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Craft Activities for Kids

Range of art & craft activities for kids. Make cards, masks, gifts and toys using simple, even throw-away things; Crafts & art is fun, we’ll show you how

Handmade Embroidery Designs 2019

Handmade Embroidery Designs 2019

Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. In modern days, embroidery is usually seen on caps, hats, coats, blankets, dress shirts, denim, dresses, stockings, and golf shirts. Embroidery is available with a wide variety of thread …

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Embroidery Designs & Textile Patterns: Sarika Agrawal

Flowers Embroidery Designs

Here we bring you the Embroidery designs & Textile Patterns by Sarika Agrawal Methods for Marking an Embroidery Pattern on Fabric You can mark or transfer an embroidery design on fabric in a variety of ways, and one of those will probably become your favorite. But even if you have a method that you prefer over the others, it’s a …

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Indian Rangoli: Kolam, Muggu, Chowk Pujan

Indian Rangoli

Indian Rangoli – Rangoli, also known as Kolam or Muggu, is a folk art from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali (Deepawali), Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. They are meant to be …

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Sarika Agrawal Flowers & Petals Textile Designs

Chikan or Chikankari Embroidery: The present form of chikan (meaning elegant patterns on fabric) work is associated with the city of Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh. Chikan embroidery on silk is Lucknow’s own innovation. The other chikan styles are that of Calcutta and Dacca. However, characteristic forms of stitch were developed in Lucknow: phanda and murri. Chikan embroidery is believed to …

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Sarika Agarwal Textile Patterns

Banni or Heer Bharat (Gujarat) Embroidery: The Banni or Heer Bharat embroidery originates in Gujarat, and is practiced mainly by the Lohana community. It is done with silk floss (Heer means “silk floss”) and it is famous for its vibrancy and richness in color pallets & design patterns, which include shisha (mirror) work. Bagh and phulkari embroidery of the Punjab …

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Sarika Agarwal Textile Designs

Banjara Embroidery: Practiced by the Lambada gypsy tribes of Andhra Pradesh, Banjara embroidery is a mix of applique with mirrors and bead-work. Bright red, yellow, black and white colored cloth is laid in bands and joined with a white criss-cross stitch. The Banjaras of Madhya Pradesh who are found in the districts of Malwa and Nimar have their own style …

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Sarika Agarwal Textile Patterns

Embroidery in India: Embroidery in India includes dozens of embroidery styles that vary by region and clothing styles. Designs in Indian embroidery are formed on the basis of the texture and the design of the fabric and the stitch. The dot and the alternate dot, the circle, the square, the triangle, and permutations and combinations of these constitute the design. …

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