Tag Archives: Designing

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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Little Wonder’s Little Frock

Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast! How time flies! 10th November 2015… The magic happened! We had our Little Wonder in our arms! I got back the childhood of mine! And it’s been amazing being rediscovered everyday! Dear Reader, I remembered Tantu … Continue reading

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2015 – What’s New on Tantu?

Namaste Dear Tantu Enthusiast! Wish you all a very happy new year! On this occasion, I would like to share what new I have made recently…I just love these new pearl pendant and jhumkas (what you can see in the … 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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Happy Ganesha Chaturti

Happy Ganesha Chaturti to all Tantu Readers! Hope you like this stencil painting work of Lord ganesha done long ago by me as a student. New DIY post coming soon! TC! Keep smiling 🙂 Bye until then!    

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