Handicrafts

The Punjab Small Industries Corporation has established a Craft Development Centre for Cholistan Area, outside Farid Gate, Bahawalpur from where handicrafts manufactured in Cholistan can be purchased.

Flassi: It is a place of 4-ft x 7-ft size, made of camel hair and cotton yarn. It is used for wall hanging, as a decoration piece and a carpet.

Gindi of Rilli: It is made of small pieces of different colours of cotton cloth and needle work. It can be used as wall hanging, bed covers, carpets and blankets etc.

Changaries: Like big plaques, these are made of palm leaves in different bright colours with beautiful patterns and geometric designs. These are used for keeping the 'Chapatis' (bread) and also as a wall decoration.

Khalti: It is like a purse embroidered on top with multi-coloured threads.

Aar Work: It is an attractive kind of embroidery work done on Duppata, Kurta and Chaddar etc.