Different types of raw materials are used in making Mata-ni-Pachedi work. The raw materials are purchased from local markets. The artisans use natural substances for making colour.
• Tools Used:
Bamboo Stick: Bamboo Stick is used as brush to fill the outlines of the drawing.
Dates Stick: Dates Stick is used as a brush to fill in the colors.
Blocks: Designed blocks used to give the borders on fabric.
Printing Pad: This is used to spread the colors evenly in wooden tray.
• Raw Materials:
Kachuka Atta (tamarind seed) Powder: Kachuka Atta is used for making the fabric yellow.
Alum: Alum is used as a mordant in making of red color.
Dhawdi ka Phool (Dhawda flowers, Rajasthan flower): These are used to make fabric surface whiter.
Aligarin Powder: It is used to darken the colored parts.