Elegant and intricate schiffli lacework roots back to 1863 Switzerland, when Isaak Gröbli invented the multi-needle industrial embroidery machine which functioned on the principle of lock stitch, the same technique adopted by the sewing machines. Borrow hues of vibrant yellow from the winter sun in our treasured version of schiffli embroidered cotton kurta elevated with scalloped hemline. Pick this versatile and all-occasion perfect embroidered kurta and complete the look with matching palazzo pants, statement ear cuffs, a tan sling bag and pair of comfortable kolhapuris.
Layer your winter festivities or casual day-out gatherings in our versatile yet graceful woollen embroidered kurta doused on a classic black palette, illustrating an array of multicoloured thread embroidery at the yoke. Pair this sumptuous curation with solid woolen palazzo pants and accessorize the ensemble with oxidized jhumkas, a printed scarf or an overlay along with comfy mules.
Mirror-work or Abhla Bharat embroidery or Shisheh embroidery originated in India back in the 17th century, it is a type of embellishment in which small pieces of mirrors or reflective metals are attached to fabric creating beautiful patterns and motifs. Explore our contemporary rendition of mirror work cotton kurta washed on a sublime peach palette featuring straight hem and longline side slits. Team this must-have kurta with white lace palazzo, a pair of silver jhumkas and stilettos.
Encapsulate an ethereal charm and grace in our heritage-inspired chanderi embroidered kurta accentuated in a classic black tone. The opulent curation features statement sleeves and intricate embroidery at the yoke layered with floral motifs decorated with contrasting threads. Complete the look with tiered palazzo pants and keep it minimal with a pair of silver jhumka and contrasting mojaris.
The word ‘Schiffli’ is derived from the Swiss dialect of the German language, wherein it means 'little boat' referring to the hull shaped shuttle used in the production of this intricate and delicate lace embroidery. Spruce up your wardrobe with our contemporized version of schiffli decorated kurta crafted in our signature silk fabric washed in a sublime orange tone. A perfect pick for daytime festivities, this embroidered silk kurta can be teamed with golden jhumkas, wedge heels and a side sling to grace the overall look.
Here are a few FAQs to help you pick and choose your elegant embroidered kurta:
What are the 5 types of embroidery?
Five types of embroidery that are commonly decorated on kurtis are:
- Mirror-work embroidery
- Schiffli embroidery
- Gotta patti embroidery
- Chikankari embroidery
- Kashmiri embroidery.
Libas is a one-stop destination to explore and shop the latest embroidery designs in kurtis online and in-stores.
Can you embroider on patterned fabric?
Yes, embroidery can be done on a patterned fabric, the design is first traced through a tracing wheel or a sharp tool to obtain a faint outline on the fabric and then the rest of the procedure is carried out.
Which is the best site to buy Embroidery Kurtis online in India?
Libas is one of the sites to explore embroidered kurtis online, as we cater to a wide range of embroidery designs in kurti that are crafted on sumptuous fabrics like chanderi silk, georgette and cotton. You can also explore a wide collection of embroidered kurtis with jacket, embroidered suits and kurta sets washed in both jewel and pastel palette.
How to style embroidery kurtis for different occasions?
Embroidered kurtas should have a minimal style approach to balance the focus of both silhouette and the accessories. Team it up with laced palazzo pants, salwar or culottes along with a statement selection of jewellery and footwear as per the occasion. Explore a versatile range of embroidery kurti designs at libas.in and at our stores.