Weavers of Andhra Pradesh have the dexterity of using a variety of materials in a range of textures designs and colours. Finest of silk brocades and jamdanis in cotton are woven by the weavers of Andhra Pradesh till date.
Simple and elegant cotton saris, either with broad borders on both sides or with a single decorative, heavily patterned pallu are woven in Andhra Pradesh. The distinguishing mark is the korvai where the weft threads do not enter the borders. Single-border saris require two shuttles and double-border saris require three shuttles. Country jacquard is used for designs on the borders.
Upada in Andhra Pradesh is famous for the jamdani technique. The saris are usually in cotton, silk, and a mixture of cotton and silk and the motifs woven are simple and traditional. These white and gold saris are particularly dramatic
Dharmavaram Silk saris are the wedding dresses with broad solid colour borders with contrasting pallavs woven with brocaded gold pattern. Narayanpet saris are similar to the Maharashtrian with a patti border and a broad pallav.