Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Textile And embroidery Crafts


Textile crafts are highly demanding and popular around the world for their aesthetic appeal and intricate embroideries. Indian textile are famous in the ancient period as well as now we have vast number of trade links with the outside world. India has fertile, plentiful and rich tradition of textiles and embroidery craft. Different areas specializes for different textile in terms of weaving patterns, techniques, designs, colors and texture. Some of the various popular textiles crafts incorporates Batik, Block printing, Indian hand looms, Cotton, Silk, Wool, Textile design, Phulkari Art, textile fabric, etc.

Design and Techniques

Textile and embroidery crafts are the most ancient form of hand-made crafts. The designs, pictures and images of these crafts are created by stitching strands of some material on to a layer of another material. Textile artists work on non – woven traditional material like leather, felt as well as non traditional material like plastic etc.

Previously hand embroidery is done which is applied without the help of sewing machine or tools. But now, it is replaced with machine embroidery which saves hard work and time. It is done on individual pieces as well as mass clothing products.

Major Producer from India

Textile and embroidery crafts are extremely popular among people, since they came into existence. Some places such as Gujrat, Kashmir, Rajasthan, Kutch and Bhuj are globally known as the major producer of these crafts. These places are famous for their intricate patterns, silk embroidery and other works which are considered as combination of technique and style.

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