last year, INDIGENOUS sent our top selling retailer on a dream vacation: an all-paid expedition to Machu Picchu in the highlands of Peru. We asked the winner, Noël Berry of Zero Main in Nantucket, to answer a few questions ...
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Past, Present, and Future: Salvadorean Textiles and Clothing ...

Past, Present, and Future: Salvadorean Textiles and Clothing ... | Textiles | Scoop.it
Manta” fabric–untreated, raw cotton that was commonly worn by indigenous groups is also incorporated into clothes. Women hand embroider floral designs on childrenswear, and continually practice embroidery, a Mayan ...
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Reviving the kala cotton of Kutch - Wonder Woman

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Kala cotton, a rare species indigenous to the arid region of Kutch, was left in a forlorn state for financially better option of genetically-modified cotton varieties.
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Otomi Embroidery

The Mexican Indigenous textile project is proud to present this complication of Otomi textiles. You may purchase these and others like them on the web site m...
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CLOTH & MEMORY

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feltlikeit's curator insight, October 20, 2013 5:41 PM

watch a video Tour here...

VeilleTextile's curator insight, October 21, 2013 5:20 AM

L'explication en vidéo est très bien faite, ça donne envie d'y aller, l'endroit a effectivement l'air emprunt d'histoire et les oeuvres exposées sont chacune si personnelle et compréhensible de tous, la visite doit être très émotionnelle.

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History of indian textiles

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"India has been famous for its textiles from very early times as revealed by literary and archaeological evidence. Our knowledge of the fabrics themselves, however, is limited almost entirely to those produced after the 16th century.

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Valeria Lee Santiago Morales's curator insight, March 4, 2013 2:05 PM

Textile embroidery is an art. This is the History of Indian textiles. Time line.

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A very Papuan batik - Jakarta Post

A very Papuan batik - Jakarta Post | Textiles | Scoop.it
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A lot of batik designs of other tribes and cultures complement each other”. Nurhadi owns a batik shop on Jl. Budi ... It is less expensive.
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Textile Design Inspiration: Past & Present | SDA NewsBlog

Textile Design Inspiration: Past & Present | SDA NewsBlog | Textiles | Scoop.it
Apropos to “American Style” is the enduring popularity of referencing indigenous textiles of the Americas in fabric and fashion design development. A Google image search for 'Aztec motif', for example, yields thousands of results – though ...
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Going Back to Basics - The New Indian Express

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Going Back to Basics
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Explaining that her designs are an attempt to egg the buyer towards more indigenous clothes, she elaborated on her bridal showcase. “The collection ...
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Jamdani Weaving More than Meets the Eye

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UNESCO hails the traditional art of Jamdani Weaving, an element of the cultural heritage of Bangladesh

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Superstars 2014: Gaurav Jai Gupta fashions an indigenous success story - Hindustan Times

Superstars 2014: Gaurav Jai Gupta fashions an indigenous success story - Hindustan Times | Textiles | Scoop.it
Superstars 2014: Gaurav Jai Gupta fashions an indigenous success story Hindustan Times “I have always tried to maintain the freshness and quality in my designs and moved at a constant pace, without giving in to the pressure of producing clothes for...
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IPO approved patent of five Filipino original “Suksuk” silk design ...

IPO approved patent of five Filipino original “Suksuk” silk design ... | Textiles | Scoop.it
“We want to produce more silk fabric with the Suksuk design which has patented design patterns,” said Dr. Lilia A. Ancheta, SRDI research and development chief. “Raising the number of mulberry trees will ...
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Blossom: Textiles inspired by the natural world | Fabric of Life

Other cloths will include Indian and Central Asian embroidery depicting the symbolic flowers of celebration and ceremony. Babbarra Designs create fine indigenous textile art and are based at Maningrida in central Arnham ...
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Colección Luna: empowering Mayan women, one stitch at a time ...

Colección Luna: empowering Mayan women, one stitch at a time ... | Textiles | Scoop.it
“I travel four to six times a year to the highland region of Guatemala, working directly with the artisans on my designs. The line of textiles is created from reclaimed Mayan indigenous clothing: huipiles (blouses), cortes (skirts) ...
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Weaving a Path to Self-Sufficiency - Threads

Weaving a Path to Self-Sufficiency - Threads | Textiles | Scoop.it
The shop's wares include vibrantly colored cotton cloth in traditional indigenous patterns, as well as monochromatic eri silk (sustainably and ethically harvested) fabric and scarves.
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Betty's Revenge: THE SUBVERSIVE STITCH REVISITED: THE POLITICS OF CLOTH

Betty's Revenge: THE SUBVERSIVE STITCH REVISITED: THE POLITICS OF CLOTH | Textiles | Scoop.it
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Ground Report | The Banaras bind - Livemint

Ground Report | The Banaras bind - Livemint | Textiles | Scoop.it
Ground Report | The Banaras bind Livemint Imitative versions of real Banarasi saris replicating the traditional design vocabulary (paisleys, intertwining floral and foliage motifs, strings of upright leaves or jhallar, indigenous scripts called...
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Handicrafts,India,SouthAsia,SouthEastAsia,Bangladesh,Bhutan,Maldives,Nepal,Pakistan,Sri Lanka,Crafts,Handlooms,Textiles,Artisans,Craftspersons

Handicrafts,India,SouthAsia,SouthEastAsia,Bangladesh,Bhutan,Maldives,Nepal,Pakistan,Sri Lanka,Crafts,Handlooms,Textiles,Artisans,Craftspersons | Textiles | Scoop.it
Craft Revival Trust is creating an encyclopedia of information on the Indian crafts and textiles sector and its artisans and craftspersons.

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