Dastkar

The Winter Mela by Dastkar will focus on textiles from various regions.

Winter fairs for your weekends

1 min read . 14 Dec 2017
Lounge Loves: Cotton Kanjeevarams

Lounge Loves: Cotton Kanjeevarams

1 min read . 28 Oct 2016
A weaver in Nabadwi. Photo: Courtesy Dastkari Haat Samiti<br />

Reinventing the ‘gamchha’

5 min read . 26 Aug 2016
Jella weaving a sari. Photographs by Kumar/Mint<br />

Telia Rumal: Is the tide turning?

5 min read . 26 Aug 2016
Every day for 30 days in June, Laila Tyabji took a selfie wearing a handloom sari before heading for work—she posted this series of images on Facebook.<br />

Handloom skills in an industrial age

3 min read . 27 Aug 2016
Uzramma (centre) is reviving the economic honeycomb of cotton-cloth makers. Photo: Kumar/Mint<br />

The cotton cause

7 min read . 07 Nov 2015
Copper vessels will be on sale at the Dastkar Festival Of Lights.<br />

It’s Diwali ‘mela’ time

2 min read . 22 Oct 2015
Leather toys and silk stoles (below) are on sale at the festival.<br /> (Leather toys and silk stoles (below) are on sale at the festival.)

Crafted in the east

2 min read . 12 Mar 2015
A model wearing a contemporary Banarasi sari sits among Varanasi weavers and their families. Photo:‘Woven Textiles Of Varanasi’, Niyogi Books.<br />

Photo Essay | Weave will rock you

2 min read . 02 Jan 2015
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Cotton turban cloth with zari borders was woven on narrow looms. Photographs courtesy ‘Woven Textiles Of Varanasi’, Niyogi Books.

Warp and weft tales

02 Jan 2015
The sari shop by Dastkari Haat.<br />

The handloom hub

2 min read . 13 Oct 2014
Laila Tyabji at Kisan Haat, New Delhi. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Laila Tyabji | The crafts revivalist

5 min read . 09 Aug 2014
The Egyptian fabric Shandawil Telli.<br />

Egyptian crafts come to the Capital

2 min read . 02 Jan 2014
Stalls at the Dastkar Nature Bazaar in Delhi. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Diwali bazaars: The small bang theory

4 min read . 24 Oct 2013
A hand-embroidered soof sari by the Dohats of Sarad. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint.<br />

Lounge Loves | ‘Soof’ sari

2 min read . 04 Jan 2013
A file photo of Dastkar exhibition in New Delhi. Photo: HT<br />

India’s forgotten handicrafts

3 min read . 29 Oct 2012
Lounge Podcast | Calligraphers corner

Lounge Podcast | Calligraphers corner

1 min read . 19 Sep 2012
Jaya Jaitly, president of Dastkari Haat Samiti. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

Lounge Podcast | Calligraphers corner

1 min read . 19 Sep 2012