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SMARTY POLKA DOTS
Size: 12cm / 8cm length each
Hand dyed using ORGANIC HOMEGROWN TURMERIC and comes with hand embroidered CUTIE CACTI
About the Fabric:Khadi – A cloth and beyond
Khadi is hand spun and woven cotton fabric synonymous with the freedom struggle of India. It is a precious craft intervened with the story of India. Khadi is not only representing the many-thousand-year-old traditional textile culture in India, it also symbolizing the spirit of freedom.
The term ‘Khadi’ was coined by Mahatma Gandhi and embodied the spirit of self-reliance and self-governance during pre-independence period of India. It became a symbol of resistance and inextricably bound to Indian identity. It marked the start of a democracy in the true sense. Khadi is widely used and holds high socio cultural significance even today.
Ways of coloring - Medicinal Plant Natural Dyes
Our Fabric is colored according to the wisdom of Ayurveda by using 100% natural plant dyes rich in medicinal properties. The fabrics are known locally as 'healing cloths' used more for health than for fashion
Natural plant dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants or minerals. Each of our natural colors is achieved using mindfully selected herbs, spices, plants, flowers, roots and barks, 100% vegan.
Benefits of Natural dye:
The dye material ( plants / herbs / flowers etc) are entirely natural and non-toxic unlike chemical dyes. It doesn’t harm the environment, the user or the artist who dyes the fabrics.
The dye baths (pool of water use for coloring fabric) are used to water the artists’ in-house gardens. When used in the right amount, leftover dye baths can complement the growth of certain plants. If not gardening, the dye baths are neutralized and released. At any point these are not released into water bodies or to any place where it can harm or destabilize the environment or soil.
Even a tiny piece of fabric is not discarded. Check out the loop on the tag, it is made of the scape fabric from the bow.
▍Low Carbon Footprint & Biodegradable
The fabric - Hand spun khadi do not use intensive machinery or energy and has low carbon footprint. It is crafted using natural fibers and is biodegradable and does not generate any toxic waste products.
▍ Empowerment & Ethical
The Khadi fabric directly from government authorized centers (KVIC). Thus eliminating any middlemen involved and the exploitation of manpower while also providing authenticity.
Most of the people involved with the project work from homes and it is mostly comprised of women and provides job opportunities to housewives who are skilled but find it hard to fit into regular office hours. We provide fair wages and value skill, we believe honesty and respect hard work are more than anything