Handloom Challenge

An initiative to support the handloom weavers in these uncertain times. Each piece is 2.5 meters long and you can order multiples of 2.5 meters.

Due to current pandemic restrictions, there will some delay in processing the handloom challenge orders. Kindly cooperate with us.

Extend your support to other Weaving Villages

Gomi Teni
Sarees

Saree from North Karnataka was worn by 12th Century women. The saree's border has motifs resembling herringbone stitch and found its inspiration in Jowar seeds which represented prosperity and hence gifted to expecting mothers during South Indian harvesting season Sankranthi. Gomi teni Sarees were not being worn for the past 40 years, however, the Jowar Motif found its way in the contemporary version of Ilkal to some extend. Gomi Teni is a Double Pallu Saree.

Sudha Kadi Sarees

Sudha kadi is worm majorly in Dakshin Karnataka. The lines running paralle in the border depicts the sunrise and sunset moving paralle never meets but the weft lines cut these lines bringing the illusion of sunrise and sunset meets which usually happens in evening that’s why the saree is called Sudha and line creating illusion of meeting is called kadi. That’s how the saree is called Sudha kadi

Patteda Anchu
Sarees

Patteda Anchu sarees are handwoven from the handloom hub of Gajendragarh, Karnataka. The villages in and around the hub are equipped with hand weaving this exquisite cotton saree which has godly significance as it is offered to their local deity on auspicious occasions. This traditional saree has been revived with special features like the reversible nature of the saree and the specially engineered border which is already coarse and does not require additional fall or beading to be done, making this a ready to drape saree.

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