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Adventures of MFS_01

Telangana, like every part of India , treasures its indigenous handicrafts with deep rooted talent and creativity. The progressive government of Telangana supports and helps the crafts flourish through beautifully set up centres in the state. My love for handicrafts and the desire to nudge the roots of new crafts took me to the little village of Pochampally in the heart of Telangana.
The fresh air of the countryside, shaded patches of greenery and humbled little buildings perched across a huge plot created the campus which transformed bare cotton and silk yarn into colourful masterpieces of fabric.
Every little step of fabrication left our jaw dropping just a bit lower as we were awestruck by the amount of detailing and intense concentration that every step required. The joining of the threads, the creation of the design, the hand weaving and the intricate motif creating was done with flawless confidence by these un hailed heroes of the craft. Travelling 90 kms for their daily work, …