The Bakhiya Stitch

In this series of articles, we discuss and elaborate upon the two renowned and celebrated stitches of Lucknowi Chikankari- Bakhiya Stitch and Ghas Patti Stitch. Out of the 32 stitches, Bakhiya Stitch or Shadow Work is one of the most popular stitches of Lucknowi Chikankari. It’s for the most part done from the wrong side

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Lucknow Chikankari Stitches- The Art of Stitching

Lucknow Chikankari Stitches Lucknowi Chikankari is one of its kind hand embroidery, a variety of stitching styles are involved in chikan embroidery. It takes many years for an artisan to master the techniques of chikankari, chikan embroidery requires discipline and precision of detail in its formation. As a result, this art cannot be replicated anywhere.

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Chikan Embroidery – Lucknow’s Pride

Chikan Embroidery: Lucknow’s Pride The city of Lucknow, fondly known as the ‘Nawabon ka Shehar’ or the ‘City of Tehzeeb and Adab’, is famous for its art, culture and celebrated cuisine. Situated on the banks of river Gomti, the city has been given various names too- ‘Shiraz-i-Hind’, ‘Constantinople of India’ and ‘The Golden City of

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