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Khadi is not just a fabric. It’s a sense of freedom for the world’s largest democracy.

Khadi. Khadi (pronounced [kʰaːd̪iː]; IAST: Khadi) or khaddar is handspun, hand-woven natural fiber cloth from India. The cloth is usually woven from cotton and may also include silk, or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a hand spinning wheel called a charkha (A domestic spinning, a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural fibers). It is the ...

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Mashroo: The Eco friendly textile that is at the brink of extinction

The Mashroo textile was woven for Muslim communities, who believed that silk should not touch a person’s skin. Crafting a solution that enabled people to honor this belief while still appearing dressed in the finest clothing, weavers mixed silk and cotton threads to create a textile that was simple cotton on one side and rich silk on the other. The ...

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