Twinning in a Patteda Anchu

Patteda Anchu

The Patteda Anchu Saree. Please continue supporting our handloom weavers. The art (handloom weaving) and the artists (the weavers) both need our support. These are not expensive sarees, but they help a weaver to keep plying his art and earn a living.

The first Coimbatore Silk

Sept 21, 2019 – My closest friend Sirisha and dearest cousin Koka’s birthday ! I continued my tradition of wearing a new saree on the most important day in each month all through this year and September was even more special because there are two important days in this month. The first being Sept 7th, … Read more

The Privileged Perspective

I read a FB post by the well known handloom aficionado Laila Tyabji and it did piss me off. I have always looked forward to her sari posts because she has an enviable collection and most times I find her views on other topics very balanced and wonderfully worded. Today’s post was wonderfully worded but … Read more

Stop.Learn.Buy …a Handloom

Tomorrow is the National Handloom Day. Do celebrate by wearing something thats handwoven – a scarf, a shirt, a kurti, a sari or a dupatta..anything. This post is for novices like me who don’t know much about the different weaving techniques and maybe don’t even know the different weaves of India – there are 120 … Read more