A revolutionary concept imbibing craft and fashion, ‘The Hab’ by USHA is a signature experiential haberdashery store in Mumbai which has been pulling in crafty folks from all over. First of its kind in India, The Hab is aimed at popularizing sewing as a fun DIY concept, that drives you to embrace the intricate art of sewing. This haberdashery is the ultimate hub for all artsy knick-knacks for your sewing and knitting needs- buttons, lace, zippers, threads, needles and ornamentations, you name it and they have it.
USHA- yep, the same brand behind sewing machines that were a household staple back in the day, has added a vibrant contemporary spin to the art of sewing and accessory making! This 'hab' encourages learning and reinforces creativity through workshops, demos and store exhibits, for all age groups.
The interior boasts of a signature window installation at the entrance, designed by the internationally acclaimed Indian designer Manish Arora, apparently themed as a 'beautiful life'. The display is a fusion of the kitschy embroideries that can be created using USHA sewing machines and there's also a sewing machine structure, cloaked in embroidery.
BTW don't be intimidated by the glitz and glam of this arty utopia; everything is priced at dirt-cheap rates, starting from ₹10! How affordable is that?!
There’s even a library on the first floor which is stocked with rare art and craft books and these are available for purchasing or reading in-store purposes!
Cleverly seated close to other prominent fabric stores, The Hab allures sewing enthusiasts and teaches them a thing or two about this art form. So be it your need for a personalized laptop cover or a cloth hand-bag, this place takes care of your ideas, needs and abilities.
Location: Opp. Sahib Khatwara Darbar, G-1 No.444 Corporate Lounge, Road No. 7 Khar- Bandra, Linking Road, Khar West
Timings: 11 pm - 8 pm (closed on Thursdays)