Whether you may want to pursue it as a career, hobby or simply as a new skill to learn, textile crafts are interesting and quite creatively satisfying. If youre looking to pick up a new skill in fashion, a textile craft is possibly the best choice for you, given how eye-opening it can be. Heres where you can learn some of the post popular textile crafts in India!Hand Embroidery at Chanakya School Of CraftsThe Chanakya School Of Crafts was established in 2016 as a foundation and a non-profit school of craft dedicated to craft, culture and womens empowerment. The institution, which has so far empowered 470 women artisans through its one-year program, includes techniques like hand embroidery, applique, crochet, smocking and many others.Ajrakh With Sarfaraz KhatriA sixth-generation ajrakh block printing artist, Sarfraz Khatris five-day workshop will teach you the 13-step printing technique of Ajrakh, which dates back to ancient India. Using vegetable dyes and more than 800 teak wood blocks designed by his great-grandfather, this workshop will teach you how to ace this eco-friendly textile craft from start to finish.Shibori at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), ChennaiThe National Institute of Fashion Technology in Chennai provides a two-week long workshop on Shibori dyeing which encompasses an introduction to natural dyes, eco-dyeing processes, and understanding the recipe, tools and technique of natural shibori dyeing. While the workshop will have you learn how to dye on cotton t-shirts, you can use the same techniques for other fabrics or garments as well.Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur (IICD) Summer WorkshopsThe Indian Institute of Crafts and Design in Jaipur conducts summer workshops for its students as well as external guests for various types of crafts, including unique textile crafts. For the recent summer cycle, IICD conducted a workshop on Jogi Patchwork and Reverse Applique of Barmer. Make sure you keep an eye out for periodic workshops by the institute.