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Dupioni Silk Fabric White

Dupioni Silk Fabric White
$16.98

Dupioni silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slubs that run horizontally across the fabric. It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry. Not only do many brides choose dupioni silk fabric for themselves and their bridesmaids, it is also perfect for blouses, jackets, skirts, handbags and dresses. Be creative with beautiful home decor accents (draperies, swags, pillows and duvet covers).

Amy Butler Soul Blossoms Passion Sari Blooms Moss

Amy Butler Soul Blossoms Passion Sari Blooms Moss
$8.98

Designed by Amy Butler for Westminster Fabrics, this cotton print fabric is perfect for quilt or craft projects, apparel and home décor accents.

Double-Sided Quilted Batik Small Scroll Turquoise

Double-Sided Quilted Batik Small Scroll Turquoise
$14.98

Designed by Textile Creations, this double-sided quilted Indian Batik fabric includes 100% cotton fabric on both sides with 3.3oz poly batting in between. Use this fabric to create a unique quilt, quilting projects and totes or handbags. Colors include yellow and turquoise blue.

Indian Summer Blossoms Pink

Indian Summer Blossoms Pink
$8.48

Designed by Zoe Pearn Designs for Riley Blake Designs, this floral cotton print fabric features a color palette of cream, brown and green tossed on a pink background. Fabric is perfect for quilts, home décor accents, craft projects and apparel.

Metal Button 5/8'' Indian Head Antique Silver

Metal Button 5/8'' Indian Head Antique Silver
$2.58

This 5/8'' metal button is round with engraved Indian head. This has a shank attachment. There 2 buttons per card.

Silk Habotai Abstract Royal/Sage

Silk Habotai Abstract Royal/Sage
$12.98

This elegantly beautiful silk habotai fabric is ultra soft, has a beautiful drape, lustrous sheen and smooth and silky hand that feels wonderful against the skin. This flowing fabric is perfect for scarfs, linings, shawls, special occasion apparel, blouses and lingerie.

Indian Batik Peace Sign & Swirl Bright/Olive

Indian Batik Peace Sign & Swirl Bright/Olive
$6.98

Designed for Textile Creations, this Indian batik features a design of swirls and peace signs in turquoise, pink and olive. Use for quilting, apparel and craft projects.

Indian Batik Monet Dot Multi Fat Quarter Assortment

Indian Batik Monet Dot Multi Fat Quarter Assortment
$10.98

From Textile Creations, this Indian batik assortment includes 8 fat quarters (18" x 21-22'') for a total yardage of 2 yards. Colors include purple, green, lime, fuchsia, and blue. Use for quilting and craft projects.

Indian Batik Sunflower Green

Indian Batik Sunflower Green
$6.98

Designed for Textile Creations, this Indian batik features a floral design of purple, indigo and lime. Use for quilting, apparel and craft projects.

Silk Habotai Tye Dye Black/Stone

Silk Habotai Tye Dye Black/Stone
$12.98

This elegantly beautiful silk habotai fabric is ultra soft, has a beautiful drape, lustrous sheen and smooth and silky hand that feels wonderful against the skin. This flowing fabric is perfect for scarfs, linings, shawls, special occasion apparel, blouses and lingerie.

Dupioni Silk 3.75'' Check Naturals

Dupioni Silk 3.75'' Check Naturals
$18.98

Dupioni silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slubs that run horizontally across the fabric. It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry. Not only do many brides choose Dupioni silk fabric for themselves and their bridesmaids, it is also perfect for blouses, jackets, skirts, handbags and dresses. Be creative with beautiful home decor accents (draperies, swags, pillows and duvet covers).

Silk Habotai Iron Works Gold/Silver

Silk Habotai Iron Works Gold/Silver
$12.98

This elegantly beautiful silk habotai fabric is ultra soft, has a beautiful drape, lustrous sheen and smooth and silky hand that feels wonderful against the skin. This flowing fabric is perfect for scarfs, linings, shawls, special occasion apparel, blouses and lingerie.

Double-Sided Quilted Batik Bamboo/Geo Brown

Double-Sided Quilted Batik Bamboo/Geo Brown
$14.98

Designed by Textile Creations, this double-sided quilted Indian Batik fabric includes 100% cotton fabric on both sides with 3.3oz poly batting in between. Use this fabric to create a unique quilt, quilting projects and totes or handbags. Colors include metallic gold, pink, mint, yellow and brown.

Metallic Indian Batik Script Rust

Metallic Indian Batik Script Rust
$6.98

Designed for Textile Creations, this Indian batik features mottled rust and orange with a metallic gold scroll design printed over. Use for quilting, apparel and craft projects.

Dupioni Silk Fabric Iridescent Christmas Red

Dupioni Silk Fabric Iridescent Christmas Red
$16.98

Dupioni silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slubs that run horizontally across the fabric. It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry. Not only do many brides choose dupioni silk fabric for themselves and their bridesmaids, it is also perfect for blouses, jackets, skirts, handbags and dresses. Be creative with beautiful home decor accents (draperies, swags, pillows and duvet covers). Cross threads red and burgundy.

Amy Butler Soul Blossoms Rayon Challis Sari Blooms Raspberry

Amy Butler Soul Blossoms Rayon Challis Sari Blooms Raspberry
$11.98

Designed by Amy Butler, this super soft rayon challis fabric has a beautiful drape and hand. It is perfect for creating stylish shirts, blouses, halter tops, skirts, light weight jackets and flowing dresses. This fabric features 2 1/2'' vertical borders along each selvedge.

Indian Summer Large Floral Brown

Indian Summer Large Floral Brown
$8.48

Designed by Zoe Pearn Designs for Riley Blake Designs, this floral cotton print fabric features a color palette of cream, brown, pink, green and orange. Fabric is perfect for quilts, home décor accents, craft projects and apparel.

Indian Batik Scroll Green

Indian Batik Scroll Green
$6.98

Designed for Textile Creations, this Indian batik features an abstract design of light lime and bright green. Use for quilting, apparel and craft projects.

Silk Suiting Herringbone White/Black

Silk Suiting Herringbone White/Black
$9.98

This elegant light weight silk suiting fabric is the perfect choice for creating chic suits, skirts, dresses and jackets!

Leta Dupioni Silk Check Black Cherry

Leta Dupioni Silk Check Black Cherry
$18.98

Dupioni silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slubs that run horizontally across the fabric. It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry. Not only do many brides choose Dupioni silk fabric for themselves and their bridesmaids, it is also perfect for blouses, jackets, skirts, handbags and dresses. Be creative with beautiful home decor accents (draperies, swags, pillows and duvet covers).

Home Accents Marreskesh Ikat Indian Summer

Home Accents Marreskesh Ikat Indian Summer
$17.98

Screen printed on cotton slub duck (slub cloth has a linen appearance), this versatile medium weight fabric is perfect for window accents (draperies, valances, curtains and swags), toss pillows, bed skirts, duvet covers, slipcovers , upholstery and other home decor accents. Create handbags, tote bags, aprons and more. Colors include red, orange, sage, sienna and ivory.

Dupioni Silk Plaid Royal/Teal

Dupioni Silk Plaid Royal/Teal
$11.98

Dupioni silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slubs that run horizontally across the fabric. It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry. Not only do many brides choose Dupioni silk fabric for themselves and their bridesmaids, it is also perfect for blouses, jackets, skirts, handbags and dresses. Be creative with beautiful home decor accents (draperies, swags, pillows and duvet covers). Colors include royal, teal, yellow, red and black.

Indian Batik Scroll Orange/Pink

Indian Batik Scroll Orange/Pink
$6.98

Designed for Textile Creations, this Indian batik features an abstract design of petal pink and orange. Use for quilting, apparel and craft projects.

Michael Miller Grand Bazaar Sari Wrap Stripe Melon

Michael Miller Grand Bazaar Sari Wrap Stripe Melon
$8.98

Designed by Patty Young for Michael Miller Fabrics, this cotton print features a stripe in colors of orange, black, white and lime. The stripe is vertical to the selvedge. Use for quilting and craft projects.

 

Indian FabricIndian Fabric is continuing to grow in availability for people who wish to create a distinctive look in fashion.

People purchase Indian fabric for making suits, kurtas, fish cut lehengas etc. While others may even buy running dress materials for sarees, evening gowns, long skirts and so on. Indian fabric has always been an attraction for west. Virtiual stores from India are now catering to the needs of the people from other arts of the world, who would like to purchase indian fabric. Despite getting ready made dresses, the craze for buying Indian fabric to create your own apparel has exploded the market. The best thing about wearing what you crreate is that it makes you feel good and proud of the attire. The best part is that in such a hectic life, people can easily shop for one's favorite fabric online. This is absolutely amazing for the people who wish to create their own Indian fabric clothing.

Indian Fabric

In addition to being beautiful, Indian fabric is most suited to the Indian climate. Read on to find out more about traditional fabrics from different regions in India.The weaves are often colourful, and are worked over with incredibly intricate embroidery. The threads of each state speak volumes about their cultural heritage. Unfortunately, despite the versatility of the fabrics and their eco-friendly production process, many Indian threads and works of embroidery are fading into oblivion. By donning our colorful and original threads, which are more like pieces of art, you can also give a ray of hope to thousands of women and men who depend on these crafts for their survival.

Traditional Indian Fabric, particular to regions in India.

Kantha You can recognize a kantha pattern by the running stitch all through the fabric. Kantha is very often found on saris in light colours. The embroidery often takes the form of motifs, which vary from flowers to elephants and birds. A Kantha is a Bengali sari.

Patola You can make out a Gujarati patola by its geometrical pattern and use of colour. This indian fabric can be reversible, as the pattern is identical on both sides. Need splendid block-printed fabrics? Try Gujarati Ajrakh and Dhamadka. The overall pattern is often divided into geometrical shapes, the insides of which have shapes like dots, flowers and leaves. A total of 13 painstaiking steps make Ajrakh come alive and stand out, unlike other surface printing methods.

Phulkari As the name suggests, Phulkari is all about making your indian fabric bloom. The Phulkari like many other Indian crafts started as domestic art, and in Punjab, Phulkari is often worn at ceremonies. When a garment is heavily embroidered with Phulkari work all over, and when the cloth itself is barely visible, the fabric is called 'Bagh'. On the other hand, Phulkari work shows the base cloth.

Madhubani Madhubani is a work of art because it started as a painting tradition. The theme is usually mythological, and is interspersed with geometrical patterns and flowers. This rich style, born in Bihar, is now found not just on paintings but also on saris. Imagine a skirt with a Madubani painting all over it. Can you get more "designer" than that?

Kasuti Karnataka is home to the single thread Kasuti art. Running stitch, cross stitch and back stitch are used to depict elephants, geometrical patterns, flowers, trees and temples. If you think color is life, Kasuti with its bright colors can be your style mantra.

Kashida Kashida speaks of snow-capped mountains, gurgling rivers, chinar leaves and the beauty of Kashmir. This work, initially done only on shawls, can now be found on everything from jackets, coats to salwar-kurtas. Kashida is the name given to works like Zalakdozi (hook embroidery), vata chikan (button-hole stitch) and do-rukha (double side work). Although Kashida work is traditionally done on wool, it is now often found on cotton and synthetic fabrics too, so you don't have the wait for the winter to wear a Kashida garment.

Khadi Khadi is a versatile indian fabric. It has the unique property of keeping the wearer warm in winter as well as cool in summer season. This indian fabric has coarse texture and is easily crumpled, therefore in order to keep it firm and stiff, starch should be added. This fabric is more enhanced and looks better the more you wash it.

So the next time you go shopping, give the glitzy malls a miss. Scout for craft stores, buy an Indian fabric, get it stitched in your choice of garment (which could be a sari, salwar kameez, shirt, kurti or skirt!) and make your own style statement!

Find out more information about indian fabric at http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/the-fabric-of-india

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