- 1 How is Mukesh work done?
- 2 What is badla work?
- 3 What is Kamdani?
- 4 How do you make Kasuti embroidery?
- 5 What is Chikankari fabric?
- 6 How does dabka work?
- 7 What is badla thread?
- 8 What is Adda work embroidery?
- 9 Why threads of gold and silver are used in embroidery works like zardozi or Mukaish?
- 10 What is zari embroidery?
- 11 What is regional embroidery?
- 12 How can I learn Kasuti?
- 13 Which fabric is used in Kasuti embroidery?
How is Mukesh work done?
Mukaish or Muqaish or Mukesh or Mokesh work is a form of embellishment work in which strips of metallic wire are inserted into the fabric and then twisted to create metallic embroidery. This type of embroidery involves twisting thin metallic threads to create patterns all over the fabric.
What is badla work?
Embroidery done with metallic thread is known as Kalabattu and forms the zari which is basically known as Zardozi. Badla, which is what makes up Zardozi needlework, is where slabs of metal are melted and pierced through steel sheets. They are then converted into wires and hammered to the necessary fineness.
What is Kamdani?
Kamdani. In Kamdani, the wire attached to a small length of thread is pulled through the fabric with a needle, beautifully working into motifs. This is also referred to as ‘ fancy kaam ‘. Kamdani is fast becoming a rarity and most of the craftsmen are elderly men.
How do you make Kasuti embroidery?
- Starting the Stitch. Kasuti patterns that use gavanti and murgi stitches typically look like they are worked with backstitch, but that wouldn’t produce the same look on the front and back.
- Traveling the Stitching Line.
- Complete the Vertical Murgi Stitches.
What is Chikankari fabric?
The technique of creation of a chikan work is known as chikankari (चिकनकारी چکن کاری). Chikan is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabrics like muslin, silk, chiffon, organza, net, etc. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments.
How does dabka work?
Dabka embroidery is a technique that is used to create intricate patterns with a coiled wire which resembles a spring. This delicate tightly coiled spring of fine metal wire is what is known as dabka. The embroidery is done on the fabric once the printing on the fabric is complete.
What is badla thread?
Flat Metallic Thread, also known as Badla in India, is a thin and flat strip which brilliantly reflects light making the thread sparkle. Give life to your embroidery designs by adding this alluring thread in your embroidery. These beautiful threads can be used for both machine and hand embroidery.
What is Adda work embroidery?
✨Aari or adda work ✨is a delicate and intricate form of hand embroidery. It is the embellishment of fabric with threads, accessories and sometimes other decorative elements like metal strips, pearls,beads and beautiful glitz sequins with zari threads to give a rich and luxurious look.
Why threads of gold and silver are used in embroidery works like zardozi or Mukaish?
Gold and silver are used in embroidery works like zardozi or mukaish because gold and silver has ductile property by nature. EXPLANATION: Zardosi means gold embroidery; it has come to India from Persia. It is a process in which metallic bound threads are used to sew embellishment on various fabrics.
What is zari embroidery?
Zari work is an intricate art of weaving threads made up of fine gold or silver. These threads are further woven into fabrics primarily made up of silk to create intricate patterns. Zari is gold and zardozi embroidery is the glittering and heavily encrusted gold thread work.
What is regional embroidery?
Embroidery can also be defined as an art of using stitches as an adorning feature by embellishing fabric or other material with designs, stitches in strands of threads on yarn using a needle. Indian embroidery includes a wide variety of regional embroidery styles varying by different regions and materials used.
How can I learn Kasuti?
Kasuti Lesson 1
- Ganti or Gavanti. Ganti means knot. It is the typical Holbein stitch style done in a straight line, either vertically or horizontally or even diagonally.
- Muragi. Muragi means twisted. It is a variation of Holbein stitch.
- Neygi or Negi. Neygi means to weave. It is the typical pattern darning stitch.
Which fabric is used in Kasuti embroidery?
The Kasuti embroidery is done in silk which, earlier, was unpicked from the tassels pendant from the pallu. Later it came to be obtained commercially. The basic embroidery stitches used in Kasuti work are the back stitch, running stitch, cross stitch and zig-zag running stitch.