Monday, 21 October 2013

Hand Embroidery on Saree

I bought a cotton silk saree with single-color thread weaved as borders; top border being Red, and bottom one being Purple. The Purple border didn't stand out, and therefore, I decided to outline the border motifs with hand embroidery.
Currently, I am using Chain Stitch for the flowers as shown in the photo. Chain Stitch is an easy stitch and versatile too. For other motifs, I plan to use Running Stitch and other suitable stitches. I shall update this post with photos of the different stages of embroidery.

Updated on Nov 6, 2013: Learn stitches from Sarah's website!


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