Category Archives: Patterns

Kurta Shoulder & Armhole Alteration Tutorial

This tutorial post is about making even or uneven shoulder and armhole alterations in over-sized Kutra/Kurti/Kameez by adding darts based on individual style and design, thus giving suitable style tips resulting best possible fitting. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast, Today’s Kurta … Continue reading

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Kurta Shoulder Alterations – with Pleats

This easy tutorial is about making even or uneven shoulder alterations in oversized Kutra/Kurti/Kameez by adding pleats based on individual style and design, thus giving suitable style tips. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast, This week’s Kurta alteration method is super easy … Continue reading

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Kurta Shoulder Alterations – with Tucks

This free tutorial post is about making even or uneven shoulder alterations in oversized Kutra/Kurti/Kameez by adding tucks based on individual style and design, thus giving suitable style tips. Hello Friend, Happy Deepavali to all the Indian Readers 🙂 May … Continue reading

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Kurta Shoulder Alterations – with Darts

This tutorial post is about making even or uneven shoulder alterations in oversized Kutra/Kurti/Kameez by adding darts based on individual style and design, thus giving suitable style tips. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast, I had mentioned in my last introductory post … Continue reading

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Fitting An Oversized Ready-made Kurta/Kurti/Kameez

Are you very much picky choosing colour, style and design of your outfits but, fed up getting right look and right fit at the same time? This garment alteration post, is about ideas of fitting ready-to-wear garments like Kurta, Kurti … Continue reading

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How to Take Measurements for Indian Outfits?

This post deals with methods of taking various body measurements for making of Indian garments in a comfortable order along with useful how-to measure illustrations. This post is a part of dressmaking basics series. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast! It’s been … Continue reading

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Methods of Taking Measurements

This post is to introduce the systems of measurement for garment making like measurements from direct system, divisional system and sample garment. This post is a part of dressmaking basics series. Namaste Dear Friend! I have always been enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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How To Draft Basic (Plain) Set-in Sleeves?

This post deals with drafting instructions for Basic (Plain) Set-in Sleeves that can be used as a base for many of the style variations in Set-in Sleeve. Hello my dear Tantu Reader! Weather has changed surprisingly quickly since this Monday … Continue reading

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How To Make Raglan Bodice & Raglan Sleeves?

This post deals with meaning and making of Raglan Style bodice and sleeve. This post also includes tips for Raglan style. Hi friend! As I promised, today’s post is dedicated to Raglan sleeves. This post is written in follow-up to … Continue reading

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Easily Make Princess Line Patterns from Basic Pattern

This post is about making patterns for all the types of princess line using a simple and basic sari blouse pattern. Dear Fashionista and Tantu Reader! Your reactions for the basic sari blouse pattern (link) were awesome! Yes, good pattern making … Continue reading

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