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Library of Designs (Ver.1.0 Phulkari)

The ‘Library of Designs’ (Ver 1.0 for Phulkari embroidery) was released by Dr. Debashish Dutta, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, on the 23rd Foundation Day of C-DAC Mohali.

Working under the thematic area of Multilingual and Heritage Computing, and promoting ‘IT for masses’, C-DAC Mohali has been working in the direction of digitizing and preserving the traditional embroidery techniques of India. The project is titled ‘Bharateeya Embroidery’, which will cover all the embroidery techniques and embellishments used in Indian embroidery, also providing design libraries and eLearning modules for each of these techniques.

This Library of Designs is a windows-based application. It contains more than 500 designs of Phulkari – the embroidery technique from the state of Punjab. It is expressive of the true spirit of the Punjabis – youthful, dynamic, and vibrant. Rich colors and bold patterns created using the bright unspun silk floss yarn are the hallmarks of this technique. Besides, there are a variety of styles of Phulkari for different occasions and purposes.

Salient Features
  • Ready to use the Library of 500 Phulkari designs.
  • Includes floral patterns, animals, and human figurines.
  • Easy to navigate.
Technical Specifications

  • Designs can be saved in .jpg and .png formats.
  • Designs can be saved and printed in three different sizes.
  • Simple to use .exe file.



Contact Details for Techno Commercial Information

Dr. Suneet Madan
Joint Director & Head, Human Computer Interface Division
C-DAC Mohali, A-34, Phase VIII, Industrial Area, Mohali – 160071
eMail: suneet[at]cdac[dot]in
Phone No.:  +91-172-6619034