Khadi (or Khaddar) is a hand-spun or handwoven fabric primarily spun out of cotton and sometimes silk and wool. India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan are the main producers of Khadi textile. Today, it is a fashion-forward industry spinning a global demand.
It is a coarse and easy fabric to sew. Patchwork, Kantha, Phulkari, and Block Printing are designed easily on this fabric. It has an unusual captivating appeal even in its plain form.The fabric has facets spreading from printed, embroidery, hand spun to hand loomed, warp print and jacquard. Its variety that we get today is not limited to the politician’s trousseau of a Nehru Style Jacket. It has become a style quotient for the masses and the young crowd of modern India.