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Kalamkari is an exquisite ancient craft of painted and printed fabrics.
Art of Kalamkari by Srinivas .K
The Literal translation of the word kalamkari is Pen Craft.
Kalamkari Strippy - Fons & Porter
Kalamkari Strippy. From the September/October 2008 issue of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting www.FonsandPorter.
India Motifs and Kalamkari
In these next few class periods, you will have the opportunity to try a simulated folk art from South India.
28th Aug - 26th Sept
Kalamkari. Exhibition & Workshops,. Talks, Walks, Music & Food.

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A tryst with traditional handicrafts
It also has Kalamkari patch-work that can be stitched onto garments. The material comes from Pedana near Machlipatnam which is famously known for sourcing Kalamkari. Price ranges start as low as Rs 180 and climb up to Rs 500 -Rs 700.
Fashion: Being desi is in vogue
Designer Neeta Lulla, for instance, will be showing a line based on the Kalamkari art form. “It's actually a form of Kalamkari called Sri Hastakala, which is married with velvet and French lace to create a contemporary look,” explains Neeta.
Prachi shines at Neeta Lulla's show
Neeta's collection at LFW revived the old age sri hastakala kalamkari, a technique from coastal Andhra, combined with rich inspiration of Renaissance. The collection had a contemporary yet traditional flavour.
Weaves of India
Creative tribute to native arts
The Kalamkari work was displayed by three dancers who traipsed their way through holding framed pictures of the naturally-dyed, mind-boggling designs and hues of hand-painted work on cloth.

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Kalamkari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kalamkari (Telugu: కలంకారి) or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block- printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India.
Kalamkari - Chakra Design Studio
The fabrics used to create CHAKRA garments and home goods are printed using the exquisite ancient Indian technique known as kalamkari.
Kalamkari Art - contemporary kalamkari textiles from Sri Kalahasti
Studies and works on the history and methods of textiles produced in the kalamkari traditions at Sri Kalahasti.
Kalamkari Arts - A traditional textile art from India. - YouTube
Jun 21, 2008 Kalamkari Tapestry-Bedspread-Coverlet-Throw-Many
KALAMKARI TAPESTRY ~ Gorgeous Kalamkari tapestry in Dabu tradition. Background color in cream with red, blue, gold and sage accenting colors.

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