Tag Archives: Blouse

Review of Khadi Utsav 2017

A quick review of Khadi Utsav 2017, which is the 60th national level traditional handloom textiles exhibition taking place in Freedom Park, Bengaluru till May 23rd. Hi Dear Enthusiast! Are you in Bengaluru? Are you fond of traditional textiles? Have … 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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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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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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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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Making Basic Pattern for Sari Blouse

This DIY post is about making a basic pattern for sari blouse with minimum cuts and minimum darts. This pattern can be used as a base for any structural design variation in sari blouses, both useful for the beginners and … Continue reading

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Blouse Ornamentation

This post is to share ornamentation ideas on a princess line sari blouse (directed from neckline) with Raglan style. Hello Tantu Reader! I shared DIY of my Beaded Yo-yo Patchwork And Ruffled Motif Work in the last post. I have used … Continue reading

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Stitching A Princess Line Blouse

This post deals with pattern cutting and sewing (stitching) of a princess line (directed from neckline) blouse with raglan style. Hi Friend! Happy Deepavali/Diwali to all Indian Readers! Hope you celebrated your Diwali in eco-friendly way! Our previous posts were … Continue reading

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Magic Blouse

An ever fitting sari blouse making idea. General instructions about pattern making and sewing of a blouse that needs no alteration on gaining or losing weight. Hey, have you faced the problems of fitting in the sari blouse every next time … Continue reading

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