Monday, 9 December 2013

Chikankari paisley

This is another chikan work motif, a paisley design which was with me for a long time to get embroidered.  I have got this design through Indus ladies. I have used double back stitch(Bhakya stitch).  I have embroidered in ordinary cotton fabric.  So the shadow work has not been highlighted.  Therefore,  I have taken the photograh with a light under the fabric.  And now, I hope the shadow work is visible.  Now have a look at it.


I have used this piece of fabric to stitch a new cover for my sewing machine.  With that cover I will meet u in my next post.

11 comments:

  1. Extremely beautiful Shami...

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  2. WOW Shami such delicate work.I cant sew much but can sit back and admire your creations.

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  3. Wow Superb your work Shami.... I want to learn this stitches but how to learn it?
    But your all work is very nice....

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  4. Shadow work is great as it can show the depth of the colours in different strength according to the light.
    It's a beautiful design! Lucky sewing machine!

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  5. Very beautiful! Its so intricate :-)
    -Ranjitha

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  6. So beautiful Shami! Guess I should brush up my embroidery skills soon :)

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  7. nice
    from
    http://aariembroideryclasses.blogspot.in/

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