Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tools Used in Handloom Ikat production.

1. Charka:
Charka is for winding of yarn on the bobbin. A bobbin is a cylinder spindle on which yarn or thread is wound for weft ikat.

2. Warping machine on which yarn for warp ikat is prepared.

Frame for designing.

3. Frame:
Frame used to obtain beautiful designs on weft ikat. Designs are marked on the yarn which is tied to the frame.

4. Loom:
Loom, the weaving process.The bobbin is fitted to it and then attached to the loom for weaving of the yarn into fabric.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Sambalpuri Handlooms – From the Gifted Land of Odisha(Sambalpur).

Sambalpuri cotton saris are prefer for daily wear as well as casual occasions and generally housewives and college going girls love to wear them.

Sambalpuri cotton sari.

There are varieties to the sambalpuri sari with some unique names given placed on the place of their sambalpuri weaves. Like Bargarh, Sonepur, sambalpur, Bolangir, Boudh are the main location to weave the traditional sambalpuri saris, sonepuri saris, Pasapalli saris, Bomkai saris ,Bapta are the variety names for the different types of sambalpuri fabric.