TAANA BAANA | Textile Tools
Make your own thread+yarn, your own stole, dupatta or table runner! And try block printing with various Indic motifs. Bring back the joy of cloth-making by your hands. Appreciate the mathematics behind the science of weaving - the wonders of combining the warp + weft in mathematical combinations! Spinning and weaving with your hands is a great stress buster and develops hand eye coordination. Lets start Spinning/Weaving/Printing!
Handmade textiles are a significant part of the INDIC culture and economy. Till today, the charkha provides livelihood to a significant population of handloom workers. With the introduction of technologically advanced machinery, the application of charkha has reduced but, it still supports many small handloom workers.With the increasing industrialisation and the growing competition in the handloom industry, the need of the hour is to be efficient and fast. Lets explore traditional Indian textile manufacturing process which includes various levels having their own functions. Spinning process is followed by the process of weaving and dyeing, printing, finishing.