ARTS and CRAFTS

In this section, I am providing images, photos and videos of embroidery stitches and sample patterns of Indian styles of embroidery.
- Sumathi



I learnt most of the stitches given below from a book on embroidery stitches by Anchor. I have tried to use these stitches on typical Indian designs such as mangoes & peacock, annam, temple borders.






EMBROIDERIES OF INDIA-2010
a thematic exhibition cum sale of over 15 artisans from different parts of the country organised by The Crafts Council of India

(I do not take orders.  Pl contact the artists directly. The contact details of the artists are available in the links)
Chamba Rumal, Himachal Pradesh by Prikshit Sharma, Masto

Kashmiri embroidery by Altaf

Zari bags and panels from Agra by Sameer, Hafiz Bhai

Phulkari from Punjab by Satinder Pal Singh

Chikan embroidery from Lucknow by Rehana Begum

Lambadi work from Sittilingi valley, Tamilnadu, Porgai producer group
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Convent embroidery from Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu

Kutch embroidery from Gujarat by Saanskrutie

Toda embroidery from Nilgris, Tamilnadu

Kasuti embroidery from Karnataka by Tejaswini, S.Ajjewadeyarnath Shubhas Chouk

Kanta embroidery from West Bengal by Ashoke Kumar Das

Kutchi embroidery from Gujarat by Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan



Oct 2013
Embroidery stitches by Falguni Panchal


Related Links
sameeksha.asia
Sujaya's School of Embroidery combining an in-school boutique