Whether is it is casual wear or formal wear, cotton, silk or synthetics, embroidery has always been used in almost all of the traditional Indian attires. Apart from traditional methods of embroidery various trendy pattern of embroidery work is emerged with various fashion innovations.
Traditional embroidery, basically of India, includes dozens of regional embroidery styles varying by region.
Kashidakari of Kashmir, Zari work of Hyderabad, Mirror work of Gujarat, Gota work of Rajasthan, Zardozi work of Delhi, Phulkari work of Punjab, Chamba Rumals of Himachal Pradesh, Kasuti embroidery of Karnataka, Chikan embroidery of Lucknow, Kantha embroidery of West Bengal, etc. are some of the significant classifications of Indian embroidery.
Some popular embroidery forms are Ari work, Kashidakari, Sozni embroidery or Dorukha, Papier Mache etc. Buttonhole or Blanket Stitch, Running Stitch, Cross Stitch, Satin Stitch and Chain Stitch are some of the basic techniques of stitching used in Indian Embroidery.
Indian embroidery has traveled a long journey from hand stitching stages to the present modern age of machine stitching creating the same aesthetic appeal and rich elegance.
Apart from resham and sequins, swarovski crystals, fancy shaped beads, velvet and ribbon work, fabric flowers, applique, lace work etc. are among most popular works that are used to create trendy embroidery in ethnic wears like saree and salwar kameez. While ethnic embroidery work gives a classy look to them, these trendy embroidery work bring a high sense of fashion and style making them highly demanded for parties and celebrations.
Bling Is In
Bling or shimmer work is very in these days in Indian Fashion. This may be in the form of gold, silver or bronze colored thread work along with sequins or other precious and semi-precious stones, mirror work, resham or zari embroidery etc. Bling adds a matchless gorgeousness to party wear sarees and salwar kameez.
- Once you buy them doubly check any broken thread etc. so that you can get it altered timely.
- Avoid wearing too much jewelery with heavy embroidered clothes specially when you want to emphasize the embroidery work them.
- Pay extra attention to their wash care and maintenance. It will give them extra long life.