Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Monday, June 29, 2009

A film on the cotton handloom process

Dastkar Andhra's short film on the cotton handloom production process

Friday, June 26, 2009

Coming soon...

A Chennai special in July 2009
Two exciting collections…

a) Brass Tacks, Madras’ Summer Collection 2009
Western wear for women in Cotton handlooms

• July 9, 2009 onwards

About Brass Tacks: One of the primary goals at Brass Tacks is to use traditional textile crafts and to transform these fabrics into garments that are contemporary and urban. By re-articulating these fabrics as modern, cosmopolitan pieces, and reaching out to a wider customer base, Brass Tacks provides a greater demand for weavers, dyers and printers who produce quality work.

b) Kanchipuram Pattu sarees from Vasanthi Kalyansundar’s Sri Sai Creations, Chennai

• July 23 – 28, 2009

- Silk and silk-cotton handloom sarees with traditional motifs like the peacock, hamsam, rudraksham and the classic gold temple borders.
- Saris in vibrant oranges, midnight blues, toned oranges and mehendi greens.
- A collection that integrates block printing and handloom weaving
dāram, Hyderabad’s exclusive cotton handloom garment store works towards strengthening traditional weavers and small farmers.

dāram, Naik Estate, ICICI Bank Lane, Beside Airport Lane,
Begumpet, Hyderabad – 500016
Tel: +91 40 27765503. Fax: +91 40 27892905.
Timing: 11am to 8pm
Wednesday Closed

Email: daram.da@gmail.com
Website: http://daaram.blogspot.com/