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Kalamkari is the earliest and one of the most complex techniques of fabric printing using vegetable dyes and minerals. According to Wikipedia, Kalamkari or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India. The word is derived from the Persian words kalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship), meaning drawing with a pen.
Organic cotton fabrics are printed using vegetable dyes and the colors obtained from organic means. Chemicals can fade the color and can also make the fabric weak. In this post, we are telling you some easy and efficient ways of treating your organic cotton fabrics at home for the first time before you start using them.
Ever wondered why the organic cotton fabrics and dresses that you bought from an Indian seller won't stay the same wash after wash? Well, it all depends on how you take care of your organic clothes and fabrics. All organic fabrics are made using the fibers and colors obtained from organic means such as plants, minerals etc. What if I told you the red floral pattern on your Kalamkari skirt was printed using rust and tamarind paste?