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Khesh weaving is a century old tradition practiced in Birbhum district of West Bengal. It is a perfect example of sustainable fashion that involves recycling and upcycling old fabrics. In khesh weaving process, the warp is with the new yarn and the weft is with strips of thin cloth obtained by tearing old sarees lengthwise. Though the technique of khesh weaving is not new, using this technique to weave a saree is only a few years old. Khesh sarees feel soft in texture but is coarse at places. It is extremely comfortable, effortless and breathable in summer and warm for a light winter. Some Khesh sarees are just plain and some comes with additional work like kantha, applique, mirror, block print and batik print.



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