Go avant-garde this Summer, by cutting & sewing your desired silhouettes from our yardage of soft & breathable, Natural Dyed Hand-Painted Kalamkari Cotton x Silk Fabric which is ideal for garments such as Kurtis, dresses, tunics, etc.
- Wash Care
- About the Technique
- Dry-clean strongly recommended
- If washing, gentle handwash
- Do not machine wash
- Do not use bleach
- Iron - medium heat
Hand-painted Kalamkari is one of India's oldest art-forms. It is the art of painting on fabric with a traditional, improvised pen, invented thousands of years ago and still used to this day. Creative Bee's Kalamkari is a homage to the craft's Silk Route Era. We contemporize this heritage technique by replacing its traditional religious motifs of gods and goddesses with more modern, contemporary ones such as animals, birds, leaves and the Tree of Life. Our Kalamkari is also unique in the way that, while most other pieces smell of the cow milk that is used to keep the ink from blotting, our products go through a post-process which fixes the colour and completely eliminates the smell of dairy.