The cues for creativity are all around us. Here are some occasions when we were inspired by what we saw. The saddle cloth with its tassels converted into a double sided “saddle” bag was a conscious decision but these flowers blooming everywhere were etched in one’s memory and translated into lovely swirls of embroidery.
Often, the colors used by the Bakarwal women reflect their moods or what they wear on that day. Below is an example of this extension of one’s self. Mumtaz is busy embroidering a bag with colors that match her kameez!