Category Archives: Sewing

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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Oversized Tee Makeover Idea for Non-sewers

This is a very simple making-over/fitting idea of a T-shirt for those who don’t know to sew and to measure. This idea is useful for making over an oversized men’s Tee into a casual ladies Tee. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast! … Continue reading

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Upcycling Saris into Quilted Blanket cover

This is a DIY tutorial post with general instructions for making quilted blanket cover using used saris and thus is a recycling project too. Namaste and hello Dear Tantu readers! Hope you are doing great! Its long since I shared … Continue reading

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Sew Red – Sewing & Quilting Book Review

A review of Sewing and Quilting Book for Women’s Heart Health, Sew Red. The book is a key to open creativity within a fabric enthusiast as a beginner and in addition, the book also brings awareness about heart health in … Continue reading

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Singer Talent 3321 – A Review

A review of my one month old Singer Talent 3321 Automatic Sewing Machine after sewing five sari blouses. This review is made by a manual sewing machine user designer after buying her first automatic sewing machine. Namaste Dear Tantu Reader! … Continue reading

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Singer Talent – My New Designing Companion :)

Namaste! My dearest Tantu reader, how are you? I know, I know, you were waiting for the update here since last week. I am very sorry! I was so busy with my new designing companion Singer Talent that I didn’t … Continue reading

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