Tags: embroidery

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Since Vietnam became a republic in 1945, many craft villages have moved away from their traditional sources of income. One start-up business is trying to update and maintain the 300-year-old craft of embroidery to meet contemporary needs.

Vietnam clothiers, textilers look to source yarn from India

Vietnam clothiers, textilers look to source yarn from India

VOV.VN - Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Textile and Garment Association, recently told an audience that the clothing and textiles segments are overly dependent on raw material imports from China.

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

VOV.VN - Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad.

Miss Vietnam 2016: See all contestants in evening gown

Miss Vietnam 2016: See all contestants in evening gown

VOV.VN - The Miss Vietnam 2016 evening gown competition had it all: Lace, colour, embroidery, sparkles, floral patterns, tulle, you name it. Here’s a look at all of the beautiful young ladies in evening gown.

Supermodels ignite the runway in HCM City

Supermodels ignite the runway in HCM City

(VOV) -Top models gracefully opened the new year on January 3 at a fashion show in Ho Chi Minh City in an extensive assortment of beautiful ao dai gowns by well-known designer Lien Huong.

Local handicrafts a hit at Algeria fair

Local handicrafts a hit at Algeria fair

(VOV) - Vietnamese traditional handicrafts are garnering the special attention of fairgoers at the 19th International Craft Industry Fair ongoing in Algiers from November 4-11.

ASEAN Textiles Symposium to attract foreign craftmen

ASEAN Textiles Symposium to attract foreign craftmen

(VOV) -Around 300 guests and artisans representing 10 ASEAN member countries, Canada, Japan, India, and the US will attend the 4th ASEAN Traditional Textiles Symposium in Thai Nguyen province from March 15–18.