A national heritage – Khadi Cotton

Khadi, a national heritage weave, introduced by Mahatma Gandhi, that has stood the test of time, is hand spun and hand woven cloth. It is formed from raw materials such as cotton, silk or wool, hand spun on a spinning wheel or ‘charaka’. Popular for the texture and weaving patterns, Khadi Cotton kurtti & kurtas appeal for the Fancy prints of block, batik and gold adorning them.

Introduced by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920 as part of the Swadeshi Movement, Khadi has many qualities worthy of a good fabric.

The endearing qualities of Khadi cottons

Khadi cottons offer resistance to shrinking, acquire colour fastness, have quality of seamless finishing and make fine blends. Unique, since it feels warm in winter and keeps the body cool in summer, Khadi also has a distinctive attribute of acquiring shine after every wash.

Indian fashion designers have extolled the virtues of Khadi as compared to that of Egyptian cotton and linen. It clothes well and follows contours of the body after a few washes. It also has breathing quality, a self-texture, and blended with denim, wool, polyester and silk has produced remarkable results.

The charm and appeal of the Khadi cotton fabric lies in its ruffled and wavy look. Unlike pure cotton handlooms, the material is starched and hence, does not crumple as easily.

Khadi availability

Khadi is available from different parts of the country. Cotton Khadi is available from West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Poly Khadi is from Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Established in 1956, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), controls the production and marketing of Khadi across the country. Today it has an estimated working strength of more than 75 lakh people, associated with it in different ways.

The Special appeal of the Unnati Khadi Cottons

A national heritage, hand spun, hand woven khadi cotton fabrics are basically traditional weaves that have by incorporating current day tastes gone trendy. You have two part tops and tunics with plain and decorative designs, self-colour weaves with distinct stripes in Neon coloured hues, designer landscapes with floral designs interspersed with attractive bootis. In addition you have enhancements like stylish necks with lovely thread work that are very captivating, contrast colour borders that strikingly highlight the elegance, printed designs on borders that engage, sleeves of different lengths. Khadi cotton Indian tunics & tops are a rage in the world of fashion – stitched and unstitched apparel that have broken fresh ground.

Buy online Kurta / Kurti and get the Unnati advantage

Unnatisilks, largest Indian ethnic online shop for you to buy stitched apparel - the Kurta and the Kurti. Online shopping store with the widest range of ethnic Indian Kurta and Kurti. At Unnati Silks, you can buy khadi handloom Kurta and Kurti online from the exclusive range – a unique, fancy, exclusive collection of stylish, trendy fashion, office, daily casual Printed cotton kurtas, Khadi cotton, Satin cotton kurtas (Sateen), Sico kurtas, Rajasthani cotton kurtas, Pochampally cotton kurtis, Rajkot cotton kurtas, Punjab cottons, malmal cotton kurtas, art silk georgette kurtas, chiffon, Bagru Prints, Dabu Prints, Organic dyed, block printed, fabric varieties at attractive prices, wholesale and retail.

You can purchase Khadi cotton Kurta and Kurti online at Unnati silks and the products will be dispatched within 24 working hours of placing the order. We have free shipping and Cash on Delivery (COD) facility for Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Indore, Lucknow, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Dispur, Itanagar, Kohima, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jullundur, Ernakulam and many other Indian cities and towns. We also do worldwide fast shipping or express shipping to countries like UK, Canada, USA, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Seychelles, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Myanmar, Mauritius, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and many more.