Asu Making Machine

Chintakindi Mallesham

Asu Making Machine

Before weaving various patterns on the loom, a hand winding process of yarn is required in the traditional ‘Tie & Dye’ Pochampalli silk saree tradition. This is a very tedious and cumbersome process and involves to and fro cumbersome process and involves to and fro moving of the hand thousands of time in a span of four-five hours. Chintakindi Mallesham of Nalgonda (A.P), a traditional weaver has made a device to mechanize this process and relieve women, who generally do this task, from the brudgery. Using this machine, the time you finish on sari has reduced from four hours to one hour and thirty minutes Instead of two saris per day, now six saris could be prepared and that too in a wide variety of designs.