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Weaving workshop by Julie Kagti

Weaving workshop by Julie Kagti
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An interactive tapestry weaving and appreciation workshop.

Hand weaving is an ancient craft that has evolved a lot over the centuries. In India textiles has played a very important role in defining our heritage and history.
As other invaders before them, the Europeans first came to the Indian subcontinent to buy fabrics and spices. Then they set up colonies and started plantations and manufacturing units. Even today Handloom weaving plays an important role in the Indian economy. Each part of the country has their own unique weaves, looms and cloth. No other country offers the diversity in Handcrafted Textiles.

Objective of the workshop:
It is to teach first time learners basic tapestry weaving techniques, that are easy to learn and adapt. In doing so the participants actually use their own hands and create a piece of cloth. They understand the effort, value and imbibe a sense of appreciation for this ancient craft.

What happens at the workshop?
The session begins with a brief talk on Indian handcrafted textiles and its role in contemporary times.Then each student will be given a portable lap loom kit and materials to explore which they can take with them.Julie will introduce the material and demonstrate how a warp is created. Then the participants pair up and do their own. Subsequently different weaves and tips on weaving are shared and tried out for the participants.

There will be a half an hour lunch break in between. Lunch will be provided.

Date: 30th November 2019, 10:30am to 5:00pm
Venue: Timri, Indiranagar

Google Map link
https://maps.app.goo.gl/6sxtZ
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An interactive tapestry weaving and appreciation workshop. There will be a half an hour lunch break in between. Lunch will be provided. Date: 30th November 2019, 10:30am to 5:00pm Venue: Timri, Indiranagar Google Map link https://maps.app.goo.gl/6sxtZ
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