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How to Use Stripes Like a Pro:: Fashion Trends
Using too much stripes everywhere may become boring and so one should choose combination prints very carefully. If you are planning to use Indigo and White stripes in the living room, try some Indigo dots with the stripes to avoid boredom.
The Past and The Present : An Iranian Legacy
Internationally recognised as a lifestyle and fashion photographer, Sebastian Cortés’ most recent series Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past is an in-depth photographic exploration of the Bohra Islamic community in Sidhpur, a little-known small town in Gujarat.
New Arrivals: Handblock Printed Soft Cotton Fabrics
We have spotted this particular floral pattern in the hindi movie Hindi Medium in which the actress Saba Quareem wears big bold pattern with ease. Sab has worn many such big patterns through out the movie but the most striking among all was the floral pattern in Red and Green over White background.
Dreamcatchers and Much More in Latest Collection of Block Printing Stamps
DIY and hobby crafters, get ready for a huge collection of wooden stamps to experiment with. DesiCrafts brings to you dreamcatchers, feathers, mandalas, buildings, kawaii animals, mandalas and more. Our expert artisans make sure that you have fun while printing with these wooden stamps.
We have made block printing pretty easy for newbies too! Each block comes packed with printed instructions on how to use and how to take care of your wooden blocks. And if you are an expert, you already know the deal ;)
Sari Play: Five Creative Ways to Use Your Vintage Silk Saris
Featured Art: Blue Pottery Of Jaipur
The process of making Blue Pottery is quite time consuming and requires precision and hard work and involve many steps. This beautiful craft continues to one of the finest from India to the International craft market. USA is the major importer of Indian Blue Pottery while other countries like Australia, Canada, Singapore are also big importer. Blue Pottery is admired all over the world including many European countries like Austria, Germany, Norway etc.
There is an Air about India - Air India Vintage Posters
Air India is the Flag Carrier airline of India, owned by the government of India. Air India is considered to be the third-largest airline of India in terms of passengers carried after Indigo and Jet Airways.
Flickr user Anil Agarwal shares some vintage Air India posters.
Wooden Block Makers Of Bagru
Wood block making is an interesting art to learn or to pick up as a hobby. The blocks which are used to make colorful prints on fabrics and other surfaces, are made by some really hard working hands who know how to work with precision. A small mistake can ruin the pattern and that's why they are called experts in their area.
Pantone Color of the Year 2017 Greenery is Here
The Pantone color of the year for 2017 has been announced and it is 'Greenery'.
The color is full of freshness and relaxation. Pantone Color Institute has also suggested a list of colors which will be trending during Spring-Summer 2017.
Natural Indigo Dyed Fabrics Of Bagru
Hand carved wooden blocks, in Bagru village of Rajasthan. Most block maker artisans are doing this work for generations. With changing world and with new means of communications new generation of block makers is able to do business in India and abroad with a lot more ease.
Once the wooden block is made and tested, it is ready for printing. The print on the picture is not complete yet. With the help of a ready block, a plain fabric is painted with glue and then husk is spread over the glue which not dried yet.