• Kashmiri Embroidery & Pashminas Kashmiri Embroidery & Pashminas

    22 Oct , 2018

    The main two embroidery that we source from Kashmir is sozni embroidery and Crewel work. Sozni embroidery is all hand stitched and is extremely fine needlework on either a fine wool or beautiful cashmere. It is often a craft that is done traditionally by men and is a handicraft that is handed down from generation to generation. Individuals are paid per finished shawl which will provide an additional income for... The main two embroidery that we source from Kashmir is sozni embroidery and Crewel work. Sozni embroidery is all hand stitched and is extremely fine needlework on either a fine wool or beautiful cashmere. It is often a craft that is done traditionally by men and is a handicraft that is handed down from generation to generation. Individuals are paid per finished shawl which will provide an additional income for...

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  • Kantha Stitch Embroidery Kantha Stitch Embroidery

    22 Oct , 2018

    Kantha stitch is a simple running stitch that has the effect of quilting a fabric. This is a traditional embroidery originally form Bangladesh and Bengal. The word Kantha means ‘story’ and most kantha is often known as Monsoon Kantha, because it imitates the monsoon rain in its densely vertical embroidery. There is also a more elaborate form of Kantha embroidery which is found in the villages of this region and... Kantha stitch is a simple running stitch that has the effect of quilting a fabric. This is a traditional embroidery originally form Bangladesh and Bengal. The word Kantha means ‘story’ and most kantha is often known as Monsoon Kantha, because it imitates the monsoon rain in its densely vertical embroidery. There is also a more elaborate form of Kantha embroidery which is found in the villages of this region and...

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  • Our Hand Loom Weavers Our Hand Loom Weavers

    22 Oct , 2018

    Hand loom is currently in serious decline across India and so we at The House of Eunice support the handloom cottage industry when ever we can by commissioning scarfs to be woven and to buy individual finished pieces that are particularly beautiful. We source from Bihar state which is one the poorest states in India. This is where the Tussah silk cottage industry is located. We also work with weavers... Hand loom is currently in serious decline across India and so we at The House of Eunice support the handloom cottage industry when ever we can by commissioning scarfs to be woven and to buy individual finished pieces that are particularly beautiful. We source from Bihar state which is one the poorest states in India. This is where the Tussah silk cottage industry is located. We also work with weavers...

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  • Wood Block Printers Wood Block Printers

    22 Oct , 2018

    Wooden blocks are carved to a design and then used to accurately print onto fabric. This involves either pigment dyes or vegetable dyes. Pigment dyes require an acid bath process after printing to fix the dye into the fabric. Vegetable dyes do not require this additional process as they naturally bond with the fabric through a process of oxidation. Vegetable dyes often use a resist process called dabu printing. This... Wooden blocks are carved to a design and then used to accurately print onto fabric. This involves either pigment dyes or vegetable dyes. Pigment dyes require an acid bath process after printing to fix the dye into the fabric. Vegetable dyes do not require this additional process as they naturally bond with the fabric through a process of oxidation. Vegetable dyes often use a resist process called dabu printing. This...

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