When our Dear prime Minister appealed everyone to buy khadi , it was really appreciating but the irony , we have forgotten our own textile heritage , and the country’s head is appealing to us to buy this.Our country proudly has a rich n well preserved treasure of art n craft and each craft is linked directly to regional culture.The diversity of cultures and art in India is truly magnificent.Keep on exploring and you will never finish.This beautiful land has gone through one of the worst freedom struggle of the world and the significant tool to attain it was khadi .Only through Swadeshi Apnao Andolan’Mahatma Gandhi’ pushed to wear Khadi so that the moment directly benefits poor people of India .So Khadi is in our roots and blood.
Use of purest form of yarns in making a fabric by hand spinning is called Khadi.We are resisting our self form using it often for ,’we feel is is basic’.
Khadi or Khaddar is a term for handspun and hand-woven cloth from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan primarily made out of cotton.
The raw materials may sometimes also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha. It is a versatile fabric, cool in summer and warm in winter. In order to improve the look, khādī/khaddar is sometimes starched to give it a stiffer feel. It is widely accepted in fashion circles. for more info click here
Khadi manufacturing supports lakhs of poor people working day and night manually , it surely deserves national attention and I hope the good days starts now. ( aache din)
Few tips on how to use khadi in home-
– Furnishing – A beautiful hand spun soft fabric is a sheer delight to sleep on.Khadi offers a vast range of quilts, bedsheets, blankets, soft towel cloth , durries, rugs and much more.Just buy fabric from khadi stores and get anything made out of it .Curtains, cushion covers , table runners and also use it on your sofa as well.
These are widely popular khadi fabric patterns.Purely hand made and simply beautiful.
So vibrant khadi rugs, they add so much life in a house.The pure fabric actually breaths and exhale purity. Ideal for spiritual practice.
Khadi Pure Silk
Khadi fabrics available at Khadi Gram Udyog Stores all over India.