Stunning Thread Embroidery That Gives You Perfect Traditional Attire

Stunning Thread Embroidery That Gives You Perfect Traditional Attire

Thread embroidery is one of the defining characteristics of Indian ethnic attire as one can be hard pressed to find Indian garments that don’t have a certain level of embroidery work done on them. Embroidery itself is one of the oldest forms of expression in the world of fashion and one of the most important…

Kashmiri or Kashida Embroidery

Kashmiri or Kashida Embroidery

Kashmiri embroidery, which is also called Kashida embroidery, is a type of needlework from the Kashmir region of India. This is one of the most beautiful forms of embroidery in the country, distinguished by its use of a single long stitch to make the design. In fact, the whole design is made with one or…

Printed Sarees And Its Varieties

Printed Sarees And Its Varieties

Textile printing is a relatively manual, finely tuned art form with processes that require a high level of technical skill. It involves the application of color(s) to a textile material according to a particular design or pattern, usually made with stencils. Unlike the European origins of printing that mainly specialized in embroidery with a limited…

Exquisite and Intricate Phulkari Embroidery

Exquisite and Intricate Phulkari Embroidery

Phulkari is a form of embroidery which originated in Punjab in the early years of Nineteenth century. The term ‘Phulkari Embroidery’ literally means ‘Flower Work.’ Phulkari was a part of every major occasion of local life like weddings, birth of a child, religious festivities etc. Generally fabricated by a family for its own use, the…

How Hand Block Printing Sarees & Kurtas Can Inspire Unique Looks

How Hand Block Printing Sarees & Kurtas Can Inspire Unique Looks

Block printing is one of the most ancient forms of beautifying a garment. This exquisite form of printing involves the manual imprinting of designs on the fabric using carved wooden blocks dipped in natural paint. It has been around for many centuries and has been used across countries and civilizations to decorate various clothing items.…