Bangalore Mirror

Karnataka Weave Stories

As the buzz around textile revival gains ground we ask five Bangalore designers to pick out their favourite Karnataka weaves. Latha Puttanna, Designer, Latha Puttanna My personal favourite weaves from Karnataka is crepe. It is typical to Karnataka because of two reasons. The quality of mulberry silk found here is amongst the best in the… Read More Karnataka Weave Stories


Interview with Dr. Hemalatha Jain of Punarjeevana

Reviving traditional saris especially from the North Karnataka Belt, Dr. Hemalatha Jain is not just a PhD holder but also a textile expert. Dr. Hemalatha Jain a designer, professor and textile revivalist has worked with weavers through her trust Punarjeevana (meaning rebirth in Kannada). She tells us more in this exclusive conversation. Tell us something… Read More Interview with Dr. Hemalatha Jain of Punarjeevana