The Pochampalli ikat tie-and-dye has won the Intellectual Property Rights protection. This protects the Pochampalli handloom sareesfrom unfair competition and counterfeit.
Ikat weavers get their inspiration from the Patola designs of Gujarat. Most popular are the modern ikats which are simple, woven in maximum three colours in purely geometric designs. Along with the traditional parrot, elephant, diamond, flower motifs, new and modern designs are created to meet current fashion trends. They also experiment with jacquard and dobby techniques combined with ikat.