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MELA “Summer Weaves” by Dastkar offering handloom products, food, cultural performances
April 5 @ 11:00 am - April 16 @ 5:00 pm
There are also many more prints like Ari and kantha embroidery, Intricate tie-dye techniques of bandhani and shibori, Kota, chanderi, banarasi, jamdani & maheshwari, kotpad handloom traditions, Kalamkari & pattachitra textiles, Patchwork & applique, Organic cottons in natural vegetable colours and khadi, contemporary garments, dupattas, sarees, kurtas, yardage and home furnishings.
Dastkar founder Laila Tyabji said “Summer is when we all shift from heavy silks to light summer cottons. Dastkar’s SUMMER WEAVES is the place to stock up on those delightful kotas, chanderis, and muslins for the coming season. It’s important too, to celebrate the handloom weaver and our wonderful and varied traditions of handloom weaving. With over 15 different regions participating, the bazaar promises to offer a rich diversity of handloom weaves, prints, embroideries and other textile techniques from across India.”
Plus for foodies Summer Weaves is arranging food court with regional culinary delights and refreshing snacks, desserts & beverages.
Summer Weaves will showcase a lively Cultural performance on weekends like Manganiyar performance from Rajasthan, Shibori & Embroidery worshops and handloom weaving demonstration.
Date- 11am to 7:30pm on 5th to 16th April 2018