1. Characterized by many curves or turns; winding: a sinuous stream
2. Characterized by supple and lithe movements: the sinuous grace of a dancer
3. Not direct; devious
The sewing needle forgets its usual straight path and sinuously stitches across the pure silk canvas to create organic patterns that mesmerize the eye. A million stitches and more, to make these graceful clothes
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we will bring our delightful clothes to Bangalore soon!
trunkshow @ Rain Tree, Bangalore
27th-28th July, 10am-7pm
- An installation cum trunk sale of exquisitely hand crafted, thought provoking, contemporary
clothes for men and women by textile/fashion designer, Padmaja Krishnan.
::: 8th, 9th, 10th December 2011, 11am-7pm :::
::: @ the Artisans Gallery, 52-56, Dr. V B Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001 :::
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We are pleased to announce the latest exhibition of our clothes at the exceedingly charming Babaghuri shop in Tokyo,
“Handiwork of India II”
A radical experimental exhibition at the Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago
Opening reception and gallery talk with the curator
Columbia College professor of fashion Arti Sandhu
, March 3rd, 5-8 pm
Another contributing designer, Timo Rissanen, will give a talk Wednesday, March 9, at 5:30 PM.
Showcased at Ecochic Asia, October 6th 2010 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. EcoChic Asia is the first dedicated fashion show ever held that exclusively celebrated Asian designers’ contributions towards improved environmental and/or social conditions within the fashion industry.
Exhibition of quilted kaantha textile art by Padmaja Krishnan at Izumo Quilt Museum, Japan ::: 8th July-31st August 2010
My collection for Shared Talent made an almost zero wastage workshop a reality. It was an outcome of the used scraps collected at the Shared Talent India workshop. Scraps of silk, scraps of muslin, scarps of cotton and the scrap threads lying on the workshop floor left behind by all the other designers at the workshop were carefully collected, sorted, ironed, pieced, stitched, restitched to create new surface textures. The collection is a story of sustainable living, of thrift, of remaking, of patching the scraps to make a useful new.
::: pintuck scrap dress ::
:::patchwork scrap jacket detail :::
::: patchwork scrap jacket :::
::: women embroidering the scraps at the studio :::
To commemorate the World Environment Day and promote Indian Sustainable Textiles, Shared Talent India presents an exhibition of collaborative works of sustainable fashion by UK and Indian fashion designers at the British Council Library on June 4, 2010 at 6.30pm. The exhibition is open from 1st to 10th June from 10 am to 6pm at the British Council Library, 17 Kasturba Gandhu Marg, New Delhi.
Exhibition titled “Transformation: Material . Magic . Memory”, featuring the renowned 9 international artists/designers Junichi Arai, Jean Cacicado, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Padmaja Krishnan, Tsuyoshi Kuno, Mascha Mioni, Rahul Mishra, Barbara Rogers, and Yoshiko Iwamoto wada will be held in the Fashion Gallery, Hong Kong Polytech University, 1-26 march 2010
Every material we see is usually what our memory recalls it as. However, when we add imagination to this memory there lies a possibility of a transformation, the possibility that the same materials be redefined and given an alternative life, form and meaning .