Tag Archives: Clothing

Indian Textiles @ Bharatiya Craft Mela

Sharing some pictures of traditional Indian textiles like handloom textiles,  Bengali cottons/silks, Chikankari and brocade that were exhibited in a Craftmela (craft exhibition) took place in Bengaluru, on the occasion of Indian Independence Day. Bhaarata! Bharatavarsha! Jambudweepa!  Tianzhu (Tenjiku)! Hind! … Continue reading

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Shopping @ LimeRoad.com : A Review

A review of my shopping experience with LimeRoad.com, a flagship store for women. Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast! It’s been a long since I updated anything. How are you? How are you enjoying summer? Well, I am busy gulping the seasonal … 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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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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Fashionable Moments of IOFW/JOFW 2014

The first ever shop-able Indian online fashion week, Jabong Online Fashion Week ended officially. It was on 30th of July, the Wow moments of India Online Fashion Week finale took place at Hotel Le Meridian, Delhi. The event was a … Continue reading

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IOFW – Fall Festive Collection 2014 – Quick Update

If you have read my recent posts about IOFW here and here, you know that India Online Fashion Week has already begun on 25th July. More exciting is that 5 designers’ collections would be launched today 28th July, on the … Continue reading

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