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Curious Kids: How is fabric made?

April 18, 2022 4:34 pm

Fibres can come from nature. Some common natural fibres are cotton, silk and wool.

US fashion brand places repeat order for khadi denim fabric from Rajkot

April 15, 2022 4:29 am

Chairman of KVIC, Vinai Kumar Saxena lauded the development saying the repeat order from Patagonia was a result of khadi’s denim’s "outstanding quality that matched all international standards".

Dutch designer turns human hair into fabric, introduces new possibility for sustainable fabrics

February 02, 2022 6:37 pm

Amsterdam-based designer Zsofia Kollar creates different kinds of textured and patterned fabrics using human hair, something that is mindlessly thrown away

#boycottFabIndia: Clothing brand pulls ad after latest campaign sparks row

October 20, 2021 10:31 am

Many netizens called out FabIndia for unnecessarily trying to infuse religions, and trying to impose a ‘secular’ world view on a Hindu festival.

Colour-changing threads for smart clothes can detect gases: Study

April 09, 2019 11:53 am

According to researchers from Tufts University, textile detectors could be used in public health, workplace safety, military and rescue applications.

Silk Root: Assam's muga waste finds a new thread of life

September 28, 2018 6:44 pm

95% of total muga silk production in the country comes from Assam. But within that, yarn which runs into thousands of kilograms, goes to waste. What happens to it?

One Thread at a Time

September 03, 2018 12:07 am

The brilliant part of the exhibition is the way it shows a complete loop of activity, from the yarn that’s woven on the charkha to the final yardage. It’s a hint at the ecologically efficient rhythm of working on the primal thread that holds human history.

Google acquires Twitter's mobile app developers platform

January 19, 2017 11:11 am

Fabric will join Google's Developer Product Group working with Firebase team.


Ikat: All you need to know about this fabric dyeing technique

May 03, 2021 1:24 pm

Ikat is a dyeing technique from Indonesia. Complex in nature, it is done by applying the concept of resist dyeing