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Textile journeys through India 2020

Kutch, Gujarat - North West India

January 16 - 27, 2020

Gujarat's rich culture is expressed through its intricate textiles and crafts.


Best described as a “Cradle of Craftsmanship”, Kutch is famous for weaving, block-printing, bandhani tie-and-dye, Rogan-painting, and impossibly complex embroidery.

Craft and Design

Odyssey

Assam, Nagaland, Odisha - North East India

February 1 - 12, 2020

Explore ancient tribal villages and the distinctive textiles of these three states. Enjoy the unique Muga silks of Assam, Nagaland's astounding array of textiles, embroidery, jewellery,  tattoos, and hairstyles.

 

In Odisha learn about the weaving, natural dyeing of cotton and silks that reflect these regions social histories through its textiles.

An Uncommon 

Journey

Participants will experience the craft, colours, culture, tastes, and sights of Kutch in Gujarat, North West India. This is a unique opportunity to meet people in the textile & craft communities that have preserved their ancient techniques and designs for generations. Indulge in a rich and diverse cultural experience, historical sites, wildlife and surreal landscapes. It’s a journey filled with new inspirations, friendships, collaborations, workshops and memories that will last a lifetime.

Seed to Self Journeys offers a first-hand insight into the creation and preservation of traditional handcrafted textiles in North East India. This part of India  is home to dozens of indigenous tribes. Each tribe has its own unique vibrant tradition of craftsmanship that translates into unique products.

Besides their contribution to agricultural activities, women in North East India are experts in weaving, a skill that plays a pivotal role in socio-economic life as well as in preserving traditional folk knowledge. Meet them, hear their stories and witness the creation of beautiful textiles and other crafts. Watch how weavers use colours and motifs as an expression of tribal folklore and share the meaning of symbols woven into textiles.

Seed to Self Journeys offers a first-hand insight into the creation and preservation of traditional handcrafted textiles in North East India. This part of India  is home to dozens of indigenous tribes. Each tribe has its own unique vibrant tradition of craftsmanship that translates into unique products.

Besides their contribution to agricultural activities, women in North East India are experts in weaving, a skill that plays a pivotal role in socio-economic life as well as in preserving traditional folk knowledge. Meet them, hear their stories and witness the creation of beautiful textiles and other crafts. Watch how weavers use colours and motifs as an expression of tribal folklore and share the meaning of symbols woven into textiles.

Join the movement towards responsible, sustainable, ethical slow fashion.

Are you curious about understanding the ancient techniques of Indian textiles?

We invite you to come with us on our next inspirational textile journeys through North India.

 

Follow the threads that weave through the magnificant textiles, beautiful stories, patterns, craftmanship, history, culture and cuisine. This is a unique opportunity to meet people in the textile & craft communities that have preserved their ancient techniques and designs for generations.