Udupi Saree Revival Program – Kadike Trust

Udupi Saree Revival

Please support the Udupi Saree Revival Program run by the Kadike Trust. These sarees are handwoven, pure cotton and a delight to wear.

Ghicha ? or just a beautiful Bengal Cotton ?

When Swapna visited in Dec 2018, she wanted to buy “Madhubani” paintings and dupattas that had Madhubani painting done on them. Dilli Haat, one of my favourite places in Delhi always has “Madhubani” paintings for sale, so we went there. As luck would have it, there was a handloom and handicrafts mela on and not … Read more

Two firsts and a renewed “Handloom” love

On my birthday I wore the first ever Bhujodi Sari. I bought it from Kalpavastram and even as I received the sari, and felt the material, I fell in love. The cotton handloom sari felt like heavy silk!! When I draped the sari, it felt so comfortable that I never wanted to stop wearing it. … Read more

Three distinct weaves – 1000 buttas, A silk cotton and A Kota

We were in Dindigul and Chinnalampatti for our second meeting with the weavers’ children on July 10th and I decided to wear a sari that the Dindigul weavers had woven and Amma wore a sari that the Chinnalampatti weavers had woven. I wore this organic cotton that has a 1000 buttas. According to the experts … Read more