Chikan embroidery is nearly like a mighty river that houses multiple tributaries. As mentioned earlier this art form comprises 32 different stitching techniques. Than the others have yet, some stitching techniques have gained more popularity; each of the 32 method is unique in their own way and has their own story.
Chikankari-Tepchi is unquestionably among the most well-known of all the 32 techniques. It essentially entails darning stitch or a long running worked using six strands onto the right side of the fabric picking one up and taken more than four threads. It is frequently set up to draw simple shapes out and becomes a base for embroidery.
Bhakiya- bhakiya is like that rebel kid in each family who turns out to be the most intelligent one. This embroidery design is known as reason and the shadow work so is because the embroidery is performed on wrong side it is named along with its shadow is seen on the side. Sound almost mysterious, doesn’t it? A hole is punched in the cloth and the threads are teased apart. It worked with one thread on the ideal side of the cloth and is held by little stitches all round. It may be worked with six threads and often forms the centre of a blossom.
Murri is your kind of stitching which is used to embroider the centre of the flowers in chicken kurta work themes. They are generally. The use of this stitch is depleting due to a drop in the artisans doing this embroidery Even though Murri is Chikankari’s oldest and most form.
Jaali stitch is one where the thread is not attracted through the fabric, ensuring that the back part of the garment looks as impeccable as front. The warp and weft threads are drawn apart and buttonhole stitches are inserted into the cloth.
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