An Easy Tutorial to Learn Indian Hand Embroidery Designs

An Easy Tutorial to Learn Indian Hand Embroidery Designs

by Priti on October 9, 2013

Learn the basics for extravagant in looks, embroidery designs on fabrics of your choice. Yeah, whether you want to do embroidery on your dress materials, clutch bags, handbags, sarees or cushions, I have shared it all with you. Take a look!

Embroidery Designs

Shaded & Gold Embroidery

How to: Hand embroidery Designs on Fabrics

Embroidery designs are one of the common form of art and craft work since ages. But the question is, have you ever been interested in learning it?

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I still remember, while I was in school, we used to have a class on Wednesday for crafts and girls were taught different crafts all related to sews and stitches and boys were taught to sew buttons :P LOL!

I really hated that stitching and sewing. Though I did my home work of such crafts as a burden… yet my art & crafts were always of A1 grade! Yeah, I was too good at it.

I hated that class because of long hours of tutorials…and look at me am going to share my years of experience with you all & by the time I end writing this post your hands will start craving to diy.

Colored Embroidery Threads (Lacchha)

Colored Embroidery Threads (Lacchha)

Types of Stitches in Embroidery

Image via mccallsquilting

Don’t worry, you won’t get bored reading each and every step of learning embroidery designs because I have something better to share. Yes, a video to make you learn how to do hand embroidery and make beautiful designs on your favorite fabrics.. Enjoy the video! :D

How To: Hand Embroidery Designs and Patterns

I guess, now you are all set to make beautiful patterns of embroidery designs. Uh….another problem. Where would you search for designs?

Hey, dear readers, you are at a right place. I have collected few sample of Indian embroidery designs for you all. It includes all the designs from the simple ones to a bit messy complicated ones. Let’s begin with this simple and easy to make design.

An outline stitch, with cute little dear. It is the simplest design of all the different types of embroidery stitches that can be  easily done by the beginners followed by colorful flowers. Here are the names of some of the stitches and their uses:

  • Satin Stitch: For filling
  • Back Stitch: Used for outlining a design
  • Blanket Stitch: Used for edges
  • Bosnian stitch: For zig-zag line
  • Crossed Buttonhole Stitch: To make a decorative edge/border
  • Cable Stitch: To make a curved or straight line
  • Chain Stitch: For a looped or chair pattern stitch &
  • Detached Chain Stitch: For making lazy daisy etc.
Hand Embroidery Design

Hand Embroidery Design

Satin stitches are perfect embroidery stitches which suites every kind of design and on all types of materials like embroidery on paper, on canvas, on sarees etc.

Flower Embroidery

Rose Flower Design

Here is  beautiful example of a table mat with satin stitch.

Embroidery Designs on Table Mat

Flower Embroidery Designs on Table Mat

Satin stitches are the most common type of designs used to fill up almost all the designs, be it a leaf or flowers. Decorating your home for a party, done with the table-top decoration….but what about a table runner? Let me help you out, take a look at this pretty black embroidered table runner. Like it? Then try making it. :)

Easy to Make Hand Embroidered Table runner

Easy to Make Hand Embroidered Table runner

Embroidered Table Mat with Flowers

Check out the tutorial here for his beautiful beaded work.

Beaded Flower Handwork

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– has written 254 posts on kwikdeko. She is a pro blogger from India and a self-confessed photographer. She also writes for renowned magazines. You can follow Priti on Twitter

{ 25 comments… Thoughts? Plz leave a reply: }

1 Shashank
February 15, 2013 at 12:50 am

Nice Designs Priti….loved them all specially the second one…


2 valli March 12, 2013 at 12:58 pm

ya its very pretty .. ur peacock collections and feathers embroidery are very pretty…


3 Priti March 12, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Thanks Valli! My personal favorite is the one with illustration of a girl…simply outstanding. Have you ever tried your hands on any type of embroidery work?


4 Charumathi Dandpany November 25, 2014 at 4:02 pm

I shall be thankful if you please send me some peocock design since I have purchased one white zari saree of Kerala base for which I want to do some peocock design.


5 annyfawad April 26, 2013 at 11:27 pm

i like your work too much i”ve also like yo do work like you


6 Priti April 27, 2013 at 12:18 am

Thanks Anny…am sure you are a lover of hand embroidery…. :)


7 Rajmati May 14, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Surely this is a very nice & inspiring tutorial to understand the embroidery works & crafts. A variety of embroidery designs has been illustrated gracefully for various industry.


8 pooneh June 10, 2013 at 9:46 pm

very nice. i like


9 FAIZA June 28, 2013 at 5:28 pm



10 sandy August 16, 2013 at 5:20 am

Beautiful ideas and well xplained


11 r.parimala August 21, 2013 at 1:17 pm

really lovely. especially the peacock designs


12 lakshmi Shankar September 20, 2013 at 10:36 am

peacocks look real !!!!

Your attemts are appreciable… good luck


13 Michu October 1, 2013 at 11:40 am

Uff I Really like all designs… look amazing!!!!! supper satin flowers….


14 BHUMI October 6, 2013 at 10:25 pm

very very good designs…n helpful to learn handwork…..


15 Manju October 24, 2013 at 9:48 am

Excellent article. Individuals can actually see the designs, understand and start work. Nice way to keep engaged and beautify house too. Small pieces can be gifted to near and dear ones.
Great work…


16 Benazir begam November 30, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Very Nice Designs……………… I LIKE VERY MUCH………………………


17 kevin January 8, 2014 at 9:16 am

Love to see this post. Keep up sharing more post like this.


18 rashmi January 9, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Priti i loved all your emboriderys, but the most eye pleasing is lotus….. Priti how can i contact you for the emboridery. Please tell me where is the workshop.


19 SAMEEM AHMED July 17, 2014 at 11:37 pm

please guide for own work home hand made ideas and others


20 nasim August 25, 2014 at 6:47 pm name is NASIM.I am a Iranian designer. your design is very very beautiful.thank you


21 Arbeela September 19, 2014 at 5:15 pm

I just wanna learn handembroidery on seeing your designs.can i really learn.You are fabulous


22 Arbeela September 19, 2014 at 5:16 pm

I just wanna learn embroidery on seeing your fabulous embroidery. Can i learn.You r simply fantastic


23 garage door repair September 24, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iphone
and tested to see if it can survive a 30 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My iPad is now broken and she
has 83 views. I know this is totally off topic but
I had to share it with someone!


24 Gitanjali October 14, 2014 at 11:35 am

I like your work too much i”ve also like yo do work like you, I fell your hand is the gift of God.


25 anjali October 28, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Very nice designs


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