Fair Trade Manufacture in India

We are a fair trade manufacturer based in India (founded in 2007) and member of the Fair Trade Federation in the US. By working with us, your orders support fair trade, artisan-based textile crafts, the use of organic cottons in India and transparent, team oriented working relationships.  

Learn More About Our Sustainability Profile Here

 

Services

We offer both full manufacturing and CMT services for independent designers as well as established brands, including:

  • pattern making
  • grading
  • designer support/consultations
  • fabric sourcing for organic cottons, handloom 'khadi', cotton/silk
  • sampling
  • small/medium batch manufacture and/or CMT
  • export for private label
  • custom print production for block prints using AZO free, low impact dyes
  • solid color dyeing using AZO free dyes

Specializations

We specialize in high-end stitching, finishing, attention to details, working with wovens, GOTS certified organic cottons, artisan print development (including either our Mehera Shaw print collections for block prints or custom designs for block prints).  We work with natural fibers (cotton, linen, silk) and source mainly ethical and/or more environmentally sound fabrics from India including handloom (khadi) and powerloom wovens.  We handle single jersey knit as well.  

All garment manufacturing is done in-house.  We do solid color dyeing on wovens and block printing in-house at our Sanganer unit. We also work with local area artisans in Bagru Village for block printing.

 

 

Custom Manufacturing - Work With Us!

Please check with us to see if we have openings in our production schedule for new clients. If you are looking for a fair trade manufacturer based in India and the ability to work with natural fiber fabrics, organic cottons and artisan block prints, please contact us.

We work with both independent designers and brands on small to medium batch production: email Shari at shari@meherashaw.com to learn more about working with us. We will send you our Designer Guidelines file which includes information on manufacturing and CMT, MOQ, pattern making/grading, sampling, fabric sourcing, dyeing/printing, payment and shipping. Please include business contact information and details.

We're happy to work with new clients as our production schedule permits and grow our fair trade business!  We are particularly concerned to form long-term, trusted relationships with all of our clients as we believe ethical fashion is about all of us working together.