Friday, March 1, 2024

Chitral’s Embroidery work done by this lady featured in Milan fashion show 2018

The ability to embroider is the pride of women in Chitrali; a skill that is passed down from generation to generation and is part and parcel of their daily lives. Women of Chitral, through their art, create a community. The film goes behind the scenes to illustrate the Twilling Tweed product process by recording workshop activities and the personal life of the artisan. The combination of both provides insight into the goods’ inspiration and cultural influences.

As the products are an infusion of two cultures, all the products on Scottish Harris Tweed are made with hand embroidery. These are special and indigenous to the culture of Chitrali in Pakistan’s remote northern part. Perhaps the beauty behind the products is the inaccuracy of the handmade craft.

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