How A Mom’s Love Affair With Sarees Makes Her Redesign Them

My love affair with sarees began when I was three. My mother used to spread her collection of sarees on the bed, and I used to wrap them around me and strut around the house. In fact, I learned to wear a saree just by copying my mother and soon I could tie a saree on my own. Growing up in the eighties, with my father working in a modestly paid government firm, my mother used to give us handkerchiefs to teach us hemming, embroidery, and stitching during summer vacations. She used to stitch clothes for us at home...

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