Fabric Care 101: Removing Stains From Your Silk Fabrics

We know how much you admire that vintage pure silk shawl and the dress that you bought from an online shop. And we know that you would go to any extent to preserve those hand woven raw silk pieces. So on the Culture Central, we are starting a new series on fabric care. In this series we’ll not only cover the tips and trick on how to take care of fabrics but we’ll give you some insightful knowledge about taking care of specialty fabrics, cleaning, preserving and reclaiming the old fabrics and everything else about fabric care.


Raw Silk Fabric Collection

February 23, 2014 — DesiCrafts India

DIY Fabric Printing - How to Screen Print a Cotton Fabric by Hand in 5 minutes

With very little investment and almost no technical knowledge or complex apparatus, we will get you started on screen printing. It's a common misconception that one needs a costly setup for screen printing. We have used an Indian cotton fabric (muslin), which is an organic cotton fabric. We make small paisley patterns in this session. We describe the whole technique of printing and treating the fabric afterwards.
January 22, 2014 — DesiCrafts Shop

Featured Artist: Gunjan Aylawadi

We love handmade and we admire everything that is made using organic materials.We were browsing the internet and we came across this talented paper artist Gunjan Aylawadi from Sydney, Australia.

January 22, 2014 — DesiCrafts Shop

Vegetable Dyes and Colors –Manufacturing Process and Use

Many people wonder why vegetable dyed fabrics and other items are more beautiful, popular and costlier than the regular products available in the market today.  The reason is that it takes long time and great effort to prepare vegetable dyes. All vegetable colors are made using minerals, leaves, flowers and bark of various trees.

December 20, 2013 — DesiCrafts Shop