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craft class

The Sari School

craft class

The Sari School

7 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English
craft class

The Sari School

craft class

The Sari School

7 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Get to know the sari (an unstitched garment) in this hands-on experience as you learn about the craftspeople who make them and why Mahatma Gandhi supported them, as well as how the relevance of sari in Indian society has changed over time. You'll practice draping the sari in four different regional styles, and I'll have a range of handspun cottons and silks on display.

What's included

Food
Biscuits / Rice Puff Bhel
Drinks
Ginger Tea or Coffee
Equipment
Practice saris Please come wearing a pair of slacks and top so that you can practice the drapes with ease. No petticoat/blous…

Your host

Rita Kapoor

Rita Kapoor

I've followed my passion for reviving the ancient Indian craft of hand spinning and weaving since 1998. I founded the Sari School to help celebrate and educate others about the unstitched garment.

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Where you'll be

The experience will be conducted in a designated space in my workshop. If interested, one can also experience and get introduced to hand-spinning & hand-weaving here.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

We offer a sari draping session for women and a dhoti tying session for men.
Rita Kapoor
craft class
The Sari School
7 reviews
$51 per person
7 reviews
$51 per person