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Fabrics, Yarns & Fibres: When To Use What
The Ultimate Fabric Sourcing Tips For Budding Designers
So, you're a fashion designer in need of fabric to make something?
Knowing what you want and what you don't could be a right path to take when deciding on fabric sourcing.
DesiCrafts brings some basic tips to start your quest for the right fabric to make prototypes before you move on to wholesale purchases.
DIY:: Five Amazing Clutch Purse Tutorials
As you start sewing, there are so many things you want to sew, there are so many things you make, not only for yourself but for friends and dear ones too! What could be a better idea than sewing a clutch purse for your soul sister's birthday gift!
At DesiCrafts, we sat down on a Sunday morning and selected 10 very easy-peasy DIY clutch purse ideas from some blogs which are hidden gems on internet.
You'll get 10 super cool clutch purse ideas and betcha, you'd want to make all of them. So, we bring it on.
Hand Block Printing Process Explained
The conventional process of hand block printing on textiles and papers, with beautiful natural colors, has been practiced in for around 2000 years although it didn't reach Indian until 15th century. According to Wikipedia the traces of wood block printing (or block printing) were first found in China which go back to 7th century. It remained the most common East Asian technique of printing until the 19th century.
Restoration Of Vintage Wooden Blocks
Recently, we visited our printing unit in Chennai. This is the unit where we make our hand block printed fabrics. Our expert hand block printers are very keen on working with new motifs and colors all the time.
New Arrivals: Upholstery Weight Speciality Fabrics
Let's welcome the new season with new fabrics. Eye popping, peppy colors or solid color fabrics, a collection of dyeable pure linen or a linen blend...now choose what works for your living room.
New Arrivals: Handmade Linen Fabrics
DesiCrafts hand block printed linen fabrics are made to order in any pattern and length. These printed fabrics are made using good quality linen that is extra wide, about 58"-60" width. You can use these fabrics for upholstering a chair, stool or a sofa.
Tis the Season to be Jolly: Happy Holidays
Happy Thanksgiving: Gift from DesiCrafts Inside
This year was an eventful one! We achieved many things and discovered some great friends in you. We participated in a handmade market last year in Chennai almost same time as this year and we received so much love from unknown visitors from India and abroad.