Sunday, May 31, 2009

Kasuthi - Tutorial



The following are the basic designs used in Kasuthi Work. We can enlarge the design by combining all the basic designs. The diagram shows the steps involved , the direction of the stitch, the design looks on front side of the fabric and back side of the fabric. The Red arrow indicates that the stitch comes on the front side of the fabric and the Black arrow indicates that the stitch comes on the back side of the fabric.












Monday, May 25, 2009

Aari work using rimzim thread

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Its light blue jasmine silk plain saree. I have done Aari work using Rim Zim Thread on this saree. I used white bead on the centre of the flower and light green tube and pink bead around the flowers. It took 30days to finish. The design comes on both edges of the saree.




Aari Work - Blouse Neck Design

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This is a violet colour silk saree blouse. I have done Aari work with stones for flowers and mango(big) sequins for small mango design and bead work for neck border. It took 2days.




Sunday, May 24, 2009

Kasuthi Work

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Its a green colour jasmine silk cloth. I have done kasuthi work on skirt and long blouse. It took 7days.



Kamal Work

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Its a blue colour jasmine silk. I have done kadai kamal work in flowers, twisted chain stitch with bead work for stem, herringbone for branches, lazy daisy for leaves. It comes around the whole border.It took 40days to finish.