The hands that craft

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The hands that craft

HandsOfIndia’ is conducting an exhibition-cum-sale till April 1, 9.30 am onwards at Lady Jehangir Hall, Indian Express circle.

The exhibition will feature handcrafted apparel made from handmade cotton as well as 10 hand embroidery forms from around the country — Phulkari from Punjab, Chikan, Pattiwork and Aari from Uttar Pradesh, Kantha and English embroidery from West Bengal, Sujani from Bihar, Sozni and Kashida from Kashmir and Kasuti from Karnataka.

The ‘Mekhala kurtas’, ‘Bandhani Kantha kurtas’ and ‘Daabka Ajrakh kurtas’ are just right for the season ahead with their traditional patterns and bright colours that blend into contemporary silhouettes.

The range includes skirts, tops, reversible jackets and trousers. There are also handwoven Mangalagiri, Ikat, Donguria, silk, cotton, Maheshwari, Chanderi and Phulia saris.

Hand printed tunics, materials with mirror work and impeccably stitched western wear are some other highlights of the exhibition. There is a range of ready-to-wear attire featuring various embroidery forms.

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