KHADI A HANDLOOM FABRIC NOW USE IN FASHION WORLD WITH NEW IDEAS

Dr. Ankita singh Rao

Abstract


Khadi is the heritage fabric of India  , which is a hand spun yarn  of cotton , or  it is also called as khaddar which  is handspun, hand-woven natural fiber cloth . The cloth is usually woven from cotton and  it may also include  the silk, or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha. It is a versatile fabric  and  it has ,rugged texture, comfortable  to feel  it  provides coolness  in summer and warmness  in winter. “Gandhi's meaning of the fabric 'khadi' in the freedom struggle. It has been referred to as the 'fabric of Indian independence' and had a key role to play in the freedom struggle”. Now a days khadi fabric is exploring day by day  with  a compass changes in new styles , designs , colors  provided as according to the fashion . It is a Swadeshi fabric ( soul of Indian’s). 

Keywords


Khadi , heritage, spun , swadeshi , charkha , exploring , texture , fashion , struggle

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References


www.fiber2fashion.com

www.technicaltextile.net

www.mkgandhi.org


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