To address these challenges, I design fabrics in the shape of pattern pieces for items of clothing. This is made possible through multiple techniques, but currently my focus lies in weave and crochet techniques and through these I am able to maintain the density and stability of textiles.
Image: 325 Hours Jacket by Uroos Jamal. Photo courtesy of Abhay Khatri. Image above: jacket by Uroos Jamal.
When it comes to the biodegradable and recyclable aspect of the garments, I predominantly employ yarn, spun from pre-consumer silk waste, sourced from Bhagalpur, a district known for its ancient silk production. Repurposing aids sustainable production methods, supports local small-scale industries, and mitigates environmental impact.
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