ECO-DESIGNS

VISIT TO A HANDLOOM SITE- NANDANA PRINT

Nandana printing is a 300 year old mud resist block-printing technique which is still being practiced in Tarapur, Madhya Pradesh in its original form. Traditionally, ‘Nandana’ print fabric was confined to the women of ‘Bhil’ tribes, but now the art is quite popular and incorporated into other garments, bedspreads, table cloth, other furnishings and upholstery.

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ECO-DESIGNS

HOW TO HANDLE “NATURAL” PIGMENTS AND DYES

Natural colors are an alternative for synthetic coloring. Being Eco-friendly, these pigments are Sustainable, Bio-degradable and non-toxic for human use. One cannot deny the warmth of a handcrafted fabric dyed with all the beautiful natural stuff- Gentle both on the Earth and on your skin. Living in the era of tremendous environmental loss. The need of the hour is to create awareness about the challenges to the environment and playing our part to safeguard our Earth.