QUANCIOUS WORKSHOP AT JD INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY, KOCHI
The JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Kochi organized an interactive workshop session with Ms. Sunitha Ramachandra, Director Operations, Quancious Bangalore. The session imparted knowledge about organic digital printing and eco-friendly fabrics.
Quancious (Pronounced: Conscious) is an apparel brand that is the brain child of Bangalore based manufacturer and supplier, Mr. Vipin Sethi. The brand advocates sustainability by using organic fabrics and eco-friendly inks. Their fundamental idea, “make on demand” is an antithesis to bulk manufacturing. Here they let you customize apparels based on the array of environment friendly fabrics. They also have home décor and gift wrap on offer. The process consists of the Client selecting a print from over 25,000 available prints, fabric and then placing of the order.
The workshop laid emphasis on the need to practise sustainability which is the need of the hour. Ms. Ramchandra educated students about various sustainable fabrics used by them like bamboo, organic cotton, ahimsa silk, lenzing viscose, lenzing modal, lenzing tencel, linen and linen blends, recycled polyester and more. They were also taught about the brand’s usage of 100% waterless printing technology and biodegradable inks. The students were also shown samples to help them understand better. Ms. Ramchandra, further stressed that the use of sustainable fabrics, instead of conventional fabrics helps reduce carbon, energy and pollution impact.
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