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Weaving magic from paper

DNJAI90977 | 7/13/2018 | Author : Yukti Sharma | WC :569

At her Jaipur-based studio, Neerja Palisetty creates eco-textile lifestyle products using recycled paper with a vision to create a sustainable future

If you have a dream, the universe conspires to make it come true. It was by destiny’s design that Neerja Palisetty was born to a weaver — her father owns a textile company and taught her all the nuances of the craft. But it took her 17 years of professional life, which included different jobs, to transform the dream into reality.
With a dream to create a sustainable future, Neerja launched her weaving studio, Sutrakaar Creations in Jaipur around two years ago. While she has delved in the craft since she was a child, her vision was to create eco-friendly textiles using her favourite medium, paper. She quit her job as a textile designing teacher at a Jaipur university around four years ago to follow her dream. “I always ha
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