Category Archives: Upcycle

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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My Shrug!

Hello Tantu Reader… How are you doing? Do you remember the bodice I dyed? Do you want to know what I did out of it? Come on, Let me show you My Shrug! (Photography by my husband, Venu) Here it … Continue reading

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Love to Dye Your Own?

Hi! How are you doing dear Tantu Enthusiast? I had a highly refreshing time at my native welcoming monsoon 🙂 I know, I know, you are waiting for a new post… So, I am back with another project 🙂  Dyeing … Continue reading

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Kurta Makeover

Hi! How are you? Hope you enjoyed the first post in Tantu. I am highly encouraged by your response @ Face Book. Yes! Those messages are very important to me. They help me a lot to keep my spirit high! … Continue reading

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