On December 7, 1993, a 200 sq ft textile studio was set up at a nondescript address in Ballygunge, Kolkata.Use as many hands as possible was the mission statement.
Young women from different strataof society were employed and trained in the language and aesthetics of our rich textile heritage. The retail space, now a 2000 sq ft studio, displays and sells high quality Indian handcrafted wearable textiles.
Our collection comprises of specialized fabrics, stoles, scarves, shawls, patch scrolls, art textiles, sarees and garments.The textiles are all handcrafted by both men and women crafts persons using varied techniques of hand block printing, screen printing, roller textures, stencils, sprays, hand paint, surface ornamentation, hand embroidery, hand weaving, value addition such as batik, shibori, appliqué, felting,tribal embroidery and more. Weavers Studio’s innovative creations are inspired by historical textiles, Indian trade cloths, seasons, ethnic tribes, across the border cultures and contemporary techniques.