Ahmedabad is famous for the wide variety of woven fabrics. Markets like Bapu Nagar, Ellis Bridge, Kadia, Kalupur and Lal Darwaza are popular haunts of locals as well as visitors. The fabrics are unique as they are painted using traditional dyes. Zari work, which involves use of gold and silver threads, is also a popular buy.
The widest variety of silk embroideries, tanchoi work and patola work is found in Ahmedabad. The unique embroidery work of Ahmedabad makes them popular gift items.