SEQUINS WORK ON KURTA
After I delivered my second baby, I went to
One project I undertook was teaching computers for free to my maid servants’ brother and the beautician and the second project I undertook was embroidery.
Yes embroidery…..What embroidery I knew was attaching stones, just like we attach a button…so simple….(its called stonework and was a rage in India about 2 years back) to the neckline of kurtas and that I had done about 2 years back, the tailors in India nowadays charge a bomb for even simple embroidery, so I thought why not try doing some simple embroidery myself, if it was not going to work I will pass my project to the tailor and pay for it to be done…..Ohhhh!!!!! the luxuries of staying in
I do most of my garments purchasing in
I am going to feature all the embroidery I attempted in segments, I tried different works and different looks.I also designed a few dresses, they are unique and I will feature them in the blog soon….
During the time I did a lot of purchasing, mainly kurtas. Some expensive and grand party wear and some simple for regular wear. I end up wearing western wear(pants and kurtas) almost all the time in
The moment I saw this green Kurta I was in love. I liked the color and threadwork and the fact that it was so simple. Since I had a lot of time and nothing to do, I thought why not do some embroidery and highlight the look of the kurta.
SEQUINS WORK ON KURTA
I wanted to use contrast in this Kurta as I felt the Kurta was gorgeous as far as color and the thread work goes, but still looked pretty plain. So I chose orange colored sequins, as they make a definite but subtle contrast to the green. The orange colored sequins I chose are called Dhoop- chaav(literally meaning sun and shade), but actually this means that it shows two colors. In one angle it will look like a copper color and in the other angle it will look like orange color.
Things that I used : - “0” zero number needle, orange colored thread and orange sequins.
I decided that inside every mango shape(threadwork) I am going to sew on a sequin. After I sewed on a few I got bored as I am not very patient with embroidery, It took me about 15 days to finish the kurta, but believe me the immense happiness it gave me when I wore it…..It cant be explained in words.