Yard after yard of material dries in the sun. In India, even in winter, the sun does the work of thousands of tumble driers. It is an efficient way to dry fabric after each round of dyeing and it gives you an opportunity to look over your work to make certain it is perfect.
We are in India now, working on bedding, clothing, blockprinting and dyeing. We will be retracing our steps from the previous year, checking in with the kalamkari blockprinters and travelling a bit further afield.