Coated fabric is used as "Soles" with a sandwich of
cross-linked "PU foam" and "U foam" for added
comfort, shock absorbency and cushioning of
the feet. A leather/synthetic "English" binding
around the edges services twin objectives
of strengthening the footwear and also providing
for a smart and trendy look.
Bags that live in :
A unique product is what has been the result
of a joint initiative of the great Indian
organizations are promoting these kind products
Aesthetically designed handbags with a blend
of leather and cotton textile fabric is what
has been achieved. These bags have been sourced
and colour co-ordinated by great Indian Organizations
and are creatively designed and technically
crafted out by a reputed organization. Being
light in weight, with an appealing look, these
bags have been designed specially for comfort.
A range of bags have been designed to suit
Kondi Furnishings :
The fabrics created by using the 'Kondi Technique'
are called "Kondi Furnishings'. This unique
traditional 'kondi technique' or looping technique
gives the fabric a unique design, exclusive
style in magnificent colours.
extraordinary technique is only available
in IIkal. By adopting and retaining the
intrinsic 'Kondi' technique on the fly shuttle
pit loom a new frame loom can create an exciting
range of Kondi products.
Kondi products woven by hand, ranges from
table cloths to napkins, curtains to kitchen
aprons, bedspreads to pillows covers, towels
to place mats and other made-up fabrics.
success of Kondi Furnishing is a perfect blend
of dedicated skilled craftsmanship and timeless
Chalukya designs and motifs inspired from
Aihole and Pattakadal sculptures of the Chalukya
WEAVING NEW DREAMS
The handloom industry promoted by the Indian
Textiles & Handicrafts Exports promotion
Organization-ITHEPO has been a wonderful testimony
to India's rich and varied heritage. Over
the years, this industry has stood the test
of time and today it proudly commands an enviable
portion in the world market.
new facet of the handloom section has taken
shape in the form of home furnishings - the
art of weaving has extended beyond sarees
and has entered the portals of your home -
through CURTAINS, TABLEMATS, BED LINEN and
creativity being the hallmark of our work,
we offer you a rich blend of the traditional
with the contemporary in the latest hues of
the season, woven in perfect symmetry of our
here is an opportunity to tap a hitherto new
market by bringing the rich taste of Indian
tradition into the world over and further
enlivening their interiors.
furnishings are the exclusive fabrics
from ILKAL in Karnataka. It is the
result of the unique technique of "looping",
which is woven by hand and the products range
from tablecloths to napkins, curtains to place
also known as "Kunthni fabrics" is
woven with cotton and silk with extra warp
and combined with the dyed designs.
Santipur furnishings consist
of an exclusive weaving technique called "Jamdani"
where high count weaves are used for sarees
and is therefore apt to be used for home furnishings.
They are characterized by their gossamer texture
with extra weft figured designs.
ITHEPO has awarded special letter to the manufacturer
of these products, for their outstanding quality
and well suited designs for international
fabrics is an altogether
new item of curtains, woven in fine counts
and burnt out in the design areas to obtain
an opaque effect. This exclusive range is
being created in Paramakudi in the
southern part of India.
Bargarh, Orissa, new furnishings consisting
of the tie dyed technique is used by a unique
method of leaving the motif undyed on coloured
ground. This is called an Ikat design and
can be variated to a great extent.
Raipur, in Madhya Pradesh
is noted for traditional weaving based on
the "bustar" motif ITHEPO has modified
and upgraded the looms for weaving. A new
fabric has been developed by blending tussar
silk with cotton. This new fabric which bears
a natural pastel shade forms a beautiful base
fabric for embroideries and appliques.
This fabric could also be dyed
into other shades, the colours are chosen
with the help of trendy forecasts provided
by the international colour authority.
is cotton fabric divided into squares with
brocade work by the weavers of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
The variety of technical possibilities leads
to a surprising number of new items.
Household industries in Nagaland
have produced handloom products. Exquisite
tribal shawls, which are thick and colourful
with outstanding patterns have a good potential
take advantage of this new range of products
which are yet to hit the market.