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Western Chikankari Tops, Skirts, Tunics, Kurta

Western Chikankari Skirt Chikankari is an art and it is mostly done near Lucknow and near around 100 km spread . There are close to 300,000 artisans are attached to this profession. Typically, Chikankari ( Lucknowi Chikan) mostly famous in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. This art was center point of these 3 countries only. but now it has wings thanks to NRIs and Globalization. In western world, Chikankari has also made a mark with lot of exporters form India started selling chikankari embroidery to USA (United States of America), UK (United Kingdom), Singapore and Australia. But the choice is a bit different. In western world, the taste is different but chikankari embroidery is same. Here are couple of western wear chikankari tops, Tunics and Skirts. One such exporter is Dress365days . Western Chikan Skirt Chikankari Long Kurta Western Chikankari Skirt

Difference between Chiffon and Georgette

Georgette Saree Chiffon is the French word for a cloth or rag, is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some stretch and a slightly rough feel. Chiffon is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers. Chiffon can be dyed to almost any shade, but chiffon made from polyester can be difficult to dye. Under a magnifying glass it resembles a fine net or mesh which gives chiffon some see-through properties. For Buying Chikankari Saree, Drop a mail to or check When sewing chiffon, many crafters layer tissue paper in between the two pieces being sewn together. The tissue paper helps keep the fabric together, with the rough surface of the tissue holding the chiffon in place while it is handled. After sewing, the tissue paper can be carefully ripped out. Chiffon is

Process of Chikankari - Lucknowi Hand Embroidery

Chikankari Hand Embroidery Chikankari ( Lucknowi Chikan hand embroidery) is a elegant and beautiful hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric like Cotton, Georgette, silk, chiffon, organza, net etc. it has been  practiced from last 400 years and it became a tradition. Over a period of time, it has evolved and became a commercial activity and giving employment to many artisans. It Started with White thread embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments. But currently chikan embroidery is also done with coloured and silk threads in different colours to meet the recent fashion trends and keep chikankari trendy with fashion. Western Wear Chikan embroidery are well in Fashion. Lucknow is the heart of the Chikankari industry today (Lucknowi chikan). Check out  or their Facebook Page for buying all types of Chikankari Products

Buy Lucknowi Chikan Online

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History of Lucknowi Chikan Chikankari Embroidery

Chikankari is an ancient from of white floral embroidery, intricately worked with needle and raw thread. Its delicacy is mesmeric. For centuries, this fine white tracery on transparent white fabric has delighted the heart of king and commoner alike. It is centered mainly in the northern heartland of india, namely Lucknow, the capital of a large state, called Uttar Pradesh. It has survived the loss of royal patronage, suffered deeply at the hands of commercialization, lost its way sometimes in mediocrity and yet stayed alive, is a tribute to the skill and will of the crafts persons who have handed down this technique from one generation to another. To buy authentic chikankari embroidery clothes check out Dress365days Today, This delicate form of embroidery is traditionally practiced in and around the city of Lucknow. Lucknow is a Lovely old city, a city of old gardens and palaces, fine architectural conceit mosques, temples and ageing monuments, a city so favoured by Europea