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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Indian Embroidery: Kasuthi


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Do you remember a while back, when Jayashree shared with us her hand embroidered sari? Well, today she’s sharing with us her tutorial on the embroidery technique called Kasuthi.

Jayashree’s embroidered sari is worked in this technique, which is characterized by a geometric look:

Hand Embroidered Sari

Instead of re-typing Jayashree’s tutorial here, I’ve saved it as a PDF file. Feel free to download it and give it a good read-through. It’s got some great tips for embroidering over net (or scrim), and she even tells you where you can find the right fabric here in the States!

Kasuthi Embroidery Tutorial (PDF)

Thanks, Jayashree, for sending this along!


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  1. hi jayashree, fantastic job! we have got a really good idea about kasuti now! your motifs are excellent!

  2. Dear Mary,

    your articles and projects are excellent. you are a very kind hearted person to share all your works and teaching for us.

    May god bless you in all your activities

    With best regards

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