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Nichi Embroidery

Aari Embroidery

A tedious form of needlework, Aari Embroidery, with its different forms, is used for creating intricate designs over the garment for enhancing its look. The origin of this intrinsic artwork began from the Mughal era and is still in use worldwide. Here, the Muthia (sharp-edged needle) and Beads are used for giving a creative rise to the chain stitch imprints.

The work of Aari Embroidery is very delicate, and the threadwork is the finest, which is used to enhance the hand embroidery essence. It is by giving the fabric a light-stretch over the wooden frame. Once done, the needle (resembling a crochet needle) is then used for doing the intrinsic Aari work. The one thing that distinguishes the Aari embroidery from others is the motifs (flowers, animals, vines, etc.) that have their use even in contemporary fashion.

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Zardozi Embroidery

Originated in Persia, Zardosi Embroidery is one of the ornate metallic embroideries, which is done using the metallic spring thread, shiny and circular thread of different metallic colors including silver and gold, French wire & metallic bullion thread. Even the beads, sequins, and some precious stones herein play quite a part in embellishing the work, which is difficult to translate using the camera's eye.

Zardozi has its earliest mentions from Vedic literature. Today, with varied techniques, raw materials, and tools, it is used all across India with its 4-fold, Designing, Tracing, Setting Frame/Adda, and Embroidery. From weddings to Bollywood films, this embroidery art has brought back the ornate Zardozi fabrics known for retaining the classic and old-warm charm with the newer designs.

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Zardozi Stitches

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Breathtaking designs are created using different stitches (satin, couching, stem, etc.) as a part of Zardosi embroidery. When the threads needle with the yarn, the zari pieces and the beads (varied color/size and design) get stitched right to make the required pattern. The Zardosi workers, who are perfectly trained through different short-term courses, make these ornamental designs by hands over the fabric's stencilled patterns, with the help of the embroidery material like tikli, nakshi, kora, etc. which altogether gives the end result in a perfect design to be looked at.

  • Normal Load Stitch
  • Embossed Load Stitch
  • Embossed Beads Load Stitch
  • Padded Load Stitch
  • Stone Chain Stitch
  • Chamiki/ Sequence Stitch
  • Beads Stitch - 1
  • Beads Stitch - 2
  • Beads Stitch - 3
  • Beads Stitch - 4
  • Half Beads Stitch
  • Kundan Work
  • Mirror Work
  • Coin Work
  • Stem Stitch
  • Zig Zag Stitch
  • Filling Stitches
  • Mat Filling
  • Salli Work
  • Chain Stitch
  • Golden Flower Work
  • Lazy Daisy Stitch
  • Cut Work
  • French Knots with Chamiki
  • Thambur Work
  • Saadi Work
  • Saadi Padded Load Stitch
  • Kora Work
  • Kora Padded Load Stitch
  • Chakri Stone Work

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Additional benefits: We also cover tracing the neck designs in blouse and fixing the tracing blouse in maggam cot.

  • Different Designs for practice- Free-hand Sketching
  • Neck Shape Designs Sketch
  • Applying the neck shape designs during work
  • Studying varied fabrics type of Zardosi/Aari (Georgette, Silk, Chiffon, etc.)
  • Identifying different work tools and learning about tracing methods and materials
  • Checking the fabric tension and ensuring it detect-free
  • Practicing frame-fitting and different methods for fabric fixing
  • Practicing the Aari needle and ensuring it to be correctly used
  • Being professional while dealing with material and pattern on the blouse
  • Getting well-equipped with the tools and using them on back neck, front neck, hand, and complete set
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Frequently asked questions

Anyone who has an interest in learning can attend the course.

Patience, along with creativity, is requisite for the course.

No materials are to be brought in by the students. One will be provided with necessary materials for the course by the institute.

Tailoring, embroidery, etc., are offered at the institution.

Yes. We are here to impart knowledge and support creativity. This is why we have ensured weekend batches for the working ladies available at Nichi Embroidery.

Looking at the increased usage of online mode, Nichi Embroidery is now also available for e-learning. One, as per their preferences, can start the class after registration.

One can take their classes in English, Tamil, Telugu & Kannada. So, even if one does not have a stronghold over the English language, the regional languages are available for ones’ learning.

Details about tutors will be provided once the classes start. These tutors are highly professional, and individual attention will be paid to all. By all means, one will have a good time and be able to learn the sewing skills from the experienced and talented.

Step-by-step guidance will be provided throughout the project. A proper demonstration will also be provided, and on every stage, one will be guided better. In case one needs additional help, they will be given the same.

The institute aims to provide one with some enjoyable time while one works on the project. Enough confidence is aimed to be provided by the institute to all around the clock. By all means, the institute is aimed to provide a better value of money to ensure the projects provide the right worth.