Bengala Dye Workshop

Bengala Dye Workshop

Erna Janine of Freeweaver Saori Studio reflects on her experiences of the Festival of Natural Fibres 2019. Janine facilitated the event and led a Bengala Dye workshop. Festival of Natural Fibres 2019 On a quiet Saturday last November, I was excited to once again help...
Act with Diligence

Act with Diligence

We bring to you two positive messages for our organic khadi masks.  The first, ‘Act with Diligence’, is from Gandhi’s grandson, Gopalkrishna Gandhi.  The second ‘Symbol of Global Unity’ is from Lord Parekh. These messages are a testimony to the...
Innovation in Khadi: Lessons from Gandhigram

Innovation in Khadi: Lessons from Gandhigram

About the Author The author, Aditi Jain, is a crafts and textile designer, facilitator and observer. Aditi has a deep appreciation for everything handmade. She loves documenting stories of people places and objects. Aditi presented a case study on innovation in khadi...
Fabric and Fine Wine

Fabric and Fine Wine

The author Jo Salter is the founder of Where Does It Come From?, and, Non Executive Director of Khadi London. She was inspired to write the blog, Fabric and Fine Wine, after attending a khadi conference in Jaipur, India. A fellow speaker confided that they...
Spinning a Yarn: Clicks that Tell a Tale

Spinning a Yarn: Clicks that Tell a Tale

Rose quietly moved around the festival venue, a heritage iron forgery in London. Capturing the mood and sights of the day with her camera. A few felt her presence, but she made our collective experience memorable with her photos. Images with stories and stories within...
Weaving from Within: Narratives from Kutch

Weaving from Within: Narratives from Kutch

A Digital Satsang: Weaving for Hope It is a season for digital events; beginning to lose its lustre. I was a bit hesitant to log in for an event on weaving and bhanjan mandlis hosted by Khamir. I am glad I did. It was a genuine dialogue, not a repetition of...